A 1200GS rider shows skill in the soft sand

Free State wins 2018 BMW GS Trophy

Montague in the Western Cape played host to the 2018 GS Trophy, which saw over 700 attendees descend on the town from 9 to 13 May. Words by Justus Visagie, photos by Greg Beadle A selection of routes to catered to all adventure riders, with some hailing from Turkey, Germany and the Netherlands. The annual […]

Naked KTMs in Kyalami's pit lane

A Custom Harley for one lucky SA Bike Festival visitor

SA Bike Festival, the country’s largest motorcycle festival, returns to the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit for the third time, from 25 to 27 May 2018. This year each visitor has the chance to win a desirable custom Harley-Davidson, just by attending the festival. By Tracey Simpson. Stoos Customs will be joining the SA Bike Festival […]

A red Enfield Bullet and a cow

Tour: Bullet over the Himalayas

A definition of adventure goes something like this: “an exposing event with an uncertain outcome”. Well, here’s an adventure for you, consisting of three parts: a Royal Enfield Bullet motorbike, the Himalayas in India and you. By Gerrit Rautenbach For four months in the Indian summer (June to September) the snow and ice melt enough […]

BMW G 310 R – Launch Report

If you want a bike that doesn’t intimidate with its size, but wears the BMW blue and white, the G 310 R might be the perfect answer. By Uzair Abdul-Karrim When one thinks of BMW motorcycles, big 1200cc adventure bikes and litre sportbikes come to mind. The company has never ventured into the sub-500cc market, […]

Joey Evans on the podium

Joey Evans overcomes paralysis, defeats 2017 Dakar Rally

Sam Sunderland takes his first victory and Stéphane Peterhansel proves deserving of the “Mr. Dakar” title. But South Africa’s hero of the 2017 Dakar, Joey Evans, wasn’t in the top 5. With the motto, “I did not come this far to only come this far” pasted on his bike, Evans achieved his dream of finishing […]

Joey Evans

Joey Evans is SA’s last man standing in Dakar bike division

The Dakar Rally has resumed after a gruelling first week, with 50 competitors’ vehicles knocked out after just five days’ racing. Joey Evans, who was partially paralysed ten years ago, is the last South African biker left in the race, at 102nd overall. Here’s a brief summary of how the 2017 Dakar played out so […]

Franziska Brandl, Joey Evans and Riaan Neveling

KTM helps Joey join the Dakar

This is the story of a man who refused to give up on his dream to ride the Dakar. From 2 to 14 January the world’s longest and toughest rally raid will test the mental and physical strength of even the most hardened extreme enduro riders. While competing in the Dakar is hard in itself, the […]

Old Postal Route, Cederberg – 2 days

The Old Postal Route, deep in the Cederberg mountains, is one of my favorites. It’s challenging and it features amazing landscapes and scenery. We decided it’s time to revisit this spectacular route on our bikes, seven of us, from West to East. A true adventure.

MotoGP: A thrilling season awaits

With the 2015 season of MotoGP rushing closer, it is already shaping up to be an extremely exciting season. The pack has been shuffled properly due to both rider and team changes taking place, ensuring exciting prospects for the season’s racing. Talented rookies as well as a few welcome returns are sure to make the […]