HIGHWAYS AND BACKROADS: The route of the Multistrada world ride. Image: Ducati / Newspress
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Ultimate bike test: Around the world on Ducati Multistrada

Last of seven globetrotters reaches Ducati factory in Italy Ducati-symbolic sites en route visited by riders Six-month, 30 000km, ride now part of Ducati history BACK IN BORGO PANIGALE: Long-distance rider Timo Schäfer back at the Ducati factory, the final rider in a team of seven that carried the baton he is holding around the world on… Continue reading Ultimate bike test: Around the world on Ducati Multistrada

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SA’s Ryan Hunt, despite shunt, up front in US

SA Vet rider Ryan up with leaders at Glen Helen 'No quarter given in California' - SA champion Huge crowd watches four SA racers in US SOUTH AFRICAN rider Ryan Hunt took a comfortable fifth overall from the Over 40's 2016 International World Vets race at the Glen Helen circuit in California USA at the… Continue reading SA’s Ryan Hunt, despite shunt, up front in US

Torbet on the move
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Torbet takes on the mountains

Suzuki motorcycles has released the first episode of a new three-part series about soldier-turned-famed adventurer and explorer. The bikemaker says it proves you don’t need to head too far from home to have your own adventure. WATCH the first episode here. Torbet, keen to extol the virtues of Britain, goes to Scotland and the historic,… Continue reading Torbet takes on the mountains

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Ryan Hunt: Four decades of MX triumphs

  Ryan Hunt (Team Tork Craft), at age 46, has won the 2016 MX3 Class overall to take his fourth decade of SA National MX titles - his lifetime goal. No other South African has achieved this in a Motocross career - indeed, few have raced for 35 years, and still be winning, through four decades.… Continue reading Ryan Hunt: Four decades of MX triumphs

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Avon markets bike tyre for on- and off-road

MELKSHAM, England - Avon Tyres has launched a TrekRider motorcycle tyre that, the company says, promises " superb off- and on-road performance". Avon says the TrekRider is its first adventure tyre with a 50/50 split of on- versus off-road performance though really meant for light to medium trails. "The tyres work as well in mud… Continue reading Avon markets bike tyre for on- and off-road

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Motorcycle crash-bags just got simpler with BMW

Riding protection on and off-road Full-body impact-absorbtion Nothing to be fitted to the motorcycle BMW Motorrad launches Airbag Jacket Street Air Dry by Alpinestars. Street Airbag System for improved motorcycling safety. MUNICH, Germany - BMW Motorrad is launching its Street Air by Alpinestars, an advanced motor-cycle crash-bag system that clailms to give comprehensive upper-body protection… Continue reading Motorcycle crash-bags just got simpler with BMW

Honda X-bikes
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New Honda X-bikes’ build confirmed

Honda motorcycles has confirmed the coming production of its X-ADV machines. The bikemaker describes the bikes as "a new breed of machines that combine adventure appeal with wide-ranging performance and practicality". They will be launched at the EICMA show in Milan, Italy, in November 2016. "They're based," Honda says, "on the City Adventure concept displayed… Continue reading New Honda X-bikes’ build confirmed

RIDING FOR MS
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Long ride for freedom for SA’s MS patients

4000km endurance ride for MS patients Watch out for the guys countrywide Donate if you can - we tell you how RIDING FOR MS: Ready to roll in Cape Town on August 26 were (from left) the Hyundai H1 panel van support vehicle, Stephan Lourens, Justus Visagie and long-distance rider Johann Nothnagel. Image: Supplied Johann… Continue reading Long ride for freedom for SA’s MS patients

Michael Martin Image: BMW Motorrad
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Meet Michael Martin: Extreme biking on a Beemer

25 years of exploring on a BMW Michael Martin, fotog extraordinaire Two kinds of desert - forests in between MUNICH, Germany -. Michael Martin has been travelling to the most remote places around the globe for more than 30 years and has become the world’s most renowned desert photographer. For 25 years or those years… Continue reading Meet Michael Martin: Extreme biking on a Beemer

NEW HONDA OFF-ROAD BIKES
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New Honda bikes: CRF450R and CRF450RX

NEW HONDA OFF-ROAD BIKES: Image: Honda Motorcycles There's be a ground-up redesign for Honda’s CRF450R moto-crosser and the new RF450RX which share engine and chassis to bring what Honda describes as "a major new presence" to the enduro market. Some of the main points as listed by Honda: • HRC-inspired new engine gives CRF450R 11%… Continue reading New Honda bikes: CRF450R and CRF450RX