REVIEWS

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

  • August 26, 2016

    F.B. Mondial 48 Record Special - By Phil Aynsley One of the prettiest bikes I have photographed is this diminutive F.B. Mondial 48 Record Special F.B. Mondial 48 Record Special Best known for their very successful Grand Prix 125 and 250 bikes ...Read More>>

  • August 26, 2016

    In praise of the Grey Gum Cafe, Putty Road NSW - With Phil Hall If you are a motorcyclist on the east coast of Australia, and, more especially, in NSW, you will already know about the Grey Gum Cafe. Situated on the famous Putty Road at almost exactl ...Read More>>

  • August 24, 2016

    Segura release new 'Nomad' Motorcycle Jacket Segura Nomad Motorcycle Jacekt from Ficeda Accessories Segura have released a new Nomad range of motorcycle jackets that put an even more retro spin on the French brand's handsome range, which has been a ...Read More>>

  • August 19, 2016

    2017 Suzuki RM-Z450 Review 2017 Suzuki RM-Z450 - Todd Jarratt By Todd Jarratt - Images by iKapture Built on championship winning performance, the Suzuki RM-Z450 has seen only minor adjustments for 2017, however the old adage “if it ain’t broke ...Read More>>

  • August 18, 2016

    1992 Moto Guzzi Magni Australia - By Phil Aynsley 1992 Moto Guzzi Magni Australia Arturo Magni joined the MV Agusta race department in 1950 and remained there (as the department manager) until MV quit racing in 1977. He, together with his sons, the ...Read More>>

  • August 17, 2016

    Harley-Davidson Marvel Super Hero Customs A Unique Collection of Customised Harley-Davidson Motorcycles Inspired by Marvel Characters  Harley-Davidson and Marvel have unveiled Super Hero Customs, a collection of 27 custom Harley-Davidson motorcyc ...Read More>>

  • August 10, 2016

    Ducati - A Photographic Tribute - Volume Two - Phil Aynsley In these modern times, where anything seen in print is so rarely worth getting excited about, I must admit I was a bit taken aback when I experienced a bit of a thrill unwrapping the lat ...Read More>>

  • August 4, 2016

    Harley-Davidson XL1200CX Roadster By Trevor Hedge Harley-Davidson Roadster XL1200CX Harley-Davidson recently released the sportiest machine for some time in its seven-bike Sportster line-up. Dubbed the ‘Roadster’, or XL1200CX in Harley’s ...Read More>>

  • August 4, 2016

    Gilera CX125 - With Phil Aynsley One of the most interesting looking bikes I have photographed is the Gilera CX125 Gilera CX125 - Image by Phil Aynsley Gilera CX125 - Image by Phil Aynsley Only some 1000 were built, all in 1991 - although t ...Read More>>

  • August 3, 2016

    Winter Warmers - How to stay warm riding in winter With Phil Hall And so, after a Summer that lasted until the end of May, Winter arrived, albeit a little late but now it is certainly in full swing. For those of us on the East Coast of Australia, ...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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