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1986 GSX-R750 - The birth of a legend Suzuki's first GSX-R 750 made it's debut at the 1984 Cologne Motor Show, it made a splash then and continues to do so now. The lineage is long and proud.  The first GSX-R...
Take a large selection of genuine and after market parts, then simply throw them at your bike. Sounds daft perhaps, but it is the approach many take when it comes to customising their Harley. This hap-hazard approach often leads to...
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...
--  BMW S 1000 RR Review --  By Trevor HedgeBMW brought new levels of power to the sportsbike category with the launch of the S 1000 RR two years ago. Since that time, the only running change during production was...
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,...
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...
Dunlop Sportmax Q3+ coming this spring Dunlop announce Sportmax Q3+ tyre - promising more grip and longer lifeWhen Dunlop set out to build the Q3+, the concept was to create a tyre that delivers the same class-leading performance as the Q3,...
2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M Test Ride Review / Engineering Analysis with Mark McVeigh @ MotoDNA When the Yamaha YZF-R1 was first launched it became an instant icon.  A tri- axis engine with GP style chassis was cutting edge technology in...
Triumph Speed Triple and Speed Triple R (2016) Motorcycle Review by Trevor Hedge - Images by Jeff Crow Introduced in 1994, Triumph’s Speed Triple was a motorcycle that really reinvigorated the Triumph brand.  The original new-era Speed Triple was a bold,...
2017 Yamaha MT-07 Tracer - Mile-munching LAMS sports tourer By Boris Mihailovic, Images by Greg SmithIt’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...
Phil Aynsley recounts a party with Fabio Taglioni In September 2000 I was in Italy and paid a visit to Maurizio Bavarescu, better known as Mr Pompone, at his restaurant near Paderno del Grappa. It turned out my timing was...
Kirk Gibbs and KTM celebrate MX1 TitleKTM Motocross Racing Team rider Kirk Gibbs gave the Austrian Marque its first Premier class national championship win since 2002 when he wrapped up this year's MX Nationals championship in the first moto...
Shark Evoline Pro Carbon released Leading motorcycle helmet manufacturers Shark Helmets are renowned for having a long line of quality products which are synonymous with style, safety and performance. With these key factors at the forefront yet again, Shark has...
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...
1954 Derbi 392 / 4 two-stroke Images and words by Phil Aynsley In 2010 I was in Spain and visited the excellent Museu de la Moto at Bassella, a couple of hours drive into the mountains behind Barcelona (they have since...
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...
Alistair Wager's Strada | The Supermono Ducati never built With Phil Aynsley This is one of the very few bikes I have photographed that I have felt a serious desire to own myself! Developed by noted Ducati Supermono tuner Alistair Wager in...
New Ficeda Product Release - Scott 2018 450 ApparelFiceda Accessories has announced the arrival of the redesigned 2018 450 range of apparel from Scott Motosports. The new Scott 450 range is a new and revised innovation in lightweight durable race...
Spidi EvoRider Ladies Jacket - $699.95The Evorider Leather Ladies jacket offers a combination of Grand Prix safety solutions with a design aimed at daily use. Featuring 1.2mm cowhide leather, flex Tenax inserts in the arms offer maximum freedom and mobility,...
--  BMW C 600 Sport and C 650 GT - By Mark Hinchliffe --  Pictorials - Images BMW C 600 Sport - Images BMW C 650 GT - Images BMW Scooter ActionThe Germans are about to change your mind about...
Total Recall - Snag opens up on the flaws of modern motorcycles - By Greg Leech In this day of computer-aided design and supposedly perfect repetitive testing, bike manufacturers would have you believe that their product arrives at the showroom...
H2 oh! - Snag shoots down the wowsers - By Greg Leech So, yet another ‘top cop’ is having a whinge about those death-machines. In this case the Kawasaki Ninja H2. You’ve witnessed at least some of the hysteria, I’m sure....
DriRider release new Vintage Custom FG helmetModern technology meets classic design with the latest offering from DriRider - the open face Vintage Custom FG helmet. The Vintage Custom FG helmet offers great protection and comfort at a super competitive price and...
KTM 1290 Super Duke GT Review TestSports-Touring with a mental case  @mcnewscomau on Instagram, or @mcnewscomau on Twitter and Facebook MCNews.com.au By Trevor Hedge Ever since the 1290 Super Duke GT was officially confirmed by KTM last year I have been champing at the bit to...
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...
Let the FX Superbike Battle Begin Swann Australasian FX Superbike Championship riders talk with Russell Colvin ahead of SMP season opener In the lead up to the 2015 Swann Australasian FX Superbike Championship opener at Eastern Creek this weekend, Russell Colvin asked a few of...
Fist Handwear unveil six new gloves Australia's Fist Handwear has announced six new glove desgns to join their extensive range of existing glove designs, and are created after collaborations with some of the world's leading Motocross, FMX and BMX riders.This...
The YB11 is powered by a lightly modified Yamaha YZF1000 ThunderAce donk (go here for dyno charts).    This particular Bimota I tested had steel brake lines and an Arrow muffler as the only departures from standard trim.  And...
2015 Broadford Bike Bonanza the 'biggest yet' Penrite Oil 2015 Broadford Bike Bonanza organiser Peter Drakeford has labelled the 2015 edition of the event as ‘the biggest yet’. Nearly 1200 bikes made their way onto the six different tracks that 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...
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