New MCN April 21: New Yamaha FZ8 tested

Published: 20 April 2010

In this week's issue of MCN, on sale April 21, we ride the all new Yamaha FZ8 and FZ8 Fazer.

The £800,000 speed camera cock-up on the Cat and Fiddle road as camera bosses fail to spot shortcut which renders cameras useless.

Plus we celebrate 25 years of the Suzuki GSX-R750 with a test between the latest model and the first, and we get Kevin Schwantz's thoughts on the GSX-R750.  

What you'll find in the April 21 issue of Motorcycle News:

 

 

New middleweight Yamaha FZ8 tested
MCN tests the new FZ8 and Fazer8 to find the new 800cc bike offers the grunt of a 1000cc with the ease-of-use fo a 600cc.

 

 

Honda bosses make a U-turn and decide they will bring the new CBF1000 to the UK.
Anti-bike MP Barry Sheerman has made a U-turn and commended bikers after originally calling all bikers 'orphan-makers'.

 

 

 

Ducati unveils the new Ducati Monster 796, based on the 87bhp engine from the new Hypermotard.
Money off MCN Live! this weekend. Buy one ticket to MCN Live! and get a second ticket for half price!

 

 

25 years of the Suzuki GSX-R750
We celebrate 25 years of the iconic 750cc superbike with an old vs new test, and Kevin Schwantz's thoughts on the bike he raced before GPs.

 

 

 

How a volcano halted MotoGP
This weekend's Japanese MotoGP clash has been cancelled after nearly 1000 members of the paddock were unable to fly because of travel chaos caused by an Icelandic volcano.

 

 

Why Biaggi can be World champion
Italian legend Max Biaggi is proving he still has what it takes to win 13 years after securing his last world title.

 

 

 

167 bikes ridden and rated
Whether you're after one of the new, exciting top-line models for this year or a budget middleweight you'll find it ridden and rated in this supplement.

 
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