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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

#theDesertRose, #thePeoplesChampion

Taye Perry. Prior to the 2020 Dakar Rally, only the people involved in the South African off-road motorcycle racing scene were familiar with the...

10 Bikes We Can’t Wait for in 2020

Sjoe, what a year! Like most of you, we're more than ready for 2019 to wind down. So to help us do that, here's...

The Arch KRGT-1 Rolls on South African-Made Wheels

The Arch Motorcycle KRGT-1 is an $ 85,000, made-to-order performance cruiser that looks bananas, goes like stink and handles better than any cruiser deserves...

The Woodstock Moto Co. Garage Built Show

“There are three logical reasons to get a bike: petrol, parking and traffic. But then there's the most important reason: fun!” That's how Woodstock...

BMW R 1250 RT and RS – two takes on the original Gentlemen’s Express

I am going to deal with the RS first in this account. Fact is, BMW’s RS and I go back a long way. Right...

The RADical Challenge – Let’s Get Radical

We were invited by RADMoto to attend their first annual RADical Challenge event. For those who aren’t familiar with RADMoto, they are a KTM...

SO WHAT WILL YOURS BE THEN, ESPRESSO, CAPPUCCINO OR A MOCHACCINO?

Those of you that read my Goldwing review recently will know that we covered over 3000 kay’s of tar road travel. Fact is, I...
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The 2019 Cancervive Ride

For the past 2 years, we have joined the Cancervive initiative as their official biking-media-partners. For 2019, we got even more involved as we...

Women Who Ride, and Why They Ride

Motorcycling has traditionally been a world dominated by men—but, thankfully, that stereotype is changing. Sure, the female sector of the market is still smaller...

Desert Shred: Johnston Moto’s Rally Spec Husqvarna FE 501

Rally bikes have come a long way since the 80s. Mark Johnston knows this all too well—he built a stunning BMW R 80 G/S...
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The 2019 Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride – JHB

The Johannesburg Distinguished Gentleman's Ride seems to be growing each year that we attend, it's so nice to see approximately a thousand classic bikes...

Gone Scootering: Celebrating Scootember with a Scooters-Only Ride

Macho motorcyclists will have a hard time admitting it, but scooters are a substantial amount of fun. We all know how practical they are;...

STOFSKOP 2019 and a peek at Justin Steyn’s mind blowing HONDA NS600 D FLAT-TRACKER...

At ZA Bikers we had our intro to “Stofskop” when we raced our plucky little Sym Scooter, Social Sym, at the Walkerville Oval a...

Report: Honda Track Day – 09/08/19

Honda South Africa hosted a track day on the Women's Day public holiday that has just past, to allow their current and potential owners...

A bit of tech talk about the slippery stuff we put in our engines.

The world is getting more complex day by day. As technology advances in all fields, we are faced with making choices that simply didn’t...

From “Road-to-Adventure” – a day of rider training with iRIDE Adventures and Triumph South...

07:03 am, we had pulled up somewhere along the R512 to take shots of the morning Sunrise. It was extremely cold that morning, my...

The choice.

The world is full of complexity, choices, and decisions that need to be made. This creates stress, anxiety and occasionally some poor decisions. With...

Capture the moment with: “RIDE MOTOS TAKE PHOTOS”

Richard Harper, half of the brains behind “RIDE MOTOS TAKE PHOTOS”, put it so well when I asked him over a brekkie what...

Throwback: Meet the BMW R nineT /5 Special Edition

1969 was a big year for BMW Motorrad. That's the year they opened their new factory in the Spandau area of Berlin, and it's...

Our Favourite Gear from Triumph’s New Online Store

Triumph South Africa recently launched their online store, and we've been browsing. Online shopping has become the go-to for many South Africans—but for some...

Signs of things to come? – BMW R18 Concept Revealed

It has been some time since BMW played in the Cruiser space with their R 1200 C. That could all be set to change....
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The 2019 South Coast Bike Fest

Check out our highlights video from the 2019 South Coast Bike Fest in Margate, KwaZulu-Natal. #SCBF19

How to Beat Winter Boredom, Milwaukee Style

Even when I'm not riding them, motorcycles take me to some incredible places. Earlier this year, they took me to Milwaukee, the homeland of...

Triumph’s media launch of their new 1200 Twins

A group of journos gathered at a venue in the Hennops river valley for the official launch of Triumph’s much anticipated new 1200 Twins....

RACE! BUILD A BESPOKE HUSKY THAT MAY JUST BE A WORLD FIRST

Around 15 years ago RACE! was birthed out of a passion for motorcycles. Red Italian motorcycles built in Bologna, to be precise. The person...

SUZUKI WEEKEND AWAY 2019

Suzuki’s 8th Annual Weekend Away will take place between the 5th July to the 7th July 2019 at Hotel Numbi & Garden Suites in...
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Introducing the King Price Xtreme Yamaha Racing Team

We caught up with Clint Seller (team boss at Seller Racing), to discuss his new King Price Xtreme Yamaha Racing Team and to find out...

India’s Beast of Burden

Do not for a moment believe all you read on Google! Google “Indian beast of burden” and you will come up with a Gaur...

Around the World Motorcycle Travellers

Nothing excited me more as a sixteen year old, than getting up at dawn on a beautiful Sunday summers morning. Throw on jeans, T-shirt...

Summer Daze: Riding the Cape on Triumph’s Cruisers

Cape Town's motorcyclists are evangelists for the Mother City. We can't help it—not only do we have amazing scenery, food and people, but the...

Motorcycle Gunslingers

From the moment that engine got mounted onto a bicycle to create the first motorcycle, men have tried to make these contraptions go faster....

Lawless Bikes Builds Tiny Wooden Café Racers

Here's something that would top any three-year-old's Xmas list: a wee little wooden balance bike, styled to mimic a full-size café racer. Sure, these...

“HAVE YOU DONE THE DOOHICKEY?”

Done the what? Is that some kind of dance? Like first cousin to the Macarena, perhaps? No dudes, it is just KLR speak. Kawasaki’s...

PIRELLI BIKE OF THE YEAR – 2018

This years Pirelli BOTY is a really interesting one! Before we get into the meat of things I would like to give a huge...

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