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.

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  • September 28, 2016

    Take It Easy – By Phil Hall Seeing this image shared on social media made me think of "Take It Easy"... I love this picture that someone posted the other day and it is relevant to my post this morning. One Winter weekend a while ago, my bro ...Read More>>

  • September 26, 2016

    Dougie Lampkin monos whole 37.7 mile IOM TT course Dougie Lampkin 12-time Trial World Champion Dougie Lampkin MBE has become the first person to successfully complete the iconic 37.7 mile Isle of Man TT course in the UK on just one wheel. Doug ...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 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 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>>

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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