New MCN May 29: TT 2013 is go!

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In this week's MCN, out May 29, we have all the news and gossip from the first practice sessions of the 2013 TT. Is this this Guy Martin's year or will Michael Dunlop dominate?

We also pay tribute to David Jefferies 10 years after his death.

Also this week: We ride the Borile B450 Scrambler, how to make a Honda CB250 cool and TT-proofing a Kawasaki ZX-6R

In sport: All the news from a Brit-dominated Donington Park, and news from the first practice sessions of the 2013 Isle of Man TT.


BMW Concept Ninety revealed
BMW used the the ultra-exclusive car and motorcycle concours show called Concorso D'Eleganza Villa d'Este to show off a show bike called the Concept Ninety - a motorcycle the firm says celebrates both 40 years since the original R90S superbike was launched and 90 years of BMW bikes.


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Aprilia Caponord vs Ducati Multistrada
We give Aprilia's new adventure bike a run out against the Ducati Multistrada to see how it measures up.



In DJ's wheeltracks
MCN rides two of the bikes that made David Jefferie's name on the island that will forever echo to his exhaust note.

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David Jefferies 10 years on: the mates
It all started with three unkowns called Jefferies, Hutchinson and McGuinness ragging road bikes across North Yorkshire.


Lowes: 'Now I know I can win the title'
An imamculate performance from Sam Lowes leads to a win at Donington Park and a 30-point championship lead.


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Sykes nails the magical double
Tom Sykes was always expecting a good weekend at Donington, but after being the first Kawasaki rider to win at the track since Scott Russell in 1994, he's now WSB's man of the moment, just four points off the championship lead.


Brookes lives up to all the hype
From the moment Josh Brookes announced he would be racing the TT the anticipation and expectation surrounding the 30-year-old Australian has grown. But last Saturday night the Tyco Suzuki rider took his first laps of the famous TT circuit and he didn't disappoint.



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Liam Marsden

By Liam Marsden

Former MCN Web Producer