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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

  • 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>>

  • August 4, 2016

    Gilera CX125 - With Phil Aynsley One of the most interesting looking bikes I have photographed is the Gilera CX125 Gilera CX125 - Image by Phil Aynsley Gilera CX125 - Image by Phil Aynsley Only some 1000 were built, all in 1991 - although t ...Read More>>

  • August 3, 2016

    Winter Warmers - How to stay warm riding in winter With Phil Hall And so, after a Summer that lasted until the end of May, Winter arrived, albeit a little late but now it is certainly in full swing. For those of us on the East Coast of Australia, ...Read More>>

  • July 27, 2016

    A short pictorial history of Moto Devil with Phil Aynsley Another obscure Italian marque was Moto Devil Another obscure Italian marque was Moto Devil This short-lived company (1953-57) was a part of the well established machining firm OCMA Fio ...Read More>>

  • July 22, 2016

    Bathurst 1980 through the lens of Phil Aynsley Gregg Hansford returned to Bathurst after two years of competition in the World Championships that had resulted in 2nd place in the 250 Championship and 3rd place in the 350 Championship in both ’78 a ...Read More>>

  • July 21, 2016

    A morning with Ian Hopkins and his collection By Phil Hall One of the many things to which I was looking forward on our big trip was going to Cairns. We have been there before and, while many people reckon that it's over-commercialised, I rather l ...Read More>>

  • July 20, 2016

    Moto2 Engine Preparation MCNews.com.au MotoGP coverage brought to you by Honda Genuine Oils and Chemicals Behind The Scenes with ExternPro who build the Honda CBR600RR based Moto2 engines Moto2 riders have ridden to the moon and back almost three ...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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