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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 Features Reviews

  • April 28, 2016

    Suzuki Katana By Boris Mihailovic It was 1980, and I had a poster of a naked girl on my wall. But this naked girl was sitting on the wickedest-looking motorcycle the world have ever seen, so she was somewhat less interesting to me than she would no ...Read More>>

  • April 27, 2016

    Yamaha XSR700 by Bunker Custom Motorcycles With spring well and truly underway Yamaha heads to Istanbul in Turkey to collaborate with a new member of the Yard Built family, Bunker Custom Motorcycles. Brothers Can and Mert Uzer are not your typi ...Read More>>

  • April 22, 2016

    Rumi | From submarines to motorcycles By Phil Aynsley An anchor hardly seems to be an appropriate part of a motorcycle company’s emblem, but for Rumi it made sense. Originally formed in the early 1900s to produce cast metal products such as prope ...Read More>>

  • April 21, 2016

    Phil Aynsley visits the Rock Store outside of L.A. There are some places that motorcyclists tend to hang out at. On a large scale, the Isle of Man for instance. On a somewhat smaller scale the Ace Cafe in London or the Rock Store in the hills just o ...Read More>>

  • April 20, 2016

    MV Agusta mini bike By Phil Aynsley I’ve photographed a fair number of MV Agustas over the years - from Grand Prix exotica to far humbler daily transport - but this bike is not what you normally think of when that famous name is mentioned! M ...Read More>>

  • April 7, 2016

    2016 Motorcycle Sales Figures - First Quarter Motorcycle Sales up in first quarter 2016 (compared to first quarter 2015) Honda breaks all-time March sales record to strengthen #1 spot on the charts Yamaha dominate off-road market The motorcycle, ...Read More>>

  • April 7, 2016

    1966 Ducati 250 SC Sport Corsa By Phil Aynsley 1966 Ducati 250 SC Sport Corsa. Image by Phil Aynsley Surprises! You have to love them - as long as they are good ones. Back in 2010 I was in the US and on my way from San Francisco to Washington ...Read More>>

  • April 1, 2016

    Penrite Broadford Bike Bonanza 2016 By Marty Thompson - Images by Phil Aynsley The 8th annual running of the Broadford Bike Bonanza turned out to be the perfect storm. With the weather sitting in the mid 20s for the entire event, and barely a cloud ...Read More>>

  • April 1, 2016

    Mugen unveils latest ‘Shinden Go’ machine for 2016 Isle of Man TT Races Mugen's (M-TEC Co., Ltd.) President: Tomoyuki Hashimoto) this week unveiled a brand new machine, the ‘Shinden Go’ which will participate in this year’s Isle of Man SES ...Read More>>

  • April 1, 2016

    Orphans Pt6 - Phil Hall It can’t have escaped your notice that the majority of “orphan” bikes that I have highlighted in my series have been products of the 80’s, that glorious era when the Japanese manufacturers thought that money grew on t ...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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