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New MCN January 13: 2010 BMW R1200GS first ride

Published: 12 January 2010

Updated: 19 November 2014

In this week's issue of MCN, on sale January 13, we test the new twin cam BMW R1200GS.

We also ride the new Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Limited.

The tech secrets of Stoner's 2010 big-bang Duati.

What you'll find in the January 13 issue of Motorcycle News:

 

 

World first ride: 2010 BMW R1200GS
BMW's class-leading R1200GS gets more bottom-end grunt, a rortier exhaust note and sharper throttle response for 2010 - moderate, but noticeable, benefits of the new twin-cam engine revealed on a sneak first ride.

 

 

2010: Year of the European superbike 'bargains'
Dramatic 2010 price increases have put Japanese 1000cc superbikes closer to European exotica than ever before.

 

 

 

£60,000 Victory V-Sport special
This stunning one-off creation is the V-Sport, a 1671cc Victory-powered custom special by Roger Allmond, arguably the UK's most free-thinking custom designer.

 

 

World exclusive interview with Bradley Smith
Nineteen-year-old Bradley Smith is Britain's most successful GP racer since Barry Sheene. MCN discovers that beneath the Peter Pan-ish exterior lies a steely self-possesion.

 

 

 

Ryuichi Kiyonari: Made in Japan. At home in Louth
Ryuichi Kiyonari is back in BSB. And talking to him on the phone while he was at home in Japan, last week, it's obvious he's gushing with enthusiasm to be back in Louth with the BSB team.

 

 

Rossi boss: Rossi won't take Ducati millions
Yamaha boss Davide Brivio reckons Valentino Rossi would be making a huge gamble if he joined Stoner and Ducati at the end of the 2010 season.

 

 

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