--
 
Ken Block's epic Gymkhana 9 is out!

Ken Block's done it again! Drifting, sliding and ploughing through an industrial playground in his 450kW Ford Focus RS RX.

SA welcomes drift king 'Mad Mike'

Mad Mike is set to tear up the GrandWest Casino track with his legendary Quad Rotary RX - in Cape Town this weekend.

SA bike festival returns to Kyalami this May!

2017-01-23 10:53

BIG BIKE EVENT: Kyalami will host the 2017 SA Bike festival. Image: Supplied

Johannesburg - The highly successful South Africa Bike Festival will be returning to the Kyalami Grand Prix  Circuit in May 2017.

The three-day event will take place from May 26-28.

Progressing live events

Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre CEO, Toby Venter, said: “Our three-year agreement from 2017 with Clarion Events, to stage the SA Bike Festival at Kyalami Grand Prix, continues to build on the success we saw with the inaugural event held earlier in 2016.

“We look forward to growing a long term partnership with the Clarion Motoring team to progress live event opportunities for the industry and public in South Africa.”

READ: BMW’s 'Pure & Crafted' - A festival for SA biking families

The event not only hosts fun-fuelled two-wheel action but includes many activities for children - those under the age of 10 can attend the event free of charge.

Festival director Nicole Muller said: “We are delighted that Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit shares our vision and will be the venue partner for the next three years on this exciting journey. By building on the partnerships created in 2016, as well as introducing more live lifestyle activities, we are now proud to call ourselves South Africa’s annual and premier motorcycle, music and lifestyle festival.”

Festival times:

Friday, May 26: 11am - 7pm
Saturday, May 27: 9ma - 9pm
Sunday, May 28: 9am - 5pm

All tickets include:

  • Big leading manufacturer displays and pit garage activations;

  • An accessories hall with the best the bike fest has to offer and discounts from top industry players;

  • First access to purchase 2-lap Circuit test rides with seven motorcycles to test ride per manufacturer, this includes the launch in March this year;

  • Classic motorcycle displays and owners competition;

  • Custom bike build championship;

  • Live music and entertainment;

  • Scooters and commuter, training schools and off-road and adventure ride-outs;

  • Kids activities;

  • Sunday charity ride, which is a 15-minute ride around Johannesburg with two-laps around Kyalami.

NEXT ON WHEELS24X
Read more on:    johannesburg  |  kyalami  |  festival  |  bikes

Inside Wheels24

Kris Meeke ends up in parking lot, wins WRC race anyway!

Kris Meeke has won the 2017 Mexico Rally despite ending up in a parking lot. Watch as the WRC driver is forced slalom his way past parked vehicles as well as spectators.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.