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Rookie Ride into Botswana: A Dutchman Testing Africa, His Gear and Himself

Editor's Note: Dutch native, Michiel van Dam, shares his experience riding an adventure bike in Africa for the first time, on a trip into Botswana. Here...
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Introducing… Fire It Up! Fastrack!

We recently caught up with Craig Langton from Fire It Up! who spoke to us about their new convenient way to purchase a motorcycle,...

MOTORCYCLE INDUSTRY RETURNS TO WORK

The Prizefighter is off the canvas, albeit still groggy. The World was sucker-punched at the end of the first quarter of 2020, with trade and...

The “UNRIDEABLES”, a time of two-stroke terror!

Back in 2003 MotoGP saw the end of the 500cc two-stroke era in favour of the mighty 1000cc four-strokes. It also saw the introduction...

Keeping Pace with the King Price Xtreme Race Team

It's a tough time for motorcycle racing worldwide right now. The WorldSBK and MotoGP calendars are in a constant state of flux, with daily...

Motul SA – Getting Ready for Life After Lockdown

With the first easing of lockdown restrictions in effect from last week Friday 1st May, Motul remains cautiously optimistic that more businesses will soon...

Kawasaki Z650 [ABS] – The spirit of Z gets even better

Prior to lockdown, we were on a serious "green" diet. First up we sampled the new "SUGOMI" styled and spirited Z900, then we got...

ENGINES ROAR AS ‘DIRT BIKE UNCHAINED’ RACES ONTO iOS AND ANDROID TODAY

Red Bull Media House reveals the ultimate dirt bike racing mobile experience. The adrenaline fuelled motorsport game invites players to take to the tracks...

DUC TAILS

I took a stroll through Ducati SA's Centurion premises a short while ago ogling all the Duc's on display. I am a long time...

Essential Motorcycle Viewing for Lockdown, Part 2

We're now well into lockdown overtime, with constant uncertainty around whether life will ever return to normal. Whether you're on 'leave' with too much...

Adventure Sooner: SYM NHT 125 Review

We all have a hidden adventurer inside of us, and it just takes a few good stories from a few wise souls to light...

Service delivery from Ducati SA

Editor's Note: During this time of nationwide "Lockdown", there are still so many individuals and companies committed to working in the background, making sure their...

Experiencing a RADical Moto! The story of the RAD KTM 500 Rally Lite

I still remember how excited I was to attend the 2020 KTM Enduro model launch, back in August 2019. As most are well aware,...

Lockdown Workshop: Things to do When You Can’t Ride

South Africa's COVID-19 lockdown has just scored itself an extra two weeks. That means that unless you're doing the grocery run on your bike,...

Band of Brothers

This COVID-19 lockdown is not all bad you know. It gives one a chance to get to things that we typically don't get to...

Honda Motor Southern Africa To Extend Service and Warranty Plans for the Duration of...

Honda Motor Southern Africa will extend service and warranty plans across all its products; Automobiles, Motorcycles and Power Products for the duration of the...

Riding the Rocket 3

Recently, the ZA Bikers crew had our opportunity to sample the newly launched Triumph Rocket 3. The timing was actually very good, as, unbeknown...

KAWASAKI’s monstrous, mental, mind-blowing, mean, magnificent Z H2 Supercharged naked

There was another Kawasaki H2 once. The year was 1974 and the H2 model name hung on a 750cc, three-cylinder 2-stroke triple that first...

Ride Review: The BMW C 400 X Scooter

Scooters were my gateway drug into motorcycling. First it was a 50 cc Honda Express pyppoegie that I got around on when I was...

The Valley of 1000 Routes, with KTM Durban

KTM owners pride themselves in their brand's illustrious history in off-road racing and love to put their bikes to the test. So KTM Durban...

The Journey…

Editor's Note: At ZA Bikers we are big fans of tales of adventure where people use unlikely bikes to do unlikely trips. We have done...

MV AGUSTA DONATES PCR MACHINES FOR QUICK COVID-19 TESTING TO VARESE HOSPITALS

Editor's Note: In these difficult times, that we are going through, it's nice to get a positive press release in my inbox whereby a motorcycle...

Yamaha South Africa: Lockdown Competition!

Yamaha South Africa has launched a "LOCKDOWN" competition on its social media platforms whereby you can stand a chance of winning a Yamalube hamper...

BROTHER LEADER TREAD KTM SIGNS CHARAN MOORE

Despite the current times, KTM South Africa remains committed to believing in the best possible outcome and sharing positive news. It comes with great excitement,...

