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Victory and defeat at the Valencia GP

This weekend’s GP saw riders, including Valentino Rossi (back from self-quarantine), return to Spain for the 13th round of the MotoGP calendar. But before...

Becoming 33 – the Brad Binder documentary

2020 has been an interesting year, to put it mildly. But one of this year's silver linings has been watching our local hero, Brad...

Revealed: The Ducati Multistrada V4

The hotly-anticipated Ducati Multistrada V4 has just broken cover, and it's set to be the most multipurpose Multistrada yet. As expected, it's now powered...

First Ride: The 2021 Aprilia RS 660

“Classic 600 cc sportbikes are dinosaurs,” say Aprilia. The Italian factory promises a brand new generation of fun, hassle-free and road-oriented sportbikes—starting with the...

Battle of the Baggers

Riding big, heavy cruisers through a mountain pass with sparks showering from the footpegs has a weird type of appeal. You have to really...

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...

Triumph unveil the new Trident 660 triple-cylinder roadster

After a refreshingly brief teaser campaign, Triumph have just thrown the wraps off their latest triple-cylinder roadster: the Triumph Trident 660. Cheaper than a...

Photo Gallery: Biker’s Warehouse Halloween Party

On Saturday 31st October we attended a Halloween party at Biker's Warehouse. Biker's Warehouse is known for pulling-out-all-the-stops when it comes to exciting biking...
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The Bike Buyers

The Bike Buyers is a division of Fire It Up!, which has been leading the industry on buying and selling motorcycles with absolute trust and transparency....
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Fire It Up! Black November Specials

Black Friday at Fire It Up? Nope... Black November — an entire month of specials.

Gimme More: The 2021 Yamaha MT-09

Yamaha entered the 'hyper naked' market with their quick and agile MT-09 back in 2013. Aggressively styled and relatively affordable, it was a runaway...

POSTPONED: 2020 Motul Roof of Africa

Following consultations this week with representatives of the Lesotho Government and the Lesotho Sports and Recreation Commission (LSRC), Live Lesotho has been advised that...

THE NEW WP XPLOR PRO 6500 CARTRIDGE

WP Suspension is pleased to announce the launch of the new WP XPLOR PRO 6500 Cartridge. With highly innovative technology derived from countless successes...

DOUBLE VICTORY FOR RED BULL KTM

The country’s 2020 National Motocross champions were crowned in Bloemfontein this weekend. The series came to a close with an exciting double-header round where...

Teruel GP: Expect the Unexpected

The Gran Premio Liqui Moly de Teruel (named after the province) saw riders return to MotorLand Aragón for the 11th round of the MotoGP...

BMW R 18 – Berlin Built Bavarian Beauty

The first time I saw the R 18 ‘in the metal’ was at the press launch of the new range of BMW 900’s. Our...

World of Yamaha introduce their new Concept Store Accessory Hyper

World of Yamaha kindly invited us to experience the beginning of their new chapter, with the introduction of the all-new ‘Concept Store Accessory Hyper’....

BROTHER LEADER TREAD KTM TAKES CROSS COUNTRY CROWN

Brother Leader Tread KTM’s Bradley Cox and Charan Moore have officially been crowned 2020 National Cross Country champions. The riders received top honours in...

Triumph Tiger 900 Rally Pro Review — is it Dirt-Worthy?

The release of Triumph's new Tiger 900 range was undoubtedly one of the hottest drops of this year. The previous-gen Tiger was (and still...

TWEAKING THE TWIN

In my blog, Back to our Routes, which I penned in May, I spoke about the one bike does it all scenario. In the...

SWANEPOEL BACK ON TOP

This weekend marked the moment that Brett Swanepoel had been waiting for. In an unforgettable season finale, the Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing star reinstated...

The Three Musketeers at the Aragon GP

The tenth round of the MotoGP calendar brought riders back to Spain, for the latest back-to-back episode of the 2020 season and the fourth...

Ducati’s Magical Mystery Tour

We have seen some significant changes since World of Motorcycles took on the Ducati brand in SA. Under the guidance of Jos Matthysen, the...

Soul Trippin’ in Sabie

The last nine months have been really tough on the mind, body and soul. Racing against the rain, riding the wind and chasing sunsets...

The Motul Roof of Africa 2020 is On!

Live Lesotho has announced that the 2020 Motul Roof of Africa will be going ahead as planned. While the coronavirus pandemic will necessitate some...

AVAILABLE NOW: THE MYKTM APP & CONNECTIVITY UNIT KIT OFFER FACTORY BIKE SET-UP AT...

