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Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports DCT Review Africa Twin test by Wayne Vickers ‘No clutch for you!’ Trev said, laughing a little... We’re both easily amused. He’d ridden the Africa Twin DCT over three days a while back and was interested...
Moto Guzzi V85 TT Review Motorcycle Test by Trevor Hedge Images by iKap & Moto Guzzi Moto Guzzi’s all-new V85TT is a welcome new offering in the mid-capacity adventure-touring segment and one that spurned a lot of interest on social media when...
2019 Triumph Street Twin Review Motorcycle Test by Wayne Vickers I admit it, I didn’t actually expect the Triumph Street Twin to be all that different from the deliciously laid back Street Scrambler I’d spent a couple of weeks getting to...
2019 BMW F 850 GS Review Motorcycle Test by Wayne Vickers I didn’t mind the F750GS I reviewed recently, but there were a couple of niggles that took the shine off it for me. The throttle feel was not quite right...
2019 BMW F 750 GS Review By Wayne Vickers Whilst their model naming conventions might defy logic, begging the question how/why is a 750 actually an 850?, the BMW engineering boffins sure know what they’re doing. It’s a seriously thorough package when...
Yamaha Niken GT Review See Trev's standard Yamaha Niken Test here (link) Niken GT review by Wayne Vickers ‘Yeah she’s a bit different’ has quickly become my go-to response to the inevitable, “what the hell is that?” when people get a first...
2019 Triumph 1200 Scrambler XE The return of the Scrambler style motorcycle has certainly been a big news story in recent years. Some are little more than a styling exercise, while others, like Triumph’s new 1200 Scrambler XE, claim to...
Indian FTR 1200 S Review The new American kid in town By Trevor Hedge Indian may lay claim to being America’s first motorcycle company, pre-dating Harley by a couple of years, but it seems clear that their future success lies in moving...
Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1100 By Shannon Johnson We often base our thoughts on visual first impressions and the details behind the facade are secondary, however it's those small details that normally tell a different story, as I was about to find...
2019 Yamaha YZF-R3 Review YZF-R3 tested by Kris Hodgson Images by Greg Smith, iKapture Learner riders have never before had such a great range of machinery to choose from, and with Yamaha giving their very popular YZF-R3 model a comprehensive update for...
2019 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Review Motorcycle tested by Trevor Hedge Images by Dean Walters and TH The mid-capacity twin-cylinder adventure bike market is about to get so much hotter in 2019 with the arrival of KTM’s 790 Adventure, and then...
Triumph Street Scrambler Review By Wayne Vickers Talk about polar opposites. Trev last had me put down some thoughts on the KTM Duke 790 (Link to review), which took me a few days and several hundred kays to get my head...
2020 Suzuki Katana Review Suzuki Katana Test by Trevor Hedge Suzuki Chief Engineer Saturo Terada, made it clear to the assembled press contingent at the world launch, staged amongst the bamboo forests that line Arashiyama-Takao Parkway, that the new Katana is...
2019 BMW S 1000 RR Review Testing the 'M Package' at Estoril BMW S 1000 RR Test by Steve Martin With a bike in the stable as proficient and fast as the 2018 BMW S 1000 RR is, it’s quite a big...
2019 KTM 690 Enduro R Review Motorcycle Test by Trevor Hedge The all-new for 2019 KTM 690 Enduro R is a study of how far a manufacturer can progress a model, via smart implementation of technology and high-end components, to successfully...
2019 KTM 790 Duke Review By Wayne Vickers Some bikes take a while to grow on you, to properly understand how to get the best out of them. Where the sweet spot of the engine lies, the better shift points, body...
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...
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