ARTICLES RELATING TO MOTORCYCLE

Harley: Small Street, big hit?

2014-04-09 11:45

Harley-Davidson will gamble in 2014 with the launch of its first motorcycle assembled outside of the US - The Street. It's headed for South Africa.

DJ Rally: Local tough guys on bikes

2014-03-18 14:45

Allan Cuninghame, of the Cape Vintage Motorcycle Club, riding a 1936 Velocette, won the 2014 Durban-Johannesburg classic motorcycle rally in March. The local rally featured classic bikes from 1936 and earlier!

'Kill a biker' row: Journo out in the cold

2014-02-19 13:58

Motoring journalist Thegandra Naidoo has been "asked to leave the employ" of ABR Magazine with immediate effect. Read more.

Touring TT bikes return to SA

2014-01-23 10:36

Norton, Suzuki, Honda, Ducati… Gauteng and Cape Town will play host to the 2014 SA TT Revival series, as bikes from the golden era of motorcycle racing head to our shores.

Blazing a trail: Budget bike satnav

2013-10-28 12:24

Why should drivers have all the fun cosseted in their tin boxes with built-in/aftermarket GPS units or maybe one attached to the windscreen, asks DAVE FALL as he tests RoadMate's bike satnav.

Reader's top 6 tips for riders

2013-10-18 08:01

Wheels24 reader and veteran rider HILTON CARROLL shares his top six safety tips for South African motorcyclists. Anybody else have more suggestions...?

Oz loses it: Bikers-only prisons?

2013-10-17 08:57

"Prison time, no access to gym facilities or TV and their motorcycles destroyed." Tough new laws to combat biker gangs were passed in Australia. What's more, those found guilty could be incarcerated in a bikers-only jail!

Reader: An end to biker herd-mentality

2013-10-14 09:12

'Group travel and monkey see, monkey do mentality is one of the main causes for serious bike accidents,' Wheels24 reader WOUTER BRAND said he would support Australia's proposed ban on motorcyclists riding in groups of three or more.

Pup in peril? Biker dog caught in Cape

2013-09-09 10:11

A Wheels24 reader sent us a video of a rider spotted near Century City, Cape Town, with a dog riding on the tank. Do you think the rider should be punished?

Reader: What was he thinking?

2013-08-29 11:04

"People like that should be taken off our roads,” writes Wheels24 reader DEWALD VAN JAARSVLED in response to our "SA biker's joyride" article.

At last, SA's Bike of the Year

2013-08-08 14:31

You've seen the nominees, sent us your thoughts and patiently awaited the result... Finally, the 2013 SA Bike of the Year has been named.

Cancer survivors triumph on two wheels

2013-07-31 13:58

We're getting excited for another spectacular Cancer.vive tour. Cancer survivors are set to take to the road to spread a powerful and passionate message of hope and awareness.

Reader's Ride: Honda NC700X auto

2013-07-12 07:14

“It’s not the fastest bike around, but it’s still a pleasure to ride,” Wheels24 reader BENNIE STEENKAMP shares his thoughts on Honda’s NC700X.

Hummer killer's R700k offer

2013-04-23 11:03

A man convicted of culpable homicide after crashing into three motorcyclists, killing two of them and injuring a third, has offered to pay their families compensation.

Reader's Ride - Honda NC700X

2013-03-14 11:55

Wheels24 reader ANDREW PERKIN says his Honda NC700X "runs on the smell of an oil rag and handles like a kart".

Hairy bikers - end of a stereotype

2013-02-25 13:35

The Oxford English Dictionary is putting an end to a decades-long definition of "bikers" as "long-haired, dirty and denim-wearing."

Integra(ting) scooters and bikes

2013-01-28 14:17

Sporting an all new design, engine and transmission, the new Honda Integra combines the simplicity of a city scooter with the handling and dynamics of a larger motorcycle.

Yamaha SA: 2013 rider line-up

2013-01-25 11:20

Following the announcement of Yamaha’s return to the South African National Superbike and Supersport Championships, the team has revealed its riders for the 2013 season.

Italian passion at the Toy Run

2012-11-28 10:34

The 2012 Toy Run saw more than 15 000 generous bikers donate toys for less-fortunate children. DAVE FALL noticed an Italian star among the Cape Town biking line-up.

Givi reveals 2013 line-up

2012-11-26 21:15

Motorcycle accessories manufacturer Givi will be showcasing its 2013 collection at Motorcycle Live. The new collection consists of helmets and a range of hard and soft luggage

BMW F800 GT heading for SA

2012-11-20 11:21

BMW Motorrad's F800 ST successor had made its global debut: it's the BMW F800 GT and it's headed for South Africa. GALLERY

Honda's 2013 line-up revealed

2012-11-13 12:52

New engines, colours and design tweaks... Honda reveals five upgraded models for its 2013 line-up. GALLERY

Biker killed in crash

2009-06-13 21:18

A 26-year-old biker has died in Alberton after his motorcycle crashed into a bakkie, Ekurhuleni metro police say.

