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New MCN July 16: The Harley Davidson XR1200 takes on its rivals

Published: 15 July 2008

Updated: 19 November 2014

In this weeks edition of MCN, Adam 'Chad' Child rides Harley Davidson's new flat-track inspired XR1200 to Spa, in Belgium to see how it fairs against its rivals.

The Harley Davidson XR1200 was compared to the Moto Guzzi 8v 1200 Griso and Ducati's GT1000 on a trans-continental trip from Great Britain to the Bikers' Classic race event, in Spa, Belgium.

Also in this edition of Motorcycle News we reveal Yamaha's plans for a magnesium-framed superbike and magnesium engine cases.

Also in this edition:

Inside James May's garage

All the best motorcycles from the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Donington Park's £100 million revamp

Valentino Rossi says Casey Stoner is 'supernatural'


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