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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
Review: 2017 Suzuki GSX250R (LAMS)
8.5
4 days ago

Review: 2017 Suzuki GSX250R (LAMS)

Suzuki have introduced the GSX250R to their LAMS line-up, offering a stylish sportsbike themed option in the 250-300cc category, that offers that larger 600cc look. We’re testing out …
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Staff Bike: Yamaha MT-07 Tracer Comfort Seat Review
7.5
3 weeks ago

Staff Bike: Yamaha MT-07 Tracer Comfort Seat Review

We’ve added the Yamaha MT-07 Tracer Comfort seat to our Long Term Tracer 700, which gets plenty of miles, including 150km per day commutes, including freeway and some mixed national …
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Staff Bike: Yamaha MT-07 Tracer LED indicator install
9
3 weeks ago

Staff Bike: Yamaha MT-07 Tracer LED indicator install

I’ll be honest, I don’t mind getting the tools out to do some work on my own bike, it’s part therapeutic, part being cheap and, normally pretty rewarding. When it …
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Review: 2017 Benelli TnT 125 Tornado
7.7
1 month ago

Review: 2017 Benelli TnT 125 Tornado

 

The latest offering to join the road registerable fun/mini-bike craze is Benelli’s TnT 125 ‘Tornado’, featuring the expected 125cc single-cylinder powerplant and an attractive price tag …
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Review: 2017 SWM 650 Superdual
9.3
2 months ago

Review: 2017 SWM 650 Superdual

 

The SWM Superdual is an interesting beast and is actually the evolution of the Husqvarna TE 630, after BMW brought the Husqvarna name and the workers at the …
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Aussie Workshop: MV Agusta Parramatta
2 months ago

Aussie Workshop: MV Agusta Parramatta

If you’re looking for the MV Agusta experts in Western Sydney then look no further than MV Agusta Parramatta, located on James Ruse Drive and just off the M4 Motorway, …
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Staff Bike: MT-07 Tracer Oil Change & Maintenance
2 months ago

Staff Bike: MT-07 Tracer Oil Change & Maintenance

With 5000km on the clock it was time for a little TLC for our Long Term MT-07 Tracer, after the recent addition of an Akrapovic exhaust, not to mention the …
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Quick Test: Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic
8.5
3 months ago

Quick Test: Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic

There are some bike’s which just remind me of the enjoyment of motorcycling, they don’t need to be dripping with technology or high performance parts, they are just fun to …
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Review: 2017 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 (LAMS)
9
4 months ago

Review: 2017 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 (LAMS)

Kawasaki’s Versys-X 300 is an unassuming machine in many ways, and one that I’ve been keen to test for a while, with great styling, everything you’d want in a …
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Product Review: Shoei Transitions CWR-1 Visor
8
4 months ago

Product Review: Shoei Transitions CWR-1 Visor

When I first saw the Shoei Transitions Visor (or Transitions Adaptive Sheild as they call it) I was pretty impressed. During summer I can normally get by running a Dark …
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