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Riding the Rocket 3

Recently, the ZA Bikers crew had our opportunity to sample the newly launched Triumph Rocket 3. The timing was actually very good, as, unbeknown...

KAWASAKI’s monstrous, mental, mind-blowing, mean, magnificent Z H2 Supercharged naked

There was another Kawasaki H2 once. The year was 1974 and the H2 model name hung on a 750cc, three-cylinder 2-stroke triple that first...

Ride Review: The BMW C 400 X Scooter

Scooters were my gateway drug into motorcycling. First it was a 50 cc Honda Express pyppoegie that I got around on when I was...

The Valley of 1000 Routes, with KTM Durban

KTM owners pride themselves in their brand's illustrious history in off-road racing and love to put their bikes to the test. So KTM Durban...

The Journey…

Editor's Note: At ZA Bikers we are big fans of tales of adventure where people use unlikely bikes to do unlikely trips. We have done...

MV AGUSTA DONATES PCR MACHINES FOR QUICK COVID-19 TESTING TO VARESE HOSPITALS

Editor's Note: In these difficult times, that we are going through, it's nice to get a positive press release in my inbox whereby a motorcycle...

Yamaha South Africa: Lockdown Competition!

Yamaha South Africa has launched a "LOCKDOWN" competition on its social media platforms whereby you can stand a chance of winning a Yamalube hamper...

BROTHER LEADER TREAD KTM SIGNS CHARAN MOORE

Despite the current times, KTM South Africa remains committed to believing in the best possible outcome and sharing positive news. It comes with great excitement,...

Revealed: The BMW R 18 – Bavarian Cruiser

A while back we told you about BMW's latest cruiser concept, which was received with considerable interest and enthusiasm by the world's motorcycling press,...

Honda RC166 and 174 – Hitting the opposition for six!

21 days of lockdown gives one time to get to things that you keep on putting on the back burner as we rush through...

Dunlop on an Adventure Mission…

As motorcyclists, we live in glorious times! Especially so, if you love the great outdoors. Adventure biking is on the rise and has been...
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Introducing Bikeshop Rivonia

We chatted to James Ridley about the recent launch of Bikeshop Rivonia in Johannesburg, listen to what he had to say...

A Closer Look at the New KTM 890 Duke R

KTM first pulled the covers off the new KTM 890 Duke R at EICMA last year. But last night, we got a closer look...

Motul Presents: Know Your Oil – A Facebook Live Video Series

During the current lockdown, Motul will be giving people the chance to really get to know their oil and lubricant products, the nuances of...

Stay Sane: Essential Motorcycle Films for Lockdown

Right now, the world is gripped by a pandemic that's postponed all motorsport activities indefinitely, and has most countries, including South Africa, on lockdown....

A journey for LOVE…

As some of my close friends are aware, I have relocated my family to the Eastern Cape. More specifically Jeffreys Bay. As a family,...

Self Expression, the Indian way

We are living through some tough financial times with not everyone in a position to replace their bike on a whim. We are all...

South African Media Launch – KTM 390 Adventure

It was with a fair level of anticipation and excitement that Bjorn and I took a drive out to Sun City for the launch...

Race Report Emerald Fire Winterberg National Enduro Round 2: Port Elizabeth

Saturday, the 14th March saw the Proudly Bidvest bLU cRU Yamaha team take on round two of the MSA National Enduro Championship this time...

Seller back on track at Zwartkops

With a new sponsor, NGK Spark Plugs, onboard the SA Superbike Series supported by Bridgestone made its way to Zwartkops Raceway for the second...

HONDA QUEST TRUE ADVENTURE 2020 POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Honda Motor Southern Africa has decided to postpone Quest True Adventure 2020. To safeguard the health, safety and welfare...

Postponement of King of the Whip 2020

Following the President’s speech and the announcement of the coronavirus as a National State of Disaster, we are heeding the call to work together...

The Kalahari Ferrari gets his just reward!

Ross Branch won the second stage of this years Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia and made an emphatic statement that was impossible to ignore....

A morning with Kinga Tanajewska – World Traveler extraordinaire

Many Adventure bike riders have probably considered, or dreamed about, chucking up the daily grind and riding their bike around the world. I certainly...

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....

Motorbike racing lingo: Here’s how to sound like a seasoned professional

The next round of South Africa’s motorbike racing series rolls into Zwartkops Raceway this Saturday 14 March. But before you take the family out...

Kawasaki Z900 – The legend lives on!

The Z900 story began a long time ago. Kawasaki stunned the world back in 1972 with the introduction of the meanest motorcycle ever made...

