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Pierre Terblanche puts SA design skills on the map

Pierre Terblanche had always loved bikes more than cars because the more hands-on approach meant there was more to do for designers. (image: motorcyclist) 18...

Pierre Terblanche puts SA design skills on the map

Pierre Terblanche's childhood passion for design and motorbikes has blossomed into a career as a world-leading motorcycle designer.

World Superbike Champs to return to SA

South African motorcycle racing fans are in for a special treat next year with the World Superbike Championship set to return to the country after a break of three years.

Dakar-style motorbike rally for South Africa

With many South African motorcycle competitors regularly competing in the annual Dakar Rally, a South African "rally raid", the Namaqua African Rally, is set to be run in the Western Cape for the first time in 2014.

Bikers gear up for Toy Run 2010

South Africa’s Toy Run is an annual motorcycle charity event that helps collect and distribute donations for underprivileged children – and, by doing so, boosts the reputation of the biking fraternity in the country.

New drive to fight polio in Africa

A massive campaign to eradicate a year-long polio epidemic in West and Central Africa kicked off on 6 March, according to global health bodies.

Vuka Scuta in Chinese bike deal

Vuka Scuta has bought out Loncin South Africa, taking over distribution of their Chinese-manufactured range of street bikes, scooters, quad bikes, off-road bikes and cruisers - with an eye on regional and continental expansion.

World’s longest solar race in SA

On 7 October a fleet of odd-looking vehicles rolled into Pretoria after an epic two-week, 4 175km round-trip across South Africa to end the first South African Solar Challenge, the longest and toughest solar-powered race in the world.

To Hell on a motorbike

Karoo Biking offers four standard BMW motorcycle tours, two of which include an overnight stay in one of South Africa's best-kept secrets, the Gamkaskloof valley, known as The Hell by residents of the Small Karoo. And Karoo Biking is not the only operator inviting tourists to discover SA's diverse, spectacular landscape on two wheels.