New MCN October 31: Acceleration Special

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In this week’s MCN, out October 24, we look at speed off the line with our acceleration special.

We talk to top racers on technique, look at the kings of top end; drag racers, and have some quarter mile showdowns with surprising results!

Also this week, we take a look at the insanity of super naked bikes, and test Suzuki v-twins for under £2k.

Also this week; Cal Crutchlow’s second MotoGP podium and Lorenzo takes the championship.




The Week

Everything you need to know from seven days in biking as we exclusivly show you the new MV Agusta Rivale and new KTM 390 Duke.

 MCN January 11

MCN January 11


Shootout Specia

There isn’t a road bike more dedicated to a laptime than the BMW S1000RR, and there isn’t a bike more dedicated to geting the first corner first than a methanol burning speedway bike. So, which one is faster over a quarter mile and from 0-60?


‘Fire the gun, ride the bullet’

Brit Ian King accelerates faster than any other man in Europe, and recently won his sixth European Top Fuel Drag Racing Championship. MCN spent the weekend with the man who runs low six second quarters at over 240mph.

 MCN January 11

 MCN January 11


Super Nakeds – What’s The Point?

Some might say a 160mph naked bike is a waste of time, but Senior Road Tester and self-confessed super naked fan Michael neeves begs to disagree.


Twin Power – Suzuki’s V-Twin

Suzuki’s celebrated V-Twin TL1000 engine has powered everything from sportsters to monster trailies – but what should you look for when buying one?




Crutchlow: from sickbed to podium

Brit star fights high fever and bronchitis to score his sweetest motoGP result yet. We talk exclusivly to Cal after his second GP podium.


Why Lorenzo is the complete world champ

In wrapping up his second MotoGP title the Spaniard has shown consistency as well as speed. But with the champagne barely drunk, thoughts are already on 2013.