August  2 2005.
MCN is offering the opportunity to own a truly unique and genuine piece of memorabilia signed by the biggest names in bike racing.
The weekly took its ¬£2000 custom-made leather MCN sofa to the pre-British GP Day of Champions and the stars queued up to sign it.
Those who signed it at the Day of Champions include:
Valentino Rossi,
Max Biaggi,
Colin Edwards,
Carlos Checa,
Kenny Roberts,
Shakey Byrne,
Ruben Xaus,
Troy Bayliss,
Sete Gibernau,
John Hopkins,
Marco Melandri,
Kevin Schwantz,
Randy Mamola.
Robert Rolfo,
Loris Capirossi,
Alex Hofmann,
Nicky Hayden,
James Ellison,
Jeremy McWilliams,
Chaz Davies,
Suzi Perry,
Jodie Marsh,
and a whole host of other 125 and 250 GP race stars...
World Superbike champion James Toseland and fellow British WSB star Chris Walker have signed it since, too.
MCN is going to auction the sofa with proceeds going to its favourite charity, Riders For Health.
The bidding starts on MCN Auctions on Wednesday, August 3.