MCNews are a dedicated team of true motorcycle enthusiasts. With passions for racing and motorcycles whether it be dirt, road, trials or adventure. MCNews editor and owner Trevor Hedge conducts most of the motorcycle testing all around Australia and specialists such as Mark Willis and Darren Smart are called upon for more race focussed machinery. Testing and reporting on motorcycles is something we love doing to assist you in making the right decision when purchasing your next bike. We report honestly with a true report on our findings, thoughts and views on the bike.

Latest Reviews

  • October 27, 2016

    The first Ducati | The Ducati 60 Sport This basic unprepossessing looking bike is actually rather important – the first Ducati motorcycle An unrestored 1949/1950 Ducati 60 Sport in the Morbideli Museum, Italy. The company Ducati was foun ...Read More>>

  • October 27, 2016

    2016 Indian Dark Horse – Hello, Darkness, My Old Friend By Boris Mihailovic Indian Chief Dark Horse I’ve come to talk with you again. Because the last time I talked with you, the conversation was fantastic. It involved pizza, beer, a BM ...Read More>>

  • October 27, 2016

    M2R Semi-Flat Black 225 Classic | Rebel Shorty Helmets M2R release new Semi-Flat Black finish for helmet range The M2R 225 Open Face Helmet, now available in Semi-Flat Black, features a lightweight ABS Injection moulded shell, and plush comfort int ...Read More>>

  • October 20, 2016

    Triumph Thruxton Review - Triumph Thruxton Test By Trevor Hedge - Also known as the Tan Terror When Triumph ask me to make a lot of smoke then mono out of the smoke, who was I to argue... How I suffer for my art.... TIC. Just illustrating that ...Read More>>

  • October 19, 2016

    Suzuki Launch ECSTAR Oil at Australian MotoGP ECSTAR – Suzuki Genuine Motorcycle Oil, teamed with MotoGP riders riders Maverick Viñales and Aleix Espargaro ECSTAR – Suzuki Genuine Motorcycle Oil to be available through authorised Suzuki motorc ...Read More>>

  • October 12, 2016

    BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100 - Zero Emissions BMW Group reveals their vision for the future motoring - The next 100 Years The BMW Group has presented its fourth Vision Vehicle, the BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100, during the opening of its exhibiti ...Read More>>

  • October 11, 2016

    Shark’s New Warrior | The Spartan helmet Shark's carbon-fibre Spartan helmet weighs just 1350g and is an ideal performance option Dave McKenna's Shark Spartan Carbon Skin (Carbon White Silver) and his MT-09. Shark Helmets have a strong reputat ...Read More>>

  • October 7, 2016

    Honda narrowly edge Yamaha on 2016 3/4 sales figures Australian motorcycle, scooter and ATV sales figures for the first nine months of 2016 reveal a 5.5 per cent increase over the same period in 2015. Sales for the first three quarters of 2016 tota ...Read More>>

  • October 7, 2016

    1987 Villa 125 Seebring Homologation Model By Phil Aynsley 1987 Villa 125 Seebring. Moto Villa, also known only as Villa, was originally founded by Francesco Villa. 1987 Villa 125 Seebring. The 125 Seebring was originally introduced in 1982 ...Read More>>

  • October 5, 2016

    Yamaha SCR950 - Yamaha get in on scrambler act Yamaha SCR950  2017 Yamaha SCR950 Fashionable new V-twin urban scrambler Developed using our 'Faster Sons' philosophy Timeless style with Japanese reliability High and flat seat to achi ...Read More>>

Trevor Hedge has been a full-time professional motorcycle journalist for over 15 years and has extensive experience across all facets of non-competition motorcycling.

Long distance motorcycling is something Trev very much enjoys; he has ridden a VFR1200F 16,000km around Australia in 15 days. Piloted a Fireblade from Phillip to Perth in 40 hours. Rode across America on a Harley-Davidson. Ridden a Suzuki DR650 across Australia and has plenty of adventure riding under his belt including APC Rally experience.

After recently selling his KTM 990 Adventure R and is currently refurbishing a 1993 Fireblade and 1996 Fireblade. Off road Trev rides a Honda CRF450X and also has extensive experience in the ATV and UTV arena. His first bike was a Motobecane 50cc moped complete with pedal start! Other previous bikes owned include a Kawasaki ZX-9R, Honda VFR800, Suzuki RF900R and KTM 990 SMT. He is currently deciding whether the next bike he buys will be a new KTM 1190 Adventure or BMW R 1200 GS.

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