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NEW KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S BREAKS COVER.

The motor industry speaks of ‘Facelifts’ when they freshen and update existing models. To call KTM’S new 1290 Adventure S a facelift of the...

The Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS is Here to Party

An extra 110 cc, 30 more horsepower, 10 kilos lighter—the new Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS is here, and it's not messing around. For...

ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA REVEALS STAR-STUDDED LINE-UP

Among the riders sporting the team’s eye-catching new look was David Goosen, who was recently signed to represent Husqvarna in both the MX1 and...

KAWASAKI RETURNS TO CROSS COUNTRY RACING

Kawasaki South Africa returns to the South African National Cross Country Motorcycle Championship in 2021 following a lengthy sabbatical. Pepson Plastics Kawasaki Motul Racing...
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Dakar or bust!

OK, OK then, maybe we don’t have to be quite so dramatic, but this certainly is news worth sharing. Our very own ladies podium...

Sharpening the Scalpel: The KTM 890 Duke

What's better than a KTM 790 Duke, but costs less than an 890 Duke R? That's right friends, KTM have just thrown the wraps...

Harley-Davidson’s 2021 Models Revealed

Harley-Davidson have just thrown the wraps off their 2021 models. And while the updates are little more than bold new graphics and a few...

Spirit of Passion: A custom BMW R18 by Kingston Custom

From the moment the BMW R18 broke cover, the Bavarian marque has pitched it as a platform for customisation. For most R18 owners, that...

Dakar 2021 – Behind the scenes from the Bivouac with Motul Racing Lab

The media and a few other privileged guests, got to attend a 'Dakar Live Link' with Eva Castelain, a Motul representative, live from the...

Victory for Kevin Benavides and Honda at the 2021 Dakar Rally

The final stage of the 2021 Dakar Rally delivered the outright race win to Monster Energy Honda Team. Kevin Benavides claimed the triumph after...

Soul Searchin’ and Road Trippin’

It’s midday and I’m riding my Triumph Speed Twin south out of ‘The Big Smoke’. Only going as far as Clarence, in the eastern...

A Sad Ending To A Great Dakar Rally For Ross Branch

Stage nine of the 2021 Dakar Rally was a loop stage beginning in, and returning to, Neom, on the sandy shore of the Red...

Ross Branch Safely Through Dakar Rally Stage Eight

Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team’s Ross Branch has safely finished stage eight of the 2021 Dakar Rally–leg two of the event’s marathon stage. Completing...

A Stroke Of Bad Luck On Dakar Stage Seven For Ross Branch

Stage seven of the 2021 Dakar Rally formed leg one of the rally’s two-day marathon stage. Competitors set off from Ha’il following the event’s...

Highly Positive Dakar Stage Six For Ross Branch

Stage six of the 2021 Dakar Rally proved to be a highly positive one for the Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team with Ross Branch...

Ross Branch Continues Positive 2021 Dakar Rally Campaign

Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team’s Ross Branch was the ninth fastest rider on stage five of the Dakar Rally, comfortably maintaining his top 10...

Another Fourth Place Finish For Ross Branch On Dakar Rally Stage Four

Monster Energy Yamaha Rally Team’s Ross Branch has charged to an impressive fourth-place finish on stage four of the 2021 Dakar Rally. Continuing with...

Ross Branch Fourth Fastest On Dakar Rally Stage Two

Whilst most people spend their December holidays relaxing and continuing to fight through the Covid-19 pandemic, the Dakar rally continues. Yes, the extreme off-road...

New Years Restitution: Our 2021 wish list

What. A. Year. As 2020 draws to a close, and we all try to figure out what the holidays will look like under a...

Fast, Smart and Useful: The Yamaha TMAX Tech MAX 560

The first Yamaha TMAX rolled out of the factory back in 2001—a 500 cc twist-and-go parallel twin with a sporty edge and practical features....

Review: The BMW S 1000 XR

South Africa is a country where the best scenery is usually at the end of a gravel road, and the Toyota Hilux tops the...
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Christmas at Fire It Up!

Craig Langton chats to us about what's going down this Christmas at Fire It Up! Christmas Giveaway Competition In order to enter the Fire It Up!...

Motorcycles and the Post-Covid Recovery

The Covid crisis and Lockdown Level “what-ever-it-is-ish” has given us all much more thinking time. And stressing time. And work-from-home time. And trying-to-fit-everything-in-while-working-from-home time. In this article, I...

Amiable Andy and his Yamaha Ténéré 700

For those of you who don’t know, or may not have heard of Andy Biram, let me introduce you. Andy is a vastly experienced...
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Liqui Moly South Africa MotoGP 2021 Finals Competition!

Liqui Moly South Africa is running a competition, whereby you could stand a chance to win a 'once-in-a-lifetime' VIP experience to the MotoGP 2021...

