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In this week's MCN paper: Lorenzo - 'I'm done with it'

Published: 19 November 2019

Updated: 19 November 2019

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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Editor Richard Newland's picks from this week's MCN

  • Jorge Lorenzo: Why he's retiring, his greatest moments and rider reaction

Jorge Lorenzo

Another of the original aliens has left MotoGP, find out what the paddock makes to his decision.

  • Norton Supercharged Superlight SS

Norton Superlight SS

The new bike news keeps on coming, this week we take a closer look at the 170bhp, carbon-framed version of Norton's 650 twin.

  • Tech: How did BMW get an air-cooled, 1800cc boxer engine through Euro5?


As manufacturers explore new ways to bend their bikes' engines to emissions regulations, BMW seem to have managed the impossible with their R18 cruiser.

Plus: All the biggest sport stories

The Marquez brothers

  • Alex Marquez to join brother Marc at HRC Honda
  • Redding tops WSB timesheet at first test
  • Disaster on the roads in Macau

The latest bike reviews

Ducati Panigale V2

  • Ducati Panigale V2 first test
  • Head-to-head: New Yamaha R1 vs original
  • Long-term test updates for BMW R1250GSA and Honda CBR650R

Latest motorcycling news and features

Winter brake maintenance

  • Advice for new riders on getting to the next level
  • How to maintain your brakes through winter
  • Gloves, rucksacks and more gear tested

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