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BMW Motorrad Retailers Showcase Customising Chops with R 18 Special Builds

Apart from the BMW R 18’s signature Big Boxer engine, its willingness to be shaped by customers is another of its standout features. The latter was put into effect recently by BMW Motorrad South...

Binder Brothers – Official Meet & Greet (16 July 2022)

South Africa's two current MotoGP stars, Brad and Darryn Binder, will be in the country on the 16th of July 2022 to attend a special event in their honour: The Binder Brothers Meet &...

Report: the 2022 Suzuki Weekend Away

Every year, around June/July, Suzuki hosts the Suzuki Weekend Away in Hazyview. With the slightly warmer climate, it is always welcome to head in that direction when Gauteng feels miserable and cold. The first...

Gold Rand Harley-Davidson Deals!

How much do you love your father? With Father’s Day fast approaching, Gold Rand Harley-Davidson has some fantastic deals on brand new 2021 Harley Davidson models that are too good to miss and which...

Yamaha SA Launches Book Drive to Empower Future Leaders

Through an internal campaign; titled "Yamaha Empowers Future Leaders", Yamaha SA has responded to the reported low literacy levels by encouraging staff to donate educational books to an underprivileged school. The campaign became established;...

Fire It Up! Putting Cash Back In The Customers’ Pockets

Fire It Up! has a new offering that is changing the way you can sell your bike. More accurately, it is changing the sale and commission structure to the customers’ advantage. Normally when selling your...

Join the World Adventure Week with KTM

No matter what bike you ride, enter "THE WORLD ADVENTURE WEEK" and be amongst the selected few who will get to live a once in a lifetime KTM experience. Pack your panniers and get...

Even the Rain Couldn’t Dampen Spirits at this Year’s idle Auto Fest

Looking back at the recent idle Auto Fest, it’s clear that this event was a success – especially as it was the first major opportunity for motorsports enthusiasts and self-confessed petrolheads to celebrate their...

Yamaha bLU Tag Sale

Who out there has found the perfect product - be it apparel, or something for the bike - only to look at the price tag and turn slightly pale with shock? The days of...

Baptism Of Fire But Husqvarna Racing Bolsters Championship Lead

The third round of the National Cross Country Championship proved to be a tough and challenging route. However, Husqvarna Racing still managed to walk off with the overall championship lead after a solid performance...

Old Railway Line Adventure: A Day Out with Triumph Pretoria

It’s always good to go to a new dealership, see how they’ve done things, meet the people involved and witness the passion and enthusiasm for the first time. Triumph Pretoria has been open for...

Hero XPulse 200FI ABS Now Available in South Africa

Since its introduction, the Hero XPulse 200 has taken a lot of people by surprise for its combination of performance, ability and frugality at the petrol pumps. Now Hero has refined the XPulse even...

Idle Auto Fest 2022

Petrolheads, it’s time to Get Revved Up! On the 21st and 22nd of May 2022, all roads lead to Mall Of Africa in Midrand, Gauteng for the inaugural idle Auto Fest (IAF2k22) which is...

Report: 2022 International Female Ride Day

This past weekend the 7th of May, marked the 16th annual International Female Ride Day (IFRD)—inspiring the up and coming female riders for the last 15 years. In the last few years, this event...

Something Is Coming: Ready To Get Serious?

KTM is a brand familiar with setting the standard—they're buddies with the benchmark. Unparalleled torque, power and weight ratios, cornering agility and the sharpest feeling, enviable starting prowess and styling: KTM's SX model range has...

Triumph JHB Breakfast Run – The Cradle Loop

We as motorcyclists can make any excuse to go for a ride, but sometimes the mates are busy and riding on your own doesn't fit the bill. This is where a lifestyle brand like...

Triumph Ending the month on a high

Triumph South Africa is really pulling out the stops for its customers, with five brilliant events to round the month of April off and an exceptional adventure planned for mid-May. Adventure Ride On Saturday 23rd, all...

African Bike Week Festival – Lets Go 2022, delayed until August 2022

Following the devastating floods in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) this past weekend, and with the KZN South Coast one of the hardest-hit areas, the African Bike Week Festival – Let's Go 2022, will now be postponed...

Durban Floods: Durban Yamaha in Conjunction with Durban Boat Owners Save Stranded Residents

Durban Yamaha owner Ryan Hansen collaborated with Durban Boaters and took the initiative to steer flood victims back to safety. This occurred after Ryan Hanson owner of Durban Yamaha Marine and angler, received a...

Head for the Hills….And the Rain be Damned

Time was when you could organise an event in Gauteng in summer and you’d be very nearly guaranteed to have good weather. Well, in 2022, someone forgot to tell whoever is in charge of...

Report: the MOTUL Tour of LEGENDS Series South Africa 2022

The iconic KTM 950 and 990 adventure bikes are still enabling riders to get out and explore the best of our beautiful country, and this event was all about celebrating their legacy. The affection...

Custom Bike Appreciation Show

In any field, there are those who talk and those who do. Over the past two years, ‘doing’ has been rather difficult with all the restrictions, but that didn’t stop people from thinking about...

CARRERA and DUCATI celebrate their new partnership

We visited World of Motorcycles last week to attend a function celebrating the announcement during March, of a four-year partnership between Carrera, the celebrated Italian eyewear company and Ducati, the iconic Italian motorcycle manufacturer....

The World Adventure Week Is Coming Back For 2022

Mark your calendars, THE WORLD ADVENTURE WEEK will take place on July 4th to 10th. Encouraging mass participation by all adventurers no matter what bike they are on, THE WORLD ADVENTURE WEEK is a...

Yamaha’s Online Shopping 10% Discount Promotion!