Best of South Africa’s biking, music and all-round entertainment at Jeffrey’s Bay Bike Fest™

The first stop on the Bike Fest™ tour transformed Jeffrey’s Bay into a rocking and riding festival as biking elite, families and general festival-lovers...

Speed Date: 90 Minutes With the Moto Guzzi V85 TT

How long does it take to get to know a motorcycle? Most of the time, we'll spend anything from a day to a couple...

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...

Steven Odendaal debuts in WorldSSP in Phillip Island

After two seasons in the Moto2 World Championship, the former European Moto2 Champion joined forces with the legendary team Ten Kate Racing, Yamaha, for...

BRAD BINDER FINISHES MOTOGP PRE-SEASON PREP ON A HIGH NOTE

The lights are excitingly hovering on red for KTM’s fourth MotoGP in the immediate wake of the second and final pre-season test at the...

Jeffrey’s Bay set to go full throttle as Africa’s biggest motorcycle, music & leisure...

South Africa’s biking elite will be converging for the continent’s best rocking and riding festival, Bike Fest SA™, with Jeffrey’s Bay Bike Fest™ the...

First Ride: The 2020 Kawasaki Z H2 Hyper-Naked

Kawasaki has a long history of mad, powerful and politically incorrect motorcycles. Back in the day, bikes like the Z1, H2 Mach IV, GPZ750...

King of the Whip 2020 Announced

LW Mag is excited to announce the 2020 King of the Whip – Best Whip Contest, presented by Pringles, in association with Monster Energy, PlayStation and Motul. On...

PURDON IN HOT PURSUIT OF MX1 CHAMPIONSHIP

The Red Bull KTM motocross star left onlookers in awe as he went 1-1 to snatch MX1 victory at the opening round of the...

Team South Africa Wins the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy

The seventh edition of the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy has just wrapped in New Zealand, and Team South Africa has come out on...

Blurred Bedazzlement… Riding Ducati’s Multistrada 1260 S

My daily commute transforms into a mad dash of traumatized tourists, mesmerised motorists and petrified pedestrians. The scenery becomes an absolute blur as I...

MOTOCROSS THRILLS THE BAY

The 2020 MSA South African National Motocross Championship powered by Cannabis Energy and TRP Distributors kicked off in quite literal flying style at a...

REVEALING 2020 RED BULL KTM LINE-UP

Stepping into the season with the MX2 red plate to defend is motocross star Kerim Fitz-Gerald. Having returned to his winning ways in 2019,...

Rocked by the Rocket III

Triumph SA invited the local bike media to the launch of their much anticipated and totally revamped new Rocket power cruiser. Revamped, is, in...

BRADLEY COX – SOUTH AFRICA’S NEXT BEST THING

Bradley Cox, son of motorsport legend Alfie Cox, couldn’t have asked for a better start to the 2020 season. Cox, a multi-disciplined star from...

First Ride: The 2020 KTM 1290 Super Duke R

I have to be honest: when I first saw pictures of the 2020 KTM 1290 Super Duke R, I barely noticed that it was...

HUSQVARNA GEARS UP FOR MOTOCROSS GLORY

As the start of the National Motocross season draws near, Husqvarna South Africa has released a mouth-watering line-up of riders ready to battle it...

The joys of touring in Southern Africa on a BMW R 1250 GS Adventure

Four countries, 3600 kilometres in just two weeks, a bit of dust and plenty of memories: when a bunch of foreigners decided to come...

The best South African musicians set to rock Jeffrey’s Bay Bike Fest™

Africa’s biggest motorcycle, music & leisure lifestyle festival - Bike Fest SA™ - will kick off its five-stop 2020 tour of South Africa’s most...

KTM STRIDE FORWARDS WITH 2020 MOTOGP PREP AFTER LONG SEPANG TEST

KTM’s Red Bull MotoGP teams and test riders completed almost a week of work at the Sepang International Circuit in what was a busy...

Lesotho off-road festival thrills

The past weekend saw both the South African Cross Country and SA National Enduro Motorcycle Championships getting off to a flying start at the...

Bergmann, Bogiages star in Lesotho

The new Pepson Plastics Motul Husqvarna off-road racing team enjoyed a mixed weekend at the unique Live Lesotho Double Header South African Cross Country...

Super Light: The Ducati Superleggera V4 is Here, And It’s Awesome!

Everyone knows: if you want to make a motorcycle faster, add lightness. And that's exactly what Ducati have just done. They've taken the already...

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