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BLIND MAN RIDES MOTORCYCLE AROUND RACETRACK

On Saturday the 7th July Jacob Kruger (who lost his sight 12 years ago), made history by riding successfully around Red Star Raceway on...

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...

Ride Review: Zontes ZT310-R

Meeting the local importer of Zontes, I cannot help but get excited about its introduction to the South African market. Enter Jaco van der Merwe,...

The Bonafide Moto Adventure to Sani Pass

When we planned this recent adventure we had these crazy ideas and high hopes to summit Sani Pass in the middle of winter with...

Ride Review: Indian Chieftain Dark Horse

The Chieftain Dark Horse is Indian’s player in the Bagger space. As you can deduct from the name “Bagger”, bikes of this ilk come...

Beating the grind

One of the biggest advantages of a Vespa is the way that it can zip through traffic, thanks to an upright seating position, low...

Revisited: How the Ducati Multistrada 1260 S Blew My Mind

Ducati clinched yet another victory at the hotly contested Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, just outside Colorado Springs this past weekend. It's the seventh...

KTM 790 DUKE – Duking it out with the Middleweights!

In many ways this has been my most challenging review to date. The 790 Duke is an extremely important bike for KTM. The middleweight...

MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso SCS (Smart Clutch System) – First Ride Impressions!

Here is an exotic Italian sport touring bike with some serious new tech, SCS, for Smart Clutch System, which basically dispenses with using the...

Husqvarna 401 Svartpilen – Simple. Progressive.

Husqvarna has existed in some form or another since the late 1600s making muskets, sewing machines, typewriters and most importantly, since 1903, motorcycles. Husqvarna’s...
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The 2018 South Africa Bike Festival

Top biking manufacturers showcased their latest machines at the motorcycle industries annual South Africa Bike Festival. The festival again this year was action packed, with...
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Video; Dunlop Goes Big at the 2018 South Africa Bike Festival!

Chatting with Sean Powell from Dunlop South Africa at the SA Bike Festival about their new Sportmax Q3+ tyre that they have just launched...

Kawasaki H2-SX – Ballistic Cruise Missile!

I believe that the supercharged motor that Kawasaki rocked the world with a couple of years ago in the manic H2 has come home....

Getting to Know the Motor Co. at the Harley-Davidson Museum

It's a big year for Harley-Davidson. Not only is the Motor Co. celebrating its 115th anniversary, but the Harley-Davidson Museum—where all 115 years are...

MOTUL MEMORIES

So what is this Motul memories all about, you may ask? Let me explain. I started my motorcycling in the ‘70’s. That was the...

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...
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The 2018 South Coast Bike Fest

So, we just got back recently from the 2018 South Coast Bike Fest, an action packed 4 day biking, lifestyle & music festival, which...

First Ride – The Husqvarna Vitpilen 701

The biggest stir of 2018 so far has surely come from Husqvarna. The recent launch of its street bike range – first seen in...
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Hanging with Harley-Davidson, Croatian Style!

I was fortunate to crack an invite to the Harley-Davidson “Ride, Ride, Slide” World Media Event hosted in the fascinating country of Croatia from...

The 2018 Ninja 400 SE – The Ninja Family is Getting Bigger

The smallest member of the Ninja family started it’s life as a 250cc, grew to 300, and now, with styling inspired by the championship-winning ZX-10R...
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Kawasaki Z900 RS – The legend Returns!

It is hard to explain to the modern generation of bikers what an impact the launch of the original Z900, called the Z1, had...

Revisted: The Ducati Monster 821 is Just Right

The iconic Ducati Monster celebrates its 25th birthday this year. But what's truly remarkable, is that the contemporary Monster still resembles the design that...

Done and Dusted: One Night in the Dirt by Bonafide Moto Co.

The guys from Bonafide Moto Co. invited me to One Night in the Dirt, an event aimed at people who ride modern classic motorcycles that don't have...

The 2018 Honda CB1000R – First Ride Impressions!

How to make a motorcycle better? The usual recipe is to put more power and retrench some weight. Honda, obviously followed this path. But...

