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

  • September 27, 2016

    SCOTT release premium Hustle Goggles Range A true competitor’s goggle, the Hustle is the top choice of many professional riders. With the option of either a clear or chrome WORKS lens and the NoFog Anti-Fog lens treatment this goggle is made to pr ...Read More>>

  • September 27, 2016

    'Stealing Speed' by Mat Oxley Reviewed by Boris Mihailovic What a tale. What a rollicking, intriguing and fascinating tale. Billed as, “The biggest spy scandal in motorsport history,” Mat Oxley’s 'Stealing Speed' is the story of exactly tha ...Read More>>

  • September 22, 2016

    Bathurst 1981 through the lens of Phil Aynsley Sometimes as a photographer you, through sheer chance, happen to be in the right place at the right time - or unfortunately for the rider, the wrong time! That seemed to be the case at Bathurst in ’ ...Read More>>

  • September 20, 2016

    DriRider release new Vintage Custom FG helmet Matt Black DriRider Vintage Custom FG helmet with studs, peak, black quilted liner and white stitched beading. Modern technology meets classic design with the latest offering from DriRider - the ope ...Read More>>

  • September 7, 2016

    1982 Mototrans 350 Vento - Ducati bevel OHC single By Phil Aynsley Here you see the very last bike to use the classic Ducati bevel OHC single motor - the 1982 Mototrans 350 Vento 1982 Mototrans 350 Vento The Spanish Mototrans company was form ...Read More>>

  • August 31, 2016

    Turmoil strikes again at Motorcycling Australia M.A. President Tania Lawrence steps down after states demand her removal By Trevor Hedge It seems that the current power struggle between the individual state bodies, and the Motorcycling Australia ...Read More>>

  • August 29, 2016

    Bruce Anstey breaks 250cc IOM lap record on way to victory at Lightweight Classic TT Classic TT 2016 - Bruce Anstey The clock was well and truly turned back with the return of 250cc two strokes to the TT Mountain Course for the first time since 200 ...Read More>>

  • 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>>

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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