, KTM's 950 Adventure S and Honda's XRV750 Africa Twin stood out as beacons of rugged individualism. And even the most jaded traveller had to sneak a second look, especially at the KTM. Well, it is kind of hard to ignore...But as hard to ignore
of 29, versus (in fourth place) Honda’s five. Also interesting is the fact that Honda dominated the event in the late ‘80’s and therefore produced a true race replica with their Africa Twin, while Yamaha didn’t start collecting two cylinder victories
't a bike to take on a track. Now some 19 years old in concept, the Transalp is the first Japanese big capacity multi-cylinder trail bike (it began as a 600 in '87 but grew to 650 in 2001) predating the Africa Twin and the Super Ténéré.In fact it's a
In the early and mid-nineties if you wanted to be cool on two wheels you needed a flashy race replica, set of one piece leathers, melted sliders and tyres with balled-up rubber on the outside. This said you were a true biker, riding hard, living on the edge and with your finger o...
Some might say that adventure motorcycling has gone soft over the last decade, with every man and his dog buying into the adventure dream. Sales of adventure motorcycles have held firm in a market where sales of superbikes have slumped; leathers are being exchanged for rugged tex...
Lunchtime and Urry's nowhere to be seen...AFTER ALMOST 300km of on and off road in heat and humidity only South Africa can produce, I can safely say the new F800GS is brilliant bike and a machine that's worthy of the legendary GS badge.Its parallel-twin
no insurance for his Honda Africa Twin because, "no insurance company on the planet would cover me for riding through countries like Nigeria, Angola and the Congo"."This has been a dream of mine for about 10 years," he said, "and I spent more than two years
PRINCE HARRY has shown he shares his elder brother's love of motorcycles by lashing out on a Ducati 848 superbike. The 25-year-old Prince splashed out around £11,500 on the 848cc V-twin Italian beast, which has a top speed of almost 170mph
The 14-hour flight left Urry looking rather pastyDURBAN, South Africa: We're getting ready to ride BMW’s latest middleweights, the F800GS and F650GS. Both bikes use the same parallel twin 800 engine as in the F800ST models, but, according to BMW
DUCATI have stunned the world with their 999 replacing 1098. Although no-one really knows what the bike is capable of, after it was launched at a high altitude track in South Africa, where the lack of oxygen strangled the bike's all-new 1098cc motor
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