11 Year Old Kabelo Ledwaba Selected to Represent South Africa

As the saying goes, dynamite comes in small packages – and few young sportsmen have had such an explosive start to their careers as...

Road Test: Big Boy TSR 250

That there is a market for inexpensive motorcycles is obvious: your Uber Eats delivery wouldn’t be possible without them. But, even though the delivery...

Joining the Suzuki family…

We have been in a bit of a quandary lately as our outgoing ZA Bikers support vehicle had its limitations. To create decent content...

Cancervive Open Day

Cancervive, the admirable community of cancer survivors, are organising an open day on the 13th of August, which will take place at the Eagle...

Meet AMO RC: MV Agusta’s First Limited Edition Single-Speed E-bike

In today’s times, the demand for sustainable and accessible mobility is slowly beginning to grow. Over the last 10 years, we’ve all begun to...

MotoGP: Half Season Review and Second Half Predictions

Boy, but it’s been a long five weeks! For some reason, the overworked MotoGP paddock seems to think that we can do without our...

Getting down to the nitty-gritty with Motul’s MC Care Range

Motul’s MC Care Range sort of reminds me of the old saying, "You can never have too much of a good thing.” After caring...

Keeping It Upright with Tie Down Engineering

Motorcycling is an addiction like no other, once it has entered your bloodstream there’s no going back. Taking a quick spin around the block...

Lighter, Torquier, Oranger & More Motorsport-Inspired: This is the 2022 KTM RC390

Over the years KTM has earned themselves the reputation of building a particular breed of motorcycle, a breed that can only be described as...

Botswana Boogieing at Long Last!

As soon as we got the news that the Covid protocols were for all intents done away with at the Botswana border, Irene and...

FIM Baja World Cup: Triumph Tiger 900 Rally Pro Victory

The real test of a bike's ability is to enter it into competitive events. If you really want to make a splash, then enter...

Travelling Far & Wide on SYM’s Trail Blaze 200

A while ago, I saw a wonderful post on Facebook from a guy called Dawie Fourie. He described how he was struggling to keep...

Tiger, Tiger burning bright… Triumph Tiger 1200 Explorer Rally Pro

When we speak of the ‘new’ Tiger, we mean new, as in completely new. Triumph embarked on a complete redesign of their big Tiger...

Scootlife: Living with the SYM Jet14 scooter

What does a 43-year-old moto-nerd who hasn't owned his own wheels in years, because he's been too busy test riding new bikes, buy as...

Nelson Mandela Day Charity Run 2022

With the 18th of July being Mandela Day, it has become a biking tradition for there to be a Mandela Day ride. After having...

8,000 k’s with my Suzuki DL650 XT V-Strom… Such a Sweet Ride!

Some bikes have been around for such a long time that we tend to gloss over them when considering our next bike. With the...

The Binder Meet and Greet

When we watch our heroes racing, little do we realise that, for them, the actual race is around 5% of their effort. It is...

Motul’s Transition to Official Lubricant Partner of the Roof of Africa

As part of the ongoing evolution of Motul’s involvement in motorsports events worldwide, the company has decided on a change in its role ahead...

Kawasaki Makes Quarter Litre History

It has been a historic week for Pepson Plastics Scottish Cables Kawasaki Racing with Motul, and especially for the team’s Kawasaki KX250 X riders....

Brad Binder 2022 Superlap at Kyalami Race Track

South African MotoGP star and Red Bull athlete, Brad Binder makes a return to his home country for a “Superlap” where he intends to...

Race Report: Docherty Dispels Doubt and Dashed to Top Spot at National Cross Country...

Husqvarna Racing’s gamble to field Michael Docherty in their National Cross County line-up certainly paid off this weekend at round 4 held in Zorgvliet. Docherty...

Race Report: Frustration and Fierce Battles for Brother Leader Tread KTM – National Cross...

The fourth round of the National Cross Country Championship took place this weekend in dry dusty conditions at the well-known routes around Zorgvliet near...

The 2022 Yamaha YZF-R7: An Honest Man’s Sport Bike

Let’s face it, sport bikes are a dying breed, and have been for the last decade. Statistics prove it—more people are interested in function...

Triumph TE-1 Makes an Appearance

We’ve been hearing about the Triumph TE-1 electric motorcycle since 2020 and there have been times when it felt like it was all a...

Ducati Supersport 950 – a short run to Magoebaskloof

Back in 2016, when the original Supersport was launched at the EICMA show, it was crowned “The most beautiful bike at the show”. High...

