New MCN January 12: Norton Cafe Racer SP ridden

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In this week's issue of MCN, on sale January 12, we test the new Norton Cafe Racer SP against the Triumph Thruxton. 

Also in this week's MCN, is Honda planning a new 1000cc RVF?.

We test Michelin's amazing new winter tyre.

What you'll find in the January 12 issue of Motorcycle News: 


Norton Cafe Racer SP vs Triumph Thruxton 
We test the new £14,499 Norton Cafe Racer SP against the Triumph Thruxton.




381bhp Turbo BMW S1000RR
This, surely is the world's scariest sports bike - a BMW S1000RR with a genuine 381bhp at the back wheel. That's more than twice the standard bike's power.


New Michelin winter tyres tested
A new generation of sports touring tyres will make winter riding safer, with both grip and feel improved.




A Cagiva Mito has been given a news lease of life thanks to a Honda CRF450X single-cylinder four-stroke engine.
The Nembo Super 32 Rovescio is the brainchild of Italian designer Daniele Sabatini and is powered by a back to front, upside down 2000cc triple!



New year, new deals to be had
Dealers are making a range of offers to try to attract buyers into showrooms after the Christmas break.




Welcome to the Kawasaki factory WSB HQ
Behind the scenes at the British-based team targeting wins with the new Kawasaki ZX-10R.



Burgess: 'Wait until Rossi is fit'
Valentino Rossi's true potential at Ducati can only be gauged when the multi-world champion is fully ift and recovered from an injury-blighted 2010.


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Liam Marsden

By Liam Marsden

Former MCN Web Producer