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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.

MotoGP: Dovizioso pips Marquez in Austrian GP classic

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.

Cool-headed Marquez wins Czech MotoGP

2017-08-07 07:25

Honda's Marc Marquez led a Spanish podium sweep at the Czech GP on Sunday to extend his MotoGP world championship lead with a second straight win.

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.

Dovizioso wins Catalonia GP to tighten MotoGP title fight

2017-06-11 17:12

Italian rider Andrea Dovizioso tightened the MotoGP championship fight after winning the 2017 Catalonia GP from a seventh-place start on Sunday.

MotoGP: Pedrosa on pole for Catalan Grand Prix

2017-06-10 17:46

Dani Pedrosa claimed pole for Sunday's Catalan MotoGP after a qualifying session to forget for leading championship contenders Maverick Vinales, Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez on Saturday.

Biaggi suffers injuries in 'serious' crash - report

2017-06-09 17:07

Italian motorcycling star Max Biaggi was flown to hospital on Friday after suffering injuries in a 'serious' crash at the Sagittario race circuit south of Rome.

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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