To all bikers, what kind of customer are you?

It was with great interest that I read the comments and feedback on my previous blog “would you ride an electric bike to save...

Indian Scout Bobber – Power cruiser meets cool

The Scout model from Indian carries a magnificent heritage. It has always been Indians’ performance model, taking the fight to Harley-Davidson. Well, nothing has...

TECHNOLOGY – Curse or blessing?

I recently had another ride on KTM’s magnificent 1290 R. Incredible bike, however aspects of the bike got me thinking. I am re-reading ‘...

Striking Moto-Gold in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a amazing city to visit, but it's not about to top anyone's list of hot motorcycling destinations. Crazy inner city traffic makes...

The 2018 KTM 790 Duke – First Ride Impressions!

111 000 hours of human work, 60 people being involved full time in the R&D department, 604 800 kilometres of intensive dyno testing and...

Would You Ride an Electric Bike to Save the Motorcycle Industry?

A couple of weeks ago I was privileged to drive one of these new plug-in-hybrid cars. The premise is that the batteries can be...

The 2018 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports – First Ride Impressions!

The original 1988 Honda Africa Twin was a real game changer, as it put an end to the single-cylinder trail bike era and it...

The unsung hero. Suzuki DL 1000 V-Strom

Suzuki introduced the V-Strom a number of years ago. It was one of the stable of Suzuki’s which used their new at the time...

First Ride: 2018 Triumph Tiger 800 XCa

Morocco. Winter. Snowy Atlas mountain foothills, a fleet of brand new 2018 Triumph Tiger 800 XCa's, some tents in which to sleep, everything is...

Revisited: Why the Harley-Davidson Softail Street Bob is the Raddest Softail

With nine models to choose from, there's something for everyone in Harley-Davidson's new Softail line-up. From classic cruisers like the Heritage and the iconic...

BMW G 310 GS Launch – George, Western Cape

Oubaai, the Ernie Els golf estate development at Herolds Bay, just outside George, was the scene of the official launch of the G 310...

The 2018 Kawasaki H2 SX – First Ride Impressions!

In 2004, a film-maker called Morgan Spurlock released a movie called: Supersize Me! The target, to eat as many burgers as possible. In 2018, a motorcycle...

The Scrambler Ducati Desert Sled is Actually a Scrambler

Neo-retro scramblers are all about style, right? Sure, most of them look like they rolled straight out of On Any Sunday, but aren't they...

Biker people – time to spread the word!

Because you are reading this article on the ZA Bikers website we can safely assume you are a Biker Person. This is important because...
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The 2018 Ubuntu Run – Gauteng (28/01/2018)

The Ubuntu Run is now into its 3rd year and I must say that the event just keeps on growing and growing. For those...

The Ducati Panigale V4 S – First Ride Impressions!

The pit straight at Valencia MotoGP racetrack is only 876 meters, that doesn’t prevent the new Ducati Panigale V4 S reaching a speed of...

What is all this safety about?

I have recently been side-lined from the heaven of riding motorcycles. Unfortunately a car decided to turn in front of me: the bike didn’t...

The Other Boxer: Riding the BMW R 1200 R

Any conversation about modern BMW boxers is going to be dominated by the R 1200 GS. It makes sense: the GS is BMW's best...

The Harley Davidson Sportster Roadster

While the rest of the motorcycling world is strutting about, showing off their new-found ‘retro’ chic, the people at Harley Davidson must be looking...

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...

First Ride: 2018 Ducati Multistrada 1260 S

“This is a revolution!” This expression was made famous by the late Steve Jobs but it could be assignable to Ducati too. In 2010,...

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...

Riding the 2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Fat Boy

The birth of Harley-Davidson's new Softail platform meant the death of the beloved Dyna. But the Motor Co. wasn't about to ditch some of...

First Ride: Kawasaki Z 900 RS

35 years after the iconic Z1, this new 900 Kawasaki will warm the hearts of biking enthusiasts and stir up plenty of nostalgia for...

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