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1992 Moto Guzzi Magni Australia - By Phil AynsleyArturo Magni joined the MV Agusta race department in 1950 and remained there (as the department manager) until MV quit racing in 1977. He, together with his sons, then went into...
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...
Ducati - A Photographic Tribute - Volume Two - Phil Aynsley In these modern times, where anything seen in print is so rarely worth getting excited about, I must admit I was a bit taken aback when I experienced a bit of a...
Harley-Davidson XL1200CX Roadster By Trevor HedgeHarley-Davidson recently released the sportiest machine for some time in its seven-bike Sportster line-up. Dubbed the ‘Roadster’, or XL1200CX in Harley’s traditional alpha-numeric methodology, the $19,495 twin is the best-handling Sportster since the long-departed and...
Gilera CX125 - With Phil Aynsley One of the most interesting looking bikes I have photographed is the Gilera CX125Only some 1000 were built, all in 1991 - although they were sold until the factory’s closure in 1993. The Luciano...
Winter Warmers - How to stay warm riding in winter With Phil Hall And so, after a Summer that lasted until the end of May, Winter arrived, albeit a little late but now it is certainly in full swing. For those of...
A short pictorial history of Moto Devil with Phil Aynsley Another obscure Italian marque was Moto DevilThis short-lived company (1953-57) was a part of the well established machining firm OCMA Fiorano al Serio that had its manufacturing base in Bergamo....
Bathurst 1980 through the lens of Phil Aynsley Gregg Hansford returned to Bathurst after two years of competition in the World Championships that had resulted in 2nd place in the 250 Championship and 3rd place in the 350 Championship in...
A morning with Ian Hopkins and his collection By Phil Hall One of the many things to which I was looking forward on our big trip was going to Cairns. We have been there before and, while many people reckon that it's...
Moto2 Engine PreparationBehind The Scenes with ExternPro who build the Honda CBR600RR based Moto2 engines Moto2 riders have ridden to the moon and back almost three times since the creation of the Honda-powered intermediate World Championship in 2010. The company behind...
CM - Yet another gone and almost forgotten Italian motorcycle manufacturer With Phil Aynsley I’m not sure anyone has produced a tally of every Italian motorcycle manufacturer - the list seems endless!One fairly obscure brand was CM, founded in Bologna in...
Yard Built XSR700 'Otokomae' by Ad Hoc Café RacersYamaha's Yard Built Platform returns to Spain for a special build just in time for summer with Ad Hoc Café Racers. The partnership has delivered a rough and tough take on...
1954 Derbi 392 / 4 two-stroke Images and words by Phil Aynsley In 2010 I was in Spain and visited the excellent Museu de la Moto at Bassella, a couple of hours drive into the mountains behind Barcelona (they have since...
Dirtbike service including suspension set-up from $59 How does a basic dirt bike service complete with oil change, new filter, air filter service, check and adjust head stem bearings and custom set-up of your suspension with one of Australia's leading...
PS Importers take over Aprilia and Moto Guzzi distribution within AustraliaPS Importers, as part of the Peter Stevens and Monza Imports motorcycle groups, take over Aprilia and Moto Guzzi distribution within Australia Piaggio Group, John Sample Automotive and PS Importers...
Triumph T120 Bonneville Review | Test Trevor Hedge recently spent a couple of days in the Adelaide Hills on the new Triumph T120 Bonneville and T120 Black. Almost sixty years after the original T120 shone brighter than all its peers, this...
1989 Kawasaki KX500 with tasteful modifications By Greg SmithMCNews.com.au recently caught up with VMX fanatic Brad Mustard at the VMX Classic Dirt 12 event held at Conondale. We thought it fitting that we showcase his tastefully modified and US derived 1989 Kawasaki KX500.Brad...
Cellularline Interphone headsets - A Safer Approach To More Torque Time The inception and constant development of the mobile phone has allowed us to be always connected anywhere at any time. With this, comes a world of avoidable safety hazards,...
Husqvarna 2017 Enduro Model Line-UpHusqvarna Motorcycles has given us a sneak peek at the all-new 2017 enduro model range, a line-up of seven bikes designed to excel in all conditions.   The 2017 Husqvarna Enduro machines are due in...
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...
Yamaha XSR900 and XSR700Tested 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...
Phil Aynsley recounts a party with Fabio Taglioni In September 2000 I was in Italy and paid a visit to Maurizio Bavarescu, better known as Mr Pompone, at his restaurant near Paderno del Grappa. It turned out my timing was...
2016 Yamaha MT-03 Tested Yamaha's new MT-03 reviewed by Boris MihailovicI 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...
Benelli Leoncino Words and images by Phil Aynsley One of the more interesting features of classic Italian motorcycles is that occasionally models are made in both 2-stroke and 4-stroke versions. The Parilla Slughi was one, the Benelli Leoncino another.The Leoncino (Lion...
Phil Aynsley shoots a Parilla Slughi at the Doffo Winery I’ve been known to enjoy the odd glass of wine or three so when I received an invitation to visit Marcelo Doffo’s vineyard & winery and photograph some of his...
Shoei launches new J.O Classic open face helmet This new premium model from Shoei and McLeod Accessories also features a flip down visorShoei J.O is the brand-new Custom/Cruiser Open Face helmet from ShoeiUltra-compact and Superlight, the Shoei J.O combines style and...
IXON RS HP Pro Gloves Gloves are an accessory often overlooked yet they protect what connects you to your motorbike, and can drastically improve your riding experience. IXON has engineered the latest generation of high-end racing gloves focused on comfort,...
Triumph Speed Triple and Speed Triple R (2016) Motorcycle Review by Trevor Hedge - Images by Jeff Crow Introduced in 1994, Triumph’s Speed Triple was a motorcycle that really reinvigorated the Triumph brand.  The original new-era Speed Triple was a bold,...
Yamaha Historic Racing at Sunday Ride ClassicThe Circuit Paul Ricard recently roared with the sounds of yesterday as the Yamaha Historic Racing Team took part in the Sunday Ride Classic in France.Iconic screaming race machines from Yamaha's glorious racing history were...
Suzuki Katana By Boris Mihailovic It was 1980, and I had a poster of a naked girl on my wall. But this naked girl was sitting on the wickedest-looking motorcycle the world have ever seen, so she was somewhat less interesting...
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