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2016 Yamaha YZ250F Review By Todd Jarratt After winning the 2015 AMA Supercross West Coast Lites Championship; AMA Motocross Lites Championship; MX Nationals MX2 Championship; MX Nationals MXD Championship; and MX Nationals MXR Championship, Yamaha’s YZ250F looks in good stead to be...
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...
2017 Yamaha FJR1300 Review - Buttery smooth villainy By Boris Mihailovic, Images by Boris, Yamaha Motors Do you do a lot of big miles? Do you do them with a pillion? And when you do these big miles do you occasionally...
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...
Suzuki TU250X LAMS Review - Retro nimble city 250 Words by Peter Elliott, Photos by Geoff Osborne In its base configuration, bog standard out of the box, this little Suzuki TU250X looks like a wee cracker. Its retro styling is a...
--  2013 KTM SXF Range Ridden & Reviewed --  By Mark Willis KTM has gone all out for their 2013 SXF range of motocross machines, with the 250 SX-F, 350 SX-F and 450 SXF all getting an overhaul. The 250 SXF...
--  Kawasaki Ninja 1000 Review By Trevor Hedge There was a time when Kawasaki made some of the most practical road going sportsbikes with exciting engines and good road-tuned suspension, combined with friendly ergonomics. The 1998 through to 2003 ZX-9R Ninja...
Indian release details of new Indian Scout Indian Motorcycle has today announced the launch of the all-new Indian Scout; a contemporary yet classic interpretation of one of motorcycling’s most famous and coveted bikes. With  DNA that will appeal to riders of...
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...
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...

Yamaha VMAX

Motorcycles are generally placed into categories such as sports, cruiser, nakedbike, etc. Every now and then however a machine comes along that is so different and so remarkable that it deserves a class of its own. Yamaha’s VMAX is...
Yamaha XSR900 and XSR700 Tested by Boris Mihailovic You will all be pleased to know there is now a new segment of motorcycling called Sport Heritage. And there are beards involved, and probably grinders. But there are also very good motorcycles...
--  2012 Yamaha YZF-R1 Review --  By Trevor Hedge Yamaha’s headline feature for the updated for 2012 YZF-R1 is a new traction control suite. Yamaha have already used traction on their Super Tenere adventure-touring machine but the updated R1 is the...
The Gold Wing has been around for well over two decades now and in 2001 the new Gold Wing is lighter, more luxurious and a great deal more powerful than ever before. The new 1,832cc engine delivers 118 horsepower and...
There has been a lot of buzz in the press and on the Internet lately about the new Triumph Thruxton and I have to admit to being more than a little curious myself. I am a long-term fan of...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Suzuki recently launched their new V-Strom 1000 “Enduro-Tourer” on to the Australian market with a very competitive $15,490 price tag. This bike is clearly aimed at Cagiva’s Navigator ($14,990) and Aprilia’s ETV 1000 Caponord ($18,799). The Cagiva actually uses...
2017 Suzuki RM-Z250 Review By Todd Jarratt – Images by  Toby Stocks Much like the Suzuki RM-Z450, the little brother RM-Z250 features mainly cosmetic updates for the 2017 season. This comes without surprise as manufacturers typically make a host of changes to...
Yamaha MT-03 Review - The R3-based LAMS nakedbike proves a formidable option Test by Ben Wilkins, Images by Geoff Osborne It's 6am on a weekday. I don't need to be in the office for another three hours but I'm not in...
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...
After a week and over 1,000 kilometres with Harley Davidson’s stunning new V-Rod I must say I was sad to be handing the machine back. This surprised me, I am a confirmed sportsbike addict, always hankering for the latest...
Honda Africa Twin reviewed by long-term owner MCNews.com.au reader Stewy McPhee reflects on 14,000km and 18 months with the CRF1000L Firstly I'll explain how the Africa Twin came to be my choice of ride. I had my trusty 2005 VFR800 in for...
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...
BMW Comfort Shell Jacket and Pants By Trevor Hedge After more than a decade in this moto-journalism caper and double that as a road going motorcyclist I have gone through a fair bit of motorcycle gear. Not only due to wear...
Suzuki GSX-S1000 Review - Suzuki GSX-S1000F Review Tested by Trevor Hedge Nakedbike fans have been making street-fighters out of GSX-R1000s for years. To be honest, I always thought why ruin a perfectly good sportsbike? Most backyarders pulled the fairings off, chucked on...
 KTM RC390 Review - Tested by Trevor Hedge KTM have certainly been ramping up their street bike assault recently and the latest shot across the bows of the established street bike players to come from Mattighofen is the new KTM...
2016 Yamaha MT-03 Tested Yamaha's new MT-03 reviewed by Boris Mihailovic I am always a little nonplussed when I’m plonked on a Learner Approved Motorcycle (LAM) bike and asked to review it, presumably so beginners will be enthralled enough to consider...
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