Harley-Davidson Pan America – Going Adventuring with The Motor Company

The idea of embarking on a motorcycling adventure is not exactly new to Harley riders. Way back in 1928, when motorcycling was still in...

Road Test: Big Boy TSR 250

That there is a market for inexpensive motorcycles is obvious: your Uber Eats delivery wouldn’t be possible without them. But, even though the delivery...

Meet AMO RC: MV Agusta’s First Limited Edition Single-Speed E-bike

In today’s times, the demand for sustainable and accessible mobility is slowly beginning to grow. Over the last 10 years, we’ve all begun to...

Lighter, Torquier, Oranger & More Motorsport-Inspired: This is the 2022 KTM RC390

Over the years KTM has earned themselves the reputation of building a particular breed of motorcycle, a breed that can only be described as...

Tiger, Tiger burning bright… Triumph Tiger 1200 Explorer Rally Pro

When we speak of the ‘new’ Tiger, we mean new, as in completely new. Triumph embarked on a complete redesign of their big Tiger...

Scootlife: Living with the SYM Jet14 scooter

What does a 43-year-old moto-nerd who hasn't owned his own wheels in years, because he's been too busy test riding new bikes, buy as...

The 2022 Yamaha YZF-R7: An Honest Man’s Sport Bike

Let’s face it, sport bikes are a dying breed, and have been for the last decade. Statistics prove it—more people are interested in function...

Road Test: Aprilia Tuareg 660

I love the way motorcycle design keeps evolving, ebbing and flowing, as certain styles and engine configurations and capacities go in and out of...

KTM Launches their 2023 MX Range

It is one of the funny vagaries of MX and Enduro bikes that manufacturers launch the next year’s models halfway through the current model...

First Ride: The 2022 Triumph Tiger 1200 Series

To the outside world, attending a new motorcycle launch might seem like the best thing in the world: ride bikes, eat, drink and stay...

ZONTES 310-V: Cool on a budget

Are motorcycle manufacturer stereotypes still a thing? In today’s modern and technological world, where companies have uplifted one another by stepping up the game...

Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Screaming Eagle Stage IV Edition – Putting more Thunder in the...

I have been a Sport Glide fan ever since I first laid eyes on one in Croatia during an H-D World Media event. I...

Mental Floss: Comparing Yamaha’s MT-07 and MT-09

Over the years Yamaha has captured the very essence of motorcycling with their MT-series. They bring aggressive styling, affordability and hooligan-like character to the...

Ducati SuperSport 950 S – A Thoroughbred Italian Stallion for the Road

It is an open secret that for many years I have been a massive fan of sports touring motorcycles. I acquired my first red...

First Ride: The 2022 Yamaha Ténéré 700 World Raid

Three years after the launch of the Yamaha Ténéré 700, the Japanese marque extends the range with a new version, called the Ténéré 700...

BMW Motorrad launch their latest uber Baggers and Tourers

BMW Motorrad chose to launch four new touring offerings at the classy and elegant Westcliff Hotel in Johannesburg. The old world charm of the...

Tested: the all-new Hero XPulse 200 Fi ABS

When manufacturers bring out updated models we sometimes wonder if they are cosmetic ‘facelifts’, or actually improved. The only way to find out is...

Special Delivery: Riding the Big Boy Superlight 200

The days of 'simple' bikes are numbered, but one thing's for sure: the best delivery bikes are still the ones that are affordable, easy...

Riding Harley-Davidson’s Sportster S

After both the Livewire and Pan America, it was easy to form the opinion that Harley-Davidson was done with making motorcycles according to its...

First Ride: The 2022 Triumph Tiger Sport 660

The Triumph Tiger Sport 660 is a motorcycle I didn't see coming. Distracted by Triumph's big updates to bikes like the Speed Triple RS...

Kawasaki Ninja 1000 SX – The thinking man’s Ninja for the real world

If you have a flirtatious spin on Kawasaki’s World Superbike replica Ninja ZX10-R, or the mental supercharged H2 SX, you may climb off a...

Hero X-Pulse 200 Rally – Talking Dirty

We were properly taken by the X-Pulse 200 when it arrived. India’s Motorcycle of the Year gave us access, for the first time, to...

Riding the 2022 Ducati Multistrada V2S

Can you guess what Ducati's best seller is? Simple: the Multistrada! Ducati got us hooked last year with the mighty V4, and now they've...

Downscaling: Riding the Hero Dash 125 Fi

Over the last few years, the world has become thirstier, overpopulated and, dare I say, strange. But vehicle manufacturers have become more focused than...

If it ain’t broke: Riding the new Triumph Speed Twin and Bobber

Triumph is clearly on the offensive. They've released a slew of brand new bikes over the past few years, radically redefining mainstays like the...

