The phrase, “Desert Sled”, was coined by the legend Steve Mc Queen and his buds, who took their Triumph twins, stripped them down to the bare basics, then raced them across the desert. Ducati usurped the term with their Scrambler which they made really off-road worthy. If we are right, that is all soon to change. Rumours have persisted...

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Landman hunts down her demons in the desert

Kirsten Landman is the name that every female rider mentions with heart-felt admiration. The 27-year old is South Africa’s leading enduro lady, and has blazed her way through the world’s toughest and most technical terrain....

Motocross double header set to draw the best in Africa!

With three rounds down and four to go, we head to Terra Topia in Johannesburg for Round 4 of the TRP Distributors SA MX National Championship. This round not only marks the official halfway...

Lorenzo Puts the Hammer Down

Anyone who thought that Lorenzo’s victory at Mugello was a flash in the pan was sadly mistaken and, if I may say, a little misguided. Actually, no, let me re-phrase that; they were being...

Catalunya GP; The Binder Report

Darryn Binder Darryn had mixed fortunes in free practice and qualifying. While temperatures stayed relatively low, he was getting faster and faster but qualifying was held in the full heat of the day and he...

No one said it would be EASY

Snap! Just when you want to push to the next level life comes and gives you lemons, a whole bag of lemons! So this is what happened... and what I can remember of it. It was...

Husqvarna 401 Svartpilen – Simple. Progressive.

Husqvarna has existed in some form or another since the late 1600s making muskets, sewing machines, typewriters and most importantly, since 1903, motorcycles. Husqvarna’s earliest motorcycles were known for being simple and lightweight, and this is exactly what Husqvarna’s designer Maxime Thouvenin has done...

Kawasaki H2-SX – Ballistic Cruise Missile!

I believe that the supercharged motor that Kawasaki rocked the world with a couple of years ago in the manic H2 has come home. The H2-SX is Kawasaki’s Sports Touring version of the Sports orientated H2. It is the plain Jane version of the...

First Ride – The Husqvarna Vitpilen 701

The biggest stir of 2018 so far has surely come from Husqvarna. The recent launch of its street bike range – first seen in concept at EICMA in 2014 – is such an audacious showcase of Swedish minimalism that it almost feels rude. Luckily,...

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Motul Announces PowerSport Ambassador Programme for South Africa

Motul has a long-standing, successful relationship with the world of power sports and is proud to announce the South African ambassadors for this important...

Rapid Bike by Dimsport showcases their new technology at the South...

Rapid SA (the importers of Rapid Bike), recently hosted the Italian Manufacturer (Rapid Bike by Dimsport) in South Africa to showcase their new technology...

The 2018 South Africa Bike Festival

Top biking manufacturers showcased their latest machines at the motorcycle industries annual South Africa Bike Festival. The festival again this year was action packed, with...

Video; Dunlop Goes Big at the 2018 South Africa Bike Festival!

Chatting with Sean Powell from Dunlop South Africa at the SA Bike Festival about their new Sportmax Q3+ tyre that they have just launched...

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New Prize Draw Promotion from Bike Buyers!

The team at Bike Buyers, a division of Fire It Up!, have come up with an exciting monthly promotion that starts this month and will run to the end of the year. In each...