Only MCN can undertake a road test like this one – the 16 key new bikes for 2016 gathered together to create the world’s most comprehensive examination of the bikes you care about most.
We’ve already reported from the press launches but the MCN long-term test fleet tells us something deeper – what they are like to live with.
Every member of MCN’S team with a bike licence is handed the keys to a machine and tasked with being at the vanguard of knowledge about it. If by midsummer our riders haven’t learnt everything important about their bike, and swallowed the owners manual, then we’re
HARLEY-DAVIDSON STREET 750
The 750’s a blank canvas so I can’t wait to add a bit of my own personality. Let’s hope for a long hot summer for evening trips to the coast for chips.
KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE GT
RICHARD NEWLAND This is one of the most exciting new bikes of 2016. My theme for this year is ‘friends & family’, and that means doing some heavy mileage all over Europe – it’s going to be one hell of a year. firstname.lastname@example.org