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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...

2020 Honda Quest True Adventure – Call to Entry

The “Honda Motorcycles Quest for true adventure’  is not a race, nor a rally. It is an adventure expedition that has been running annually...

PEPSON PLASTICS HUSQVARNA RACING RELEASES DREAM TEAM

As the start of the highly-anticipated National Cross Country and Enduro Championship approaches, Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing announces a line-up that can be described...

Insane Spain on BMW’s new F 900 R, F 900 XR and S 1000...

After spending two days at the International Launch of BMW's new middleweight 900's and a totally remade S 1000 XR, it dawned on me...

A tale of Triumph over Botswana.

Botswana. The very name conjures up visions of the central Kalahari plains, black-maned lions, bushmen, and the Okavango Delta, teeming with abundant wildlife. I...

Two wins for RPM Center in SA Superbike season opener

David McFadden gave the RPM Center Race Team its first two wins of the season when he won both 1000cc class heats at the...

INTRODUCING KTM’S STAR-STUDDED LINE-UP

This weekend marks the start of the National Cross Country and Enduro season which kicks off in Lesotho on Friday, 7 February. Ahead of...

#theDesertRose, #thePeoplesChampion

Taye Perry. Prior to the 2020 Dakar Rally, only the people involved in the South African off-road motorcycle racing scene were familiar with the...

WORLD OF MOTORCYCLES AGV CLEARANCE SALE

World of Motorcycles currently has some incredible offerings on their AGV helmets, you can now buy a ROSSI replica lid for under 5k. These prices...

Two bike team for RPM Center in SA Superbike Championship

RPM Center, the Cape Town based race bike preparation operation, will field a two-bike team in the 2020 SA Superbike Series. Team principal David...

Introducing the 2020 King Price Xtreme Racing Team

After 30 years in the saddle, King Price Xtreme’s Clint Seller shows no signs of slowing down. The first time Clint Seller got onto a...

First Ride: the 2020 Triumph Thruxton 1200 RS

The 1200 “Big Twin” family is under constant evolution at Triumph: last year we had the Scrambler 900 and 1200 and the Speed Twin....

Make a difference on World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day is organized by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and celebrated internationally on the 4th of February each year to...

TRIUMPH AND BAJAJ GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP COMMENCES

Triumph Motorcycles and Bajaj Auto India have today formally commenced their exciting, long term, non-equity partnership in Pune, India. This is a unique moment,...

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",...

Harley-Davidson Charges Up its Electric Offering

Last year’s release of the Harley-Davidson LiveWire proved two things: the American manufacturer is serious about electric vehicles, and they’re capable of building a...

Wild Speculation: Translating KTM and Husqvarna’s Info Dump

At the tail end of last year, KTM and Husqvarna's parent company, Pierer Mobility AG, uploaded a pretty significant investor presentation to their website....

DAKAR – THE CHEQUERED FLAG DROPS AS SOUTHERN STARS SHINE BRIGHT!

Honda and Ricky Brabec have broken the KTM stranglehold on this torturous event. Last years winner, Toby Price, put KTM on the bottom step...

Ricky Brabec Writes His Name into the History Books at the Dakar Rally 2020

Riding for the Motul-backed Monster Energy Honda Team 2020, California Native Ricky Brabec (#9) has made history at this year’s Dakar by becoming the...

The Perfect Sunset and a new Africa Twin

A wise man once said that success is where being prepared meets opportunity. I am reminded of these words as I see the perfect...

Five times the rocking and riding action with Bike Fest SA™ 2020; First Stop:...

Africa’s biggest motorcycle, music & lifestyle festival will now be extending its reach across South Africa with Bike Fest SA™ 2020 taking over five...

Is the Suzuki V-Strom 650XT a Bargain, or Just Boring?

Writing about motorcycles for a living skews your perception. When your job includes a revolving door of the freshest new models, you get jaded...

DAKAR DRAMA CONTINUES.

For the bike and quad competitors, the Dakar fast-forwarded to stage 9. Some of the bruised and battered riders no doubt benefitted from the...

Little Man and Yamaha SA Partner Up for PW Racing

Yamaha Motor South Africa is proud to announce the appointment of its newest and youngest brand ambassador Bohlale Mafokate. Bohlale, also known as ‘Little Man’,...

SOUTHERN AFRICA’S BRANCH AND LANDMAN CONQUER FIRST HALF OF DAKAR RALLY

Wrapping up the first half of the Dakar Rally with Southern Africa's Ross Branch and Kirsten Landman. After six demanding stages, a long-awaited rest-day...

