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New MCN April 27: Why the Diavel smokes the lot

Published: 26 April 2011

Updated: 20 November 2014

In this week's issue of MCN, on sale April 27 and guest edited by Suzi Perry, we pit the Ducati Diavel against a K1300R, Multistrada, Superduke and V-Rod Muscle in a world first group test.

We test the best of the sports 125s and have more details on the next-generation R1200GS. We also have all the news from Brands Hatch BSB.

Also in this week's MCN, details of five new BMW-backed Husqvarna road bikes.

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What you'll find in the April 27 issue of Motorcycle News:

Next-generation water-cooled R1200GS
Water-cooling on BMW's next generation GS will allow the German company to make some of the biggest changes to the class-leading adventure bike in its 31 year history.

 MCN April 27

MCN April 27


Suzi's manifesto
For so long the face if MotoGP, Suzi Perry's passion for bikes remains undimmed. And it's her burning desire to see motorcycling grow which has moved her to seize the reins of MCN this week...


Sports learner 125 group test
We test the Honda CBR125R, Rieju RS3, Yamaha YZF-R125, Aprilia RS125 and Kymco Sport 125 to see which is the best sports 125.

 MCN April 27

MCN April 27



Faster, harder and cooler than you
And they just happen to be female: it beats these women why motorcycling is so male-dominated. Ladies, be inspired. Boys, be jealous.



Ducati Diavel - world first group test
MCN tests have proved the Diavel is infinitely sportier than it looks, but just how good it is compared to potential rivals? We find out.

 MCN April 27

MCN April 27



What future for WSB?
Seven makers in WBS give their views on the direction the series should take, with technical regulations being called in to question.



Brands Hatch BSB
All the details from the first race of the season in the MCE British Superbike championship on the Brands Hatch Indy circuit.

 MCN April 27

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