4 wheels good, 2 wheels better for Pakistan's female drivers

2016-01-11 10:15

The idea of women straddling motorcycles or driving rickshaws for money is still taboo in deeply conservative Pakistan. For many female drivers, taking to the road is a sign of freedom.

Bike test: We ride Benelli’s 1130 TreK in SA

2015-10-28 05:00

‘Has Chinese ownership hurt Benelli? Judging by the new TreK, I don’t think so,’ writes DRIES VAN DER WALT who tests the new 1130 TreK motorcycle in SA.

New Kibo bikes: An end to Kenya's deadly taxis?

2015-07-23 09:36

Kenya's motorbike taxis, known as boda-bodas, are as likely to land you in hospital as get you to a meeting on time. A new bike venture could change all that.

US biker deaths down: What's the secret?

2015-05-27 08:48

Motorcycle deaths are on track to decline for a second year in the US thanks to a so far - on bikes - little-used road safety accessory.

Special price for Buell Superfighter

2014-11-13 12:48

The Cayenne group has revealed local pricing for the new Erik Buell Racing SX 1190 Superfighter motorcycle. The new bike has expanded the EBR range to three motorcycles.

And the most frugal bike in SA is...

2014-09-03 12:48

1050km, two days, 70 entries... Bike guru DAVE FALL took part in the 2014 SA motorcycle econorun. Find out which bike is crowned the most frugal motorcycle in SA!

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.

'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.


For the love of bikes: BMW's epic Motorrad Days in SA

2015-11-12 09:46

Following the huge success of BMW Motorrad Days in Germany, BMW Motorrad SA decided to bring the event to our local shores.

2015 BMW GS Trophy: 'Make life a ride'

2015-09-21 09:02

The South African provincial finals for the BMW Motorrad GS Trophy saw dozens of local riders battling it out in KwaZulu Natal.

Icy Red Star endurance race hot success

2015-06-23 14:00

The second event of Suzuki's 4:8:12 Endurance Series saw nine motorcycle teams take on a frigid Red Star Raceway in Mpumalanga.

Limited edition Erik Buell WSBK in SA

2015-02-19 08:46

Bike specialist Cayenne will produce a limited run of Erik Buell Racing RX 1190 WSBK special editions in SA with unique livery, race-tuned ECU and performance exhaust.

R14m chopper sale: Fonda bike a fake?

2014-10-20 08:15

A squabble over who owned a genuine version of the Captain America choppers used in 'Easy Rider' has taken the shine off the star-spangled bike's R14-million sale. Is it a fake?

Sarolea reveals 250km/h e-bike

2014-04-29 11:02

Belgian motorcycle Sarolea has teamed-up with Bridgestone as it reveals its SP7 electric superbike. Sarolea e-bike is capable of rocketing from 0-100km/h in 2.8 seconds!

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!

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...?

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