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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
Product Review: Kawasaki Ninja 400 Seat Cowl
8.3
2 weeks ago

Product Review: Kawasaki Ninja 400 Seat Cowl

For anyone who has owned a sportsbike, chances are a mod high on the list is a colour-matched seat cowl, because even if you occasionally have a pillion, these are …
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Gear Review: Spidi Back Warrior EVO Back Protector
9.3
1 month ago

Gear Review: Spidi Back Warrior EVO Back Protector

When it comes to safety there’s normally three main factors that it all boils down too, protection, comfort and value, with the Spidi Back Warrior Evo offering a great combination …
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Video Review: 2018 Harley-Davidson FortyEight Special
8.3
1 month ago

Video Review: 2018 Harley-Davidson FortyEight Special

Offering a distinct version of the Harley-Davidson FortyEight, the Special edition of this Sportster model adds Tallboy ‘bars for extra attitude and its own handling character, while a host of …
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Review: 2018 Harley-Davidson FortyEight Special
8.3
2 months ago

Review: 2018 Harley-Davidson FortyEight Special

Harley-Davidson’s FortyEight Special offers a custom take on the standard ForyEight, with some tasteful details offering a distinct look and feel to the Sportster package.

It’s by no means …
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Product Review: Ventura EVO-22 Jet Stream Luggage
9.7
2 months ago

Product Review: Ventura EVO-22 Jet Stream Luggage

We’ve just recently got our hands on the latest Ventura luggage option, in the form of the EVO-22 Jet Stream kit, which offers a step up and significantly more storage …
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Review: 2018 CFMoto 650 MT (LAMS)
8.8
2 months ago

Review: 2018 CFMoto 650 MT (LAMS)

Having seen how impressed Pommie was with the previous iteration of the CFMoto 650MT, I was super keen to get my hands on the new version, which while not a …
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Long Term: Ninja 400 First Service at Kawasaki HQ
3 months ago

Long Term: Ninja 400 First Service at Kawasaki HQ

For any new machine it’s important to make the most of your warranty period, which will generally be two years, and that means following the servicing requirements and having everything …
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Video Review: 2018 Harley-Davidson Street Rod
4 months ago

Video Review: 2018 Harley-Davidson Street Rod

The natural progression from Harley-Davidson’s Street 500 LAMS machine is to the new Street Rod, which offers a significantly up-spec larger capacity version, based on the same platform, with a …
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Video Review: 2018 Benelli TRK 502X (LAMS)
4 months 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
4 months 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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