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New MCN June 2: Norton's model plan

Published: 01 June 2010

Updated: 19 November 2014

In this week's issue of MCN, on sale June 2, we bring you all the news and gossip from the bizarre start to the fastest-ever TT. Including Plater's broken neck and Guy Martin's work van/bedroom.

We put the new crop of 800cc middleweights head-to-head to see if they can topple the brilliant Triumph Street Triple.

A factory race prepared Ducati Multistrada could pave the way for an SP edition of the road bike.

Plus, we look into why Casey Stoner keeps crashing.

What you'll find in the June 2 issue of Motorcycle News:

 

 

Norton gear up for next phase
These pictures prove Norton is now in full production and gearing up for its next expansive phase including selling overseas and developing all-new- models. 

 

 

Honda reveals the price of the revised CBF1000F, which will be available in the autumn.

Ducati Multistrada gets a factory race makeover, which could lead to an SP version of the road bike.

 

 

 

Radical V6 and 'W8' engines in new naked
A mystery German manufacturer looks set to launch two radical new bikes with pioneering engine layouts.

Councillor who scrapped free bike parking quits
Campaigners fighting to save free bike parking are claiming victory after councillor quits his post.

 

 

America's fastest woman
When 16 year-old Elena Myers won an AMA Supersport race last month, history was made. Until this year, no female rider had ever even finished in the top 10.

 

 

 

Middleweight fight hots up
A trio of new middleweight nakeds go on sale this year, all hoping to defeat the brilliant Triumph Street Triple and big-value Kawasaki Z750. Can they do it? 

 

 

Ducati's big dilemma
A return to the factory Xerox Ducati WSB team looks imminent for Troy Bayliss if Noriyuki Haga can't exorcise his demons.

 

 

 

Guy Martin's TT essentials
Most of the top riders either base themselves in their motorhomes in the TT paddock or have hotel rooms to go back to at night. Guy Martin has his work van and a sleeping bag.

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