Africa Shox: A Hard-Charging R80G/S From Cape Town

This past Saturday, the Dakar Rally kicked off in Lima, Peru. It’s the 40th edition of the notorious race, and a lot has changed...
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The Maverick Viñales – Yamaha R World Track Experience!

We attended the 'The Maverick Viñales - Yamaha R World Track Experience', which was held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on the 13th...

The Woodstock Moto Co. Garage Built Show

On the edge of Woodstock, just before you cross over into Cape Town's CBD, lies Barron Street. On the cusp of full-blown gentrification—but not...

Travelling like a Chief.

I find myself traversing dense traffic on the N1 South as I head towards Johannesburg. Fast approaching the Buccleuch interchange I have to make...

Sundays are for Motos and Friends: Getting to Know Ducati Cape Town

To the average Capetonian, the sight of shiny red Ducati signage on the way into the V&A Waterfront is no big deal. But to...
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Nitro Circus 2017 with Nick de Wit (Sick Nick).

The 2017 South African 'Nitro Circus' tour was a huge success! It was the second time for this prestigious event in South Africa, the...

BlackStone Tek / BST

The aircraft manufacturer, Lockheed, have a Special Ops department known as their “Skunkworks”. Aircraft like the SR-71 Blackbird trace their origins back to this...

The 2017 Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride

This years Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride kicked off from the W C Club at 3 Athol Oaklands in Johannesburg. I rode through with a...
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The 2017 Cancervive Ride

We attended this years ‘Cancervive Ride’ between the 14th – 24th of September 2017. What set out to be a 10-day bike trip (or...

KTM Adventure Rally 2017

The Orange Clan gathered from far and wide in the magnificent Champagne Valley Sports Resort, northern Drakensberg for a long weekend of awesome riding...

My Indian Blog

This little blog came about because I was recently invited to attend the Alfie Cox Invitational Enduro event, which was to be held in...
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Team South Africa selected ahead of the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2018.

Over the weekend of the 12th August, 28 BMW GS riders participated in the BMW Motorrad GS Trophy National Qualifier 2017, just outside Amersfoort...

Discovering a beautifully restored 1957 BSA Gold Star 500 whilst renewing my wife’s driver’s...

Meeting Mike Longley proves once again that there is a silver lining to every dark cloud. As it turned out it wasn’t a cloud...

Social SYM kicks up dust at Stof Skop 2017

Once a year a really mixed bag of motorcycles gather at the Walkerville showground’s for “Stof Skop”. What transpires is a classic “run what...

Inside the Surreal World of the Gumball 3000

I’m making my way through parc fermé, with a Dodge Hellcat to my left and a Lamborghini Aventador to my right. In front of...

SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL

If I were to say to you, ‘small bikes’, chances are you would think about 125cc or 150cc or similar. However, rider licensing laws...

The Tuning fork Phenomenon – Yamaha Motor Company

Torakusu Yamaha was born in a small rural village in Japan in 1851. Fascinated by Western technology, he qualified as a watchmaker after completing...

The Indian Story

The relatively small American City of Springfield, Massachusetts, was founded in 1636 and has been home to some iconic American brands. Springfield Armory produced...
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South Africa Bike Festival 2017 – It’s a Wrap!

It’s a wrap – the second instalment of South Africa Bike Festival, powered by Discovery Channel, took place at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit...
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Africa Twin Performance Upgrades That Work

Untap your bikes full potential with precise fueling and beneficial electronic aids. ZA Bikers was blown away with improved performance on our own Africa...
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Bandit Bike Graphics

Bling your Dirt Bike to the MAX with Bandit Bike Graphics! Order your own Custom Designed Sticker Kit or select from a range of Pre-Designed options! Worldwide Delivery!! Bandit...

There is a new ‘Flasher in Town’!!

Some of you may remember my blog ‘To flash or not to flash’, which was based on my experience with re-mapping or ‘flashing’ my...
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Social SYM explores Mpumalanga

ADVENTURE is not determined by the size of the bike but rather the unwavering will to explore.. ANYTHING is possible on a SYM Scooter!...
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Botswana Odyssey 2016

ZA Bikers along with some American friends headed up to Botswana for an epic adventure - This is how it went down!! #botswanaodyssey2016 #ktm #zabikers

BOTSWANA ODYSSEY 2016

With motorcycle tours the fun starts with the planning. We really wanted the Botswana Odyssey to be special. Our group of 11 included Bill...

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2016

The South African version of the DGR was once again a huge success raising over R80,000 for research into prostate cancer. There was a...
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!! LETS GET JOEY TO DAKAR !!

Lets get Joey to Dakar! South African bikers unite, this brother deserves our support! Click on the link to see how you can be part...

A Newbies Guide to Racing

Simon Morton, ZA Bikers news editor recently accepted an invitation from Riaan Neveling (KTM SA Marketing Manager) to take part in the Redstar round...

Social “Sandy” SYM rides the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans in Botswana!

I suppose the idea germinated whilst in the company of some Adventure bikes at the top of Sani pass. They were somewhat miffed at...

SYM Scooter conquers Sani Pass!

Social SYM “ South Africa’s most famous scooter” and Brand ambassador for SYM Motorcycles and Scooters SA is at it once again. After showing...

Biking Brotherhood

An inevitable consequence of motorcycling for any length of time is the kindling and growth of many good and lasting friendships. So it was...

To Flash or not to Flash… That is the question!

Whoa guys! Before you reach for the lapels of that grubby raincoat… I am not talking about that kind of flashing. This is a...

Quick Chicks!

There is just something about women in leathers. I’m not talking about your average rally going lady in leather pants that are meant to...

APACHE INDIANS RAID VICTORIA FALLS!!

This trip report was from 2012. Those of you with a smidgen of historical knowledge will know that the Apache Indians are incredibly tough, survive...

The downside of biking

When folks hear that I have ridden bikes for nigh on 47 years, the inevitable question arises, “So Dave, have you ever fallen off?”...