Ride Review: Yamaha MT-09

When Yamaha debuted the MT-09 in 2013, it was clear very quickly that they had hit upon a winning formula. It looked great, was...

First Ride: Kawasaki Ninja 650

Almeria, South of Spain, is definitely the place to be these days. Within a couple of hours after the launch of the Ducati Scrambler...

Ride Review: Yamaha FJR 1300

As the old saying goes, “Time flies when you’re having fun”. Well, I’ve been having plenty of that this week testing the Yamaha FJR...

First Ride: Triumph Bonneville Bobber

Purists will tell you that a true bobber needs to be a custom machine—preferably vintage—stripped of all non-essentials, hard-tailed and hot-rodded. And they’re not...

First Ride: Ducati Multistrada 950

The 2017 Ducati Multistrada 950 is NOW available in South Africa. Price starting from: R 176 000 - Contact: 011 919 1600 to BOOK...

Aprilia RSV4RR – “Silver Dream Machine.”

The last time I rode the RSV4 was at the Pirelli Bike of The Year event just over a year ago. What was significant...

Harley-Davidson Milwaukee 8 SA Launch

If ever there was a company that didn’t believe in change for change’s sake, then that company would be Harley-Davidson. In fact, so adverse...

TomTom Bandit Action Camera

The TomTom Bandit camera is the Dutch companies first foray into the action-camera market. Launched in Europe in April 2015 and readily available in...

Ride Review: Aprilia Caponord Rally

We’re all victims of fashion, really. And, before you take a sideways glance at your mate whose dress sense is questionable at the best...

Ride Review: SYM WOLF SB250Ni

I think it is fair to say that the Taiwanese manufacturer is better known for its range of quality scooters than for its motorcycles....

Ride Review: Kawasaki Z800

800 is the New 750 Seven-hundred-and-fifty cc has been a popular motorcycle engine capacity for decades. It was 1969 that Honda introduced its CB750, rivalling...

Ride Review: Triumph Explorer 1200 XCa

Triumphs Explorer has evolved into a very well rounded and balanced package. This was recognized by the countries foremost motorcycle journo’s , when they...

Ride Review: MV Agusta Turismo Veloce

MV Agusta could never be accused of not getting their money’s worth from a motorcycle platform. For example, take a look at this lot;...

Ducati Scrambler Flat Track Pro

On the new Flat Track Pro version, the self-expression at the heart of the Ducati Scrambler takes on a grittier, racier attitude. Inspired by...

Off-road/MX Gear by FOX

It’s easy to forget that not everyone who reads this website is an expert about everything to do with motorcycles; that sometimes, a bit...

Ride Review: Triumph Bonneville T120

When the members of the judging panel on the 2016 Pirelli SA Bike of the Year voted the Triumph Thruxton R as the winner,...

Honda NC750X – Long Term Report

As a motorcycle journalist, one has to keep a thoroughly objective viewpoint in one’s pocket at all times. Not for us to be swayed...

Ride Review: Yamaha XSR900

It seems as if the more we look forward and advance the technology of motorcycles, the more we look behind us for inspiration. The...

Ride Review: Yamaha MT-10

Let’s face it; South African’s don’t really have a love affair with the naked bike. Show them an adventure bike and they’ll jump through...

Ducati XDiavel S – The Velvet Sledgehammer

If ever there was a motorcycling dichotomy, it is this bike. We know the Diavel as a testosterone fuelling muscle bike - a kind...

Triumph Bonneville Street Twin 900HT

The Street Twin is the base model in Triumph’s Modern Classic range. It also caters to an emerging genre of modern motorcyclist. Market research...

A One Day Grand Tour of Mpumalanga on KTM’s 1290 SuperDuke...

KTM South Africa recently launched the 1290 SuperDuke GT at the South Africa Bike Festival. We had the oportunity to ride one lap on...

