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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
Tyre Test: Bridgestone Battlax Hypersport S21
8.3
5 days ago

Tyre Test: Bridgestone Battlax Hypersport S21

Switching to a set of Bridgestone Battlax S21 tyres was a bit of a move away from the more sport touring orientated tyres I’ve tested on my Long Term Daytona …
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Video Review: 2018 Benelli Leoncino 500
1 week ago

Video Review: 2018 Benelli Leoncino 500

Benelli’s Leoncino has made its return in 2018, offering a 500cc learner legal option for $8,990 on the road and looks to recall Benelli’s glory days. It’s a stylish scrambler/roadster …
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Tyre Test: Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa II World Launch
2 weeks ago

Tyre Test: Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa II World Launch

It may be my motorcycling background talking but is there any more instantly recognisable premium/sport tyre brand than Pirelli? I recently head to the South African launch of the brand’s …
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Gallery 2: Hard N Fast Bankstown Custom Bike Show
1 month ago

Gallery 2: Hard N Fast Bankstown Custom Bike Show

Every year the Bankstown Custom Motorcycle Show puts on a great event on Easter Friday, at Bankstown Paceway, with an awesome array of custom machinery, cool stunting, flat track and stalls, as …
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Review: Spidi Xpd XP3-S Carbon Boot
8.8
1 month ago

Review: Spidi Xpd XP3-S Carbon Boot

Having used and worn out various motorcycling boots over the years, there’s been very few which actually suit my exact needs and expectations…

Those are that the boot be well …
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Quick Test: 2018 Yamaha D’elight 125
9
2 months ago

Quick Test: 2018 Yamaha D’elight 125

Switching Yamaha’s Tricity 155 for the smaller capacity D’elight 125 was initially a bit of a shock, but once that wore off, it was easy to see the market this …
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Gallery: Hard N Fast Bankstown Custom Bike Show
2 months ago

Gallery: Hard N Fast Bankstown Custom Bike Show

Every year the Bankstown Custom Motorcycle Show puts on a great event on Easter Friday, at Bankstown Paceway, with an awesome array of custom machinery, cool stunting, flat track and …
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Review: 2018 Yamaha Tricity 155 ABS
8.3
2 months ago

Review: 2018 Yamaha Tricity 155 ABS

So straight up the Tricity has sporty looks, with an aggressive front fairing and dual front wheel setup, that isn’t dissimilar to the Niken they announced at EICMA last year. …
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Review: 2018 Royal Enfield Rumbler 350 (LAMS)
7.8
3 months ago

Review: 2018 Royal Enfield Rumbler 350 (LAMS)

Before I get into the nitty gritty of reviewing the Rumbler let’s have a bit of background about the model, and Royal Enfield itself. Produced out of India, Royal Enfield …
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Review: 2018 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled
8.3
3 months ago

Review: 2018 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled

Ducati’s Scrambler line has seen strong success, on the back of what is basically a no frills option that harkens back to the days of simple motorcycling. There’s no extensive …
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