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Bridgestone gets fresh grip on Battlax off-road bike tyres

More tread means better grip and traction Four front, five rear, sizes for now - in stores February Designed purely for off-road touring JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - Bridgestone has announced a range of Battlax AdventureCross AX41 motorcycle tyres to its off-road touring range of rubber. The tyremaker claims superior off-road performance and durability for the knobblies… Continue reading Bridgestone gets fresh grip on Battlax off-road bike tyres

Bike Enduro, BMW, Buyers' advice, motorcycles, Motoring News, new models

New BMW F850 GS Adventure: High-tech comes to real touring

High-tech, auto emergency call system 550km range from new central 55-litre tank Whole catalogue of useful accessories MUNICH, Germany - For more than a decade the GS models in BMW Motorrad's midsize F series motorcycles are said to have embodied the premium range of the middleweight travel and adventure enduro. The lay claim to high-level… Continue reading New BMW F850 GS Adventure: High-tech comes to real touring

Bike Enduro, Honda bikes, motorcycles, Motoring News, motorsport

2018 Honda Quest: Ladies, gents, have you what it takes?

Are you tough enough to score in Honda Quest? Entries open to male and female bikers Be ready for 2500km of tough off-road riding JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - Entries have opened for the 2018 Honda Quest True Adventure 2018 - said to be ''the ultimate adventure motorcycle competition on the ultimate adventure motorcycle, the Honda CRF1000L… Continue reading 2018 Honda Quest: Ladies, gents, have you what it takes?

Bike Enduro, Buyers' advice, Honda bikes, motorcycling, Motoring News, new models

Honda makes CRF450R road- and trail-friendly

LED lights, full road specification First real service at 32 000km Beat the traffic - tame the trails JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - Honda, using the CRF450R moto-crosser as a base, has created a dual-purpose motorcycle on a tough but light chassis powered by an engine that delivers, the bikemaker says, ''trong, usable, power right from the… Continue reading Honda makes CRF450R road- and trail-friendly

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New CB1000R and Africa Twin Sport lead Honda’s EICMA line-up

Wide range of new bikes from the Flying Wings Tech and range improvements shown at EICMA Honda previews 2018 motorcycle range MILAN, Italy - Honda has revealed its full 2018 European motorcycle line-up on the eve of the EICMA show in Milan with the introduction of five new and two extensively upgraded models. And these… Continue reading New CB1000R and Africa Twin Sport lead Honda’s EICMA line-up

Bike Enduro, Motoring News, road safety

What will zero alcohol do to you?

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Have you considered the implications of a ZERO level of alcohol in your system while driving? Will this proposed change affect you? South African road safety and training organisation Masterdrive has some comments – as indeed does Carman’s Corner... "Driving a vehicle," Masterdrive says, "mplies the acceptance of a number of… Continue reading What will zero alcohol do to you?

Bike Enduro, Buyers' advice, motorcycles, motorcycling, Motoring News, new models, off-road

Ducati Multistrada 1200: Shrink the globe on a bulletproof bike

New colours, tyres for road and off-road travel Accessories designed for the less-beaten track Cutting-edge performance, active safety BORGO PANIGALE, Bologna - Ducati's Multistrada 1200 Enduro, the bikemaker says, is now even more of a globetrotter thanks to the introduction of a Pro version. "The trail-blazing spirit of this the most venturesome Multistrada,'' Ducati says, "now reaches… Continue reading Ducati Multistrada 1200: Shrink the globe on a bulletproof bike

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SA vets to challenge world again at Farleigh Castle

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - South African veteran Motocross champions will once again compete in the annual international MXDN World Veterans event at Farleigh Castle in England. They are four-times Springbok MX champion Ryan Hunt, Germany-based motocross legend, multiple SA National champion and international GP rider Colin Dugmore, Springbok and SA National champion Tony Riddell, and… Continue reading SA vets to challenge world again at Farleigh Castle

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Honda Twins reach new – and frozen! – heights

Honda five  on top of the world Only two-metre snow stopped bike Africa Twins take on volcano deep-freeze SANTIAGO, Chile - A year after its return to Honda’s motorcycle range the Africa Twin has reached new heights by breaking the record for the highest altitude yet reached by a twin-cylinder motorcycle. The choice for the record was… Continue reading Honda Twins reach new – and frozen! – heights

4x4, Bike Enduro, Motoring News, motorsport, off-road racing

Headline sponsor named for SA Cross-Country series

Total takes up main sponsor role Six races planned through 2017 Five car categories designated JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng - Fuel and lubricants company Total SA has announced a year's sponsorship of the SA Cross-Country Motor Racing Series. The company is already sponsoring the Toyota Gazoo Racing team. Total will supply fuel for all six events through… Continue reading Headline sponsor named for SA Cross-Country series