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2018 Yamaha WR250F Review Motorcycle Test by Callan May & Ben Wilkins Photos by iKapture I was excited to head to Bathurst, not only to check out the street race track which is a public road when no racing is on, but also...
Kawasaki's KX450F Updated for 2018 New Fuel Map accessory | Retains air forks Words: Jock McLauchlan Photos: Geoff Osborne The 2018 Kawasaki KX450F is almost the same machine from last year, however the bike does offer some subtle updates to the suspension...
2018 Suzuki RM-Z450 Review Big-bore Suzuki receives major overhaul for 2018 New frame - Updated powerplant - Better brakes Words: Jock McLauchlan Photos: Geoff Osborne After several years of what has looked like an identical bike, Suzuki has given its big-bore motocross machine...
2018 Aprilia Shiver Review - 2018 Aprilia Dorsoduro Review Trev tests Aprilia's new 900cc Nakedbikes Motorcycle Test by Trevor Hedge - Images by Ben Galli Both Aprilia's Supermoto-styled Dorsuduro and its more amenable naked sibling, the Shiver, first began life a decade...
Kawasaki 2017 650cc LAMS machines reviewed Motorcycle Test by Kris Hodgson, Images by Nick Wood Kawasaki recently updated their premium LAMS offerings with the 2017 Ninja 650L and Z650L, shedding weight, improving styling and offering a more refined ride. The move...
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...
2017 KTM Adventure Review Super Adventure 1290 R & S, Adventure 1090 R Words: Jock McLauchlan Photos: Greg Smith/iKapture What a launch, what an occasion and bloody hell... what a bike! Well, bikes actually. When you hear the launch ride is set...
BMW's 2017 F 800 GS Adventure put to the test... Is the the F 800 GS the perfect cross-Australia explorer? Words: Peter Elliott Photos: Geoff Osborne Out there, somewhere in my imagination, I can see a path. Three thousand odd kilometres across a...
2017 Yamaha MT-10SP Review Powerful, agile and stylistically unique Words by Boris Mihailovic - Images by Nick Edards and Yamaha It’s virtually impossible to fault Yamaha’s flagship naked. The MT-10 is a superb motorcycle. It’s powerful, agile, and stylistically unique. When I...
BMW R nineT Urban G/S Test Nostalgia has never been so much fun By Marty Thompson - Images by BMW, Colin Rosewarne and Trevor Hedge Enough has probably already been said about where this bike fits into the equation. Yes, it's part...
BMW round out the R nineT range with the Pure and Racer Words by Ralph Leavsey-Moase Does this tell you anything? The retro ranges of Triumph, with the Classics; Ducati with the Scramblers; and BMW with the R nineTs have all...
2017 Moto Guzzi V9 Roamer - Retro character Words: Jock McLauchlan Photos: Geoff Osborne I am what I am. That's the slogan Moto Guzzi proudly uses in its press blurb when describing the new V9 Roamer. The Italian manufacturer says the...
2018 KTM two-stroke TPI Enduro range reviewed at the famous Erzberg iron mine Words: Jonathan Bentman - Photos: Marco Campelli & Sebas Romero If anything could define the might, the muscle, of KTM, then bringing the first fuel-injected two-stroke enduro to...
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...
Honda CRF450RX Review Pure motocross DNA meets Special Enduro / Cross Country Motorcycle Test by Jock Mclauchlan - Photos: Geoff Osborne The 2017 CRF450RX has been a long time coming. It's based on the CRF450R (full MX model), with the main changes...
2017 Triumph Street Cup Review - Cafe racer inspired Bonneville Motorcycle Test by Peter Elliott - Photos: Geoff Osborne & Triumph I will admit that I am a strange person occasionally, but every time I got on this bike, or saw...
2017 Suzuki GSX-S750 Review - Mid-capacity screamer Motorcycle Test by Boris Mihailovic - Images by TBG & Half Light I used to look at the outgoing GSR750 (pseudo Bandit) with a benign indifference. It was a bike neither fish nor foul,...
Moto Guzzi MGX-21 Flying Fortress review Words: Jock McLauchlan Photos: Geoff Osborne The Moto Guzzi MGX-21 Flying Fortress is an audacious beast. The design is daring and few machines have the visual impact of Guzzi's MGX-21. It's not just the stunning...
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...
2017 Triumph Street Scrambler Review - Worthy of the Scrambler name Words: Peter Elliott Photos: Peter Elliott, Geoff Osborne When a cloudless blue sky beckons, and the hot, dry hills of childhood adventure are disappearing behind you – accompanied by a...
Honda Kid's CRFs Reviewed - CRF50F, CRF110F, CRF125F Words: Jock McLauchlan, Ben Wilkins, Photos: Geoff Osborne Honda offers a great range of their CRF machinery ideal for junior riders and covering a wide age range, whether that's starting on the CRF50F,...
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...
Honda's CBX500 - For the adventurous LAMS spirit Words by Jock McLauchlan,  Photos by Geoff Osborne This motorcycle testing malarkey can definitely throw up the odd quandary. Sometimes we test a bike that’s as trick-as-all-hell and yet the ride experience falls...
Yamaha XSR900 Review An affordable and charismatic retro triple that bangs hard Test by Jock McLauchlan,  Images by Geoff Osborne When we tested the all new, and rather cool Yamaha XSR700 LAMs machine (link to test), we came away more than a...
2017 KTM Road Launch - 1290 Super Duke GT - LAMS RC 390 and 390 Duke Test by Mark Willis, Images by SMAC! Media & KTM Part 2 of my initiation of the 2017 street range of KTM motorcycles was a road...
Todd Jarratt tastes his first racetrack experience on Yamaha's new YZF-R6 at SMP What you’re about to read is a short story about a young kid’s dream becoming reality... From an early age, my life has been engrossed with motorcycles –...
2017 Suzuki DL650 Tested in FNQ with Trevor Hedge Suzuki’s DL650 V-Strom has been around since 2004 and has been a very popular model for the brand. The smaller sibling of the DL1000, the more affordable DL650 has outsold its...
2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Launch Report - Sydney Motorsport Park Test by Mark Willis, Images by SMAC! Media & KTM Sydney Motorsports Park played host to part one of the MY17 launch of KTM’s Street range of motorcycles and here...
Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 Factory Review | 175hp, 121Nm Words: Jock McLunchlan, Photos: Geoff Snackborne Note : This is a review of the 2016 model - The 2017 model gains a TFT dash and even more sophisticated electronics package Test bikes come...
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...
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