New MCN May 19: New Triumph Sprint GT revealed

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In this week's issue of MCN, on sale May 19, we have exclusive pictures and details of Triumph's new grand tourer - the Triumph Sprint GT. Plus the Triumph Sprint ST gets a sharp new look.

Pick up your copy for part two of the 50 best roads in the world.     

Are hyperbikes still relevant? We put the Kawasaki ZZR1400 and Suzuki Hayabusa head-to-head against the BMW S1000RR and Aprilia RSV4 to find out which is faster.

Ducati move to sign Lorenzo, plus we have all the news and gossip from the North West 200.

What you'll find in the May 19 issue of Motorcycle News:



New Triumph Sprint GT revealed
The new Triumph Sprint GT has more power and torque than the old ST.  Details released by Triumph reveal the GT will have ABS and panniers as standard and will cost £2576 less than the Honda VFR1200F. 



World first test of electric sport bike
MCN's exclusive road test of the first electric road-going sports bike proves the future of non-petrol motorcycles is exceptionally bright.




Kawasaki KLX125 vs Yamaha XT125R
MCN test the new Kawasaki KLX125 against the Yamaha XT125R on trails and around town to see which is the best option for new riders.



Can hyperbikes keep up?
Hyperbikes like the Kawasaki ZZR1400 and Suzuki Hayabusa used to rule the roads when it came to outright speed. But are the latest superbikes like the BMW S1000RR and Aprilia RSV4 faster? 




Ducati plot Lorenzo snatch
Ducati management confirm that the factory MotoGP team will make a swoop for Jorge Lorenzo if Casey Stoner moves to Honda in 2011.



Haslam: 'My hardest win'
Leon Haslam reflects on his hardest WSB victory yet after his stunning race two victory at Kyalami.


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Liam Marsden

By Liam Marsden

Former MCN Web Producer