|Posted on November 7, 2017 at 1:20 AM||comments (0)|
An epic battle for the Kingdom of Lesotho will unfold in just over two weeks. The annual Motul Roof of Africa will take place from 15-18 November.
This will be the 50th edition of the ‘Mother of Hard Enduros’, Africa’s largest and oldest offroad event, and it promises to be more exciting than ever.
Al...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 31, 2017 at 9:15 AM||comments (0)|
The 2017 Motocross of African Nations (MXOAN) event, held this past weekend ended with a big bang on Sunday the 27th of August as eight African countries competed to take the championship trophy home. The President of Bostwana, His Excellency Mr. Ian Khama also attended, in support of the event.
The FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations C...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 31, 2017 at 4:25 AM||comments (0)|
What Red Bull Romaniacs
Where Sibiu, Romania
When 24-29 July 2017
Husqvarna's Swanepoel 7th in hardest enduro
South African Husqvarna rider Brett Swanepoel rode home a fine seventh following what can only be termed as the hardest enduro on earth at the Red Bull Romaniacs in Sibiu, Romania on Saturday. Pepson Plastics Husqvarna man...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 18, 2017 at 6:15 PM||comments (2)|
It was with shock and sadness that FIM AFRICA learnt of the passing on of Ray Wilson, President of the CONU on Saturday 17th June 2017 after a short illness.
Ray’s time with AMU then FIM AFRICA started out as a member of the Cross Country Commission and in 2010 he was elected VP Sporting. He served as VP Sporting (South) until his election as President of the...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 30, 2017 at 3:40 AM||comments (0)|
Clint Seller (MiWay Yamaha Racing R1) claimed two comfortable race wins and set the fastest ever racing lap around the new Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit at the fourth round of the 2017 DEOD SuperGP Champions Trophy, which formed part of the SA Bike Festival for the first time on the weekend of 26 to 28 May.
Friday afternoon’s qualifying session saw Lan...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 4, 2017 at 8:55 AM||comments (0)|
by Sharifah Namagoba Ramah
Photo Credits: Kinthan Images
Kenya’s Ben Spinks maneuvering through the slopes of Lake Mburo national park.
The first round of 2017 FIM Africa Central Africa Cross Country championship was a great milestone to local Enduro.
It took place on Sunday at Lake Mburo National Park in western Ug...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 13, 2017 at 4:30 AM||comments (0)|
The Sporting and Non-Sporting Commissions of FIM AFRICA held there annual meeting in Johannesburg on Saturday 11th March, with a total of 30 members in attendance, representing 9 of the 14 current members of the CONU.
This was the first meeting of its kind that was staged independently of the annual General Assembly and near the beginning of the year and not the end.
In addition to the Conference of Commissions, which was preceded by the first Council Mee...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 22, 2017 at 8:45 AM||comments (0)|
The 1st round of the National MX Championships kicked off in Port Elizabeth this weekend.
PE is a very sandy track and is regarded as the most trying track in the country. Preparation to ride this track is like no other track in SA and the fitness level required is unmatched on any of the 7 tracks throughout the series
One requires special tyres and sophisticated suspension settings to ensure the handling of the machine is optimise...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 14, 2017 at 1:25 PM||comments (0)|
Once paralysed, Joey Evans races to the finish
Everyone knows that the Dakar Rally is an extreme event. Even if this year's race has been shortened by two days and a whole lot more stage mileage, it's still an epic challenge for the fi...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 9, 2016 at 4:35 AM||comments (0)|
Born in 1967, the Roof of Africa event used to include cars, quads and motorcycles, but has progressed from a fast and flowing race in the lowlands of Lesotho to one of the world's toughest Extreme Enduro events, known as the 'Mother of Hard Enduro' to be precise.
The 49th edition of this prestigious event lived up to its name and the Motul Roof of...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 18, 2016 at 9:20 AM||comments (0)|
WELCOME CHANGES AND ADDITIONS TO THIS YEARS MOTUL ROOF OF AFRICA 2016 SET TO BE THE TOUGHEST AND MOST EXCITING YET, WITH THE BEST INTERNATIONAL LINE UP THUS FAR!
The Roof of Africa had its humble beginnings in 1967 when Bob Phillips, a Roads Engineer working in Lesotho, approached the Sports Car Club in Johannesburg and asked them if they w...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 15, 2016 at 12:15 AM||comments (1)|
It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of CHARLES BENDER, who died at his home in Zambia on Saturday 5th November 2016, after a long illness, aged 61.
Charles was a larger than life figure who contributed much time and effort to The ZMSA and FIM AFRICA, serving as Chairman of the Enduro/Off Road Working Group until the end of 2014, when hi...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 20, 2016 at 7:35 AM||comments (0)|
The 2016 European Junior Cup ended at the Jerez circuit on Sunday with South African teenager Troy Bezuidenhout once again showing his natural talent in the double header. Qualifying on the second row before finishing 8th with a machine problem in Saturday’s encounter, Bezuidenhout just missed out on the podium in Sunday’s final race.
The results (8th and...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 10, 2016 at 4:00 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted on September 28, 2016 at 2:10 AM||comments (0)|
Zanté had the opportunity to compete in the Women's European Cup last weekend in Germany at the Eurospeedway Lausitz, the Women's European Cup is part of the WilSport European Junior Cup where currently 3 South African's already compete. Zanté made the most of the 2 practice sessions and qualifying through Friday and Saturday to qualify 24th on the grid and 3rd...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 22, 2016 at 9:25 AM||comments (0)|
FIM AFRICA held its 17th General Assembly in Ifrane, Morocco on the 16th and 17th September 2016, 10 years after the last General Assembly in Morocco which was held in Marrakech in 2006.
The 17th General Assembly was a great success and Morocco once again showed the delegates the hospitality and beauty of the country. All delegates present committed to the growth ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 8, 2016 at 5:35 AM||comments (0)|
The recent Koue Bokkeveld 400 (KB400), the fifth and penultimate round of the SA National Motorcycle Cross Country Championship, was a ‘home’ race for Altus de Wet who lives in Montagu and he was looking forward to compete in this event.
Competing under Team BCR Arrow Yamaha, the multiple SA National off...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 30, 2016 at 6:55 PM||comments (0)|
Over the past few years, more and more women in Africa, Rather lets zero in to Kenya, have started riding their own motorbikes rather than “pillion”. They’re doing it as a hobby and usually to prove a point; whether that’s around solo travel, strength, ability or simply to fulfill a long held dream.
Meet Grace Mwari who...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 30, 2016 at 10:45 AM||comments (0)|
Hayden was chosen as part of the south African team for the 2016 MXoAN in the MX65 class and formed part of an 8 rider team that competed in the MXoAN event at the Jamhuri Race Track Nairobi Kenya from the 19th August to 21 August 2016.
Hayden was chosen as part of the south African team ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 24, 2016 at 2:40 AM||comments (0)|
Motocross fans and Supersport viewers will have numerous opportunities to see the highlights from the FIM AFRICA Motocross of African Nations, which took place in Kenya from 19-21 August on Supersport.
Please note broadcast dates, times and channel are subject to change, without prior notice, at the sole discretion of the Broadcaster.
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