New MCN June 9: Rossi - "I'll be back"

Published: 08 June 2010

In this week's issue of MCN, on sale June 9, GP legend Valentino Rossi speaks from hospital following his 106mph highside at Mugello on Saturday.

The new Yamaha Super Tenere takes on the adventure bike competition in our group test as three MCN readers join MCN's Michael Neeves for a 2-day 640-mile road trip to Scotland.

Spy shots reveal a Fireblade test mule sporting touch-screen adjustable suspension. Plus we have the full story on what happened when The Prodigy's lead singer Keith Flint entered an MRO Powerbike race...

What you'll find in the June 9 issue of Motorcycle News:



'I'll be back' vows stricken Rossi
Race legend Rossi plots his return from a hospital bed after his 106mph leg-shattering highside. Read 4 pages of analysis in this week's paper.



Touch-screen suspension spied on Fireblade
Suspension firm Ohlins looks set to outdo its own efforts on the electronically-adjustable Multistrada S with an after-market range of touch-screen controlled suspension solutions.




'193mph is when I start to relax...' 
Ever wondered what speed TT racers hit on the Sulby straight? How much throttle they're using at the bottom of Bray hill? Find out with our lap analysis compiled using exclusive access to Cameron Donald's datalogged TAS Suzuki.



Full-time rock star, part-time racer
For many, Keith Flint - The Prodigy frontman - is the anarchic voice of a mis-spent youth. But when he's not tearing up the stage, he's a five-star petrolhead and bikes are his biggest passion.




Super Tenere takes on the rest
Has the new £13,500 Yamaha XT1200Z adventure bike got the abilities to match its rivals? We take them all on a 2-day 640-mile road trip to Scotland to find out.



In MotoGP, Edwards reveals he nearly blacked out at over 100mph in Mugello, Smith was robbed by a slow bike, Spies struggles with arm-pump and Britian's FTR chalks up its first Moto2 win.




Hutchinson wins Superbike TT, but isn't happy
Ian Hutchinson sat in the Padgetts Honda truck, studying the race times from the Pokerstars Superbike TT race that he had just won - but he wasn't happy...