In your new edition of Motor Cycle News this week we've got the biggest stories in biking along with tests of the most modern metal and crucial kit you need to know about.
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Deputy Editor Emma Franklin's picks of this week's hottest stories...
- Triumph Rocket 3 R vs Ducati Diavel 1260 S on the MCN250
With enough torque to spin the world backwards with every twist of the throttle, there’s nothing quite like a Rocket 3. It’s big, it’s ballsy and – as MCN tester Jon Urry found out after 250 miles on the MCN250 – it’s bloody brilliant, too. Ducati’s alternative, the Diavel 1260 S is a little lighter on its feet through the bends, but can’t match the British bruiser when it comes to pure punch. We love it.
- MotoGP Sepang test – Quartararo has one-lap speed but we know who can go the distance…
Quartararo’s domination of the timesheets on all three days of last weekend’s test might’ve stole the headlines, but our team of MotoGP experts have analysed all the key riders’ performances to work out who’ll have the pace to last the distance when the flag finally drops in Qatar on March 8. Plus there’s a great comparison of all the manufacturers’ aero packages.
- Norton – MCN reader’s V4 discovered stripped at Donington Hall
The fallout from Norton’s collapse continues as we tell the gut-wrenching story of a reader who received the shocking news that his £44,500 V4SS had found in pieces after it had been returned to the factory to sort a simple paintwork issue. It’s just one of many tales of loss and anger filtering out in the wake of the scandal now engulfing the British brand.
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