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BIKE REVIEW | Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 RR

2020-03-25 17:03

Dries Van der Walt reviews the naked sport bike, the the Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 RR.

Well done, SA! How this local team won its third BMW International GS Trophy

2020-03-05 14:00

Team South Africa won the coveted BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy for the third time! Dries van der Walt tells more.

King Price Xtreme debuts its superbike team at Zwartkops

2020-02-14 14:00

The 2020 Bridgestone Superbikes National Challenge Series kicked off in emphatic fashion. Dries van der Walt reports.

Triumph announces new Tiger 1200 Desert Special Edition

2020-01-23 07:00

Taking inspiration from inhospitable deserts around the world, Triumph has announced a new ‘Desert’ edition of the Tiger 1200 adventure bike.

The new Honda Africa Twin to be used at next year's Quest adventure challenge

2019-12-05 13:30

Honda Motorcycles Southern Africa announced that the newly-launched Africa Twin will be used at the 2020 Honda Quest True Adventure challenge.

EICMA points the way to 2020 with a collection of new bikes

2019-11-15 14:13

The annual EICMA exhibition, held this year in Milan, Italy, celebrated its 77th anniversary with 1 800 exhibits from leading bike brands. Here are some of the 2020 models that might be making their way to our shores.

BIKES | BMW launches the ‘rest’ of the R1250s

2019-10-24 14:48

Wheels24 correspondent Dries van der Walt attended the launch of BMW Motorrad's new range of R, RS and RT models during an event in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga.

Husqvarna’s unforgettable 2019 National Enduro Championship season

2019-10-21 07:46

The 2019 National Enduro Championship ended on a high note for Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing rider William Oosthuizen as he received the first national title of his career.

SEE | 10 tips for motorcyclists to stay safe in the rain

2019-10-15 07:43

After a dry winter, the rainy season is knocking at the door for most of the interior. Unfortunately, for bikers, the wet roads bring a host of additional risks. Here are a few ways to keep safe during the rainy season.

Bike review: Husqvarna Svartpilen 701

2019-08-29 11:15

'I enjoy almost every bike I ride, but every so often I come across one that is more than just enjoyable – a bike that can only be described as pure, unadulterated fun,' writes Dries van der Walt.

 

Moto2 and Moto3 deliver epic wheel-to-wheel racing in Qatar despite Covid-19 fears

2020-03-11 11:32

While the COVID-19 coronavirus put the brakes on the opening MotoGP round, Moto2 and Moto3 continued in Qatar as scheduled.

BIKE REVIEW | Triumph launches its new Rocket 3 in SA

2020-02-14 14:39

Triumph South Africa took the covers of the new Rocket 3, which sports the world’s largest production motorcycle engine.

Six safety tips that could save a biker's life on the road

2020-01-28 15:30

Wheels24 contributor, Dries van der Walt, shares important road safety tips bikers should take into consideration.

#Dakar2020 | Honda's Ricky Brabec breaks KTM's stranglehold with solid victory in Bike category

2020-01-17 17:00

Ricky Brabec became the first-ever American winner of the Dakar motorcycle category, ending KTM’s 18-year domination of the grueling event.

REVIEW | The Suzuki Katana is the stuff that teenage biker dreams were made of

2019-11-25 10:40

Wheels24 bike correspondent Dries van der Walt went back in time to 1981 to experience the revolutionary Suzuki Katana.

Women’s team for BMW’s 2020 International GS Trophy announced

2019-11-01 09:50

31 women from 20 countries around the world competed fiercely to qualify for one of the six places on offer for the seventh BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy, to be held in New Zealand next year.

BIKES | Get that on-top-of-the-mountains feeling at the annual Snow+Rock Enduro event

2019-10-23 11:28

On 25 to 27 October, the Afriski Mountain Resort in Lesotho will once again host the annual Snow+Rock Enduro Event.

REVIEW | The Triumph Speed Twin combines the best retro and modern elements

2019-10-18 04:35

Wheels24 bike correspondent Dries van der Walt takes an in-depth look at the Triumph Speed Twin, a modern bike that visually resembles a classic.

Bike review: KTM 790 Adventure R

2019-09-19 09:06

'With the range of exceptionally good, big-capacity adventure bikes on the market, the mid-size sector seems not to get the buyer attention it deserves – and that’s a huge pity,' writes Dries Van der Walt.

Bike Review: Triumph Thruxton R

2019-07-30 09:22

'I’ve always had a soft spot for retro bikes, especially the ones that not only look the part but also have a period feel', writes Dries Van der Walt.

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