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After putting up all our great shots of the new Z1000 we had a few emails asking 'where were the wheelie shots?' Well I didn't have a photographer other than myself handy, and it is a bit hard to take photos of...
Triumph Thruxton Review - Triumph Thruxton Test By Trevor Hedge - Also known as the Tan Terror Many motorcycle manufacturers are riding the retro boom right now but none are doing it better than Triumph with their burgeoning Bonneville based range....
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...
H2 oh! - Snag shoots down the wowsers - By Greg Leech So, yet another ‘top cop’ is having a whinge about those death-machines. In this case the Kawasaki Ninja H2. You’ve witnessed at least some of the hysteria, I’m sure....
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...
BMW K1300R Review  | By Trevor Hedge (2009) BMW broke the mould when they first introduced the K1200R. While its brutish looks were a bit hard to take at first glance back in 2005, its hard edged Germanic take on nakedness...
--  PTR tuned Suzuki Bandit 1250 - When too much grunt is never enough! --  By Trevor Hedge Suzuki’s latest 1255cc liquid-cooled Bandit engine boasts some mighty muscles in stock form. Prodigious bottom end torque delivered in a silken fashion that...
Honda releases 2016 CBR300R Honda has announced the arrival of the slick 2016 CBR300R and CBR300RA (ABS) later this month.  Following a long line of superb Honda Sportsbikes, the 2016 models offer all the excitement of larger models, combined with an outstanding platform...
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...
Harley-Davidson Marvel Super Hero Customs A Unique Collection of Customised Harley-Davidson Motorcycles Inspired by Marvel Characters  Harley-Davidson and Marvel have unveiled Super Hero Customs, a collection of 27 custom Harley-Davidson motorcycles inspired by some of the most iconic Marvel characters.  Just like characters...
--  Husqvarna TR650 Strada and TR650 Terra Review --  By Trevor Hedge While Husqvarna’s TR650 Terra and Strada might not be such a big deal to the majority of Australian motorcyclists, those that find their two wheel fun primarily on relatively...
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...
Honda MVX250F with Phil Hall Orphan is not a term that we hear very much these days. When I was growing up in the aftermath of WWII, it was in common usage as hundreds of thousands of children in the...
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...
1948 Vincent HRD Rapide 1000 Factory Race Special - By Trevor Hedge and Frank Melling This 1948 Vincent HRD Rapide is owned by Victorian Jon Munn and was seen on show recently at Motorclassica. Originally established by Phillip Vincent (which of...
2017 Suzuki SV650 Reviewed Words by Ben Wilkins - Photos by Geoff Osborne Just when we thought Suzuki's SV650 was due its long service award, a complete revamp brings it bang up to date. Gone is Gladius however, and so we welcome...
It had been six years since I last rode around the northern and central parts of Western Australia so when the opportunity arose to explore the area again I jumped at the chance. My mount for this sojourn was BMW’s...
2016 BMW S1000XR – SPEED AND STRENGTH By Boris Mihailovic I try to make every ride, even my daily commute, an exercise in sporting adventure, regardless of what I am riding. I am assisted in my endeavours by people updating their...
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...
--  2012 Husqvarna Nuda 900 Review --  By Trevor Hedge Dirtbike specialist Husqvarna has taken to the streets for the first time in 50 years with the launch of the Nuda 900 and it’s a machine that refuses to be pigeonholed. Minimalist...
Yamaha Unveils 2017 Off Road Line-Up The changes to Yamaha's hugely successful YZF line-up for 2017 focus primarily on a major revamp to the Yamaha YZ250F for model year 2017, the new Yamaha YZ machines are expected to arrive in...
Metzeler Roadtec Z8 Interact wins Motorrad comparo Advertorial Do you want a sport touring tyre that works everywhere not just somewhere? A tyre with outstanding handling characteristics, wet performance, dry performance or mileage is great. But what about a tyre that performs...
The latest Fireblade is a big step forward for the model. A strict diet and lots more power are not the only improvements to the blade. Some people always think that upgrading from a previous model to the next is...
Quick chat with Diego Arioli Head of KTM Product Marketing During a recent KTM launch in Thailand Trevor Hedge took the opportunity to have a quick chat with Diego Arioli, the Italian born KTM Head of Global Product Marketing. Based...
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 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 Speed Triple Review By Trevor Hedge Triumph’s Speed Triple has always been a hairy chested brute of a bike, particularly the early models due to the way they steered and handled, rather than due to a surplus of power. The...
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...
Spinning through Joshua Tree National Park at a leisurely pace allowed me time to observe the interesting terrain. A group of Joshua trees to my right, a clump of weird cacti to my left, and a pile of remarkably...
Shark Skwal - The first helmet with LED lights Introducing the latest innovation from leading motorcycle helmet brand Shark, the SKWAL is the latest helmet to be released into the existing Pulse range, and is the first helmet to incorporate...
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