DAKAR RALLY MOURNS

Stage seven of this years Dakar rally had a really long special stage of 546 km. The winner, Kevin Benavides, highlighted the extremely high...

AFRICA’S ROSS BRANCH SOLDIERS ON AT DAKAR

For the past four days, Dakar Rally fans have been glued to their screens as they watch riders take on the world’s toughest motorsport...

DRAMA AT DAKAR!

The Dakar always serves up a fair share of drama, but this year seems to be particularly crazy given the early stage of the...

DAKAR 2020: Let the Games Begin!

“The Dakar”. The very name conjures up visions of rally vehicles and even high tech off-road racing trucks battling it out for days on...

10 Bikes We Can’t Wait for in 2020

Sjoe, what a year! Like most of you, we're more than ready for 2019 to wind down. So to help us do that, here's...

The Arch KRGT-1 Rolls on South African-Made Wheels

The Arch Motorcycle KRGT-1 is an $ 85,000, made-to-order performance cruiser that looks bananas, goes like stink and handles better than any cruiser deserves...

AFRICA’S BEST PREPARE TO CONQUER DAKAR

While most people spend their December holiday relaxing, close to 557 competitors will use this time to do the last of their mental and...

Motul Supports SAMRA’s Initiative for the Rainbow Racers of Tomorrow

Motul was proud to support the SAMRA (South African Motorcycle Racing Academy) Youth Training Camp which has just taken place at Red Star Raceway...

Energica offering a free carbon kit for 2020 models ordered in December

Energica, the Italian electric sports bike producer, is growing. Not only in their product range and their product strength but also in fame with...

The Women Riders World Relay Hits South Africa

Did you know that there's a worldwide women motorcyclists relay happening, right now? It's called the Women Riders World Relay, it's an official Guinness...

First Ride: 2020 Honda Africa Twin 1100 and Adventure Sport

The Honda Africa Twin has always tickled my fancy. The first time I had a serious look at one was way back in the...

The Woodstock Moto Co. Garage Built Show

“There are three logical reasons to get a bike: petrol, parking and traffic. But then there's the most important reason: fun!” That's how Woodstock...

The 2019 Motul Roof of Africa: Wade Young Makes it Five!

Day 2 of the 2019 Motul Roof of Africa dawned bright and sunny, with very little trace of the clouds and rain seen earlier...

The 2019 Motul Roof of Africa Day 1: A Champion Shows His Mettle and...

Reigning Motul Roof of Africa champion, Wade Young (Sherco Racing) staked an impressive claim to defending his title and is on track – at...

BMW R 1250 RT and RS – two takes on the original Gentlemen’s Express

I am going to deal with the RS first in this account. Fact is, BMW’s RS and I go back a long way. Right...

The 2019 Motul Roof of Africa: Victorious Veterans and Solid Gold at EnduroX

Today’s cloudy, overcast weather couldn’t dampen the spirits of the hundreds of spectators who lined the streets of Maseru to watch Round The Houses...

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...

JARVIS RETURNS TO THE MALUTI MOUNTAINS

It is with great excitement that Husqvarna South Africa announces the entry of motorsport superstar Graham Jarvis into the 2019 Motul Roof of Africa....

Here At Last: The New Triumph Tiger 900 Rally Pro

Good news from Hinckley: one of our favourite adventure bikes just got a massive upgrade. Meet the new, improved, and hotly anticipated Triumph Tiger...

Honda Quest: Welcome to a True Adventure with the new 2020 Africa Twin!

Honda Quest True Adventure is an adventure challenge designed to give adventure motorcycle enthusiasts a once-in-a-lifetime experience with the ultimate adventure motorcycle. It's not...

Peak Excitement – the 2019 Motul Roof of Africa is Upon Us!

With less than a week to go until the start of the 2019 Motul Roof of Africa, adrenaline levels are climbing. This year’s Roof...

2019 Motul Roof of Africa: Helping Riders Make a Clean Getaway, and Make a...

To make the ‘Mother of Hard Enduro’ just that little bit easier for competitors, Motul will be sponsoring the Bike Wash facility during the...

INDIAN FTR1200 S Race Replica – the Mustang of the Range

Wikipedia describes a “Mustang” as a “free-roaming horse of the western USA”. The very word Mustang conjures up images of a lean, powerful animal...

The RADical Challenge – Let’s Get Radical

We were invited by RADMoto to attend their first annual RADical Challenge event. For those who aren’t familiar with RADMoto, they are a KTM...

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