Revealed: The BMW R 18 – Bavarian Cruiser

A while back we told you about BMW's latest cruiser concept, which was received with considerable interest and enthusiasm by the world's motorcycling press,...

Honda RC166 and 174 – Hitting the opposition for six!

21 days of lockdown gives one time to get to things that you keep on putting on the back burner as we rush through...

Dunlop on an Adventure Mission…

As motorcyclists, we live in glorious times! Especially so, if you love the great outdoors. Adventure biking is on the rise and has been...
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Introducing Bikeshop Rivonia

We chatted to James Ridley about the recent launch of Bikeshop Rivonia in Johannesburg, listen to what he had to say...

A Closer Look at the New KTM 890 Duke R

KTM first pulled the covers off the new KTM 890 Duke R at EICMA last year. But last night, we got a closer look...

Motul Presents: Know Your Oil – A Facebook Live Video Series

During the current lockdown, Motul will be giving people the chance to really get to know their oil and lubricant products, the nuances of...

Stay Sane: Essential Motorcycle Films for Lockdown

Right now, the world is gripped by a pandemic that's postponed all motorsport activities indefinitely, and has most countries, including South Africa, on lockdown....

A journey for LOVE…

As some of my close friends are aware, I have relocated my family to the Eastern Cape. More specifically Jeffreys Bay. As a family,...

Self Expression, the Indian way

We are living through some tough financial times with not everyone in a position to replace their bike on a whim. We are all...

South African Media Launch – KTM 390 Adventure

It was with a fair level of anticipation and excitement that Bjorn and I took a drive out to Sun City for the launch...

Race Report Emerald Fire Winterberg National Enduro Round 2: Port Elizabeth

Saturday, the 14th March saw the Proudly Bidvest bLU cRU Yamaha team take on round two of the MSA National Enduro Championship this time...

Seller back on track at Zwartkops

With a new sponsor, NGK Spark Plugs, onboard the SA Superbike Series supported by Bridgestone made its way to Zwartkops Raceway for the second...

HONDA QUEST TRUE ADVENTURE 2020 POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Honda Motor Southern Africa has decided to postpone Quest True Adventure 2020. To safeguard the health, safety and welfare...

Postponement of King of the Whip 2020

Following the President’s speech and the announcement of the coronavirus as a National State of Disaster, we are heeding the call to work together...

The Kalahari Ferrari gets his just reward!

Ross Branch won the second stage of this years Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia and made an emphatic statement that was impossible to ignore....

A morning with Kinga Tanajewska – World Traveler extraordinaire

Many Adventure bike riders have probably considered, or dreamed about, chucking up the daily grind and riding their bike around the world. I certainly...

Rolling on Dunlop’s Sportmax Roadsmart III Tyres

I was recently in desperate need of an everyday tyre, one that would not only tick the 'sporty' box, but also go the distance....

Motorbike racing lingo: Here’s how to sound like a seasoned professional

The next round of South Africa’s motorbike racing series rolls into Zwartkops Raceway this Saturday 14 March. But before you take the family out...

Kawasaki Z900 – The legend lives on!

The Z900 story began a long time ago. Kawasaki stunned the world back in 1972 with the introduction of the meanest motorcycle ever made...

Best of South Africa’s biking, music and all-round entertainment at Jeffrey’s Bay Bike Fest™

The first stop on the Bike Fest™ tour transformed Jeffrey’s Bay into a rocking and riding festival as biking elite, families and general festival-lovers...

Speed Date: 90 Minutes With the Moto Guzzi V85 TT

How long does it take to get to know a motorcycle? Most of the time, we'll spend anything from a day to a couple...

Metalizing the Urban Warrior!!

Being an active motorcyclist, I am used to debating and answering questions. The most common question we encounter is, you’ve guessed it, “why do...

Steven Odendaal debuts in WorldSSP in Phillip Island

After two seasons in the Moto2 World Championship, the former European Moto2 Champion joined forces with the legendary team Ten Kate Racing, Yamaha, for...

BRAD BINDER FINISHES MOTOGP PRE-SEASON PREP ON A HIGH NOTE

The lights are excitingly hovering on red for KTM’s fourth MotoGP in the immediate wake of the second and final pre-season test at the...

Jeffrey’s Bay set to go full throttle as Africa’s biggest motorcycle, music & leisure...

South Africa’s biking elite will be converging for the continent’s best rocking and riding festival, Bike Fest SA™, with Jeffrey’s Bay Bike Fest™ the...

First Ride: The 2020 Kawasaki Z H2 Hyper-Naked

Kawasaki has a long history of mad, powerful and politically incorrect motorcycles. Back in the day, bikes like the Z1, H2 Mach IV, GPZ750...

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