New MCN June 29: Lorenzo: 'Ban Simoncelli'

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In this week’s issue of MCN, on sale 29 June, MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo vents his fury at MotoGP wildman Marco Simoncelli

Plus, you could win a Suzuki GSX-R600 when you insure your bike with MCNcompare

Also in this week’s issue we test the the electronics packages on the Aprilia RSV4 APRC and Ducati 1198, Triumph’s new 1200 Trophy spied and all the details on the new Suzuki V-Strom 650.

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What you’ll find in the 29 June issue of Motorcycle News:

New Suzuki V-Strom: Spot the difference
Suzuki has accidentally leaked full details of the new DL650 V-Strom on its website, revealing at last what the finished bike will look like with full technical details also available for the first time.

 MCN June 1

MCN 1 June


 New ‘Buell’ road bike beats race bike
Erik Buell’s new road-legal EBR 1190RS is faster than its front-running superbike forebear – the 1125RR racer – the first independent test has revealed.


Biggest ever MCN giveaway
Not only could MCNcompare save you upto £150 on your bike insurance but we are giving away fantastic free gifts to EVERYONE who buys a policy in July including a brand new Suzuki GSX-R600!

 MCN 1 June

 MCN 1 June


Aprilia RSV4 APRC vs Ducati 1198
With the latest Aprilia RSV4 APRC and Ducati 1198, electronic rider aids are becoming more affordable. Who better to assess them than former WSB and BSB champ, Neil Hodgson.



Top destination for a used ZX-9R
The ZX-9R started life as a hard-nosed supersports machine but ended up as an excellent sports-tourer. Here we’re looking at some of the very best examples on

MCN 1 June

 MCN 1 June



Why Rossi’s new Ducati is flawed
Valentino Rossi has admitted Ducati’s radically revamped new GP11.1 factory machine is still not fast enough to win MotoGP races. We look at the details of the new bike to understand why.



Lorenzo hits out at Simoncelli
Reigning world champion Jorge Lorenzo launched another verbal assault on Marco Simoncelli after the Italian caused more dismay and destruction in Assen.

MCN 1 June
Liam Marsden

By Liam Marsden

Former MCN Web Producer