New MCN, out Feb 22
In this week’s MCN bikes get the official OK to filter and Rossi gets rattled by Hopkins.
We’ve got the radical engine secrets of the new Yamaha V-Max and an 8-page WSB season guide. Dreaming about your next bike? Inspiration here
Thousands of quality bikes for sale here
Research your next kit buy here
BMW takes show stunt wars victory
Riding cold is as bad as being drunk
Are laser guns tested on bikes?
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4 V-Max’s secrets Potential for 200bhp+
6 The Mole Industry gossip from our insider
6 Stunt Wars BMW takes shock victory!
7 MCN Says Stand up and be counted!
9 Gatso battle Dodgy calibration methods?
9 New Rider Why 125s make perfect sense
10 Winter warning Cold acts like booze
11 Hammond The dangers of riding cold
13 Laser gun mix-up Are they bike-tested?
14 New road tyres Good enough for GP grid!
16 Spill solution ‘Natural’ diesel remedy
18 South Coast Chopper £55k UK custom
18 Classics Legendary Hog racer up for auction
20 New products Cold weather gear guide
22 Disabled riders get raw deal
24 First Rides Loony Lazareth special
26 First test Aprilia’s 2006 RSV-R
30 Adventure tourers KTM v BMW v Buell
33 Techwatch Synthetic v mineral oils
35 Living with Kwak KX450F, Honda Bros
36 Why I had to have a Yamaha Fazer 1000
37 Help! Your technical questions answered
38 MCN Guide Camshafts explained
41 Sheene Challenge Sign up to charity tour
42 7 Days Your biking week sorted
45 Touring Surviving an Italian tour!
45 Your Tours Riding to the Assen WSB round
47 Fantasy Road Race Hammond’s choice
48 MotoGP Ellison’s Sepang test woes
50 MotoGP Melandri tops timesheets
52 Rossi Outburst at Hopkins in Sepang