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New MCN August 24: New Honda Fireblade revealed

Published: 23 August 2011

Updated: 20 November 2014

In this week's issue of MCN, on sale August 24, we reveal all the details of the new Honda Fireblade, with updated styling and high-tech suspension.

Plus, a free 48 page adventure touring magazine, which includes survival tips from Simon Pavey and the best motorcycle trips around the world!

Also in this week's issue, we test £5000 used superbikes, stars pay tribute to Claudio Castiglioni and James Toseland reveals the truth about his wrist injury.

Subscribe to MCN from only £1 per week.

What you'll find in the August 24 issue of Motorcycle News:

New Honda Fireblade revealed
These leaked pictures of the 2012 Honda Fireblade reveal that Britain's best-selling bike will get a comprehensive overhaul for its 20th anniversary next year.

 MCN June 1


 Motorcycling greats mourn loss of Claudio Castiglioni
Some of the greatest names in motorcycle racing and design have paid tribute to Claudio Castiglioni, who died last week aged 64.


Which superbike for under £5000?
2005 was a vintage year for 1000cc sports bikes - we find out which one's the best sub-£5k second hand buy.

 MCN 1 June

 MCN 1 June


MCN Challenge: Is buying a cheap sports 125 a dream or a nightmare?
Our three testers fettle their £1500 sports 125s ahead of the performance test.



Bradley Smith in talks with Tech 3
Bradley Smith believes he is ready to race against Casey Stoner, Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi in next year's MotoGP world championship.

MCN 1 June

 MCN 1 June


Stoner raves over 2012 Honda
Casey Stoner reckons the nwe generation 1000cc MotoGP bikes will be 220mph missiles capable of lapping more than a second faster than the current 800cc four-strokes.

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