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Confirmed: 2017 Honda CRF250L Rally and Revised CRF250L

The CRF250L RALLY is ready for weekend adventure, long distance tour or the daily commute, with long travel suspension, large-disk brakes, excellent weather protection from the CRF450 RALLY-inspired bodywork and an impressive cruising range. Engine performance combines solid bottom-end torque with substantial top-end power. Introduction A 250cc dual purpose motorcycle covers many bases: it slips easily through congested traffic as is equally comfortable on rougher roads and trails all thanks

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SOUTH AFRICAN RIDER TO COMPETE AT RED BULL STRAIGHT RHYTHM MOTOCROSS EVENT

Less than a month after competing in the Motocross of Nations (MXoN) in Italy and winning his ninth South African Motocross title, Kerim Fitz-Gerald (29) is in California where he will take on some of the world’s toughest competitors in the Red Bull Straight Rhythm event on October 22. Red Bull Straight Rhythm is an evolution of the Supercross format where riders race on a half-mile long unwound track. Now

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The New Milwaukee-Eight Engine

MILWAUKEE (August 23, 2016) – The all-new Harley-Davidson® Milwaukee-Eight™ engine, ninth in the lineage of the company’s iconic Big Twin engines, delivers more power and an improved motorcycling experience for riders and passengers while retaining the iconic look, sound and feel of its predecessors. An all-new design, the Milwaukee-Eight engine offers quicker throttle response, more passing power, purer sound, better fuel economy, a smoother ride and more of the feeling

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON CAPE TOWN CROWNED AFRICA’S FIRST CUSTOM KING

Cape Town, South Africa (24 May 2016) Harley-Davidson®, leading the way in the new wave custom scene, today announced the first ever local Battle of the Kings contest winner and Africa’s Custom King 2016, Harley-Davidson® Cape Town. “We wanted to be outrageous and daring whilst still retaining Harley’s core brand values. We translated a ‘Steam Punk’ theme into the bike build and combined old era machinery with todays’ technology in

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DUCATI 959 PANIGALE

In 2016, Ducati’s 959 Panigale is to become a larger capacity, even more versatile “Supermid” model. The Ducati 959 Panigale shares the same innovative stylistic features that characterise its ‘bigger brother’, the 1299 Panigale – but with an engine designed for a more enjoyable everyday riding experience and more thrills on the race track. The new 955 cm3 twin-cylinder power unit, the first Superquadro to have obtained Euro 4* type-approval,

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2016 Iron 883 and Forty-Eight Lead the Dark Custom Movement

MILWAUKEE – Start with a dark canvas. Add horsepower and soul. Then make it your own. The Harley-Davidson Dark Custom movement strips a motorcycle to its mechanical essence and the motorcycling experience to its rebellious core – the quest for freedom and self-expression.   For 2016, Harley-Davidson asserts its Dark Custom leadership with the new Iron 883™ and Forty-Eight® motorcycles, hard-nosed machines that offer an authentic, affordable experience to a

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2016 CVO™ Pro Street Breakout®

Steeped in drag-racing attitude, the 2016 CVO™ Pro Street Breakout® is a limited-production motorcycle that introduces a new, darker look to the Custom Vehicle Operations line-up with cutting-edge finishes and textures applied with an obsessive eye to design and detail. Powered by the Screamin’ Eagle® Twin Cam 110B™, the CVO Pro Street Breakout combines high-intensity performance with a long, muscular look that’s pure American street machine. New for 2016 Open-element

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TOBY PRICE TAKES EMPHATIC 15TH DAKAR RALLY VICTORY FOR KTM

Toby Price’s victory will certainly be marked in history as the 28-year-old is the first Australian rider to have taken the title and it is also the first time at the incredibly challenging event that a rider has won it on a second attempt. Price raced his first Dakar last year where he took a podium third. Price wrapped up the more than 9,000 km ride in 48:09.15 hours aboard

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New GSX-R1000 expected in South Africa by end 2016

The competitive motorcycle market in South Africa is eagerly awaiting the 2016 arrival of the latest Suzuki GSX-R1000, sixth generation of the legendary R line that was first launched no less than three decades ago. The latest version of the legendary sportsbike was unveiled to the public at the Eicma Motorcycle Show in Milan, Italy, on Thursday (19 November 2015) ‒ 15 years after the arrival of the first GSX-R1000

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WADE YOUNG TAKES HIS BROTHER LEADER TREAD KTM TO YET ANOTHER PODIUM AT THE MOTHER OF HARD ENDUROS

This past weekend saw the running of the annual pinnacle event of South African Enduro racing, the Roof of Africa. Known by most as the Mother of all hard enduros, this year’s edition didn’t disappoint and was truly a gruelling test of man and machine versus the hard unforgiving mountain terrain that is the mountain kingdom of Lesotho. This year’s event saw 400 riders compete in three classes reaching a

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