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Yamaha Tracer 900GT Review The Australian launch of the updated Tracer 900 and Tracer GT was staged under the shadows of The Remarkables, a very aptly named mountain range overlooking the equally mesmerising Lake Wakatipu on New Zealand’s South Island....
Honda Kid's CRFs Reviewed - CRF50F, CRF110F, CRF125F Words: Jock McLauchlan, Ben Wilkins, Photos: Geoff Osborne Honda offers a great range of their CRF machinery ideal for junior riders and covering a wide age range, whether that's starting on the CRF50F,...
BMW HP4 Race By Mark Willis To say that I was a little bit excited to receive an invite from Trev to throw a leg over BMW's HP4 race is a massive understatement. I remember seeing the specs on the HP4...
KTM 790 Duke Review Motorcycle Test by Trevor Hedge Let’s get straight to the point. KTM don’t do beige. Every single person I have met who works in the big KTM buildings that dominate the serene farming landscape surrounding the Mattighofen...
2018 Suzuki SV650X Review Motorcycle Test by Trevor Hedge Suzuki pretty much invented the modern breed of twin-cylinder middleweight motorcycles when they first brought the SV650 to market two decades ago. They have continued to update and spin-off new versions of...
Australian Motorcycle Council welcomes ratings system for protective clothing Motorcyclists around Australia and New Zealand will soon have access to more information about the safety of protective clothing with the formation of a working group and commencement of a pilot...
Honda CB500X Review Honda hits the sweet spot Motorcycle Review by Marty Thompson Images by Colin Rosewarne & Trevor Hedge Around 12 months ago, I had the opportunity to ride both the F and R incarnations (naked and faired respectively,) of Honda's 500cc...
Bridgestone Battlax Adventurecross AX41 Bridgestone have announced a new Battlax Adventurecross AX41 tyre, which is set to arrive in Australia in January 2019. Bridgestone boast the new AX41 combines the brand's trail/road know-how with Battlax block placement technology to provide ideal...
Honda Africa Twin reviewed by long-term owner MCNews.com.au reader Stewy McPhee reflects on 14,000km and 18 months with the CRF1000L Firstly I'll explain how the Africa Twin came to be my choice of ride. I had my trusty 2005 VFR800 in for...
BMW F 700 GS Review Motorcycle Test by Jock McLauchlan - Photos by Geoff Osborne If you're not familiar with the BMW F 700 GS, prepare for confusion. It's actually the same capacity as the F 800 GS but offers a...
KTM 1290 Super Duke GT Review Test Sports-Touring with a mental case  @mcnewscomau on Instagram, or @mcnewscomau on Twitter and Facebook MCNews.com.au By Trevor Hedge Ever since the 1290 Super Duke GT was officially confirmed by KTM last year I have been champing at the bit to...
2017 Suzuki DL650 Tested in FNQ with Trevor Hedge Suzuki’s DL650 V-Strom has been around since 2004 and has been a very popular model for the brand. The smaller sibling of the DL1000, the more affordable DL650 has outsold its...
Honda CMX500 Rebel Review Motorcycle Test by Jock McLauchlan - Images by Geoff Osborne What is a Bobber? What is Bobbing? I have to admit, I don’t really know... but when I think of bobbing I think of something floating aimlessly...
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, all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and scooter market...
New Dririder Highway Helmet ECE 22.05 Approved Open Face - $149.95 RRP Advertorial McLeod Accessories have announced the arrival of the new Dririder Highway helmet as a high quality, lightweight ECE 22.05 approved open face helmet. Featuring a UV protected, tinted drop-down sun-visor for daytime riding,...
Triumph Street Triple 765 RS 120bhp - TFT display - Slipper clutch - Quickshifter By Peter Elliott Someone once said they never read a review that wasn’t glowing. It’s a point that has some validity; the reviewer should find the positives and...
Honda's CRF250L Rally Review Words: Jock McLauchlan Photos: Geoff Osborne I have to put a couple of things on the table... I love the look of the new Honda CRF250L Rally but I’m so far removed from its target market that...
2017 Yamaha FJR1300 Review - Buttery smooth villainy By Boris Mihailovic, Images by Boris, Yamaha Motors Do you do a lot of big miles? Do you do them with a pillion? And when you do these big miles do you occasionally...
2017 KTM 1290 Super Adventure S Australian Launch Test by Mark Willis, Images by iKapture Katoomba in the Blue Mountains, 80km west of the NSW capital, played host destination to the 2017 launch of the new range of adventure bikes from Austrian manufacturer,...
Yamaha XSR900 Review An affordable and charismatic retro triple that bangs hard Test by Jock McLauchlan,  Images by Geoff Osborne When we tested the all new, and rather cool Yamaha XSR700 LAMs machine (link to test), we came away more than a...
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...
Yamaha MT-03 Review - The R3-based LAMS nakedbike proves a formidable option Test by Ben Wilkins, Images by Geoff Osborne It's 6am on a weekday. I don't need to be in the office for another three hours but I'm not in...
Scott 'Breast Cancer Awareness' Prospect Goggle Breast Cancer Awareness Month October is here and internationally known as the Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In 1985, the first Breast Cancer Awareness Month was observed in the United States. A number of organizations based...
Motorcycle Test Benelli Leoncino Trail Review Motorcycle Review by Trevor Hedge Images by Ben Galli and Benelli Benelli’s Leoncino Trail is an interesting option in the now quite crowded Australian LAMS market. The Trail is a lightly modified ‘all terrain’ variant of Benelli’s Leoncino...
2018 KTM two-stroke TPI Enduro range reviewed at the famous Erzberg iron mine Words: Jonathan Bentman - Photos: Marco Campelli & Sebas Romero If anything could define the might, the muscle, of KTM, then bringing the first fuel-injected two-stroke enduro to...
Suzuki GSX-S125 and GSX-R125 Tested By Trevor Hedge - Images by Suzuki and TBG Many people might question why Suzuki would even bother bringing the GSX-S125 and GSX-R125 to Australia when traditionally such small capacity machines have not found favour in...
2017 Triumph Street Cup Review - Cafe racer inspired Bonneville Motorcycle Test by Peter Elliott - Photos: Geoff Osborne & Triumph I will admit that I am a strange person occasionally, but every time I got on this bike, or saw...
2018 Aprilia RSV4 RF 'Factory' Aprilia RSV4RF on the road... Words: Jock McLauchlan; Photos: Geoff Osborne I must confess that for some years now my feelings have been torn concerning the Aprilia RSV4. On the one hand it's a beautifully engineered and...
2018 Yamaha WR250F Review Motorcycle Test by Callan May & Ben Wilkins Photos by iKapture I was excited to head to Bathurst, not only to check out the street race track which is a public road when no racing is on, but also...
Honda CRF450RX Review Pure motocross DNA meets Special Enduro / Cross Country Motorcycle Test by Jock Mclauchlan - Photos: Geoff Osborne The 2017 CRF450RX has been a long time coming. It's based on the CRF450R (full MX model), with the main changes...

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