Bike Week returns to Margate

Thousands of motorcycle fans will head to Margate for the sixth consecutive Africa Bike Week in May.

Go fast? Keep your head...

Looking for a helmet? The Simpson Diamondback crash helmet is here and its on sale.

Road Tests

Yamaha FJR1300 makes a comeback

2013-05-20 13:21

The 2013 Yamaha FJR1300's redesigned bodywork, modern look and an electronics package is set to regain some of the relevance it may have lost over the years.

Honda CB1000R: A polished gem

2013-04-12 12:44

'Tame' versions of race engines in everyday bikes have created gems and lemons, says DRIES VAN DER WALT. The Honda CB1000R...?

BMW K1300R: Still turning heads

2013-02-25 10:02

BMW'S K1300R - four years on and its still an touring bike with a reputation and radical looks that still turn heads.

TESTED: Kawa's ZX-6R superbike

2013-01-28 08:27

Hot off the heels of its race track successes, Kawasaki has introduced the latest version of its ZX-6R in South Africa. DRIES VAN DER WALT gets to grips with the 636 superbike.

Best bike buy for 2012

2012-12-31 06:51

2011 was a fun biking year, says DAVE FALL, but which of the motorcycles he's ridden over those 12 months did he think was the best overall...?

Honda CBF1000FA: Litre of sense

2012-12-24 07:41

The South African motorcycle market is pretty much sewn-up between litre-class superbikes and big-bore adventure machines... or is it? asks DRIES VAN DER WALT.

GSR750: Survivor of one-litre war

2012-12-12 07:28

Back in the 70's and '80's 750cc, says DRIES VAN DER WALT, was a mainstream engine capacity. This bike is one of the survivors...

Kawa's versatile Versys 1000

2012-10-29 09:36

If you're in the market for a mid-size bike with added grunt for long-distance riding, the Versys 1000, says DRIES VAN DER WALT, is well worth your attention.

Tested: BMW's top-end R1200RT

2012-10-01 07:23

Bikes man Dries van der Walt goes back to basics with BMW's latest big, boxer-engined, tourer.

Off-road: Honda's CrossTourer

2012-09-10 07:59

Serious adventure motorcyclists love their BMW GS / KTM 990 but how about Honda's new 1200cc CrossTourer. DAVE FALL liked it...

Tested: 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000

2012-08-14 06:59

On paper, the latest Suzuki GSX-R's rivals seem to have the measure of it, but bikes man DRIES VAN DER WALT says this superbike more than measures up on the road.

Harley: Small Street, big hit?

09/04/2014 07:30 Harley-Davidson will gamble in 2014 with the launch of its first motorcycle assembled outside of the US - The Street. It's headed for South Africa.


Honda's 200km/h+ mower sets speed record

03/04/2014 10:33 Ever wanted to mow your lawn at 209km/h? Honda's Mean Mower, a 75kW modified grass-cutter, entered the Guinness record books as the world's fastest lawn mower. We have gallery images and an awesome video of Mean Mower in action!

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Harley: Small Street, big hit?

Harley-Davidson will gamble in 2014 with the launch of its first motorcycle assembled outside of the US - The Street. It's headed for South Africa.

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