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Desert race ride: Winners after ‘test of survival’

From CHARMAINE FORTUNE in Jwaneng, Botswana Every finisher from the tough Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race is a hero and the points earned from the two rounds of the SA National Cross-Country championship for motorcycles and quads will be worth the blisters and pain from almost 1000km in the saddle. The three-day event started… Continue reading Desert race ride: Winners after ‘test of survival’

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Bike Enduro, motorcycles, motorcycling

BMW does its own Swiss Army knife for GS bikes

Going seriously off-road? This is just for you... BMW Motorrad kit can even chop trees DIY repairs promised for faraway places MUNICH, Germany - All motorcycle adventurers are familiar with the potential challenges: a slip-up in the bush can put your bike out of action, even if it is a BMW, and the nearest mechanic… Continue reading BMW does its own Swiss Army knife for GS bikes

CRF1000L Africa Twin
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Going off-road? Do it in a big way with new Honda

Honda goes BIG with latest adventure machine 998cc CRF1000L Africa Twin - city or country There's even the option of an auto gearbox In showrooms at last - Honda's big terrain-tearing off-road, continent-cruising or even daily commuter Honda CRF1000L has arrived in South Africa to challenge the bike similar machines, particularly from BMW. And it… Continue reading Going off-road? Do it in a big way with new Honda

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Dakar done! And glory for South Africa in cars and quads

ROSARIO, Argentina - The 38th Dakar Rally has ended in Rosario after a short 180km stage with Stéphane Peterhansel (Peugeot) wrapping up his sixth triumph in the car category and Toby Price, racing in the motorcycle category, stamping his name on the list of winners for the first time. South Africa's ace driver Giniel de… Continue reading Dakar done! And glory for South Africa in cars and quads

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First stage win for Hirvonen as Mini dominates Dakar Stage 12

BIG DAY FOR HIRVONEN: Regular World Rally championship driver Mikko Hirvonen won Stage 12 of the 2016 Dakar Rally on Friday after a tough drive in his Mini All4 race car. Image: Mini VILLA CARLOS PAZ, Argentina - Finnish driver Mikko Hirvonen took his first Dakar Rally special stage win on Friday (Jan 15) with… Continue reading First stage win for Hirvonen as Mini dominates Dakar Stage 12

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Dakar Stage 11: De Villiers holds on to third behind Minis

SAN JUAN, Argentina - With the stages on Dakar 2016 unwinding, the crews tackled the final off-piste stage of the race from the Argentine town of La Rioja to the overnight at San Juan on Thursday, January 14th. The 431km track was deemed by many to be one of the hardest stages of this year's… Continue reading Dakar Stage 11: De Villiers holds on to third behind Minis

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SA’s Gazoo Hiluxes still in Dakar Top 10

RED BULL STILL CHARGING: Carlos Sainz (Peugeot) won Saturday's Stage 7 of the 2016 Dakar Rally ahead of Sunday's rest day for the crews. The South African Toyota team's three Hiluxes are still in the top 10. Image: Dakar image service SALTA, Argentina - Today (Sunday Jan 10) is a rest day for the 2016 Dakar… Continue reading SA’s Gazoo Hiluxes still in Dakar Top 10

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SA’s Kirsten flys to gold in world Enduro racing

SOUTH AFRICAN WOMAN FINISHES RED BULL SEA TO SKY EARNING GOLD. THE FIRST EVER WOMAN TO DO SO. Interview from KTM PR Photography by Irina Gorodniakova The Red Bull Sea to Sky off-road enduro is unique: three days of racing through the Turkish Riviera. Each day a different format over terrain that makes it one… Continue reading SA’s Kirsten flys to gold in world Enduro racing