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AUTOTRADER SOUTH AFRICAN BIKE FESTIVAL 2018

Posted on April 23, 2018 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)





Whether you are a dedicated motorcyclist, an enthusiast, or just looking for an exciting fun-fuelled day out for the whole family, the AutoTrader South Africa Bike Festival taking place from 25th to 27th May at the legendary Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit is the two-wheeled event of the year.


Considered the largest annual ...

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HUSQVARNA READY FOR ROVER

Posted on April 23, 2018 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)





What South African Enduro Championship Round 2 Preview

Where Port Elizabeth

When Saturday 28 April 2018

Community Port Elizabeth, South Africa National.


Oosthuizen joins Green in enduro line-up


Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing heads to Port Elizabeth for the Rover Winterberg E...

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KT Video Hits over 1 Million Views

Posted on April 19, 2018 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)




Published by:  Daniel Sabiiti


You have not seen it all until you visit Kigali Today audio visual platform – KT Video, a multimedia platform which is currently recording huge numbers of viewership.


With a record of 1044 videos, it might be hard to choose from the pool which video to watch, but here is a few of...

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EVERQUIP RACING - ROUND 2- BRANDS HATCH

Posted on April 19, 2018 at 3:40 AM Comments comments (0)



It was a very mixed weekend for the Everquip Yamaha team at round two of the Dickies British Supersport Championship at the Brands Hatch Indy Circuit. American James Rispoli took a ninth place in race one and in race two he secured the team's first podium with a fantastic second place. His team-mate Bjorn Estment had a tough weekend and finished race o...

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WORLD'S BEST RIDERS TO COMPETE AT WINTERBERG NATIONAL ENDURO

Posted on April 18, 2018 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)




ROVER Motorcycle Club will be hosting the Rover Winterberg National Enduro and TBone Junior Inter Provincial on April 28.


This event forms part of the National Series for 2018 and takes place at Greater Van der Kemps Kloof off Mission Road.


The GPS co-ordinates are -33,90543, 25,45458.


The organisers ...

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A HOLLYWOOD TOUCH FOR THE 2018 CBA AFRICA CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE

Posted on April 18, 2018 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)


Plans for an exhilarating the 2018 CBA Africa Concours d’Elegance are on top gear, with the September 30 event already attracting 36 cars.


Among them, will be machines appearing for the first time at the Nairobi Racecourse, a 1937 Nash and a 1952 Chevrolet Impala convertible which are being prepared by Magdi Riad for the classiest event on the Kenya Motorsport calendar.


The 2018 Concours w...

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SPEED QUEEN VAN ASWEGEN SUPERB DURING BULAWAYO DEBUT

Posted on April 18, 2018 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (0)




It has certainly been a long break away from competitive main circuit racing for the fastest lady rider in South Africa, but Nicole van Aswegen certainly showed the Bulawayo crowd that she didn’t lose her touch on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Hard work paid off with her celebrating a host of strong results against a quality field of riders.


Fo...

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BIKERS SET TO PARTNER FMU IN ROAD SAFETY CAMPAIGN

Posted on April 18, 2018 at 4:05 AM Comments comments (0)




By Fredrick Musisi Kiyingi


KAMPALA- Uganda Bikers Association (UBA) will partner Federation of Motorsport Uganda (FMU) in a campaign to curb road carnage later this month.


This was revealed by UBA president Donato Laboke during the launch of the first round FIM Central Africa Enduro Championship at Nation...

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HUSQVARNA SIGNS RISING ENDURO STAR

Posted on April 17, 2018 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (0)





PEPSON PLASCTICS HUSQVARNA RACING is facing the short term set back of an injured Taki Bogiages, the newest member to the team who stepped in to fill the big shoes of Brett Swanepoel.


With the brand now exposed in the National Enduro and Hard Enduro sector, Husqvarna South Africa’s brand manager Fred Fensham has announced the long term signing...

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BAKO BACK TO WINNING WAYS

Posted on April 17, 2018 at 7:25 AM Comments comments (0)




Collin Matiza Sports Editor

ZIMBABWE’S junior motocross champion rider Emmanuel Bako was back to his winning ways during the third round of the 2018 Inland Championship series at Dirt Bronco in Krugersdorp, South Africa, on Sunday where he clinched the 65cc Class title.


Bako (12) was back on the track after having finished second overall in the se...

