Category: "Reviews"

Bmw R9T Scrambler- First Ride

Most of us knew that there were a couple of different variants available from on the RnineT platform. So it was just a matter of time before we saw the highly awaited Scrambler, at least in our market that is. The Scrambler is based on the RnineT roadster with a few changes right off the bat. It features higher bars, off-road foot pegs (with rubber inserts), a bench style seat,

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BMW S1000R

The super naked market is flourishing right now. It’s converting Superbike riders over to the dark side and with bikes like the S1000R, it’s no wonder why. BMW has taken the king of superbikes the S1000RR with its near 200hp, slightly detuned the engine for more torque 114nm vs 112nm from the RR and increased the fork rake  somewhat to help with extra stability. The gears are also a lot

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Harley-Davidson Dyna Lowrider S

Us Men, like power. There is no denying that a large capacity engine gets the juices flowing for us. So naturally when you hand me the key (fob) to the Dyna Lowrider S, I’m already looking forward to riding it. Just look at it. Straight out of Sons of Anarchy and all I need is a crew to ride with. The Harley-Davidson Lowrider S, is seriously one bad ass motorcycle.  It’s

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BMW R1200GS Adventure

I can’t believe I’ve not spent any decent saddle time with the new GS Adventure, prior to writing this article. I mean, I;ve rode the 1150’s and 1200’s plenty of times, but the new liquid cooled model just never made its way to my table. There is a road presence about the big old boxer that very few other adventure bikes can mimic or copy. The new daylight running lamp,

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Harley-Davidson Road King Classic 103B

When I was a younger, I could not understand who would buy a big, classic looking bike that offers no adrenalin, just nothing that makes you enjoy riding, or I had my riding requirements completely wrong. I have seemed to get a little wiser because now I really can’t think of anything better than a Road King Classic in my garage, maybe not as my only bike, but there would

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BMW RnineT

Retro is the new cool. Cafe racers, street trackers have all made a comeback in a huge fashion. The RnineT is no exception to this and even from a distance, it’s a really beautiful bike. Probably one of the better-looking bikes that have made its way out of Germany lately. The RnineT is powered by the all familiar 1200 (1170cc) Boxer that has been around for ages and doing it’s duty

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Harley-Davidson 883 Iron

Now I’m going to be totally honest here. I’ve never been the world’s greatest fan of the Sportster. I’ve never really felt comfortable on it and maybe that’s why when I was asked to ride the 883 and give my thoughts, I wasn’t really that excited.  How could I be… its Harley-Davidsons 2nd smallest motorcycle they have on the current production line and its only 883cc. Yes, I was wrong again and I

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Suzuki Hayabusa 1300

A Suzuki Hayabusa – Synonym for … that thing is fast.  There is no real way to put it. The ‘Busa as its known on the street has been the weapon of choice for many that want to break the 300kph+ barrier. It’s been around forever and even this second generation has had a few tweaks over the years. I don’t really care much for electronics, but adding a 3

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Suzuki GSX-S1000A

Let’s face it; naked bikes have never really been the go-to bike for us South Africans. Our bread and butter are Adventure and Superbikes, so it’s not that common to spot a big capacity naked bike heading out with the guys on a long Sunday morning breakfast run. The fact is, not everybody wants an Adventure or Superbike. Some just don’t feel it’s the bike for them and it surely

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