Show Report: The Lightning Bolt 2020

Africa's first winner-takes-all custom motorcycle build-off, the Lightning Bolt, went down this past weekend against the backdrop of Cape Town's city centre. Nine builders...

Ducati reinvent the Monster for 2021

The first Ducati Monster rolled out of Borgo Panigale in 1993—a 904 cc air-cooled motor derived from the 900SS, combined with a steel trellis...
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Report: Track-Daze at Kyalami with the all-new 2020 Honda Fireblade SP and RR-R

With the 2020 Honda Fireblade SP and RR-R, the Japanese firm have made their on-track intentions loud and clear. Here's how it all went...

Rev Up Your 2021 Motorsport Sponsorship Strategy for Success in a COVID-19 World

The full impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on sports sponsorship worldwide will only become clear over time but one thing is certain: everything has...

Released: The 2021 KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition

With its development based on feedback coming straight from top-level Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s stars, the new KTM 450 SX-F FACTORY EDITION offers...

DUROW AND TREY COX JOIN RED BULL KTM

Bringing a fresh sense of excitement to the team is new recruit Cameron Durow, who will be racing in the prestigious MX2 Class. Having...
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Fire It Up! Announces Interest Rates at Prime

Cash vs Finance? Fire It Up! now offer interest rates on motorcycles and accessories from prime or 7%. There’s no better time to buy...

Indian Pitch a Teepee at World Of Motorcycles

The clue is clearly in the name. The vision that inspired Jos Matthysen, head honcho at Ducati SA and World Of Motorcycles, when he...

The new Kawasaki ZX-10R and RR superbikes

When the first Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R was released in 2004, it was the highest performance motorcycle ever available to the general public. In terms...
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Introducing Harley Heaven by Fire It Up!

Fire It Up! announces their all-new dedicated 'bespoke' offering for Harley enthusiasts. View Fire It Up's showroom Right Here on ZA Bikers.

Weekend plans: The Lightning Bolt custom motorcycle show

The Lightning Bolt is Africa's first winner-takes-all custom motorcycle build-off, and it's happening this coming weekend, on the 28th of November, in Cape Town....

Brad Binder concludes 2020 MotoGP season with Rookie of the Year title

Although crashing out in the Grande Prémio MEO de Portugal MotoGP race on the weekend, Red Bull KTM rider, Brad Binder has managed to hold onto enough championship...

KTM CONTINUES TO INCREASE MARKET SHARE AND EXPANDS DEALER NETWORK

As KTM continues to storm ahead, it has become a market leader in far more than Offroad motorcycles. The Austrian manufacturer has established a...

Not EICMA, part 2: new releases from Ducati, Yamaha and BMW

Instead of the mass gatherings we’ve grown so used to every November, we've been grabbing a cup of the good stuff and tuning into...

BMW Motorrad reveal the new S 1000 R

The BMW S 1000 R first appeared in early 2014 and instantly made waves in the super naked class. It had explosive midrange power,...

MOTORSPORT SENSATION SWANEPOEL TAKES TOP HONOURS

South African motorsport sensation Brett Swanepoel has been crowned the 2020 National Enduro Champion. The rider put on an eye-catching performance at the season...

GASGAS announces dealer line up for South Africa

The global launch of the GASGAS model year 2021 line-up has created a lot of excitement around the globe. The wait is soon coming...

Done and Dusty: The 2020 Honda Quest adventure challenge

The Honda Quest is a nine day-long South Africa adventure riding challenge with a pretty sweet twist. Contestants compete teams of two—and the team...

The Triumph Tiger 850 Sport Breaks Cover

It's silly season for the introduction of new, or tweaked, models from the world’s motorcycle manufacturers. Triumph have always been particularly good at leveraging...

Hanging with King Price Xtreme at Red Star

We were recently invited to hang out with the King Price Xtreme crew at Red Star Raceway. It gave us a chance to catch...

Ducati Family Day – the Gathering of the Red Clan

Ducati SA hosted a ‘Family Day’ at Red Star Raceway on Sunday the 15th November. Fact is, Ducati owners have never had it so...

Odendaal Joins Evan Bros Yamaha for 2021 WorldSSP Campaign

After another title-winning FIM Supersport World Championship season, Evan Bros Yamaha WorldSSP Supported Team have signed promising South African rider Steven Odendaal for their...

Linex Yamaha Randburg signs Andy Biram as their ADVENTURE AMBASSADOR

Linex Yamaha Randburg is proud to announce the signing of Andy Biram, owner of Adventure Africa, an adventure rider tours company based in South...

Yamaha Riders Dominate in Creighton, National Enduro

14 November 2020 saw Round 4 of the MSA South African National Enduro take place in Creighton, Kwazulu Natal. Yamaha had three National titles...

Valencia GP: Morbidelli wins the battle, Mir wins the war

Riders returned to the tight and curvy Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Valencia this weekend, for the fifth and final back-to-back race of this year's...

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