Ride Review: Ducati 939 Hypermotard

We can’t deny that Ducati have been the movers and shakers of 2016. Four new models entered South African shores in early March –...

Ride Review: Yamaha MT-07

Of all the Japanese manufacturers, Yamaha, over the years, has built interesting, almost enigmatic bikes. Whilst catering to the mainstream motorcyclist, they have, with...

Ride Review: Scrambler Ducati Sixty2

It is probably fair to say that Ducati was really put on the map in America by their bevel drive overhead cam Scrambler, introduced...

Revisited: KTM 1290 Super Adventure

Well, they certainly weren’t kidding with the “SUPER” part. To review this bike properly, I took a ride to Port Elizabeth to spectate at...

Ride Review: Ducati Monster 1200R

Enthusiasts are really spoiled for choice when it comes to performance motorcycles and no more so than the current crop of naked superbikes. In...

Harley-Davidson Dark Custom 16.5 World Launch

It is said that there is no such thing as a “stock”, or standard, Harley-Davidson. Since the advent of The Motor Company in Milwaukee,...

SPARTAN JEANS from OXFORD

Over years of motorcycling I have purchased various products in the OXFORD range. Their tank bags have given (and continue to give) many years...

Ride Review: BMW R 1200 R

Let me get straight to the point. This is an absolutely superb motorcycle. The Roadster Bee Ems, have always lived in the shadow of...

Ride Review: Honda Africa Twin

By now it is almost a cliché to say that this is the most anticipated new Honda in more than a decade. The original...

Ride Review: Yamaha MT-09 Tracer

Yamaha has a history of building user friendly sports touring motorcycles. Think of the Fazers, 1000cc and 600cc sport bike engines slotted into ergonomically...

Gautrain Vs MAXSYM Scooter!

When my mate Grant Scott reviewed the mighty MAXSYM Scooter, he felt that it would make a decent tourer. Well maybe I thought, but...

Ride Review: Ducati Panigale 1299S

I have had almost a lifelong respect and fascination with Ducati sport bikes. Most certainly for my motorcycling lifetime spanning 45 odd years. Cast...

Ride Review: Ducati Multistrada 1200S

As the earths population has grown the last 20 odd years, roads have carried ever increasing volumes of traffic and road surfaces have deteriorated...

Ride Review: Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT ABS

You see it’s like this. You typically start riding a small, moderate or even a low powered bike. As your skill and confidence grows...

Ride Review: Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200

When I review a bike, I start with a “clean sheet”, so to speak. I try to put all pre-conceived ideas and opinions out...

2016 Husqvarna Motocross Range

Husqvarna South Africa has recently unpacked their 2016 MX range of dirt weapons! The new bikes have been completely redesigned and their objectives have...

Ride Review: Kawasaki Ninja ZX10R 30th Anniversary Edition

Kawasaki’s Ninja turns 30 in 2015, which means that the Ninja brand has been around for as long as what I have. Unlike me...

Ride Review: Ducati Diavel

Get one thing straight… There is nothing soft about Ducati’s Diavel. This is one serious high-tech piece of Italian exotica. The visual impact is extreme...

Ride Review: Kawasaki Versys 650

The Kawasaki Versys has undergone a significant change for 2015. So much so that it would be doing the bike a serious injustice by...

Ride Review: Suzuki Gixxer SF and 200 Burgman

Suzuki Gixxer SF As fuel prices tend ever upwards Suzuki have brought in two new models designed to keep you smiling at the pumps. The...

The 2016 KTM SX Range

ZA Bikers recently attended the launch of the 2016 KTM SX range. The SX and SXF variants represent MX (Motocross) bikes within the extensive...

Ride Review: Triumph Trophy SE

The purpose of testing bikes at ZA Bikers is to give you, our readers, an accurate assessment of what the bikes we test are...

Ride Review: Triumph Tiger 800

There is something utterly intoxicating and addictive about the sonorous wail of a Triumph triple at full chat. When that triple is housed in...

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