Catching up with hometown hero Brad Binder

With a further three years to go on his current contract, factory KTM rider Brad Binder heads into 2022 with a stability that not...

Want to go racing? Learn from the experts.

So, you want to be a motorcycle racing legend? It’s an attractive thought, being better than anyone else and winning championships. Even if you...

Product Feature: Acerbis X-Rock MX boots & FS–606 Enduro helmet

Almost from when I started riding bikes Acerbis has been a household name in off-road protective gear and accessories. Founded in 1973 in Bergamo...

Clint Seller and Honda Take Ultimate Superbike Championship

That motorcycle racing has been suffering in recent times in South Africa is no secret, culminating with the abandonment of the SA Superbike Championship...

Megan Jonker Working Hard to Make a Difference

It’s very easy to spot the special people in life: the people who go the extra mile to help others: the people who take...

Meandering Around Harties

Meander (noun): a journey that has no particular direction. I love the word meander. It suggests such a relaxed manner of doing things, whether it...

In Celebration of an Engine

The engine is, arguably, the heart and soul of a motorcycle. It not only provides the manner of the forward motion but also the...

A Hero’s DNA…

We had a really fascinating morning last week. Craig Langton called us and asked if we would be interested in riding a 24 odd-year-old...

African Dream Adventures – ‘ADA’ to you and me

ADA has arguably evolved into the most advanced motor industry and vitally, motorcycle training facility in Gauteng and probably the country. I rode out...

Are scooters the answer for our practical city transport needs?

With the current crazy fuel price, hovering around R19,50 per litre, it costs close to R900 to fill a 50L fuel tank in the...

The Biker’s Warehouse Story – Part 02

Any business stands or falls on the quality of its staff. That quality isn’t just how efficient they are or how good they are...

Ducati Mystery Tour – No 3

You may remember from my story about Mystery Tour 2, how the Mystery Tour works. It is Ducati Supremo Jos Matthysen’s way of thanking...

The Biker’s Warehouse Story – Part 01

The story of Biker’s Warehouse is really the story of Mike and Kerry Puzey and their combined journey to becoming one of the fixtures...

BMW R 1250 RT – THE GREAT ESCAPE

This was the winter of our discontent. Lockdowns, curfews, shuttered restaurants, booze bans, working from home, anarchy, arson and looting, the coldest, most miserable...

The One And Only…

Imagine for a moment that you can only own one motorcycle. For the sake of this exercise, consider too that you use this bike...

Clint Seller and King Price Extreme Honda Going For Victory in the NGK Ultimate...

The SA motorcycle racing world was shocked when the South African Superbike Championship was cancelled with little fanfare halfway through the 2021 season. In truth,...

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...

Electric Bikes: Where Is the Excitement?

I know that a gradual migration to electricity to power our personal transport is inevitable but can't it just happen without us having to...
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Kirsten Landman takes on Dakar22

ASP International is proud to announce our newest and most exciting sponsorship with South Africa’s top female hard enduro racer, Kirsten Landman. ASP International...

Sunday Man: Brad Binder weighs in on his Red Bull Ring win

This year's MotoGP season started after a long, four-month, raceless drought. But racing is in full swing now—and so is our hometown hero, Brad...

Is Electricity Really the Future?

Electricity is being touted as the fuel of the future for motoring and motorcycling. But, is it really the answer to all the problems...
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Ducati Multistrada V4 Radar explained…

Braam Smit (Ducati SA) explains to us how the new 'radar system' on the Ducati Multistrada V4 works.

Staring into the crystal ball – what does the future of motorcycling look like?

In my career, I have been blessed to learn from the biggest brains in the automotive business. These big brains are the ones that...

Report: Even More Ladies Learn to Ride a Motorcycle, Powered by Motul

I’m talking about that wonderful initiative, launched last year by one fast lady, Paige Lindenberg, Marketing Manager of Shelby SA and the sassy blonde,...

BMW launch their latest R 1250 GS/ADV & R 1250 RT

I recently hopped a plane, together with some fellow journo’s, out of Jo’burg to the beautiful town of George in the Western Cape, to...

Stop Thinking and Start Riding

Choosing your first bike can be a daunting task, with a vast selection of motorcycle categories, engine types and sizes to choose from. If...

Karoo Dreaming: Adventure Touring on the Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT

One of the perks of my job, other than riding motorcycles and calling it 'work,' is the travel. Towards the end of 2019 I...

