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 Bikes Reviews

  • 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 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>>

  • June 28, 2016

    Triumph T120 Bonneville Review | Test Trevor Hedge recently spent a couple of days in the Adelaide Hills on the new Triumph T120 Bonneville and T120 Black. Almost sixty years after the original T120 shone brighter than all its peers, this new Briti ...Read More>>

  • June 1, 2016

    Yamaha XSR900 and XSR700 Yamaha XSR Tested by Boris Mihailovic You will all be pleased to know there is now a new segment of motorcycling called Sport Heritage. And there are beards involved, and probably grinders. But there are also very good mot ...Read More>>

  • May 19, 2016

    2016 Yamaha MT-03 Tested Yamaha's new MT-03 reviewed by Boris Mihailovic Yamaha MT-03 I am always a little nonplussed when I’m plonked on a Learner Approved Motorcycle (LAM) bike and asked to review it, presumably so beginners will be enthra ...Read More>>

  • May 10, 2016

    Triumph Speed Triple and Speed Triple R (2016) Motorcycle Review by Trevor Hedge - Images by Jeff Crow Introduced in 1994, Triumph’s Speed Triple was a motorcycle that really reinvigorated the Triumph brand.  The original new-era Speed Triple wa ...Read More>>

  • April 27, 2016

    Suzuki GSX-S1000 and GSX-S1000F By Boris Mihailovic Let’s be honest. There isn’t a Gixxer freak alive who hasn’t walked into his shed late at night, pulled out his spanners, and said to himself: “I am so gonna streetfighter this bastard up! ...Read More>>

  • April 21, 2016

    2016 Moto Guzzi Eldorado Review Tested by Boris Mihailovic I’ve probably spent almost as much time staring at the Eldorado as I have riding it. There is a small herd of empty beer bottles in my garage as testament to my admiration of its beauty. ...Read More>>

  • March 31, 2016

    2016 BMW S1000XR – SPEED AND STRENGTH By Boris Mihailovic I try to make every ride, even my daily commute, an exercise in sporting adventure, regardless of what I am riding. I am assisted in my endeavours by people updating their Facebook account ...Read More>>

  • March 1, 2016

    KTM 1290 Super Duke GT Review Test KTM 1290 Super Duke GT Sports-Touring with a mental case  @mcnewscomau on Instagram, or @mcnewscomau on Twitter and Facebook MCNews.com.au By Trevor Hedge Ever since the 1290 Super Duke GT was officially c ...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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