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Honda NC750X – the case for fuel economy

'With the recent double-whammy of financial rating downgrades set to wreak havoc on our economy, however, even bikers are edgy about increased fuel costs,' writes Dries Van der Walt.

WATCH: Bike almost squashes rider

The British MotoGP was reduced to 19 laps after it was halted following a brutal first-lap collision between Loris Baz and Pol Espargaro.

Here are the top 10 best-selling bikes in SA

With our sunny weather, variety of riding conditions and relatively good road infrastructure, it is not surprising that bikes are extremely popular in this country. We list the top 10 selling bikes in SA.

 

MotoGP: Dovizioso pips Marquez in Austrian GP classic

2017-08-14 12:56

Andrea Dovizioso held off the hard-charging Marc Marquez to win a thrilling Austrian MotoGP for Ducati on Sunday in a race decided by a nail-biting last-corner dogfight.

#MotoGP: Austria misery threatens Marquez treble

2017-08-10 10:07

World champion Marc Marquez looks to wrap up a third successive MotoGP victory but is wary of the challenges at the Austrian Grand Prix, where he managed just a fifth-place finish in 2016.

SA biker Skinny van Schalkwyk: 'I'm just a girl on two wheels'

2017-08-09 10:00

'Women are as fiercely competitive as men, as stubbornly independent as cats, and as tough as Toyota bakkies,' says SA biker Skinny van Schalkwyk.

Former soldier Mark Fincham dies after British Superbike crash

2017-08-06 22:18

A former soldier who had part of his leg amputated 10 years ago was killed in a British Superbike championship race on Sunday, officials said.

MotoGP: Spanish legend Nieto dies after quad bike crash

2017-08-03 22:01

Spanish motorcycling legend Angel Nieto died on Thursday aged 70, a week after suffering a quad bike crash in Ibiza, MotoGP announced.

Need an epic road trip? 'Look what you're missing' here in SA

2017-07-28 09:15

Motorcyclist Warren Ellwood speaks about the SA travel show called 'Look What You're Missing', created by a bunch of friends with a passion for travel by motorcycle.

Freeze punk, adrenaline pumping police motorcycle chases

2017-07-25 12:41

Criminals fleeing the scene, a high-speed pursuit, dangerous speeds... there's something gripping about a police chase. Check out this intense compilation of police motorcycle chases.

Bike test: Ducati Monster 1200S

09/03/2015 09:44 'Great fun and extremely accomplished,' writes Wheels24's bike guru DRIES VAN DER WALT after riding Ducati's Monster 1200S. GALLERY

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Riding BMW’s R nineT in Cape Town

Remember those old Bultacos, BSAs and Hodakas of the 1970s? BMW recently resurrected the scrambler with an an off-road version of the popular R nineT. Cyril Klopper rides the new R nineT Scrambler.

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