New MCN August 26: Fifty years of the Triumph Bonneville

Published: 25 August 2009

In this week's issue of MCN, on sale August 26we have an 8-page special celbrating 50 years of the Triumph Bonneville, including a free double-sided poster dedicated to the British icon.

Valentino Rossi's younger brother Luca speaks to MCN. In an exclusive interview the 12-year-old race-winning prodigy talks about racing, future plans and being Valentino's younger brother. Look out for him in MotoGP in 2016.

MCN's Adam Child rides the Roland Sands two-wheel-drive road race machine in California. Plus we test the new Schnitzer BMW F800S and K1300R specials.

What you'll find in the August 26 issue of Motorcycle News:



Fifty glorious years of the Bonneville
World's biggest gathering of the iconic Triumph twin - 50 bonnies celebrate their 50th anniversary.



First-ever 2WD road race machine
MCN flies to the USA to test the all-wheel-drive bike that could compete in a US race series in 2010.




500bhp V10 Viper.. with bite!
Brit bike creator launches his biggest and best yet  - a motorcycle built around a V10 Dodge Viper supercar engine.



World exclusive interview - Rossi's brother
12-year-old prodigy Luca speaks exclusively to MCN on racing, rivalry and how Rossi will be his manager.




Coolest ever off-roader ridden
New Metisse McQueen desert racer tested. The bike is powered by a Triumph TR6 engine and looks exquisite.



In search of Bonneville
In the anniversary year of the legendary bike, we take the new Bonneville SE on a trip to visit the people and places that maintain the name of a British icon.




Guintoli back on the Worx Suzuki at Cadwell Park
And the determined French star has vowed he isn't going there just to make up the numbers...



Stoner family refute the Ducati split rumours
As the Aussie rider recovers from his mystery illness, his family say he has a 2010 contact in place with the Italian team and that's where he'll be racing.




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