THE SEARCH IS ON FOR SA’S MOST FUEL EFFICIENT MOTORCYCLES

The annual search for the most fuel efficient motorcycles in South Africa has officially started with entries now open for the 36th edition of the RFS Bike Econorun on September 23 and 24. One of the most important events on the motorsport calendar the Bike Econorun highlights, under controlled conditions, the fuel efficiency of motorcycles available on the South African …

Pirelli Bike of the Year 2016 Finalists

Pirelli Bike of the Year. Right, the nominations have been whittled down to the 15 finalists and these are, in no particular order; Honda Africa Twin Honda NC750X BMW S1000XR BMW R1200RS Triumph Tiger Explorer XCA Triumph Thruxton R KTM 1290 Super Duke GT Kawasaki ZX10R Ducati Panigale 959 Ducati XDiavel S Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro Harley Davidson Dyna S …

2015 EICMA SHOW STOPPERS

The world’s top brand’s had their latest bikes on display at the 2015 Eicma Show in Milan, Italy between the 19 – 22 Nov 2015. Here is a gallery of some of the latest models.    

RFS Fuel Econo Run 2015

The RFS fuel Econo Run is a 2 day annual event at the end of August, which takes place on a variety of roads at varied speeds in order to simulate real world conditions, whilst saving fuel. Skilled riders representing a range of motorcycle brands, ride their motorcycles as conservatively as possible, bearing in mind that they need to attain …

TOP ENTRY FOR RFS BIKE ECONORUN IN MPUMALANGA

Four former winners, including the defending champion, are included in a full entry of 65 motorcycles for the RFS Bike Economy Run in Mpumalanga on August 28 and 29. This year’s event is the 35th Bike Economy Run – the ninth to be backed by Pretoria-based financial services company Retirement Fund Solutions (RFS) – and provides an important shop window …

2015 Pirelli SA Bike of the Year Press Release

In 2013, the inaugural South African Bike of the Year competition was organised by Harry Fisher and Mat Durrans, producers of The Bike Show, the successful motorcycling programme broadcast on Ignition Channel. The pair realised that the motorcycle industry deserved recognition for the hard work it was doing to get people onto two wheels; surely the most efficient form of …

2015 Bike of the Year Gains New Supporting Sponsors

The organisers of the 2015 Pirelli SA Bike of the Year competition are proud to announce the signing of three supporting sponsors to further enhance the status of the competition. Lubricant company Liqui Moly, leaders in engine protection technology, will be protecting the bikes internally and keeping them looking their best externally with its range of lubricants and bike cleaning …

Around the World Motorcycle Travellers

Nothing excited me more as a sixteen year old, than getting up at dawn on a beautiful Sunday summers morning. Throw on jeans, T-shirt and jacket. Grab my open face helmet and gloves and push my Honda SS50 GT into the street. The lure of the open road egged me on as I allowed the little Honda to warm in …