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

  • 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 By Trevor Hedge Ever since the 1290 Super Duke GT was officially c ...Read More>>

  • February 23, 2016

    Triumph Street Twin Review - Launch Test By Trevor Hedge Triumph’s Bonneville range just scored it’s biggest revamp yet.  In 2005 the hugely successful model range grew in capacity from 790cc to 865cc, then scored EFI in 2009. For 2016 the B ...Read More>>

  • February 16, 2016

    Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Test Riding the Africa Twin | Day Three By Trevor Hedge Day three was the penultimate day of our four-day Africa Twin test traversing New Zealand. The route today took us from Christchurch through to Danseys Pass, where ...Read More>>

  • February 10, 2016

    Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Test Riding the Africa Twin | Day Two By Trevor Hedge Yesterday’s first 240km introduction to Honda’s new Africa Twin, which I covered here on Tuesday, was backed up today by day two of our four-day adventure traver ...Read More>>

  • February 9, 2016

    Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Test Riding the Africa Twin | Day One By Trevor Hedge The Australian and NZ launch of Honda’s new CRF1000L Africa Twin kicked off on Monday with a 240km ride from Picton through to Hanmer Springs.  The first 40km was ...Read More>>

  • December 22, 2015

    2016 Yamaha WR450F Review 2016 Yamaha WR450F By Todd Jarratt - Images by Greg Smith When Yamaha introduced the redesigned WR250F in 2015, many consumers questioned why its big brother WR450F didn’t receive the same major updates. Then one year l ...Read More>>

  • October 28, 2015

    2016 Honda CRF450R Review By Todd Jarratt - Images by Toby Stocks In 2015, the Honda CRF450R sold out completely worldwide and as a result the focus for 2016 is based around making small, yet detailed, modifications to the already hugely popular bi ...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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