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Yamaha Niken Test Okay, let’s get some things out of the way first Yes the headline was a poor allusion to Animal Farm The Niken has three wheels. A pair of 120/70-15s up front, and a single conventional 190/55-17 at the back.   Yes...
Royal Enfield 650 Continental GT Review Royal Enfield 650 Interceptor Review Royal Enfield. That name summons up various thoughts depending on how old you are, where you come from and of course your knowledge of motorcycling history.  Right now though history is...
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....
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...
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...
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...
Triumph Bonneville Bobber Black Words: Peter Elliott Photos: Geoff Osborne There I was zapping down the motorway to town, the 3:30 pm traffic had come to a crawl, swollen to corpulence with trucks and SUVs on school sports drops, and I...
Triumph Speed Triple RS Review Motorcycle Test by Trevor Hedge - Images by iKap If you have been watching recent developments in the Triumph range with a keen eye, you might have noticed that Hinckley are making a determined effort to...
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...
2018 KTM 300EXC Review How does KTM's 300EXC compare to new TPI models? A while back it seemed as though manufacturers were trying to phase out the venerable two-stroke – despite the fact there was still strong demand. It appeared as...
2018 Husqvarna TE250i - EFI Enduro two-stroke Words: Jock McLauchlan Photos: Geoff Osborne The all-new KTM fuel-injected two-strokes have been met with universal approval. Of course, the 2018 Husky TE250i comes from the same stable. We have had the TE for...
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...
Croz and the Kawasaki Z900RS Words: Jock McLauchlan & Graeme Crosby - Photos: Geoff Osborne It must have been the mid-70s, my first ever visit to Manfeild race track near Feilding. I thought I was a young teenager but perhaps I...
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...
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...
Suzuki GSX250R Motorcycle Test Sporty 250 option from Suzuki Words by Stuart, Images by Nick Wood Attracting attention on this metallic blue version of the GSX250R is something you’ll have to get used to. Most of the people who talked to me about...
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...
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...
Moto Guzzi V7 III Racer Review Limited Edition Numbered 'Custom Racer' Words by Stuart, Images by Nick Wood Photography Moto Guzzi's V7 Racer has always taken the custom theme straight from the showroom floor, with the V7 III carrying on that same...
Suzuki DR-Z400E Review Motorcycle Test by Trevor Hedge Well here we are, almost 20 years since the DR-Z400 first landed on Australian shores, I have been again banging about the bush on Suzuki's versatile enduro bike for the masses. Since its...
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...
Harley Softail Review Harley's new Softail range is making waves By Paul Owen There’s plenty of buzz about the new 2018 Softail range from Harley-Davidson. There is also a fair dose of angst as well...  Paul Owen headed to California to try...
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...
Kawasaki's KX450F Updated for 2018 New Fuel Map accessory | Retains air forks Words: Jock McLauchlan Photos: Geoff Osborne The 2018 Kawasaki KX450F is almost the same machine from last year, however the bike does offer some subtle updates to the suspension...
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...
2018 Aprilia Shiver Review - 2018 Aprilia Dorsoduro Review Trev tests Aprilia's new 900cc Nakedbikes Motorcycle Test by Trevor Hedge - Images by Ben Galli Both Aprilia's Supermoto-styled Dorsuduro and its more amenable naked sibling, the Shiver, first began life a decade...
Kawasaki 2017 650cc LAMS machines reviewed Motorcycle Test by Kris Hodgson, Images by Nick Wood Kawasaki recently updated their premium LAMS offerings with the 2017 Ninja 650L and Z650L, shedding weight, improving styling and offering a more refined ride. The move...
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...
2017 KTM Adventure Review Super Adventure 1290 R & S, Adventure 1090 R Words: Jock McLauchlan Photos: Greg Smith/iKapture What a launch, what an occasion and bloody hell... what a bike! Well, bikes actually. When you hear the launch ride is set...
BMW's 2017 F 800 GS Adventure put to the test... Is the the F 800 GS the perfect cross-Australia explorer? Words: Peter Elliott Photos: Geoff Osborne Out there, somewhere in my imagination, I can see a path. Three thousand odd kilometres across a...
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