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 Products Reviews

  • May 11, 2016

    Shoei launches new J.O Classic open face helmet This new premium model from Shoei and McLeod Accessories also features a flip down visor Shoei J-O from McLeod Accessories Shoei J.O is the brand-new Custom/Cruiser Open Face helmet from Shoei ...Read More>>

  • May 10, 2016

    IXON RS HP Pro Gloves Gloves are an accessory often overlooked yet they protect what connects you to your motorbike, and can drastically improve your riding experience. IXON has engineered the latest generation of high-end racing gloves focused on c ...Read More>>

  • April 17, 2016

    Shark Race-R PRO Motorcycle Helmet Shark Race-R PRO Motorcycle Helmet A Helmet Fit For Competition, And The Road The SHARK RACE-R PRO motorcycle helmet is engineered and worn by the current MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo and Moto2 World Champ ...Read More>>

  • April 5, 2016

    New Shoei X-Spirit III The all-new SHOEI X-Spirit III is track certified by Marc Marquez & Bradley Smith,  two of the fastest road racers on the planet! The X-Spirit III is a proven race weapon for those who aren’t willing to sacrifice a sin ...Read More>>

  • March 22, 2016

    Ixon Dual Jacket - Your winter warmer on and off the bike Ixon Dual Jacket Leading motorcycle race and lifestyle apparel brand Ixon has engineered a riding jacket that delivers dual streetwear and racing performance innovation. The all new winter l ...Read More>>

  • March 8, 2016

    Bridgestone Battlax S21 Hypersport Tyre Launch Bridgestone S21 Yas Marina F1 Circuit, Abu Dhabi - By Trevor Hedge was recently invited to the launch of Bridgestone’s new premium sports tyre, the Battlax Hypersport S21. This new ...Read More>>

  • March 6, 2016

    Alpinestars D71 Special Edition Tech 10 Alpinestars D71 Special Edition Tech 10 Boot On sale in stores on Monday, March 7, 2016 Almost 45 years ago, on March 13th 1971, Daytona International Speedway hosted its inaugural professional motocross rac ...Read More>>

  • February 24, 2016

    R&G Adjustable Rearsets Whether it’s making it louder, faster or more stylish. Most motorcyclists will agree that customising your two wheeled pride and joy is almost as fun as actually riding it. However, one of the most easily modifiable and ...Read More>>

  • December 21, 2015

    One-Touch Lock-On and Release Tank Bags The need of an easily accessible petrol tank has always made tank luggage impractical... Until now. Think of the possibilities of a tank bag that could be taken on and off in seconds. Oxford, leaders in essent ...Read More>>

  • December 2, 2015

    Laser launches portable power bank and jump starter for motorcycles, boats and cars Benefits of the Laser PB-CJ12000 for motorcycles: Pre-charged battery with a long shelf life; Light-weight (400 grams) and small in size – the battery pack ...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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