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--  BMW R 1200 GS Triple Black --  Words and images by Trevor Hedge BMW has released a spec’d up version of their uber adventure tourer, the R 1200 GS - and it comes in black, well triple black to be...

MV Agusta F4

While in Queensland for the 3rd round of the Shell Advance Australian SuperBike Championship I had an MV Agusta F4 at my disposal courtesy of the nice chaps at the Paul Feeney Group, Australian distributors for MV and Cagiva. My...
2016 Honda CRF450R Review By Todd Jarratt - Images by Toby Stocks In 2015, the Honda CRF450R sold out completely worldwide and as a result the focus for 2016 is based around making small, yet detailed, modifications to the already hugely...
2017 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade Reviewed at Phillip Island By Mark Willis - Images  by Robert Murdoch / Honda The glorious layout of the Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit played host to the national press launch of the all new welcome to the digital...
The big bore 'Naked Bike' class is booming in Australia and Suzuki's latest offering has the goods to shoot straight to the top of the class. Nobody could accuse the GSX 1400 of being small or a lightweight but that...
--  BMW F 800 GS Review (2013) --  By Trevor Hedge BMW have completed a comprehensive make over on the F 800 GS to help meet competitor challenges head on, with a combination of features unparalleled in the medium capacity adventure-touring...
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...
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...
Every once in a while you are lucky enough to ride a motorcycle that just seems to feel right. I was fortunate enough to have that privilege on Wednesday when mcnews.com.au was invited to the launch of the revolutionary...
Kawasaki KX250F (2011) Review By Mark Willis Since its inception back in 2004, the Kawasaki KX250F has built up an impressive CV of race and championships wins both here and overseas, especially in the USA with the all-conquering Pro Circuit race...
2016 Indian Dark Horse – Hello, Darkness, My Old Friend By Boris Mihailovic I’ve come to talk with you again. Because the last time I talked with you, the conversation was fantastic. It involved pizza, beer, a BMW, and crazy mates. And...
Moto Guzzi V7 III Racer Review Limited Edition Numbered 'Custom Racer' Words by Stuart, Images by Nick Wood Photography Moto Guzzi's V7 Racer has always taken the custom theme straight from the showroom floor, with the V7 III carrying on that same...
BMW F 700 GS Review Motorcycle Test by Jock McLauchlan - Photos by Geoff Osborne If you're not familiar with the BMW F 700 GS, prepare for confusion. It's actually the same capacity as the F 800 GS but offers a...
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...
Ducati has certainly come a long way in recent years. American investors moved in and restructured the way the company does things. As a result the Bologna factory is certainly producing much higher quality products than we have seen...
It was like a weird Biker Boyz déjà vu. Tucked in behind the fairing of the new Yamaha R1, engine screaming toward its stratospheric 13,750 rpm redline, I looked over to see my reflection in a mirrored visor. Smiling...
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...
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...
Honda dealers and riders have been screaming for a lightweight road legal enduro bike for years, and with the arrival of the CRF250X their prayers have been answered. Yamaha have been able to challenge Honda for the #1 sales spot...
I'm tucked under the bubble, flat out in sixth gear on the banked front straight of the Homestead Speedway NASCAR oval. The tacho needle on Honda's newest sport bike kisses 11,000 r.p.m. and that's all there is; there ain't no...
Introduced in 2003 the CBR600RR has gone on to dominate Supersport competition around the world. Brisbane’s Chris Vermeulen won the World Supersport Championship onboard a CBR600RR in that debut year for the model and his team-mate Karl Muggeridge wrapped...

Honda CB400

I first spied Honda’s new CB400 on the back of a ute at the launch of the 2008 CBR1000RR Fireblade at Phillip Island. The assembled throng of Australia’s motorcycle scribes were immediately drawn away from the exciting new Fireblade...
By Trevor Hedge Okay, let’s start with the most important piece of news about KTM’s new 390 Duke. KTM Australia originally priced the machine at $6995 plus on road costs via a statement over a month ago, an impressive price...
The day I had the biggest of the Intruder range on test was hot to say the least. Over 40° C in fact. In spite of the heat I covered around 200 kilometres aboard the VL 1500. The roads covered...
NB: Our overseas readers should note that in Australia we can register and ride these bikes on the road. WR should stand for 'Weapons Ready' as Yamaha's new 4-stroke WR250F is one amazing weapon.  As far as 250 4-strokes go...
First up we will start off with the technical babble that many of you have read here before.  The 2001 GSX-R 600 was developed by the same team of engineers responsible for the awesome GSX-R 750 and coming GSX-R 1000. Compared...
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...
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