“New York steak” – A prime cut from Kawasaki, the birth of the first...

69 means different things to different people, but when it comes to motorcycling in the relatively modern era, it means only one thing –...

Ducati Mystery Tour – April 2021

Combine Bullets from Bologna, a bunch of passionate people, perfect weather and some of the most scenic roads in the country, for a sure-fire...

Mother City Love: A Day Out with Triumph Cape Town

Cape Town is one of the best motorcycling destinations in the world. It's true: any Capetonian will confirm it, and even visitors from up...

Young Guns: King Price Xtreme Looks to the Future

There's a 25 year age gap in King Price Xtreme's 2021 motorcycle race team. At one end is 39-year-old Sfiso Themba—at the other, 12-year-old...

Chatting about the slippery stuff with Taki Bogiages, Business Technical Manager, Motul SA

We caught up with Taki Bogiages to chat about all things oily and Motul’s 'Know your Oil' initiative. Taki’s journey with Motul started way...

The Grave tale of chasing Anglo-Boer War Ghosts on a BMW R1200 GS Adventure

Mpumalanga, or ‘ET’, as it is affectionately known by motorcyclists, is an area endowed with spectacular scenery and sweeping mountain roads, the best of...

Tracing Sabie on the Yamaha Tracer 900

It was that time of the year again, where the itch to travel had to be scratched. Nothing clears the head like a long...

Consummate allroad Tourers – Suzuki V-Strom, old and new

We recently had an occasion to re-acquaint ourselves with the all-road ability of Suzuki’s trusty Adventure bike option, the V-Strom. Interestingly we had both...
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Shop Focus: World Of Motorcycles

We take a tour around World Of Motorcycles in Centurion.

Taking a Nuke to a Fist Fight – RAD KTM’s Radical KTM 500 EXC-F...

I have been keen on joining Bonafide Moto Co on one of their Sunrise Scramble events for some time now. Problem is, I dislocated...

Ending the year at the Sabie Bubble Run

For the past 6 years, South African motorcyclists have been making the annual pilgrimage from Johannesburg to the small town of Sabie for the...

SIGNS OF THE TIMES

It was with great interest I read through the vehicle sales figures for 2020. I think we can all agree the less said about...

Unhinged: KTM Paarl Upgrade the 1290 Super Duke R

180 hp, 140 Nm and 189 kilos: even in stock form, the KTM 1290 Super Duke R is pure madness. But it's still not...

It’s All Relative

No, I don’t mean that in a hillbilly sense, hehe. When you have had an intimate love affair with bikes, as I have had...

Spirit of Passion: A custom BMW R18 by Kingston Custom

From the moment the BMW R18 broke cover, the Bavarian marque has pitched it as a platform for customisation. For most R18 owners, that...

Dakar 2021 – Behind the scenes from the Bivouac with Motul Racing Lab

The media and a few other privileged guests, got to attend a 'Dakar Live Link' with Eva Castelain, a Motul representative, live from the...

Soul Searchin’ and Road Trippin’

It’s midday and I’m riding my Triumph Speed Twin south out of ‘The Big Smoke’. Only going as far as Clarence, in the eastern...

New Years Restitution: Our 2021 wish list

What. A. Year. As 2020 draws to a close, and we all try to figure out what the holidays will look like under a...

Motorcycles and the Post-Covid Recovery

The Covid crisis and Lockdown Level “what-ever-it-is-ish” has given us all much more thinking time. And stressing time. And work-from-home time. And trying-to-fit-everything-in-while-working-from-home time. In this article, I...

Amiable Andy and his Yamaha Ténéré 700

For those of you who don’t know, or may not have heard of Andy Biram, let me introduce you. Andy is a vastly experienced...

Show Report: The Lightning Bolt 2020

Africa's first winner-takes-all custom motorcycle build-off, the Lightning Bolt, went down this past weekend against the backdrop of Cape Town's city centre. Nine builders...
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Report: Track-Daze at Kyalami with the all-new 2020 Honda Fireblade SP and RR-R

With the 2020 Honda Fireblade SP and RR-R, the Japanese firm have made their on-track intentions loud and clear. Here's how it all went...

Done and Dusty: The 2020 Honda Quest adventure challenge

The Honda Quest is a nine day-long South Africa adventure riding challenge with a pretty sweet twist. Contestants compete teams of two—and the team...

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