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Braam Smit

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I have been called adventurer, traveller, coach, dreamer and hopeful romantic among many other things. I live a life of total bliss, closely centered around the world of motorcycling. Owner of motorcycles from the age of 16, I have never been without one since. Having tried my hand at racing in many disciplines, I have mellowed down into a life of exploration and chasing sunsets. My love for people and motorcycles have taken me on journeys that truly feed the soul.

First Impressions of the 2019 BMW F 750 / 850 GS.

Standing position, legs open, knees bent, elbows bent, vision correct! I make sure to follow the rules and give myself a fighting chance. Second...

Get stung by the Scorpion!

I am standing on the line, waiting for the lights to go out and the race to start. Every nerve on full alert, I...

Dunlop hits back in the Adventure Bike Segment!

Total concentration, I make myself a promise in the privacy of my helmet; “one day I will ride this gravel mountain pass to watch...

Metalize Yourself

The setting is Sutherland, Northern Cape. Commonly known as the coldest place in South Africa. As an adventure traveller, I cannot believe my luck...

The new home of Touratech South Africa!

Amidst great anticipation, the excitement was almost tangible when Pauli Massyn made his inaugural speech to the press at Touratech SA, the famous German...

Indians on the loose…..

Strolling down the cobble stone boardwalk towards the famous Jamie Oliver restaurant, you will find a cozy, dimly lit lifestyle shop. Welcome to Indian Motorcycles,...

Aprilia RSV4 RR – Simply Seductive and Intoxicating

The highway is congested, so I scan ahead only to see more cars and more clutter. I smile in my helmet, because none of...

Ride Review: Zontes ZT310-R

Meeting the local importer of Zontes, I cannot help but get excited about its introduction to the South African market. Enter Jaco van der Merwe,...

Travelling like a Chief.

I find myself traversing dense traffic on the N1 South as I head towards Johannesburg. Fast approaching the Buccleuch interchange I have to make...

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