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New MCN May 11: Honda's shock new V4 concept

Published: 10 May 2011

In this week's issue of MCN, on sale May 11, we unveil Honda's radical plans for 2012, including a shock new V4 cruiser to rival the Diavel.

We review the new KTM 990 Adventure Dakar Edition in a world first ride, test the Ducati Monster 1100 Evo and compare a £7000 Triumph Tiger with a £16k Ducati Multistrada.

Also in this week's MCN, an exclusive shock interview with Valentino Rossi and all the WSB action from Monza.

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What you'll find in the May 11 issue of Motorcycle News:

World Exclusive - Honda V4 concept and 2012 plans
Radical V4 concept gives first sight of Honda's 2012 plans that include a new Fireblade and the addition of a GS-challenging V4 adventure bike to its range.

 MCN May 11

MCN May 11


KTM's rally replica hits the mark
World first ride of the KTM 990 Adventure Dakar edition in the deserts of Dubai.


New Evo is worthy King of the Monsters
Ducati are about to sell their 250,000th Monster. We find out if the new 1100 Evo is worthy of its position as flagship of the Monster range.

 MCN May 11

 MCN May 11



£7000 Tiger 800 gives £16k Multistrada a close fight!
We ride Triumph's Tiger 800 and Ducati's Multistrada on a 2200-mile adventure to southern Spain and back to compare two bikes at opposite ends of the ever-widening spectrum of adventure bikes.



Bikeshop - we have the the UK's biggest showcase of CBR's for sale
MCN has more Honda CBR's for sale than anywhere else, so we're celebrating in our Bikeshop section with a festival of Fireblades.

MCN May 11

 MCN May 11



Rossi: 'MotoGP riders are pussies'
Rossi responds to criticism of Simoncelli's 'aggressive' tactics and says riders aren't manly enough. Dovizioso and Bautista beg to differ.

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