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MCN’s Weekly Wind-on: top stories this week

Published: Yesterday 16:04

This week on MCN we’ve been looking at electric bikes – are they safe? Energica thinks so. If you agree, we’ve also rounded up the best you can currently buy.

The TT looks to be hotting up nicely too, with the announcement that Norton will field a trio of seriously fast riders in the Lightweight class.

Triumph’s had to recall 68k bikes worldwide and is urging owners to get theirs fixed quickly, while Chief Road Tester Michael Neeves has been engaged in Fireblade warfare as he pits the road bike against two thoroughbred racers.

Norton reveal stunning three-man 2019 TT line-up

The trio of riders on the 2019 Norton Superlight in this year's Lightweight class at the TT

Brit company will head to Isle of Man TT with Peter Hickman, John McGuinness and Davey Todd to contest the Lightweight title. See the bike and read our exclusive interview

Recall issued for Triumph models – get yours fixed now

Triumph T100 is among the bikes affected by the recall

Many Street Twin and Bonneville T100 and T120-based models are affected. Find out which here

Honda Fireblade: from road to race

Three fast Honda Fireblades, one race circuit and a handy rider. There are worse days out

Chief Road Tester Michael Neeves compares road-spec Fireblade to Superstock and BSB racers. Track battle here

Ducati Diavel 1260S review

Ducati Diavel 1260S

Emma gets to grips with Ducati’s latest, and comes away very impressed indeed. Full review here

MotoE: Energica address fire risks of electric bikes

Energica Ego

Following the huge MotoE fire last week, electric bike-builder Energica speaks out about how safe these things are. Get the latest here

Best electric motorbikes

Lightning Strike

We round up what’s hot in the world of battery-powered bikes. Get the list here

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