Don’t miss our sports tyre special

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Sports tyres. Just the thing for sunny trackdays when the Tarmac is sizzling - but they’re lousy in the wet, right? Wrong. In the latest issue of MCN, out November 27 we’ve got an examination of the latest sports tyres and why the only limiting factor is your bottle.

We’ve also got a comprehensive round-up of the tyres we’ve tried and tested on our long-term fleet. On top-flight sports bikes, giant trailies and laid-back cruisers our long-term riders have covered tens of thousands of miles and on page 17 we reveal their findings.


*We’ve got some hot news on a mega sportsbike – can’t say too much about it now, you’ll just have to wait until Wednesday!

*There’s the latest from Moto-Guzzi and its super-sexy MGS/01 project

*The very best NEC Show specials rounded-up

*Essential information for NEW BIKERS on how to squeeze the best deal from the insurance market

*Jon Urry’s Buell Firebolt is the LONG-TERM TEST victim this week – what difference will a official tune up kit make?

*We ROAD TEST Victory’s super-cool Vegas cruiser – styled by the legendary designer Arlen Ness.

*GROUP TEST – What’s the best way to beat the jams? We stuck our riders on a Honda Hornet, a Suzuki Burgman scooter, Yamaha’s R1 and TDM, plonked them up to their necks in traffic and left them to fight it out

*ROAD TEST: Triumph’s Bonneville – improving on the original

*FEATURE: Riding all year round. Just because the temperature drops doesn’t mean you can’t get your biking fix. We tell you how.

*BE AN EXPERT ON… BMW’s F650 and F650 Strada

*Get your wish list ready – we’ve prepared the ultimate guide to Christmas shopping, with everything from bikes to books.

*In SPORT we’ve got the latest on Barry Sheene’s battle with cancer, Colin Edwards’ crashes out of his first test with Aprilia, there’s an interview with the la test signing in BSB – Crescent’s rising son, Yukio Kagayama and there’s the first pictures from Honda and Yamaha’s World Supersport tests.

PLUS: Seven days of things to do in What’s On, letters, reader offers and your FREE copy of MCN Bike Mart Weekly – the place to buy and sell your bike.

It’s all in the latest issue of MCN. Don’t miss it.

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MCN Staff

By MCN Staff