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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,...
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...
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...
Honda Africa Twin reviewed by long-term owner MCNews.com.au reader Stewy McPhee reflects on 14,000km and 18 months with the CRF1000LFirstly I'll explain how the Africa Twin came to be my choice of ride. I had my trusty 2005 VFR800 in for...
2017 Triumph Street Cup Review - Cafe racer inspired Bonneville Motorcycle Test by Peter Elliott - Photos: Geoff Osborne & TriumphI will admit that I am a strange person occasionally, but every time I got on this bike, or saw...
Honda CRF450RX Review Pure motocross DNA meets Special Enduro / Cross Country Motorcycle Test by Jock Mclauchlan - Photos: Geoff OsborneThe 2017 CRF450RX has been a long time coming. It's based on the CRF450R (full MX model), with the main changes...
2017 Yamaha FJR1300 Review - Buttery smooth villainy By Boris Mihailovic, Images by Boris, Yamaha MotorsDo 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 Suzuki DL650 Tested in FNQ with Trevor HedgeSuzuki’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...
2017 Suzuki GSX-S750 Review - Mid-capacity screamer Motorcycle Test by Boris Mihailovic - Images by TBG & Half LightI used to look at the outgoing GSR750 (pseudo Bandit) with a benign indifference. It was a bike neither fish nor foul,...
Honda CB500X Review Honda hits the sweet spot Motorcycle Review by Marty Thompson Images by Colin Rosewarne & Trevor HedgeAround 12 months ago, I had the opportunity to ride both the F and R incarnations (naked and faired respectively,) of Honda's 500cc...
2017 KTM 1290 Super Adventure S Australian Launch Test by Mark Willis, Images by iKaptureKatoomba 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 OsborneWhen we tested the all new, and rather cool Yamaha XSR700 LAMs machine (link to test), we came away more than a...
Moto Guzzi MGX-21 Flying Fortress review Words: Jock McLauchlan Photos: Geoff OsborneThe Moto Guzzi MGX-21 Flying Fortress is an audacious beast. The design is daring and few machines have the visual impact of Guzzi's MGX-21. It's not just the stunning...
Honda's CBX500 - For the adventurous LAMS spirit Words by Jock McLauchlan,  Photos by Geoff OsborneThis motorcycle testing malarkey can definitely throw up the odd quandary. Sometimes we test a bike that’s as trick-as-all-hell and yet the ride experience falls...
2018 Yamaha YZ450F - Motorcycle Review 2018 YZ450F Test by Todd Jarratt - Images by iKapture and Yamaha MCNews.com.au sent Todd Jarratt along to the launch of the 2018 Yamaha YZ450F last week and today he reports in his findings from...
2017 Triumph Street Scrambler Review - Worthy of the Scrambler name Words: Peter Elliott Photos: Peter Elliott, Geoff OsborneWhen a cloudless blue sky beckons, and the hot, dry hills of childhood adventure are disappearing behind you – accompanied by a...
2017 KTM Road Launch - 1290 Super Duke GT - LAMS RC 390 and 390 Duke Test by Mark Willis, Images by SMAC! Media & KTMPart 2 of my initiation of the 2017 street range of KTM motorcycles was a road...
Todd Jarratt tastes his first racetrack experience on Yamaha's new YZF-R6 at SMPWhat you’re about to read is a short story about a young kid’s dream becoming reality...From an early age, my life has been engrossed with motorcycles –...
2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Launch Report - Sydney Motorsport Park Test by Mark Willis, Images by SMAC! Media & KTMSydney Motorsports Park played host to part one of the MY17 launch of KTM’s Street range of motorcycles and here...
A stylish learner legal machine with MT-07 performance, what's not to like! Yamaha XSR700 Review - A retro LAMS cruiser or bruiser? Words by Jock McLauchlan - Photos by Geoff OsborneYamaha's XSR700 evokes a history of XS models but has been...
Harley Road King - Indian Springfield - Triumph Thunderbird LT - Moto Guzzi California Touring across Australia Coast to Coast Heavyweight Baggers Cruiser Comparo by Trevor HedgeToday marks the beginning of a 4000 kilometre coast to coast adventure being undertaken...
Honda has finally responded to Yamaha and KTM’s sales onslaught in the high performance enduro bike category with the upcoming release of the new CRF450X.Closely based on the very successful CRF450R motocrosser the enduro focused CRF450X benefits from electric...
Suzuki DL1000 V-Strom Review by Trevor Hedge Pictorials - Launch Images - Tech Images - Accessories Suzuki can take some time to get around to updating some of their most successful models but when they finally take the plunge they do...
Suzuki have come out swinging for 2006 in their quest for a bigger slice of the huge 600cc road bike market with an all new GSX-R600 that is leaps ahead of its predecessor.Suzuki engineers left no bolt untouched in...
I recently covered around 3,500 kilometres aboard an Aprilia RSV 1000 Mille and formed quite a bond with the Latin lovely during that time.  The Aprilia felt very high at first.  With a seating position that made me feel...
BMW F 700 GS Review Motorcycle Test by Jock McLauchlan - Photos by Geoff OsborneIf 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...
What a hoon machine!Immediately after pulling out of the Witch Cycles driveway aboard the biggest of the Bandit range I fed some throttle in and was greeted by the front wheel promptly leaving the deck. Three gears later it...
The picturesque Barrabool motocross circuit just west of Geelong in Victoria was the location for the press launch of the revamped RM-Z450 L0.Suzuki was first onto the market in 2007 with a production based fuel injected motocross machine. With...
Quads are great fun in the sand and the DS650 Baja certainly has some great credentials to maximise your enjoyment.  The Baja is built by North-American company Bombardier. The manufacturer was founded over sixty years ago in Canada...
--  BMW S 1000 RR; A year on with the Bavarian Bahnstormer By Trevor HedgeSince riding BMW’s new S 1000 RR at Portimao last year we have now ridden the S 1000 RR at Phillip Island in both standard and...

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