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BMW R 1250 RS Review BMW R 1250 R Review Motorcycles Tested By Trevor Hedge Images by BMW and THIn the almost 100-year lineage of BMW motorcycles, nothing underlines the brand as well as the Boxer engine. Right from the start, this...
Indian FTR 1200 S Review Motorcycle Test by Wayne VickersI didn’t really know what to expect with this one. It's been nearly 20 years since I rode a ‘Murican bike. And I’m pleased to say the Indian is nothing like...
2020 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S Review Reinventing the Dyna - Motorcycle Test Words by Boris Mihailovic Images by Marc Watson, Lyndon MarceauThere’s no doubt in my mind Harley is now building the best bikes it’s ever built. Engineering sorcery continues to be created to...
2019 Yamaha MT-07 HO Review Motorcycle Test by Wayne VickersIt was always going to be a big ask when I exchanged the keys from the formidable R1 for those of the MT-07. It took the best part of a week...
Ten points of note on Honda's CMX500 Bobber / RebelThe CMX500 may look a bit strange at first, but the ergonomics actually work quite well. All the controls are in logical places and it takes zero time to...
2019 Yamaha YZF-R1 Review YZF-R1 Motorcycle Test by Wayne VickersGiven that the updated 2020 R1 has just been announced (link), Wayne thought it might be an opportune time to have a quick look at the current model before its relegated...
Yamaha Tracer 900 GT Review Tracer 900 GT Test By Wayne VickersWhat is a ‘sports tourer’ these days anyway? Is it still something that bridges the gap between full-on sports-bikes and long haul pillion-friendly tourers? At a time when said...
Yamaha FJR1300 Review FJR1300 Test By Wayne VickersThe smallest things can transform a riding experience. I’d been riding the big FJR a few days with the screen at its highest setting, which is bloody tall and offers enviable protection from...
2019 Honda CB1000R Review CB1000R Test by Wayne VickersI realise that looks are subjective, but I dig it. Pics don’t do the Honda CB1000R justice as in the metal it looks so much better. The engine dominates, but the stylists...
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 GuzziMoto 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 VickersI 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 VickersWhilst 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 HedgeIndian 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 JohnsonWe 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, iKaptureLearner 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 THThe 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 VickersTalk 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 MartinWith 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 VickersSome 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 FarmThe 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 ReviewRoyal 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 OsborneI 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...
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