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ENDURO GOES TO KALANGALA

Posted on April 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)


FMU President Dusman Okee addresses the media at the launch of the FIM CAC Enduro & 4x4 championship.


The April, 20 event is expected to attract competitors from Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Kampala.

Saturday and Sunday April 20-21


FIM Central Africa Enduro & 4x4 championships

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BRANCH'S DAKAR DREAM TAKES SHAPE

Posted on April 11, 2018 at 7:45 AM Comments comments (0)





Once a year, nearly 500 racers sign up for the Dakar Rally - a gruelling 14-stage race that involves navigating through some of the most extreme terrain in the world.


For 12,875-kilometers, riders wind through South America to add their name to the coveted event’s short list of finishers.


In 2019, there is a name that might st...

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RED BULL KTM YOUNG GUNS PUT ON A SHOW

Posted on April 11, 2018 at 2:45 AM Comments comments (0)




Red Bull KTM will start the week off with silverware after the second round of the National Motocross Championship.


It was young guns Camden Mc Lellan and Jonathan Mlimi who stole the show at Pietermaritzburg’s Thunder Valley on Saturday with an overall victory and two second spots on the podium.


As an eligible rider for both the Pr...

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MADDY, HUSQVARNA DOMINATE

Posted on April 9, 2018 at 5:45 AM Comments comments (0)





What South African Motocross Championship Round 2 Report

Where Thunder Valley, Pietermaritzburg KZN

When Saturday 7 April2018

Community KZN, SA National + Cape Town


Malan takes Thunder Valley MX wins


Maddy Malan was quite literally on fire as he rode his Q4 Fuel Husqvarna ...

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PIETERMARITZBURG DELIVERS ANOTHER SUPERB ROUND OF NATIONAL MOTOCROSS

Posted on April 9, 2018 at 4:45 AM Comments comments (0)




PIETERMARITZBURG 2018 - The news coming in from Pietermaritzburg ahead of the National was that the storms were coming through regularly and that the track was flooded. Getting machinery on to work the track was done in the small intervals that the sun handed them inbetween but the rest of the time it was virtually impossible.


The scene on Thursday afternoon was n...

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MALAN STORMS TO VICTORY AT THUNDER VALLEY

Posted on April 9, 2018 at 4:35 AM Comments comments (0)






Maddy Malan set Thunder Valley alight in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday, 7 April. The Q4 Fuel Husqvarna Racing athlete was crowned MX1 and MX2 champion at the second round of the National Motocross Championship.


The victory comes as redemption for Malan who was sidelined for the majority of the 2017 season due to injury. Making the e...

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WOMEN MOTORCYCLE RIDERS SET TO "JUST RIDE" FOR GLOBALLY SYNCHRONIZED ACTION ON 12TH INTERNATIONAL FEMALE RIDE DAY

Posted on April 6, 2018 at 4:05 AM Comments comments (0)





Saturday 5 May across all borders, cultures and on all forms of motorcycles thousands of women join together to “Just Ride!©" in universal action!


Toronto, Canada, 5 April, 2018 – The largest women’s motorcycling happening, International Female Ride Day© (IFRD) will see women riders take over the world’s r...

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HUSQVARNA'S TOUGH DAY OUT IN ROBERTSON

Posted on April 5, 2018 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)





PEPSON PLASTICS HUSQVARNA RACING brought its best to Robertson for the start of the National Enduro season this past weekend.


After the crash of star rider Brett Swanepoel, it was up to young guns Taki Bogiages and Matt Green to represent the team in some of South Africa’s most technical terrain.


A 16-year old Green made h...

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TWO PODIUM SPOTS AFTER A ROUGH AND ROCKY ROBERTSON

Posted on April 5, 2018 at 8:25 AM Comments comments (0)






The National Enduro season kicked off in Robertson, Western Cape, this past weekend.


The atmosphere was tense as South Africa’s best lined up for a fresh start in the shadow of the looming Langeberg Mountain Range.


A new racing format introduced a ‘flag to flag’ style event, which sent riders off in ba...

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HUSQVARNA SET FOR THUNDER

Posted on March 29, 2018 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)




What SA National Motocross Round 2 Preview

Where Thunder Valley, Camperdown KZN

When Saturday 7 April

Community KZN, SA NAtional + Cape Town


Q4 Fuel motocross team ready to race


Q4 Fuel Husqvarna Racing heads to Cato Ridge in KwaZulu Natal looking to continue its solid start to the...

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