ARTICLES RELATING TO DRIES VAN DER WALT

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.

REVIEW: Honda GL1800 Gold Wing Tour

2019-06-26 12:15

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 adds two new bikes in SA - Scrambler 1200 XE and the Speed Twin

2019-04-30 05:30

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.

REVIEW: Kawasaki Z 900 RS Café

2019-04-05 08:45

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.

Need a new bike? There is more to the Triumph Tiger Sport 1050 than meets the eye

2019-01-28 08:02

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 launches its new mid-size GS in South Africa

2018-11-22 09:42

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.

SEE: Want to ride the top motorcycles in the country? 2018 SA Bike of the Year finalists announced!

2018-10-04 11:30

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!

WATCH: Here's why Suzuki's new DL250 V-Strom is a bike for any occasion, capable of mixing it with the best out there in SA

2018-08-22 05:00

"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 perfect all-rounder: Ducati's new Scrambler 1100 is a bike for any occasion in SA

2018-07-02 09:33

'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.

 

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.

Bike review: Zontes ZT310-X

2019-05-30 19:00

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.

REVIEW: Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sport

2019-04-11 15:00

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.

BMW R 1250 GS models launched in SA

2019-03-07 12:48

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.

REVIEW: Here's why the Triumph Tiger 800 XCa offers everything you need from a road bike

2018-12-13 17:44

Wheels24 motorcycling guru, Dries van der Walt, tests the latest Triumph Tiger 800 XCa.

REVIEW: Bringing back that British 1960s feel - Here's why the Triumph Bonneville T100 is such a special bike

2018-10-20 08:32

'As a premium bike, the T100 boasts a wealth of quality finishes, while retaining the classic 1960s British look', writes Dries van der Walt.

The quintessential street fighter in SA: The Triumph Speed Triple 1050 RS is not your average bike

2018-08-29 05:30

'Triumph has made some very competent sports bike over the years, and the Speed Triple is no exception,' writes Dries van der Walt.

The KTM RC 390 blows any 'small bike' misconceptions totally out of the water

2018-07-30 08:17

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.

Triumph SA launches 2018 bike range

2018-06-19 08:28

The newly-formed Triumph Motorcycles South Africa has launched its 2018 range of bikes.

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