A lone rider in the beautiful Drakensberg area

Orange mist descends on the Berg

South Africa’s first ever KTM Adventure Rally is set to become an annual event. “If almost 200 fire-breathing orange bikes descending on biking paradise in the Drakensberg mountains doesn’t get your heart racing, then you need to find an organ donor!” That’s according to well-known Dakar racer and in dyed-orange-in-the-wool KTM guy Alfie Cox. He […]

Joey Evans

Ecstatic fans welcome Dakar hero Joey Evans

“This was not a two-week race, this was a ten-year race!” – Joey Evans “JOEY, JOEY, JOEY,” the crowd chanted as South African Dakar Rally hero, Joey Evans, entered the arrivals terminal at the OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg. The smile on Joey’s face said more than any words ever could. He grabbed his wife, […]

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 […]