What you'll find in the December 28 issue of Motorcycle News:
Spirit of the Seventies Triumph 904 Dirt Twin This 1970s hot-rod Triumph Scrambler is the latest bike from Spirit of the Seventies, and no matter which angle you view it from, the aesthetics stop you in your tracks.
80mpg diesel headed for the UK If 80mpg, a range of over 300 miles and 16,000-mile service intervals sound like the statistics for your ideal bike, then the Track T800 CDi, currently the only diesel bike in series production, remains worth a look.
2011 Golden Piston Awards THE most important event of the year: the entirely relevant MCN Golden Piston Awards for New Technologies (G-PANT).
MCN 2011 Christmas Quiz part 2 Need distracting from a hangover? Got some DIY you should be getting on with? Then settle down, get your feet up in a comfy armchair and attempt MCN's fiendishly addictive Christmas quiz.
Ireland's great Dakar hope Among the multinational contingent of riders competing in the 2012 Dakar is Irishman Stan Watts, who represents our best chance of home-grown talent not only finishing the event, but getting a result.
2012 Dakar is go! A total of 189 riders - including two Brits, Jago Pickering and Tobias Younger, plus a fast Irishman Stan Watt - will be embarking on the torturous event that covers 5590 miles across Argentina, Chile and Peru and starts on Sunday 1 January.
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