February 2017 – Issue 676

The February issue of Motorcycle Sport & Leisure is on sale now, and includes…

NEW: News: New British sports bikes • Subscribe and save money • Letters: Win a Kriega pack • New broom vs old rubbish? Leon Mannings • Exclusive interview: Is this MV’s last chance? • Test ride: 2017 Yamaha MT-09 • Test ride: Metisse 8V Mark 5 Café Racer • Test ride: Ducati Monster 1200 • Group test: Small capacity bikes • Test ride: Triumph Bonneville T100 •  It wouldn’t happen to me… Maynard Hershon


TOURING: 2017’s new adventures • UK: Lochs around the clock • France: Bol d’Or or bust • Russia: Ducati Globetrotter • South Africa Expedition • Self-guided touring in the USA

KNOWLEDGE: Adjusting history: Kevin Cameron •  Points make prizes (except when they don’t): The High Sider • Buyer’s Guide: Honda VFR1200X Crosstourer • Long-term test: Piaggio MP3 • Long-term test: Yamaha XSR700 •  Long-term test: Suzuki SV650 • Long-term test: Kawasaki 1400GTR • Long-term test: Honda Africa Twin • Long-term test: Herald Classic 250 •  Long-term test: Suzuki GSX1250FA • Long-term test: Suzuki GSX-S1000 • My bike: KTM 1050 Adventure •  My bike: Honda Silverwing •  Tested: Keis heated vest & gloves, Schuberth E1 • Classic test: 1967 Bridgestone 350GTR • Sense in a nonsensical world: Steve Rose

March issue on sale February 3


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