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The big bore 'Naked Bike' class is booming in Australia and Suzuki's latest offering has the goods to shoot straight to the top of the class. Nobody could accuse the GSX 1400 of being small or a lightweight but that...
Suzuki GSX-S1000 Review - Tested by Jeff Ware The very first thing I consider when it comes to wanting, needing, owning, craving or even considering purchasing a motorcycle is – would I sit in my garage on a rainy Sunday...
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 CMX500 Review / Quick Fang Ten Points  on the new Honda CMX500 Bobber / Rebel The CMX500 may look a bit strange at first, but the ergonomics actually work quite well. All the controls are in logical places and...
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...
2016 Moto Guzzi Eldorado Review Tested by Boris Mihailovic I’ve probably spent almost as much time staring at the Eldorado as I have riding it. There is a small herd of empty beer bottles in my garage as testament to my...
For those of us who truly carry red blood in our veins, there is not much you can fault when looking at the new CRF450R.  (Ed's Note - Mark has won Australian Supermoto, Dirt Track and Long Track Championships...

MV Agusta F4

While in Queensland for the 3rd round of the Shell Advance Australian SuperBike Championship I had an MV Agusta F4 at my disposal courtesy of the nice chaps at the Paul Feeney Group, Australian distributors for MV and Cagiva. My...
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...
BMW K 1600 GT Review / BMW K 1600 GTL Review (2011) - By, Trevor Hedge BMW’s latest attempt at a new game changing model arrived in Australia this month with the new K 1600 GT and GTL set to take...
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...
Aprilia is a company with a fine sporting pedigree. The likes of Valentino Rossi and Max Biaggi enjoyed huge success with the Italian brand in the 125cc and 250cc ranks of MotoGP. Clearly Aprilia know how to build a...
During our recent visit to Brisbane to cover the Australian Formula Xtreme round at Lakeside we had organized 3 bikes to test – a new GSX-R 750 from Suzuki along with the latest model Yamaha R1 and Honda Fireblade. ...
Some people like soft rock, some country and others rock and roll, but twisting the throttle on the MGS O1 in anger is pure heavy metal. The aural sensation resonating from inside the minimalist half fairing is a mechanical...
I was lucky enough to be the first journalist in Australia to ride the SP1, way back in April 2000 when there was only one in the country. No doubt you would have read some of the endless hype and...
Yamaha France flew just a handful of journalists to Laayoune, in Southern Morocco to test the 2-Trac on part of the course of the Shamrock Rally, where they already had two works 2-Trac machines competing in the week-long event. Four...
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...
Honda’s entry into the performance four-stroke enduro market was a long time coming but the wait proved worthwhile. Honda’s CRF250X was introduced in 2004 and has steadily improved ever since. The latest model is slimmer between the knees than...
With the words to "Born to be wild" on my mind I quite happily sung my way through the twists and turns of Sydney's Royal National park.  Suzuki's VL 250 Intruder supplying the bass line through its small twin chrome...
Indulge me for a minute as we attempt to get into a collective fantasy here! You pick up a scratch and match ticket from the local newsagent and manage to hit the jackpot. Fifty thousand big ones, and all...
Honda CBR 600 History and CBR600RR Multimedia Review  By, Trevor Hedge In a major new step forward for MCNEWS.COM.AU we present our first major multimedia based production. This eight minute long presentation covers the history of the CBR600...
BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Review (2014) MCNews.com.au recently covered 1100km around Tasmania on BMW’s new R 1200 GS Adventure, half of which was off-road on a variety of surfaces and terrain. We then jumped on the overnight ferry to...
Scorching around Willow Springs raceway on Yamaha’s new 600cc Supersport weapon, I am filled with amazement. Sharing the track with me, Speed Channel’s Greg White is filming a small segment for Two Wheel Tuesday and this just blows me...
Harley Road King - Indian Springfield - Triumph Thunderbird LT - Moto Guzzi California Touring across Australia Coast to Coast Heavyweight Baggers Cruiser Comparo by Trevor Hedge Today marks the beginning of a 4000 kilometre coast to coast adventure being undertaken...
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...
Scooter sale figures seem to suggest that predominantly scooter buyers are after cheap and efficient town transport. Six of the top ten selling scooters in the Australian market are 50cc and the largest capacity machine figuring highly in the...
Yamaha MT-01 Review - By Trevor Hedge Marrying a huge long-stroke v-twin to an agile sporting chassis has been done before. Harley-Davidson was probably the most successful at it sales-wise with their long running Sportster line-up. Sister company Buell also enjoyed major...
On taking my helmet off at a service station, pool of water appearing underneath me, and dripping from 200 very wet kilometres aboard the new KTM Adventure, another customer filling his vehicle remarked, “Not a good day for that...
Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 Factory Review | 175hp, 121Nm Words: Jock McLunchlan, Photos: Geoff Snackborne Note : This is a review of the 2016 model - The 2017 model gains a TFT dash and even more sophisticated electronics package Test bikes come...
--  Triumph gets adventurous --  Pictorials - Triumph Tiger 800 XC Launch Images - Triumph Tiger 800 XC Detail Images - Triumph Tiger 800 XC Fully Optioned Images --  Video - Download 30Mb WMV British manufacturer, Triumph, have taken aim at another sector of the...

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