New MCN September 1: Britain's greatest specials

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In this week's issue of MCN, on sale September 1, we reveal five of the front runners from 60 finalists for Britain's Got Biking Talent. The top 12 will be voted for by you. Click here to vote

Leaked factory blueprints reveal why the new Triumph Tiger 800 will beat the BMW GS.

We ride a heavily modified 2010 Harley-Davidson Softail Crossbones from Shaw Harley-Davidson which won the Custom Bike World Championship.

Plus read the third and final part to our £1500 classic bike challenge.

What you'll find in the September 1 issue of Motorcycle News:

 

Best look yet at Triumph 'Tiger 800'
Official Triumph images reveal the new 800cc adventure bike in full, while an MCN investigation exposes crucial new information.

 

 

 

World's best custom on the road 
We ride a heavily modified 2010 Harley-Davidson Softail Crossbones from Shaw Harley-Davidson which won the Custom Bike World Championship.

 

 

MCN Classic Bike Challange: Part 3
Can you really buy a decent modern classic for £1500? In the final part of MCN's challenge, our three contenders set off to ride to a bike meet...

 

 

 

Are these Britain's best specials?
The finalists have been chosen. Now the Britain's Got Biking Talent competition to find the best bikes in the UK is really on. We reveal five of the front-runners.

 

 

Classic past, Manx future
Bikes that created history at the TT are now forming a new future for the annual September Manx GP festival.

 

 

 

Alastair Seeley books place in top six
Rookie Alastair Seeley booked his place in the top six for the end of season showdown with eighth and ninth place finishes at Cadwell Park.

 

Rossi blasts 'very boring races'
MotoGP bosses must use an imminent switch to a 1000cc four-stroke format to inject some entertainment back into premier class racing, according to Valentino Rossi.

 

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Liam Marsden

By Liam Marsden

Former MCN Web Producer