The latest from INTERMOT in Cologne, Germany.

Triumph has revealed a limited edition Daytona 675 based on the yellow and black paint scheme of the iconic Daytona Super III which was launched in 1994. Only 75 of the limited edition bikes will be made. Each model will have its own hand-painted number on the tank, as well as additional parts such as a […]

The BMW R 1200 GS gets a big makeover.

According to BMW Motorrad it is now beginning a whole new chapter in GS history. “The most popular travel enduro in the world has been brought to perfection,” the German company said about their new R 1200 GS revealed today. So what have changed? The boxer engine in the new R 1200 GS continues to use […]

Teenage Ninja ready to hit the streets.

Kawasaki gave it’s baby Ninja (250) a teenage brother. The Ninja 300 will sell alongside the smaller-engined machine towards the end of October this year. The Ninja 300 delivers 18% more power and 24% more torque from a 20 % capacity increase, with 39 horsepower (29 kW) arriving at 11 000 rpm and 27 Nm of torque […]

“Top secret” KTM leaked.

A brochure was leaked from Mattighofen in Austria yesterday. And it’s creating a world wide biking stir. Check it out yourself. So there it is then. The brand new, long awaited, Adventure of the orange company will be out roosting one of these days. This will rock the already strong 1200 Adventure even more. Powered […]

Fresh Italian Multistradas on their way.

Ducati has given a preview of its highly-anticipated 2013 range by revealing exciting new Multistrada models that introduce new features such as enhanced aesthetics, a second generation Testastretta 11° engine, the very latest ABS and, on the “S” versions, the innovative semi-active suspension system, Ducati Skyhook Suspension (DSS). The brand new range, full of owner-inspired […]

Every day should be No Day to Die.

For the first time ever No Day to Die was held on 2 September this year. A great initiative to make the public see and hear bikers on the street, roads and around them. Bikeroutes had a quick chat with Gary mymidbikecrisis Sletcher, one of people behind this event. What motivated No Day to Die? There […]

AMiD 2012 bike show a roaring success

It was a biker’s heaven this past weekend at the Nasrec Centre next to Soccer City in Johannesburg. The AMiD motorcycle show was held there, hosting a variety of manufacturers. Not only bikes, but all sorts of gear and useful things bikers drool over. From Friday till Sunday thousands of people and bikers from around […]

Honda’s brand new dual purpose lite sets off.

Honda Motor Southern Africa today announced a new model to their motorcycle line up. The brand new CRF250L, “a dual purpose, multi role motorcycle”. According to Honda most important, and a driving force for the engineers working to deliver a multi-faceted motorcycle, was to produce something that could connect many people to Honda, and help […]

BMW’s F 650 GS and F 800 GS refreshed.

At the beginning of July BMW Motorrad announced that its two mid-range adventure seekers, the F 650 GS and F 800 GS, went through some changes. Mostly cosmetic. The  F 650 GS will from now on be known as the F 700 GS. It will still be powered by the 798cc twin cylinder engine, but […]

On the podium, Triumph’s brand new Trophy.

Triumph Motorcycles is entering the touring market with the launch of the all new shaft driven Trophy. At the heart of this tourer will be the same 1215cc tripple that makes the Tiger Explorer purr. This engine gives you a impressive 99 kW en 120 Nm in your right that you can easily twist as ride by wire […]