New MCN July 18: Kevin Schwantz takes over MCN

Published: 17 July 2012

In this week's MCN, out July 18, 1993 GP world champion Kevin Schwantz guest edits the paper and chooses the best road bike for grown ups.

Once you've grown out of sports bikes, what's the next best option? Schwantz finds out. We also find out just how hard it is to beat a GP legend.

Also this week we ride the all-new Suzuki Inazuma 250.

We reveal the secrets of Valentino Rossi's distinctive helmets, Michael Dunlop's excellent week at the Southern 100 and we have all the news from a thrilling weekend of MotoGP racing at Mugello.


The Week
Everything you need to know from seven days in biking - this week motorcycle Grand Prix legend Kevin Schwantz takes over MCN.

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