First Ride: The 2022 Triumph Tiger 1200

The Triumph Tiger 1200's life cycle is rather short, having been updated in 2015, and again in 2018. Just four years on, and there's...

Kymco AK 550 – A Sports Scoot for the long haul

Back in 2018 when Kymco celebrated their 50th anniversary they launched their flagship AK (Anniversary Kymco) 550. The bike wears a subtle ‘Super Touring’...

Perfect Business Sense – Riding Big Boy’s Velocity 150

Tough times are nothing new for us South Africans. We've been seeing the signs of the times for a decade already, with rising fuel...

First Ride: The 2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000GT

Looking for a fast, comfortable and efficient motorcycle? Then the brand new Suzuki GSX-S1000GT is for you, ready to revive the good (or not...

Sport Touring on Suzuki’s Road Runner—the gen III Hayabusa

Just when we thought high-performance sport touring missiles were heading towards extinction, Suzuki decided to resurrect their ultimate predator: the Hayabusa. Many of us...

Road Test: Riding Harley-Davidson’s Pan America 1250 Special

Innovation in motorcycling tends to come in small steps. It is only when we look back that we see all the small steps add...

First Ride: The new Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RR

Triumph wowed us with their updated Speed Triple 1200 RS last year—a sharper, lighter and more powerful version of their iconic streetfighter. Then someone...

Husqvarna hooning – A proper ride on the new Norden 901

I think that Husqvarna boss, Fred Fensham, saw the wistful look on my face when I was giving the pre-production Husqvarna Norden 901 a...

2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000: Suzuki’s Naked Better than Ever

How does it make you feel? This should be the only question you are asked when you climb off a new bike after the first...

Ride Review: The Rieju NUUK electric motorcycle

The advent of the electric motorcycle has made one thing abundantly clear: there's a massive generation gap in motorcycling. Those that grew up on...

First Ride: The New Kawasaki Z650RS Modern Classic

The Z model line has been an incredible success for Kawasaki—but the edgy 'sugomi' design language doesn't appeal to everyone. Bikers that fancy a...

On the road with the BMW R 18 Transcontinental and R 18 B

The first time I rode the R 18, it left me lukewarm. By the second and third rides I'd started wrapping my head around...

Kawasaki Ninja 650 – Putting the fun into your commute

We are so spoilt for choice and inundated with excellent bikes these days, that it is easy to get dismissive of the current crop...

Spending some time aboard the R 1250 GS Triple Black and R 1250 GS...

What can you say about Bee Emm’s venerable big boxer engined GS’s that hasn’t been said already? Some people seem to have forgotten that...

Husqvarna Norden 901 – for the Above and Beyond Adventurer

Bjorn (Junior Editor at ZA Bikers) and I were part of a privileged few to be invited to Monate Lodge in the Waterberg, to...

First Ride: the new Harley-Davidson Sportster S

“Nothing compares to you”, sang the Irish singer, Sinéad O’Connor. Since 1957, the Harley-Davidson Sportster has been an icon in its own right, and...

First Ride: The 2021 Suzuki GSX-S1000

A GSX-R frame, a GSX-R engine—even when they're old or detuned, they mean serious business. And so does Suzuki, with the brand new GSX-S1000:...

First Ride: Testing the 2022 Yamaha R7 on the road and track

Can you call a motorcycle a 'sportbike' if it only makes 73 hp? Yamaha seems to think so. We went to Spain, to test...

Review: The 2021 Ducati Monster

Nearly 30 years old, and with more than 350,000 units produced, the Ducati Monster is a true icon. For 2021, Ducati have radically redesigned...

KTM 390 Adventure – Flyweight Adventure Champion of the World

It is interesting to see how the world of motorcycling has developed over time. There was a time where motorcycles were simply an economical,...

DNA Test: Riding the Suzuki GSX 150F

The small bike topic has been preached on our platform time and time again, and for good reason, too. Times have changed, and the...

2021 Suzuki Hayabusa – The STARSHIP ENTERPRISE of motorcycling

Suzuki SA recently embarked on a road trip around the country with their new Hayabusa, to introduce it to their dealers countrywide. Various members...

First Ride: Aprilia 660 Tuono

It’s funny how some engine capacities go in and out of favour as the years go by. Back in the 1960s, 650 cc was...

The Hero ECO 150TR – any roads, any time!

Earlier in the year, we had the opportunity to ride two of Hero’s latest offerings—the versatile X-Pulse 200 and the king of all things...

Rise & Ride: Kawasaki Ninja 400 SE Long Term Test

When you hear the name ‘Ninja’, two words come to mind: green and fast. 37 years down the line, Kawasaki’s favourite assassin has grown...

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