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In this week's MCN paper: RD350LC still smokin'

Published: 21 January 2020

Updated: 21 January 2020

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 from this week's MCN

  • Exclusive investigation: fake CE back protector

Fake CE back protector

A worrying insight into the world of cheap online kit. The fact that we bought it at random and effectively ‘struck gold’ with a fake protector hints at the extent of the problem...


  • RD350LC at 40

Yamaha RD350LC

So much has been written about it over the past four decades, but many might be unaware of the role Britain played in its creation. This is that story.


  • Rider Mania in Goa

Rider Mania in Goa

MCN's Jordan Gibbons on the vibrant biker event in Goa that could coincide with a rather lovely beach holiday.


Latest motorcycling news and features

DeBolex Kawasaki ZRX1200R

  • Debolex Kawasaki ZRX1200R revealed
  • Ducati's new 220bhp Superleggera
  • Kawasaki Z650 ridden


Hands on with bikes and kit

Checking powervalves on a 2-stroke

  • DIY guide to fettling powervalves on a 2-stroke
  • Senna's new smart list
  • Our kit reviewed and rated

Plus: All the biggest sport stories

Honda conquers Dakar

  • Honda finally break KTM's hold on Dakar
  • WSB teams head to Spain ahead of first test
  • Smith's squad aim high with Norton and Hickman

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