New MCN August 29: British riders strike gold

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In this week's MCN, out August 29, we celebrate the sporting success of British riders as Cal Crutchlow claims the first British MotoGP podium for 12 years.

Not only that but WSB star Jonathan Rea has grabbed the chance to ride the factory Honda of the injured Casey Stoner, and Tom Sykes is challenging for the WSB title after two great results in Russia

We also have the exclusive inside story on the new Triumph Trophy - Britian's most advanced and eagerly-awaited bike - by the men who made it.

Also this week; The inside story on Norton from the British firm's boss, Rossi's new M1 spotted, Neil Hodgson tries advanced training from the police, and Jim Redman, the Godfather of MotoGP at 80 years old...



Exclusive: Secrets of the new Trophy

We exclusively reveal the sectres of Triumph's most complex new bike, by speaking to the men responsible for making it

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Jim Redman: The Godfather at 80

Before Mike Hailwood, Barry Sheene or Valentino Rossi there was the playboy genius of Jim Redman. But his world was very, very different to theirs.


What can a cop teach a world champ?

Police riders are among the best motorcyclists on the road. But ex-World Superbike cham,pion Neil Hodgson is no slouch either. Can they teach each other anything?

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This week we solve answer GSX-R600 overheating, a solid ZZ-R cluth lever, and recommend a lightweight trail/enduro bioke that's no bigger than 400cc


Alex Lowes takes first ever podium finish

Alex Lowes reveals the changes he has made to his riding style- which resulted in pole and a first ever podium finish at Cadwell Park in British SuperbikesP>




Sykes: 'Forget MotoGP. WSB is the one!'

Tom Sykes took a race one victory and second place in race two at the new Russian round of the World Superbike championship. That puts the WSB title in sight hours after sealing a new deal with Kawasaki for 2013


Rea takes Stoner's ride
Jonathan Rea has tested the Honda RC213V of the injured Casey Stoner in preparation to ride in the next two MotoGP rounds. Find out how he can say 'It's not difficult at all' and where he could ride in 2013



Title fight erupts as brave Pedrosa pouncesDani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo battled for 21 laps at Brno, with Pedrosa finishing on top to close the championship gap to just 13 points


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