Joining the Suzuki family…

We have been in a bit of a quandary lately as our outgoing ZA Bikers support vehicle had its limitations. To create decent content...

Getting down to the nitty-gritty with Motul’s MC Care Range

Motul’s MC Care Range sort of reminds me of the old saying, "You can never have too much of a good thing.” After caring...

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...

Bike Trip Preparation the Liqui Moly way…

We bikers are a strange bunch indeed. I am off on a quick Botswana trip with Irene for a few days. Elephant Sands has...

Wash It, Wax It & Shine It with Motul’s MC Care Range

Washing a motorcycle can be a real pain, but it bears riding a dirty bike. To keep my bike clean for longer, without taking...

Taking a clean view on the world, with Liqui Moly’s Visor Clean Cloth Set

I recently did a 5,000 kay road trip courtesy of the Ducati Mystery Tour. When you are spending long days in the saddle on...

Keeping it Clean with Motul this Winter

It’s that time of the year again when winter shows us bikers the middle finger. Heading into June means we’ll have to put up...

Stylmartin Riding Boots

One of the pleasurable elements of riding a motorcycle is the kit you wear to protect yourself. There is just something about riding apparel...

Joining the Nolan Family – Nolan N60-5 Review

Since we rode our first pedal bike, we all knew that the importance of a helmet is its ability to protect your skull. But...

Oh damn! How will I ever get those scratches out?

Do not fear, Liqui Moly Kratzer Stop is here! For you guys (and guyesses) out there whose German linguistic skills are a little rusty,...

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...

Perfect Seat: We test a seat cleaner from Motul

We all have a special way of cleaning and maintaining our motorcycles, but who really pays attention to their seat? Clearly Motul do, because...

Where to? On board with Triumph’s Beeline navigation device

Back in the 80s, my dad explored the Richtersveld with a map so big, it stuck out of the top of his generously-sized backpack....

Dry Cleaning with Motul’s E1 Wash & Wax

Washing a motorcycle is the most basic form of motorcycle care and it’s also a vital step to keeping the paintwork on our machines...

Adventure Smarter: METALIZE 440 Adventure Jacket

As we all know by now, METALIZE is a South African designed brand that is dedicated to the development of a range of rider...

Helmet Care the LIQUI MOLY Way

Over the years we have endured the rising cost of all our typical motorcycling kit. When it comes to helmets, which have to comply...

Keeping it stopping with Motul’s Brake Clean

If you love your machine you’ll look after it, not just externally but internally. Now, we all have our own maintenance and care products...

Shift Up: METALIZE Shorty ADV Boot

As daily motorcycle commuters, we look for comfort, safety and style when it comes to wearing gear, and in this case boots. We know...

Keeping the Shiny Side Up with Motul’s Shine & Go Spray

It’s only obvious, that the way you take care of your motorcycle reveals how much you love it. But, maybe you’ve been too busy...

Liqui Moly Chain Spray – put to the test!

I have owned over 340 motorcycles over the years, most of which utilised chains to transfer the engine power to the back wheel. Put...

Get A Grip: The METALIZE Shorty Glove Range

Our good friends at Henderson Racing Products, home to the METALIZE range of riding gear, tasked us with testing their ‘shorty’ glove range. If...

Liqui Moly Multi-Spray… if you only ever buy one spray, then this has to...

In case you haven’t noticed, you will know that motorcycles, like many other things, tend to have got rather pricey. If you are even...

Style on a Budget: The Origine Vega Helmet

Retro-styled helmets have been around for several years now. With a Triumph Street Twin in the garage, I've been tempted numerous times to buy...

Still Rolling: Dunlop Sportmax Roadsmart III High Mileage Test

A few weeks before our national lockdown was announced, I managed to crank out 7,000 km on Dunlop’s high performance touring tyre, the Sportmax...

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....

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...

