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.

How to buy a classic motorcycle in SA?

'There are a few things you need to consider,’ writes bike guru Dries Van der Walt.

Honda guns Harley’s 883

2009-12-17 07:23
Honda has taken the covers off their new 750cc Shadow RS 750, a model that is clearly aiming at robbing Harley-Davidson of some market share for its entry-level Sportster 883.

Compared with the standard Shadow cruiser model, the RS750 has higher handlebars and pegs and a lower riding position, much like the Harley-Davidson Sportster 883. The result is a more upright riding position and a bike that is guaranteed to be a hit with shorter riders.

The RS750 is powered by the same 745cc engine (33.5kW/65.1Nm) as the classic Shadow cruiser but it is not yet clear if Honda will change its tuning or output.

Honda hasn’t yet confirmed whether they will be bringing the classic VT750 Shadow Spirit to South Africa either, so at the moment the future of the RS750 is even less certain. We will keep you posted on new developments either way.


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Maverick talent wins maiden MotoGP in style

Maverick Vinales rode a masterful race to secure his first MotoGP victory, easing to take the chequered flag in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday.

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