2023 Husqvarna SA MX Launch – The Next Level of Rideability and Electronic Sophistication

The classic dirt bikes that we call motocross bikes today have been around since the late 1950s, it’s since then that Husqvarna has been...

The Case for Darryn Binder’s MotoGP seat

Darryn Binder's surprise promotion from Moto3 to the premier MotoGP class for 2022 raised more than a few eyebrows—mine included. Until now, Jack Miller...

Gold Standard: Marnitz Venter’s Lightning Bolt-winning Triumph

It's almost time for the second edition of The Lightning Bolt—Africa's only winner-takes-all custom bike build-off. So we thought it would be prudent to...

Bike Trip Preparation the Liqui Moly way…

We bikers are a strange bunch indeed. I am off on a quick Botswana trip with Irene for a few days. Elephant Sands has...

MotoGP Germany and Assen: Joy and Pain For Quartararo

If you are a Fabio Quartararo fan, then I have an apology to make. Before the race, I had already come up with the...

Road Test: Aprilia Tuareg 660

I love the way motorcycle design keeps evolving, ebbing and flowing, as certain styles and engine configurations and capacities go in and out of...

KTM Launches their 2023 MX Range

It is one of the funny vagaries of MX and Enduro bikes that manufacturers launch the next year’s models halfway through the current model...

Harley-Davidson Reincarnate the Serial 1

At this very moment in time, there is no way for us humans to physically travel back in time. The only way we motorcycle...

RAD KTM’s Last Long Distance Beast, The 1290 Super Duke GT

We ‘petrolholics’ know and love KTM’s Super Duke, I mean who wouldn’t? The “Beast” is and always will be a real man’s bike, with...

Race Report: Husqvarna Racing Motocross Round 4 – Continued to Consolidate Season in the...

The infamous “sand round” of the National Motocross Championship took place at Rover in PE this weekend and it was a mixed bag for...

Race Report: MX National Championship Round 4 – Stellar Show for Red Bull KTM...

Red Bull KTM put in a stellar performance in the sand of Rover MX track this weekend when the fourth round of the National...

First Ride: The 2022 Triumph Tiger 1200 Series

To the outside world, attending a new motorcycle launch might seem like the best thing in the world: ride bikes, eat, drink and stay...

Disrupting our day, the 310 way…

When I phoned Jaco van der Merwe, importer of Zontes motorcycles, to ask him if he would be interested in doing a 500-odd km...

ZONTES 310-V: Cool on a budget

Are motorcycle manufacturer stereotypes still a thing? In today’s modern and technological world, where companies have uplifted one another by stepping up the game...

Harley-Davidson Workshop Myths

As motorcyclists, we all share the same passion, the passion for hitting the open road. It’s on the open road where the bond between...

BMW Motorrad Retailers Showcase Customising Chops with R 18 Special Builds

Apart from the BMW R 18’s signature Big Boxer engine, its willingness to be shaped by customers is another of its standout features. The...

Binder Brothers – Official Meet & Greet (16 July 2022)

South Africa's two current MotoGP stars, Brad and Darryn Binder, will be in the country on the 16th of July 2022 to attend a...

The Lightning Bolt Africa 2022

Africa’s biggest winner-takes-all bike building competition returns in November with a R250 000 prize This coming November, The House of Machines in association with BMW...

Report: the 2022 Suzuki Weekend Away

Every year, around June/July, Suzuki hosts the Suzuki Weekend Away in Hazyview. With the slightly warmer climate, it is always welcome to head in...

Ride Train Race Gives Back to the Community Through Youth Development

The Ride Train Race academy (RTR) is all about introducing youth to the thrill of Off-Road Motorcycling and Motocross by offering training programs that...

TT 2022: A Celebration of Life

How do you justify continuing with an event when so many competitors have been killed in pursuit of glory, even if that glory is...

SYM’s Solution to Fuel Hikes!

"May you live in interesting times" (Ancient Chinese curse). We are indeed living in "interesting times". Coming out of a Covid ravaged economy we are facing...

Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Screaming Eagle Stage IV Edition – Putting more Thunder in the...

I have been a Sport Glide fan ever since I first laid eyes on one in Croatia during an H-D World Media event. I...

Gold Rand Harley-Davidson Deals!

How much do you love your father? With Father’s Day fast approaching, Gold Rand Harley-Davidson has some fantastic deals on brand new 2021 Harley...

Yamaha SA Launches Book Drive to Empower Future Leaders

Through an internal campaign; titled "Yamaha Empowers Future Leaders", Yamaha SA has responded to the reported low literacy levels by encouraging staff to donate...

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