Tested: the GoGravel 30L Namaqua Backpack

I was recently in the market for a go-anywhere travel backpack. With myself being part of Generation Y or better known as the "Millennials",...

Road Testing the Scorpion EXO-510 Air Helmet

I was recently in the market for an everyday riding helmet which led me to Mark Henderson . Henderson Racing Products was founded back...

Product Review: Sport Bike Apparel from Henderson Racing Products

Ever so often an amazing opportunity comes our way and our job is to seize it with both hands. This happened to me recently,...

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...

Metzeler Cruisetec Tyre Testing in Sicily Promises more performance for Cruiser Riders

When one thinks of Sicily, one thinks of bubbling volcano’s, rugged cliffs, fabulous food, the Mafia and even the Godfather comes to mind, so...

“Talking Italian….” Acerbis Adventure Bike Suit

I get it horribly wrong as I brake-slide into a tight left hander, attempting to bush-up on my rusty enduro bike skills. It is...

ATG 20 LITRE SOFT LUGGAGE

Travelling for extended periods by motorcycle presents one with some logistical challenges, especially when you need to carry a fair amount of stuff. “Credit...

XKULCHA KLASSIC RANGE

Thank heavens corporate South Africa seems to be seeing the light at last. One of the absolute worst carry overs from the colonial era...

Get stung by the Scorpion!

I am standing on the line, waiting for the lights to go out and the race to start. Every nerve on full alert, I...

RUMBUX Adventure Bike Protection Bars

When you spend the amount of time on bikes that I do, and especially on less than perfect roads off the beaten track, it...

Dunlop hits back in the Adventure Bike Segment!

Total concentration, I make myself a promise in the privacy of my helmet; “one day I will ride this gravel mountain pass to watch...

Optimate3 Battery Charging System

Why do you suppose I refer to the Optimate3 as a “system” rather than simply a charger? Quite simply, because that is what it...

Product Review: MOTUL MC Care Products – Part 2

At the best of times we should take really good care of our bikes and riding kit, however in these financially taxing times it...

XKULCHA DAKAR 500D Adventure Riding Pants

I have owned a pair of XKULCHA Dakar pants for a couple of years now and done many miles in them. To be frank,...

XKULCHA ENDURO THORN SLEEVES

What a truly brilliant idea these Enduro thorn sleeves are! Back in the day I used to do a lot of riding with my...

Go Gravel 40L (Little Karoo) Duffel Bag

I recently had the opportunity to do a really proper test of GoGravel’s 40L duffel bag. The bag looks good in a grey material...

Metalize Yourself

The setting is Sutherland, Northern Cape. Commonly known as the coldest place in South Africa. As an adventure traveller, I cannot believe my luck...
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Xkulcha Adventure Apparel – Proudly South African!

We visited Xkulcha in the heart of Johannesburg, to see how they manufacture their Urban riding jeans. See video of our experience from the...

First Impressions: OSAH Drypak 40 Duffel Bag

We got hold of a OSAH Drypack 40 Duffel Bag to test. The first thing that I noticed was the wide mouth style opening,...

XKULCHA KLASSIC DENIMS – No excuse not to wear all the kit, all the...

I recently had the opportunity to visit the Xkulcha factory in Johannesburg. Xkulcha is a real South African success story. As South Africans, we...

Motul’s Motorcycle Care Range

I recently told you about the trip we did a while back around Botswana on 160 and 180cc TVS motorcycles. To best ensure their...

Helmet Review: HJC CS – 15

In the current beleaguered economy it is encouraging to find quality products that don’t make your wallet cry out for a transfusion. If you...

Shoei NXR

Shoei launched their NXR helmet as a replacement for their popular XR1100. Whilst the X-Spirit is their premier helmet for racetrack use, the NXR...

Oxford Melbourne Air 2.0 Jacket

This is the perfect summer jacket for street riders! It's styling is spectacular; aggressive while minimalistic. The black and white colour contrasts are just...

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