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Fast Bikes - Issue 327


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ISSUE 327 JUNE 2017
IT’S THE NEWS

Upfront............................................ 10
Win a sweet Scorpion can – find out how!

GEARED UP
Products..........................................14
The best products money can buy!

GET IT FIRST
Subscribe ..........................................8
Do you enjoy spending more than you need
to, or searching high and low for a copy of
Fast Bikes? Thought not. Save yourself the
grief and subscribe today!

THE KNOWLEDGE
Bull Busters.....................................80
A new section – this month tackling pricey
‘advanced’ fuel available at the garages.
Used Buyer’s Guide.........................82
A British blast from the past – Triumph’s 955i.

MASTERCLASS
Riding ..............................................88
It’s all about ‘feel’ this month with Mr Code!
Technical .........................................90
How to get more boom from Yamaha’s R6.
Legal................................................93
On why crashing at a track day is all on you...

YOUR LIFE ON BIKES
Chatter ............................................94
All the best blurb from the best readers!

OUR LIFE ON BIKES
Project bikes ...................................97
Charlie’s TZR and Bruce’s Moto3
projects start to take shape.
Staff Bikes..................................... 105
New bikes start to trickle in!

!Yamaha MT-10 !KTM Super Duke R
!Kawasaki ZX-10RR !Triumph STR 765

RACE SECTION
Pit Pass.......................................... 114
All the news & views from the racing!
Race Feature................................. 119
Ex-FB boy & BSB champ Shane Byrne raps!

COLUMNISTS
Pretty Boy ..................................... 126
Carl gets out racing, but it’s a sad outing...
Chaz Davies .................................. 129
First win of the year for boyo!
Steve Parrish................................. 130
More froth & bluster from Mr P!

LAUNCHES
Yamaha YZF R6 .............................. 18
The new R6 looks stunning, but is it too little,
too late, for the Supersport class?
KTM Duke 125 & 390 .....................28
KTM’s latest learner and A2 headbangers are
released for the yoofs!

TESTS
Naked Sportsbikes .........................34
KTM’s new 1290 Super Duke R, BMW’s new S
1000 RR and Yamaha’s MT-10 SP takes on the
new Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 – who’s the king?

FEATURES
Fuel’s Gold....................................... 51
All you need to know about adjusting your
bike’s fuelling – it’s important!
Ducati 916 vs Ducati 959............... 58
It’s a time-warp test, old versus new!