Honda CRF 1000 L Africa Twin – Launch Report

The new Honda Africa Twin is the most anticipated and discussed bike of 2016. Carl Kritzinger attended the international launch in the Western Cape and filed this report. In 1986, the year of its birth, the Honda NXR750 “Africa Twin” won the Paris-Dakar rally raid. It was conceived with the sole purpose of winning this […]

BMW R1200 GS Adventure 30 Year Anniversary Edition

What is it? It’s the latest incarnation (2011) of the well-known 1200 GS Adventure – with a few extras added to celebrate its 30th Anniversary in 2011. These extras are: white paintwork, a red-and-black seat, bigger hand guards, a bash plate and stickers. From 2012 onwards you can still order the bash plate and hand […]

Harley-Davidson Street Glide

What is it? It’s virtually the same bike as the 2009 Street Glide, but with the more powerful 1 690cc engine, compared to its predecessor’s 1 584 cc engine. Therefore torque is up by 8 percent. The Street Glide is not a full-cream tourer like the Electra Glide aka The Couch, but still offers plenty […]