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New MCN July 2: Ducati's Desmosedici RR pushed to the limit

Published: 02 July 2008

Updated: 19 November 2014

In the latest edition of MCN, road tester Trevor Franklin takes Ducati's MotoGP replica Desmosedici RR to an airfield and answers the question everybody wants to know. How fast will it go?

Ducati claim that the Desmosedici produces 200bhp and can reach 200mph without breaking a sweat. But to see how close the Desmosedici RR came to these figures you'll have to buy this weeks MCN.

Also in this weeks Motorcycle News, we reveal Honda's plans for their 2009 V5-engined VFR800 sports tourer motorbike.

Also in this edition:

Aprilia's Dorsoduro takes on its big supermoto rivals; the Ducati Hypermotard and the KTM 990SM

Valentino Rossi brandishes himself a 'd**khead'.

Donington's MotoGP future is in doubt

Moriwaki and Mugen sex up Honda's new CBR1000RR Fireblade


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