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Suzuki GSX-S1000 and GSX-S1000F By Boris Mihailovic Let’s be honest. There isn’t a Gixxer freak alive who hasn’t walked into his shed late at night, pulled out his spanners, and said to himself: “I am so gonna streetfighter this bastard up!...
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...
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...

Suzuki C109R

Suzuki certainly isn’t the first name that springs to mind when you think of a large capacity v-twin cruiser but the Japanese brand has been quietly going about building a strong range of machinery ranging from 250cc through to...
--  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...
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...
ASBK 2013 Championship winning Suzuki GSX-R1000 Tested by Steve Martin for MCNews.com.au at Phillip Island - The bike Wayne Maxwell rode to the Title Wow how time flies… It was last century, 1999 to be precise, when I last got...
And now for something different - a spin on the new 2010 KTM 450 SX-F. This was my first real hit out on a current generation orange motocross bike and something that I had been looking forward to for...
There are plenty of retro bikes on the market but no Japanese offering comes across anywhere near as authentic as the CB1100. Triumph’s current Bonneville and Thruxton models have been a huge success for the British brand and faithfully echo...
BMW G 310 R Test Trevor Hedge reports in from the Australian launch of the new BMW G 310 R After recently covering 7000km on the biggest and most well appointed machine in the massive BMW line-up, the awesome K 1600...
--  Honda VFR1200X Cross Tourer Review --  By Trevor Hedge Honda has officially joined the adventure-touring party in earnest with the arrival of the long awaited VFR1200X Cross Tourer. At 275kg wet, Honda’s latest model is aimed squarely at the long distance...
Firstly a note for our overseas readers - Australia only receives one version of the CBR 600 and it is the sport model.  In Australia it is known as the CBR 600 F4i. The CBR 600 debuted in...
BMW F 800 S and F 800 ST Tested Motorcycle Review by Trevor Hedge BMW likes to do things a bit differently. From their Boxer engines through to their duolever and paralever suspension systems, the German manufacturer has never been content...

Ducati 900SS

The 900SS Ducati is the Italian Marque's largest capacity 'SuperSports' bike. Ducati refers to it's 748 and 996 range as 'HyperSports' models and these two are clearly a step above the 'SS' range in performance, with price tags to...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The DR400 is Suzuki's latest entry in to the very popular and competitive 4-stroke MX and Enduro market.  A day with the kick-start enduro model was spent on a large home-made MX track with plenty of jumps and deep...
2017 Yamaha MT-07 Tracer - Mile-munching LAMS sports tourer By Boris Mihailovic, Images by Greg Smith It’s very good of Yamaha to solve a problem so many L-platers seem to have. And that problem is they won’t leave the city and...
Harley-Davidson XL883N Iron 883 Review - By Trevor Hedge Harley-Davidson’s XL883N ‘Iron’ Sportster is the second most affordable machine in Harley-Davidson’s 32 model line-up. At $13,350 ($14,995 ride away) it is only fractionally undercut by the XL883L Superlow. Climbing aboard any...
Suzuki GSX250R Motorcycle Test Sporty 250 option from Suzuki Words by Stuart, Images by Nick Wood Attracting attention on this metallic blue version of the GSX250R is something you’ll have to get used to. Most of the people who talked to me about...
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...
The picturesque Barrabool motocross circuit just west of Geelong in Victoria was the location for the press launch of the revamped RM-Z450 L0. Suzuki was first onto the market in 2007 with a production based fuel injected motocross machine. With...
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...
Yamaha claim their new FJR 1300 has the chassis performance of a sportsbike along with the ergonomic amenities of a long-distance touring machine. We recently covered some 2,000 kilometres on Yamaha's new touring flagship and put those claims to...
--  Yamaha XVS1100A By Trevor Hedge I am not a cruiser kind of guy but I came away quite enamoured with Yamaha’s middle of the road XVS1100A offering. Priced at $15,699 it’s certainly at the cheaper end of the cruiser scale for...
A new era in motocross has just been born with the inception of KTM’s 350 SX-F Motocrosser. Not since Yamaha revolutionized the way we look at motocross bikes back in 1998 with the YZ400F, has a manufacturer made such...
2016 Yamaha WR450F Review By Todd Jarratt - Images by Greg Smith When Yamaha introduced the redesigned WR250F in 2015, many consumers questioned why its big brother WR450F didn’t receive the same major updates. Then one year later as the 2016...
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...
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