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...

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...

The joys of touring in Southern Africa on a BMW R 1250 GS Adventure

Four countries, 3600 kilometres in just two weeks, a bit of dust and plenty of memories: when a bunch of foreigners decided to come...

A tale of Triumph over Botswana.

Botswana. The very name conjures up visions of the central Kalahari plains, black-maned lions, bushmen, and the Okavango Delta, teeming with abundant wildlife. I...

#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...

The Perfect Sunset and a new Africa Twin

A wise man once said that success is where being prepared meets opportunity. I am reminded of these words as I see the perfect...

THE PERFECT FIT – Find the right PIRELLI tyres for your bike!

Want to know what are the right Pirelli tyres for your bike? Set your motorcycle details in the link below and discover the right Pirelli...

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...

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...

On the Road: Pure&Crafted, Amsterdam

Amsterdam is known for many things: canals, tulips, bicycles, stroopwafels, and cafes that sell more than just coffee. And even though The Netherlands' topography...

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...

Twins into Africa…

In many ways, the Africa Twin story is one filled with success, drama and irrational decision making, to say the least. Allow me to...

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 band of brothers – Soul searching in Val

There are times when the craziness of everyday life becomes overbearing and, if you are wise, you will take a bit of time out....

Rhodes, a must on any Adventure biker’s bucket list!

We recently received a letter from Dave Walker from "The Walkerbouts Country Inn & Pub" in Rhodes, Eastern Cape. With summer now fast approaching,...

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...

The Sani Pass Moto Adventure with Bonafide Moto Co.

Planning a moto adventure in the middle of winter to one of Southern Africa’s most iconic mountain passes doesn’t always come recommended. The weather...

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...

ZA Bikers Road Trip to KwaZulu-Natal

At ZA Bikers we needed a road trip. But not just any road trip. After a very rewarding few months of visiting and interacting...

Riding the “Name Game”.

Let's face it, we never need a reason to ride but it is sometimes fun to put a particular spin on it. I had...

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...

Adventure Riding in Lesotho

I am in creative conversation with Miguel Lage, Dealer Principal at RAD Moto, Rivonia. He carefully studies the digital map and the route that...

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....

BOTSWANA SYMmetry – Two SYM’s, two Daves’, 1900 K’s and plenty of Ellies

Nothing elicits a feeling of longing and nostalgia in me more than watching a YouTube clip of bikes and buds on a road trip...
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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...

The Nottingham Road Hotel, KwaZulu-Natal

We received an email recently from "The Nottingham Road Hotel" (Notties Hotel), which is situated in the Midlands region of KwaZulu-Natal and is approximately...

Four crazy Germans and an African adventure…

So you want to do a hard core trip through South Africa, Botswana and Namibia. A trip that includes some hostile terrain with lots...

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...

The road to Sani…

Sani Pass is one of the most talked about gravel passes in Southern Africa. It is the “Child of Fire” and for a long...

The Historic Hogsback Inn, Hogsback, Eastern Cape.

We have been thinking about sharing some of the cool spots we have discovered during our travels. Tell us what you think. Belinda Ayre,...

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...

The Singles Club

It was Albert Einstein that stated, “why do I always get my best ideas in the shower?” Simply put, this means that we must...

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