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About Kris Hodgson

Kris Hodgson studied journalism at APM College, and worked at Rapid Bikes Magazine, including as Deputy Editor for two years. He's an avid road rider who enjoys tinkering with his own bike.
Latest Posts | By Kris Hodgson
Video Review: 2018 Benelli TRK 502X (LAMS)
4 days ago

Video Review: 2018 Benelli TRK 502X (LAMS)

With the TRK 502X Benelli have upped the competitively priced all-rounder with adventure leanings, offering a balanced package which includes plenty of great standard features.

Spoked wheels, revised brakes, sump …
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Review: 2018 Benelli TRK 502X World Launch
8.6
2 weeks ago

Review: 2018 Benelli TRK 502X World Launch

Benelli is a brand steeped in a rich Italian history, aptly demonstrated by the TRK 502X launch in Pesaro, where it all began, with the motorcycling marque playing an important role …
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Review: 2018 Yamaha Bolt C-Spec ‘Cafe’
8.8
3 weeks ago

Review: 2018 Yamaha Bolt C-Spec ‘Cafe’

Delve into Yamaha’s Star Sport Heritage models and you’ll find the café inspired Bolt C-Spec or ‘Café’, built upon the same platform at the ‘Star cruiser’ Bolt and up-spec Bolt …
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Event: Royal Enfield Classic Pegasus Edition touches down
4 weeks ago

Event: Royal Enfield Classic Pegasus Edition touches down

Royal Enfield, well known for their authenticity and long history, caused quite a stir with the announcement of the Limited Edition Pegasus, a Classic 500 edition, which recalls the brand’s …
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Review: 2018 Harley-Davidson Street Rod 750
9.3
1 month ago

Review: 2018 Harley-Davidson Street Rod 750

A question that the more researched may have asked when they saw the Street 500 becoming available in Australia, would have been, “Where’s the 750?” The Aussie market didn’t receive …
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Product Review: Shoei Neotec II Helmet
9.3
1 month ago

Product Review: Shoei Neotec II Helmet

I’m a big fan of Shoei helmets, having owned a number, including a GT-Air, NXR and Ryd most recently. The Neotec II is a new addition and stands out for …
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Long Term: Ninja 400 Ventura, Coocase & FE fitment
1 month ago

Long Term: Ninja 400 Ventura, Coocase & FE fitment

Last update we fitted a great first timer’s mod, Oggy Knobbs to help protect your motorcycle in the occasion of drop or fall, while this time we’re adding two more …
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Ducati launches Scrambler 1100 line-up at Young Henrys
1 month ago

Ducati launches Scrambler 1100 line-up at Young Henrys

Ducati have just launched their new Scrambler line in Australia, and did so at a venue which shares those values they built the Scrambler around, with Young Henrys in Newtown also …
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Product Review: RXT EVO Helmet
7
1 month ago

Product Review: RXT EVO Helmet

If you’re after an extremely affordable helmet, which still packs some features, consider RXT’s EVO helmet (tested here in ‘Matt Black’). At $149.95 RRP this is a cheap entry level …
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Video Review: Harley-Davidson Street 500 (LAMS)
2 months ago

Video Review: Harley-Davidson Street 500 (LAMS)

Harley-Davidson’s Street 500 is the obvious (and only) option for those after entry into the world of riding a Harley, with the Revolution X introducing a new powerplant that is …
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