 

Harley: Small Street, big hit?

2014-04-09 07:30

Harley-Davidson will gamble in 2014 with the launch of its first motorcycle assembled outside of the US - The Street. It's headed for South Africa.

DJ Rally: Local tough guys on bikes

2014-03-18 11:31

Allan Cuninghame, of the Cape Vintage Motorcycle Club, riding a 1936 Velocette, won the 2014 Durban-Johannesburg classic motorcycle rally in March. The local rally featured classic bikes from 1936 and earlier!

'Kill a biker' row: Journo out in the cold

2014-02-18 10:34

Motoring journalist Thegandra Naidoo has been "asked to leave the employ" of ABR Magazine with immediate effect, after making insensitive comments on social media following a biker’s death in a road rage incident.

Ducati's monster named 'most beautiful'

2013-11-12 09:38

Ducati’s new Monster 1200 has been voted “Most beautiful bike of show” at the 2013 EICMA International Motorcycle Show in Milan.

Oz loses it: Readers respond

2013-10-18 10:00

‘Hit riders where it hurts’, ‘Clamp down on these thugs’, ‘Riders treated worse than rapists’ - Wheels24 readers respond to tough new laws in Australia to combat biker gangs.

Cop justified in hijacker shooting

2013-10-17 09:03

'Live by the gun, die by the gun.' Wheels24 reader TRAUDI RIEGGER believes the police officer videoed shooting an armed hijacker in Brazil was justified. Watch what happened...

Video: Cop guns down hijacker

2013-10-16 10:47

A biker's nightmare - a thief hijacks a motorcyclist at gunpoint but there's a cop and he's not afraid to shoot. And it's all captured on a helmet-cam!

Ram chops! Bush-biker T-boned

2013-09-12 11:46

A rider incensed by an angry ram attacking his motorcycle on a mountain path, did the only sensible thing – attach a camera to the bike-hating ram. Watch the hilarious rampaging ram-cam video!

SA rider joins Husky world team

2013-09-09 08:02

Husqvarna has set its sights on the 2014 FIM World Motocross championship and to help achieve its goal has signed up Durban-born Tyla Rattray.

Biker busted by own cam video

2013-08-16 10:49

A biker caught speeding incriminated himself after police used the video camera attached to his motorcycle as evidence to lay additional charges.

Amid: Bike gear give-away

2013-08-06 10:55

Riders attending the 2013 AMID Motorcycle and Quad lifestyle Show could stand the stance to win a hamper of Valentino Rossi's VR46 apparel courtesy of RACE!

Video: Battle at Rossi's ranch

2013-07-25 10:54

Supermotard World champion Thomas Chareyre and track icon Guy Martin visited MotoGP ace Valentino Rossi's ranch for an epic bike duel. Watch the video!

Biker's epic 67 000km ride

2013-06-14 11:54

A year, 67 000km and nine oil changes... Jonathan Yates has completed a six continent-spanning journey on his Yamaha XT660 Ténéré. Here's his story...

Reader's Ride - Honda NC700X

2013-03-19 10:23

Wheels24 reader ANDREW PERKIN says his Honda NC700X "runs on the smell of an oil rag and handles like a kart".

Historic trophy goes to legend

2013-03-08 09:27

Motorcycle and car racer John Surtees has been awarded the historic Segrave Trophy for his accomplishments and contribution to motorsport.

Tracker nails motorcycle thieves

2013-02-05 21:01

You still don’t believe in vehicle tracking systems? A recent bust in the UK proved their worth when not one but 17 stolen superbikes were recovered.

TESTED: Kawa's ZX-6R superbike

2013-01-28 08:27

Hot off the heels of its race track successes, Kawasaki has introduced the latest version of its ZX-6R in South Africa. DRIES VAN DER WALT gets to grips with the 636 superbike.

Journo killed on SA bike launch

2013-01-24 13:13

A veteran British motorcycle journalist was killed during an accident at the South African launch of the 2013 BMW R1200GS motorcycle.

Dakar preparations on the go

2012-11-27 18:06

That the Dakar is a race of contrasts can be seen on the dockside at Le Havre where the competitors congregate to load the vehicles on the freighter that will take them to Lima.

BMW F800 GT heading for SA

2012-11-20 11:21

BMW Motorrad's F800 ST successor had made its global debut: it's the BMW F800 GT and it's headed for South Africa. GALLERY

BMW F800 GT heading for SA

2012-11-19 11:27

BMW Motorrad's F800 ST successor had made its global debut: it's the BMW F800 GT and it's headed for South Africa. GALLERY

Yamaha gets stylish for 2013

2012-09-18 08:57

Yamaha is preparing for the 2013 MotoGP season and has announced a number of style enhancements, including new colours and design tweaks to its motorcycle line-up. Check out the new 125cc Xenter MotoGP scooter!

 
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