Racial edicts in the form of the current empowerment regime have been presented as a non-negotiable by President Ramaphosa, writes Terence Corrigan.
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.
'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.
Following the success of the ground-breaking CB750 superbike, Honda tasked an R&D design team to explore concepts for a new flagship motorcycle in 1972.
Triumph has added two exciting new models to their heritage line-up: the Scrambler 1200 XE and the Speed Twin. Dries Van der Walt recently got the opportunity to experience the new additions in the Hartbeespoort area in Gauteng.
The style is very much in vogue these days, and when Kawasaki developed their retro Z900RS, bringing out a café racer version was the logical step.
Wheels24 motorcycling Correspondent Dries van der Walt spent some time with the Triumph Tiger Sport 1050 and realised there is more to the bike than meets the eye.
BMW recently launched its new F 750 GS and F 850 GS adventure bikes in the Western Cape. Wheels24 motorcycling correspondent Dries van der Walt takes a deeper look at the new motorcycles.
It is almost time to decide which top motorcycle will walk away with the coveted SA Bike of the Year title for 2018. Check out the 12 finalists here!
"The Suzuki DL250 V-Strom is attractive and rugged enough to mix perfectly well with the other adventure-style bikes in your local parking lot," writes Dries van der Walt.
'The Ducati Scrambler 1100 is a bike full of potential while also adding a little bit of added punch the Scramblers could be great all-rounders,' writes Dries van der Walt.
'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.
'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.
The Chinese have joined the bike market, and they are pushing out more and more inexpensive products which are leading the field in terms of technology, reliability and economy. Dries van der Walt review the Zontes ZT310-X.
31 years after the legendary name first appeared on the XRV650, Honda brings us the Africa Twin Adventure Sport, the latest version of their competent big adventure twin.
The long reign of the BMW R 1200 GS has come to an end after 14 years of wearing the crown of the most popular adventure bike ever.
Wheels24 motorcycling guru, Dries van der Walt, tests the latest Triumph Tiger 800 XCa.
'As a premium bike, the T100 boasts a wealth of quality finishes, while retaining the classic 1960s British look', writes Dries van der Walt.
'Triumph has made some very competent sports bike over the years, and the Speed Triple is no exception,' writes Dries van der Walt.
A bike like the KTM RC 390 is small, inexpensive and still powerful enough to stay with the traffic on the traffic on an open highway, writes Dries van der Walt.
The newly-formed Triumph Motorcycles South Africa has launched its 2018 range of bikes.
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