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Bike Buyers, a division of Fire It Up!, operates with the same...

Bike Buyers have quickly become well known in the motorcycle industry and are already established as the leading buyers of motorcycles. Bike Buyers live by...

Yamaha YZ65 will be revealed at South Africa Bike Festival

The long-awaited Yamaha YZ65 will finally be revealed to the South African public at the end of May 2018. The chosen venue for the...

2018 Yamaha MT-07 to be revealed at South Africa Bike Festival

The 2018 South Africa Bike Festival sets the stage for the reveal of the updated Yamaha MT-07, happening from 25-27 May 2018 at the...

South Coast Bike Fest™ Mayoral Mass Charity Parade announces new starting...

One of the biking community’s most notable traits is its dedication to charity drives and this will form a central focus at this year’s...

South Coast Bike Fest™ Features Legendary Bikers Rabalago, Zulu & Matamela

The South Coast Bike Fest™ is constantly raising the bar and the 2018 edition has placed emphasis on featuring a number of prominent biking...

2018 BMW Motorrad GS Trophy heads to Montagu, Western Cape

Local BMW Motorrad owners who wish to emulate the adventure of the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy will soon be descending on the picturesque...

Sport

Athlete Blogs

Don’t get me wrong, riding a 450 SX-F is amazing but the process of becoming one with that power and weight takes some time, like most good things in life. I feel like a school girl just fresh out of primary moving into high school. Just like that, you’re...
What a journey to start the weekend off! 5 planes boarded, 3 planes missed, buses and rental cars… and I thought people always exaggerate a bit when they share their crazy stories travelling to Argentina! The weather was playing up on Friday already, the first session was dry but...
The Superenduro season is now over. The final was in Lidkopping Sweden, and I had my best performance of the season. We had a really strong pre-season preparing for the Superenduros and I was in really top form thanks to Russel White. However, in this highest level, prestigious class...

Biking Blogs

To all bikers, what kind of customer are you?

It was with great interest that I read the comments and feedback on my previous blog “would you ride an electric bike to save...

TECHNOLOGY – Curse or blessing?

I recently had another ride on KTM’s magnificent 1290 R. Incredible bike, however aspects of the bike got me thinking. I am re-reading ‘...

Bike Tests

Revisted: The Ducati Monster 821 is Just Right

The iconic Ducati Monster celebrates its 25th birthday this year. But what's truly remarkable, is that the contemporary Monster still resembles the design that Miguel Galluzzi first penned in the 90s. The new Monster 821—back from a short hiatus—testifies to that. The 821's beautifully sculpted...

The 2018 Honda CB1000R – First Ride Impressions!

How to make a motorcycle better? The usual recipe is to put more power and retrench some weight. Honda, obviously followed this path. But while the new, so called “neo-sports-café” design slightly changes the bike’s perception, Honda worked hard to keep the previous CB1000R's...

Indian Scout Bobber – Power cruiser meets cool

The Scout model from Indian carries a magnificent heritage. It has always been Indians’ performance model, taking the fight to Harley-Davidson. Well, nothing has changed! The Scout, in my opinion, is a real looker. My view was confirmed by all who laid eyes on...

The 2018 KTM 790 Duke – First Ride Impressions!

111 000 hours of human work, 60 people being involved full time in the R&D department, 604 800 kilometres of intensive dyno testing and more than 900 000 kilometres spent testing on the open road: when KTM creates a new machine, they put all...