MSL January 2018 out now!

The latest issue of Motorcycle Sport & Leisure is out now. Get yours at any discerning newsagent or subscribe to get yours delivered to you each month.

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  • Show news
  • Latest kit
  • Your letters
  • Subscription offer
  • Leon Mannings: Bad air bubble
  • Maynard Hershon: Hailwoods, Spencers and us
  • The High Sider: International playboy bike racers? No thanks


  • Touring news
  • Day ride: Secret escape to Scotland
  • Richard Millington: Slow down please
  • Mid ride: The grand ride to Aida
  • Long ride: From Australia to Amsterdam
  • Events calendar
  • Adventure advice: Planning and paperwork


  • Ducati Diavel Carbon: Can you tour on it?
  • BMW R1200GS: The ultimate adventurer tested
  • Yamaha X-MAX 400: We ride it to France and back
  • Suzuki V-Strom 1000XT: Two-up touring test
  • Classic test: 1982 Laverda Montjuic Mk2


  • Keeping it clean: Make your bike shine
  • Christmas gift guide: Looking for a biking present?
  • Ride faster in half a day: Ron Haslam gives you wings
  • Winter gloves: Quick buyer’s guide
  • Desert island bikes: Nick Sanders picks his favourites
  • Tried and tested: biking essentials put through their paces
  • Kevin Cameron: Petrol becomes irrelevant
  • Tony Carter: Throw us a ball!

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