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Alpinestars Limited Edition Eli Tomac gear in stores now At the iconic Daytona Supercross Alpinestars launched a new, limited edition apparel and boot collection in collaboration with GEICO Honda star Eli Tomac, featuring a specially developed series of jersey, pant,...
Harley-Davidson XL883N Iron 883 Review - By Trevor Hedge Harley-Davidson’s XL883N ‘Iron’ Sportster is the second most affordable machine in Harley-Davidson’s 32 model line-up. At $13,350 ($14,995 ride away) it is only fractionally undercut by the XL883L Superlow. Climbing aboard any...
Indian release details of new Indian Scout Indian Motorcycle has today announced the launch of the all-new Indian Scout; a contemporary yet classic interpretation of one of motorcycling’s most famous and coveted bikes. With  DNA that will appeal to riders of...
2017 BMW R 1200 GS Rallye X Review - BMW's premium off-road adventure-tourer By Mark Willis - Images by iKapture So, an adventure launch? I am happy to admit straight off the bat that I was more than a little anxious...
--  Yamaha XVS1100A By Trevor Hedge I am not a cruiser kind of guy but I came away quite enamoured with Yamaha’s middle of the road XVS1100A offering. Priced at $15,699 it’s certainly at the cheaper end of the cruiser scale for...
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...
There are many contenders for the world’s most charismatic production motorcycle but one of the favourites must be Honda’s iconic CBX 6. Everything about the bike says it is a work of uncompromising genius - and it is. The...
--  Kawasaki Ninja 1000 Review By Trevor Hedge There was a time when Kawasaki made some of the most practical road going sportsbikes with exciting engines and good road-tuned suspension, combined with friendly ergonomics. The 1998 through to 2003 ZX-9R Ninja...
Shoei X-Spirit III 'De Angelis' Replica Shoei's X-Spirit III is now available in a De Angelis Replica for $1199.00 RRP, bringing a whole new look to the highly advanced race proven helmet, designed specifically for those after high end performance...
Phil Aynsley shoots a Parilla Slughi at the Doffo Winery I’ve been known to enjoy the odd glass of wine or three so when I received an invitation to visit Marcelo Doffo’s vineyard & winery and photograph some of his...
Phil Hall Column - Inspirations...Like so many words in our English language today, the word “inspiration” is grossly over-used as well as being incorrectly used. I could add, in defence of my contention, words like “hero”, “genius” and “legend”...
Throttle to the stop, heading up the hill toward the corkscrew at Laguna Seca Raceway, the dashboard light blinking triggers my right wrist to back off a hair and my left foot to rise. Slipping effortlessly into the next...
Phil Aynsley Professionally shooting bikes for 25 years and now a weekly contributor to MCNews.com.au Hi there. I’m Phil. I’m a photographer. And I’ve been approached to do a weekly column for this august on-line publication. Basically I’ll be choosing images...
Cruising Coast to Coast | Heavyweight Baggers Comparo Part Six Phillip Island to Perth Cruiser Comparo Back to Part One - Back to Part Two - Back to Part Three - Back to Part Four - Back to Part Five Harley Road King, Indian Springfield, Triumph...
Microsoft® announced today that they will ship a new motorcycle by third quarter of fiscal 03. The new superbike styled motorcycle is being called "Tanis" right now, but will tentatively be called "Microsoft® Windows® Motorcycle 2003 NT®," the "NT®" is said to stand for...
Oxford - Keeping Motorcyclist’s Out Of Hibernation Since 1973 For the majority of riders in the more southern states of Australia, winter marks a very dark time for motorcycling. The colder conditions tend to be enough to see the vast...
Shannons Australian Historic Road Race Championships Report | By Phil Hall Last weekend the Queensland Early Motorcycle Sports Club presented the 50th Australian Historic Championships at the appropriately historic Lakeside Raceway north of Brisbane (now less interestingly named “Lakeside Park”) By...
Asterisk Junior Cell Braces arrive July 1 As every rider knows racing and riding are serious business, and thus rider protection also deserves serious consideration. While Seniors are generally well catered for, often Junior competitors can be somewhat overlooked when...
There are many ways of achieving celebrity status in the motorcycle world; a bike can have an abundance of power, razor sharp handling or stunning looks. But there’s one machine which has none of these and is still revered:...
Oxford Quick Release luggage Sponsored Designed to achieve the ultimate combination of capacity, design, security and function the Oxford Quick Release (QR) range of motorcycle luggage is the ultimate solution, whether you're on the daily commute or off on the adventure...
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...
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,...
Ficeda Accessories is pleased to announce the addition of Vesrah brake pads and shoes to our family of quality products. 'At Ficeda, we pride ourselves on providing quality products, via your local motorcycle store, to the motorcycling public' says Matt...
Suzuki recently launched their new V-Strom 1000 “Enduro-Tourer” on to the Australian market with a very competitive $15,490 price tag. This bike is clearly aimed at Cagiva’s Navigator ($14,990) and Aprilia’s ETV 1000 Caponord ($18,799). The Cagiva actually uses...
--  2012 Husqvarna Nuda 900 Review --  By Trevor Hedge Dirtbike specialist Husqvarna has taken to the streets for the first time in 50 years with the launch of the Nuda 900 and it’s a machine that refuses to be pigeonholed. Minimalist...
Ducati are well renowned for making some stunning looking motorcycles, the new Multistrada is not one of them. It does grow on you a little but even its mother could not come to really love the way it looks. Luckily...
Every once in a while you are lucky enough to ride a motorcycle that just seems to feel right. I was fortunate enough to have that privilege on Wednesday when mcnews.com.au was invited to the launch of the revolutionary...
The latest Fireblade is a big step forward for the model. A strict diet and lots more power are not the only improvements to the blade. Some people always think that upgrading from a previous model to the next is...
2018 Suzuki RM-Z450 Review Big-bore Suzuki receives major overhaul for 2018 New frame - Updated powerplant - Better brakes Words: Jock McLauchlan Photos: Geoff Osborne After several years of what has looked like an identical bike, Suzuki has given its big-bore motocross machine...
The third wheel Phil Hall talks sidecars I never really have got my head around sidecars. Despite the fact that my very first motorcycle ride was in one of them, I just haven’t figured them out. A quick bit of history...
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