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Motorcycle Sport & Leisure - February 2018


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NEWS & OPINION
7 News
The latest two-wheeled news
16 Products
Kit yourself out for the new season
18 Your letters
Our readers have their say
20 Subscription offer
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24 Leon Mannings
Dieselgate, emissions and dead ends
44 The High Sider
Achieving the impossible
52 MaynardHershon
Urban bikes

TOURING & ADVENTURE
67 Touring news
Return of the prodigal son
68 Day ride
Visiting Father Ted’s place
71 RichardMillington
The world is a book
72 Mid ride
Chasing Rossi
76 Long ride
California touring
82 Morocco on WR250R
Trail riding in the desert

ROAD TESTS
8 Ducati Monster 821
What’s new?
14 Husqvarna 701 Enduro
A2-restiricted trail fun
22 A week in the life of...
Honda Rebel
28 Kawasaki Z900RS
Retro with a modern twist
38 Classic test
1973 Kawasaki Z1
58 Touring test
BMW R1200GS &
Yamaha MT-10 Tourer
TEST FLEET
90 KTM 1290 Super
Duke GT
Time to say goodbye
92 Suzuki GSX-S1000F
Bertie is getting a grip on things
93 Yamaha X-MAX 400
Meet our winter scooter
94 Suzuki V-Strom 650
Mossy goes touring
96 Honda NC750S DCT
Peter hangs on to the Honda
97 My bike
Yamaha Fazer 1000 rides again
– or does it?

KNOWLEDGE
26 Winter jackets
All you need to know
34 Kawasaki Z range history
From the Z1 to the Z900RS
46 Tech talk
Frames in a nutshell
48 Get your knee down
And improve your cornering
54 Pere Tarragó
Master model maker
98 Tried & tested
Biking essentials tested
108 Kevin Cameron
Recognisable style
114 Tony Carter
Tough love