Placing added control in the hands of KTM SX-F riders, the myKTM app allows for quick and easy bike set-up with key tuning tools...

The Writing on the Wall at the French Grand Prix

This past weekend gave us the ninth round of the 2020 MotoGP calendar, and the 33rd FIM World Championship race at the historic Le...

A Day of fun in the dirt learning new skills…

Are you based in the Cape Town area and are needing to better your skills on dirt roads? Then our One Day in the...

The Ducati Multistrada V4, now with radar

A Ducati Multistrada V4 has been on the cards for a while, and now Ducati have broken the ice with official news of its...

At It Again: KTM debuts the 2021 KTM 890 Adventure

Two years and many braaaps ago, KTM reinvented the middleweight adventure segment with the 790 Adventure. Back in the old days (2018), every manufacturer...

Updates for the 2021 BMW R 1250 GS and G 310 GS

The moment BMW unveiled their '40 Years of GS' livery for the F 850 GS, we knew the rest of the GS range would...

Review: The New Harley-Davidson Low Rider S

When Harley-Davidson released the Dyna Low Rider S four years ago, they knew something no-one else did: it was the last of its kind....

Report: Distinguished Ride with Triumph South Africa

This time of year, men start growing their beards and moustaches, polishing their monocles, and in some cases, start fettling their trusty rides. Why?...

GOOSEN STEALS THE THUNDER

The Cannabis Energy South African National Motocross Championship exploded back into action with a double header round 2 and 3 at Thunder Valley in...

Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya: The Title Twister

Just four points separated the top four riders heading into Barcelona, for round nine of the MotoGP World Championship. With the Championship so tight...

Back in the Fray: Catching Up With the King Price Xtreme Superbike Team

South African motorcycling has suffered the exact same pandemic-related setbacks, calendar reshuffles and crammed race schedules that the international racing scene has. But racing...

BMW M 1000 RR: The First M Motorcycle

Just when you thought the S 1000 RR couldn’t get any better, BMW reveals their latest incarnation: the M 1000 RR. Although still based...

DOUBLE VICTORY FOR PEPSON PLASTICS HUSQVARNA RACING

As riders returned to the National Enduro Championship under Covid-19 regulations, this weekend Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing completely stole the show. Both Brett Swanepoel...

Catching up with Liqui Moly’s Melicia Labuschagne

Let's be honest: it's been a tough season for everyone. For some, it's been the emotional struggle of staying sane during lockdown, but for...

Family Values: Riding the BMW F 850 GS Adventure alongside a classic G/S

Today's adventure bike market is jam packed with options—but forty years ago, it didn't even exist. Sure, the Yamaha XT500 was around, but it...

Return to Misano: how unpredictable can it get?

The seventh round of the MotoGP calendar brought us back to Misano, for the Gran Premio TISSOT dell' Emilia Romagna e della Riviera di...

BROTHER LEADER TREAD KTM’S COETZEE SNATCHES CROSS COUNTRY GLORY

This weekend marked the highly anticipated return to racing for South Africa’s motorsport stars. The second round of the National Cross Country Championship was...

KING KENNY BACK ON TOP

Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing’s Kenny Gilbert stormed to victory this weekend as the National Cross Country Championship returned under Covid-19 regulations. It was a...

Biker’s Warehouse Ladies Day

Article by: Skinny van Schalkwyk Biker’s Warehouse and Morag Campbell went to some trouble to pamper a lucky group of lady riders for Women’s Day,...

San Marino MotoGP: Six Races, Five Winners

Electrifying, dramatic and utterly mental—this is the 2020 MotoGP World Championship. Choosing your favourite rider for the weekend has never been so difficult. And...

Bonafide Moto Co TACO TUESDAY Heralds in a Belated Spring

"Spring is sprung, the grass is riz, I wonder where the birdie is. They say the bird is on the wing, but that's absurd,...

Motul Rebrands their Powersport Range for Enhanced User Convenience and Confidence

Motul has unveiled the new look and feel of the containers for their world-class Powersport range. The redesign is intended to communicate the benefits...

Review: The Vintage Electric Scrambler

Some die-hard petrol heads believe that anything that doesn't vibrate and make noise, isn't a 'real' motorcycle. If that's you, then you're probably not...

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...

Triumph Bonneville Bobber Black – Way too cool for school!

I took my Speed Twin into Triumph for its first service and arranged to have the use of their 1200cc Bobber Black for a...

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