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2017 Yamaha MT-07 Tracer - Mile-munching LAMS sports tourer By Boris Mihailovic, Images by Greg Smith It’s very good of Yamaha to solve a problem so many L-platers seem to have. And that problem is they won’t leave the city and...
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...
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...
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...
2017 Suzuki GSX-S750 Review - Mid-capacity screamer Motorcycle Test by Boris Mihailovic - Images by TBG & Half Light I used to look at the outgoing GSR750 (pseudo Bandit) with a benign indifference. It was a bike neither fish nor foul,...
Triumph Thruxton Review - Triumph Thruxton Test By Trevor Hedge - Also known as the Tan Terror Many motorcycle manufacturers are riding the retro boom right now but none are doing it better than Triumph with their burgeoning Bonneville based range....
Moto Guzzi MGX-21 Flying Fortress review Words: Jock McLauchlan Photos: Geoff Osborne The 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...
Harley-Davidson 48 Review By Trevor Hedge   Harley’s new 48 Sportster is perhaps the coolest new motorcycle of the year. It is Steve McQueen or James Dean cool. Like Triumph’s Thruxton the 48 provides riders with best of yesteryear styling without the...
It had been six years since I last rode around the northern and central parts of Western Australia so when the opportunity arose to explore the area again I jumped at the chance. My mount for this sojourn was BMW’s...
This was more of an adventure than just a road test. We covered around 350 kilometres aboard the new XR through the Snowy Mountains. The terrain was awesome, at times we were nearly 6000 feet above sea level and riding...
--  Honda VFR1200X Cross Tourer Review --  By Trevor Hedge Honda has officially joined the adventure-touring party in earnest with the arrival of the long awaited VFR1200X Cross Tourer. At 275kg wet, Honda’s latest model is aimed squarely at the long distance...
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...
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...
Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Test Riding the Africa Twin | Day Two By Trevor Hedge Yesterday’s first 240km introduction to Honda’s new Africa Twin, which I covered here on Tuesday, was backed up today by day two of our four-day adventure traversing New...
BMW G 310 R Test Trevor Hedge reports in from the Australian launch of the new BMW G 310 R After recently covering 7000km on the biggest and most well appointed machine in the massive BMW line-up, the awesome K 1600...
Triumph Sprint GT Review By Trevor Hedge Triumph’s Sprint GT looks fairly bland and riding the bike for the first time I couldn't help but think UJM. That unflattering descriptive acronym once so often used to describe Japanese motorcycles. A term...
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...
2017 Triumph Bobber Review by Trevor Hedge Triumph have spun off yet another variation from the new Bonneville platform, and this one is sure to be a top selling star in their burgeoning ‘Modern Classic’ line-up. The handsome Bonneville Bobber is out...
Ducati XDiavel S Review Ducati XDiavel Tested by Trevor Hedge - Action images by Greg Smith Ducati, now over 90-years-old, is more widely known for producing cutting edge sportsbikes, rather than fat-tyred, low-slung cruisers, but the Diavel, first introduced in 2011,...
Honda's hugely successful FireBlade debuted in 1992 and re-wrote the rules for big bore sportsbikes like no other before it.  A further refinement of the excellent Year 2000 model (929), the new 6th generation FireBlade offers plenty of improvements. ...
--  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...
On paper BMW’s new G 450 X is competitive across the three most obvious measures of comparison in the 450cc enduro class; power, weight and price. The magic trifecta across that score for the G 450 X is 52hp, 111kg...
The GSX-R1000 K5 might have been launched to the world press Down Under but, there’s no doubt, the Gixer King is back on top of the heap… I’m the first to admit that I’ve always had a soft spot for...
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...
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...
KTM 1290 Super Adventure Review - Tested By Trevor Hedge There are fully loaded adventure tourers and then there is KTM’s new 1290 Super Adventure  @mcnewscomau on Instagram, or @mcnewscomau on Twitter and Facebook MCNews.com.au KTM’s original twin-cylinder Adventure bikes were the real hard core adventure-tourer....
A face only a mother could love but with a heart of gold - Suzuki B-King Trevor Hedge spends some quality time with Suzuki's B-King Despite being an inanimate object Suzuki’s B-King deserves the use of well worn sayings normally only...
Harley-Davidson Street Rod 750 Tested By Trevor Hedge Harley's move to smaller and more affordable products manufactured in India has been a big win for the American icon. Over 35,000 of the new 'Street' models in their original two configurations (500cc...
Honda first introduced the VFR750 more than 24 years ago and over that time the model has built up an enviable record for great reliability and a wonderful blend of performance and practicality. The move to VFR800 nomenclature happened...
BMW K1300R Review  | By Trevor Hedge (2009) BMW broke the mould when they first introduced the K1200R. While its brutish looks were a bit hard to take at first glance back in 2005, its hard edged Germanic take on nakedness...
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