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Motorcycle Sport & Leisure - May 2018


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NEWS&OPINION
7 News
The biggest stories in biking

16 Your letters
MSL readers have their say

20 Products
New kit and accessories

26 Subscription offer
Save £££ by subscribing

38 MaynardHershon
Children’s hospital toy run, pt. 2

58 The High Sider
Popcorn, TV, action!

TOURING&ADVENTURE
69 Touring news

70 Day ride
Darting round Dartmoor

74 RichardMillington
What to do with potholes

76 Mid ride
Discovering hidden Spain

80 Long ride
Indian adventures

88 History Boy recommends
Castle Drogo

92 Long way home
Kinga rode back home to Poland from
Australia – and that was just the start
of the trip

KNOWLEDGE
40 Yamaha's great comeback
How the MT-range saved the day

48 Kit care
How to look after your riding gear

66 Improve your riding
British Superbike School

87 What’s on?
Dates for your diary

104 Tried & tested
Including a ladies’ kit special

108 Li-Ion batteries
The what, the why and the how

118 Kevin Cameron
What’s next?

130 Tony Carter
On the subject of Moto Gymkhana

TEST FLEET
98 Honda Africa Twin DCT
Mikko resamples the big Honda

100 Yamaha X-MAX 400
The scoot gets blinged up

101 Suzuki V-Strom 650
New rubber for new adventures

102 Honda FireBlade ’02-’03
An up-and-coming classic 32

ROAD TESTS

10 Kymco AK550
Do it all super scooter

22 Honda CB125R
Best-looking 125 out there?

32 Yamaha MT-07
Updated and improved

50 Triumph Tiger 1200
Big miles on the big cat

60 Ducati Panigale V4
The best Panigale yet?

120 Classic test
1989 Kawasaki KR1