MSL July 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 every month.

Here’s a quick summary of what’s inside this issue…

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NEWS & OPINION

  • News: Everything that you need to know about. Including bike thrusters. Yep.
  • Products: Our scooter expert assesses the updated Suzuki Burgman.
  • Maynard Hershon: He likes those helmets… but enough with the emails already.
  • The High Sider: Our armchair racer extraordinaire considers the TT’s ‘old codgers’.

TOURING & ADVENTURE

  • Zoe Cano: Rattling off the miles in part two of her epic journey down under.
  • Day ride: One reader discovers how beneficial riding is for his mental health.
  • Richard Millington: What’s what in the wide world of adventure riding.
  • Mid ride: 900 miles on a small Yamaha. Proper fun.
  • Long ride: A big journey to a music festival destination in Morocco – part one.

ROAD TESTS

  • Yamaha NIKEN: World launch report on Yamaha’s funkiest modern era motorcycle yet.
  • Harley-Davidson Sportsters: Will the 1200cc Evolution-engine Sportsters live up to the US-led hype?
  • Ducati 1100 Scrambler: Does bigger always mean better? Usually, yeah.
  • KTM 790 Duke: More fun than a bouncy castle with a bucket full of frogs. Better than a Triumph too.
  • Classic test: Roland on the screamer that defined two generations: Yamaha’s RD350LC.
  • Used test – Honda CB1100EX: Big and bulky with a smile. Enough about Mossy, what’s the bike like?

KNOWLEDGE

  • Coming classic: A fine place to put your monies. This month, a Monster of a buy. Arf.
  • What’s on: It’s the height of summer and there’s so much to get out and see.
  • Tried & tested: Our favourite things to ride in (and on) from dealers (probably) near you.
  • Kevin Cameron: Engines are always full of lubricating oil, aren’t they? Er, not all the time.

TEST FLEET

  • Kawasaki Z900RS: The modern retro rocket joins the fleet. Hurrah for the 1970s.
  • Yamaha X-Max 400: Time to say goodbye to the scoot that looks after you.
  • KTM 1090 Adventure: The KTM gets its first service. Does much need doing?

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