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Reader: SA riders aren't 'arrogant'

2014-02-18 12:51

Wheels24 reader Robin says that "I have yet to meet an arrogant biker" and shares his thoughts on the 'kill a biker' row.

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...

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.

Injured Lorenzo determined to race

2013-07-18 09:26

MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo will attend the US Grand Prix at Laguna Seca and may even try and race despite a broken collarbone.

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...

Honda's race-bred CBR600RR in SA

2013-05-16 13:47

Improved performance, new styling and tech... Honda's race-bred CBR600RR is now available in South Africa for track-tuned performance with great city-riding manners.

Be vigilant on the road

2013-05-02 09:07

Wheels24 reader and motorcyclist Basjan shares his thoughts about cyclists on our roads.

Kyalami action - Seller in front

2013-02-25 11:50

A crash at 200km/h and debut victories for a new automaker marked the opening round of the 2013 SA Motorcycle championships at Kyalami.

Jozi rider to race Moto2 GP

2013-02-05 20:58

Steven Odendaal will be the first South African rider to compete in the 2013 Moto2 GP World championship.

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.

SA's Good Samaritan at Dakar 2013

2013-01-10 14:54

Just because its the world's toughest race doesn't mean its devoid of compassion. Quite the opposite, as a rookie South African Dakar rider makes us proud by towing a team mate for almost 160km!

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.

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

EICMA show - 2013 Dukes on display

2012-11-14 14:59

Ducati officially unveiled its 2013 range at the EICMA International Motorcycle Show in Milan, Italy.

2012 Kawasaki's Versys 1000

2012-10-29 08:41

If you're in the market for a mid-size bike with added grunt for long-distance riding, the Versys 1000 is well worth your attention, says DRIES VAN DER WALT.

 

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...?

Safe riding: Biker's action call

2013-10-16 09:56

‘Biker born, biker bred. When I die, I’ll be biker dead.’ Wheels24 reader SCHALK COETZEE shares his advice and experience for SA road users - on two AND four wheels.

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.

What was he thinking? Rider puts girl in danger

2013-08-28 13:30

A video posted on YouTube shows a rider speeding through Edenvale, Gauteng, with a little girl clinging to his back. Shockingly the girl is wearing a bicycle helmet. Watch the video!

Bikers dream: Satnav in a helmet

2013-06-19 07:13

The team at LiveMap Navigation is working on a motorcyclists dream come true: combining the head-up display of a fighter-jet helmet with a GPS system similar to Google Glass. Watch the video!

Video: Worst scooter rider yet?

2013-05-23 17:44

We may have found the worst rider yet. Watch as a scooter rider hits four vehicles then plummets into a huge hole. VIDEO

Honda's race-bred CBR600RR in SA

2013-05-13 14:13

Improved performance, new styling and tech... Honda's race-bred CBR600RR is now available in South Africa for track-tuned performance with great city-riding manners.

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."

Kyalami crash kills two

2013-02-11 11:47

Two Regional motorcycle riders have been killed in separate incidents at the Festival of Speed at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit.

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.

Better bike, beard for Scott's run

2013-01-04 13:43

An improved bike, better preparation and more ambition, rider Andrew Scott believes he has what it takes to beat the 2013 Dakar. Perhaps his 20cm beard has something to do with it...

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

EICMA show - 2013 Dukes on display

2012-11-14 10:05

Ducati officially unveiled its 2013 range at the EICMA International Motorcycle Show in Milan, Italy.

 
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