Yes! Yamaha brings their showroom floors filled with accessories and apparel into the homes of all motorcyclists for our ease and convenience. In doing this Yamaha have cleverly developed user-friendly platforms that allow for...

March Madness: Big Discounts On Kymco Models

Kymco is one of the most respected scooter brands in South Africa, with a model line-up that covers everything from 125cc runabouts to 550cc maxi-scooters suitable for longer distances. Always extremely good value for money,...

MV Agusta is undergoing brand re-launch in South Africa

MV Agusta, throughout its whole existence, has been nothing if not exclusive. Propelled by the hundreds, if not thousands, of racing successes throughout the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s, a mystique grew up around the...

The Motul Tour of Legends Proves that Icons Never Die

Ten years have passed since KTM ended production of their legendary 950 and 990 adventure bikes – and yet these motorcycles still have a cult following worldwide. Riders of these iconic bikes can now...

Let’s Ride! Joining the Harley-Davidson Gold Rand 1903 Rally

It doesn’t take much to get me onto a motorcycle. There’s nothing I'd rather be doing than riding with open sky around me—the wind blowing through my pores and the occasional bug hitting my...

Rapid SA: Tuning new Euro5 motorcycles

Ever-tightening emissions regulations in Europe, known as Euro1, Euro2 and so on up to the current Euro5 level are making it more difficult for manufacturers to adapt existing engines to meet the new regulations...

Nolan and X-Lite Helmets Return to South Africa

Sparx Distributing are proud to announce the return of the iconic Nolan and X-Lite helmet brands to South Africa. This important development will bring much-needed diversity to consumers looking for the very best in...

Husqvarna Racing Announces Its Team Of Champions For 2022

Husqvarna Racing is about to unleash its team of championship contenders for 2022. The star-studded lineup consists of Brett Swanepoel, Heinrich Aust, Davin Cocker, David Goosen and Neil van der Vyver. Five athletes bristling...

Joining Bike Night with FAST. KTM

“Bike Night” is an event created by FAST. KTM, where a group of riders meet once a month on a Thursday afternoon, for a social and a ride. But there’s a catch, ‘FAST’ don’t...

UFO Plast makes its return with AMP

AMP (After Market Products) invited us to experience the beginning of a new chapter, with the introduction of UFO Plast to their portfolio of brands that they import and distribute. ‘UFO’ is an Italian...

HERO gains a Hero!

Since Hero motorcycles hit South African shores they have been making waves with their solid engineering and reliability. This was epitomised by a Rally kitted X-Pulse 200 finishing the Roof of Africa recently. Breaking...

Harley-Davidson Sportster S/Pan America – Demo Rides!

After the huge success of the demo day held at Harley Davidson Gold Rand on Saturday 29th January, when Harley riders from all over Gauteng converged to ride the new Sportster S, we feel...

Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT – the Adventure Bargain of the Decade

Suzuki’s V-Strom 1050XT is not only one of the best adventure bikes on the market at the moment, it is also, by a long way, one of the best value-for-money adventure bikes, retailing at...
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Liqui Moly – MotoGP 2022 Competition!

Is there anyone who hasn’t dreamed of attending a MotoGP race? Never mind the people who say that watching it on TV is better as you get to see everything: they’re talking rubbish. There...

Online shopping with Yamaha SA

If we didn’t already know it, buying online suddenly became a necessity in 2020 and 2021 as the global pandemic forced businesses to close their doors to walk-in customers and to rely on e-commerce...

Dimsport SA unlocks the next level of performance

With the complexity of modern ECU’s, there is consistently a ‘SA First’ release from Dimsport (distributed by Rapid SA) when it comes to accurate and reliable ECU Calibrations designed by experts. Dimsport are technical...

Upcoming Event: Harley-Davidson Sportster S – Demo Day!

Harley-Davidson moves into their second year of significant model releases with the arrival on South African soil of the brand new Sportster S. The second H-D model to use the new Revolution Max liquid-cooled v-twin...

The 2022 Anti-Pants Conservation Run

While we would never advocate riding your bike with anything less than full protective gear, sometimes you just have to make an exception to the rule and every year that exception comes in the...

Advance your Norden Adventure – A Range of High-Quality Accessories

In November last year, we had the opportunity to spend some seat time on Husqvarna’s eagerly anticipated Adventure bike, the Norden 901. Although packed with all the bells and whistles that you may want,...

Coming Soon: Hero Dash 125 FI Scooter

Hero South Africa has announced the latest model in the Hero range to hit the shores and that is the Dash 125 FI Scooter. Highlighting the quality and attention to detail that is a...

World of Yamaha and Linex Yamaha Launch New E-Commerce Sites for Motorcycle and Marine...

In response to the changes in consumer behaviour due to digitization, Tuning Fork t/a Yamaha SA Distributors has as of 8 December 2021, launched three e-commerce sites for all three company-owned retail stores applicable...

Hero conquers the Motul Roof of Africa

Hero South Africa is certainly not afraid of a challenge. Having proved the fuel economy with a one-tank run from Johannesburg to Durban, the next challenge was to prove just how rugged and capable...

Cancervive Christmas Ride

Christmas is certainly the time for being thankful and what better way of celebrating than to acknowledge the amazing work done by the lovely Cancervive people? On December 12th, Cancervive will be hosting its last...

EICMA 2021 Round Up!

So, another edition of the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan has come to an end all too quickly. Having missed out on the show last year due to you-know-what, this year’s event was highly...

Yamaha SA Acquires Rights to Distribute Indian Motorcycle South Africa

Indian Motorcycles has been a distinctive element of the motorcycling scene in South Africa for a number of years. First through the showroom in Boksburg and latterly through the boutique store in Melrose Arch,...
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Triple Black Friday at Fire It Up!

Get down to Fire It Up! for their extended Black Friday deals (23 - 30 Nov).

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