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|Posted on December 10, 2018 at 7:25 AM||comments (0)|
The 2018 Motul Roof of Africa saw a number of changes to the format of this iconic Extreme Enduro event. Competitors and spectators alike agreed that this latest Roof - the 51st edition - more than lived up to its billing as the Mother of Hard Enduro.
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|Posted on December 7, 2018 at 7:15 AM||comments (0)|
Day One of the 2018 Motul Roof of Africa was a day of contrasting fortunes for the leading riders from yesterday’s Prologue, and demonstrated once again that in Lesotho, things can change in an instant.
In the Gold Class, overnight lea...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 6, 2018 at 7:35 AM||comments (0)|
Can you feel it? The Lepokole Hills are calling! In just a few months the air will be filled with the sounds of roaring bikes, jiving music, the beat of the African drum and so much more.
Muddy Face Botswana, an events company focused on providing a "unique to Botswana” experience, with riding off road motorcycles will host the second edition of the Lepokole H...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 6, 2018 at 6:45 AM||comments (0)|
To mark the 51st running of this iconic extreme enduro event, the Motul Roof of Africa 2018 saw the introduction of an all-new opening format. The Round the Houses curtain-raiser was transformed from the traditional dash through the streets...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 5, 2018 at 6:30 AM||comments (0)|
An orange onslaught is about to sweep over the Kingdom of Lesotho. The Brother Leader Tread KTM squad have rallied up for the Motul Roof of Africa, which will take place from 5-8 December.
Over the last 50 years the event has built a strong reputation as the ‘Mother of Hard Enduro’, and is renowned for three days of relentless pounding over Lesotho...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 4, 2018 at 12:15 PM||comments (0)|
A particularly strong group of South African riders are preparing to chase down the coveted Motul Roof of Africa title. The three day stage race, infamously known as the ‘Mother of Hard Enduro’, is set to kick off on 5 December.
In amongst the mix of household names like Wade Young and Travis Teasdale are two young guns looking to affirm themselves as pa...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 4, 2018 at 11:55 AM||comments (0)|
Following the election on Saturday of Mr Jorge Viegas as FIM President in Andorra la Vella, the FIM Board met on Sunday morning in order to discuss new governance positions.
Mr Viegas will hereby take up the role of acting CEO until the FIM Commissions Conference in February 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Mr Jacques Bolle has been nominated to t...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 4, 2018 at 11:45 AM||comments (0)|
The final countdown to the highly anticipated 2018 Motul Roof of Africa has begun.
With an all-new route, riders can expect to be challenged – and thrilled – by this year’s Mother of Hard Enduro. Motul will be the title sponsor for the third consecutive year, underlining their continuing support for this iconic event.
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|Posted on December 4, 2018 at 11:35 AM||comments (0)|
Entering the last month of 2018, Red Bull KTM’s Motocross team already has their focus set on 2019. The existing line up of multiple South African champions is adding one more exciting name to their list of championship contenders - the young and talented Tristan Purdon who will tackle both the MX1 and MX2 classes in 2019.
Franziska Brandl, Managing Director o...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 3, 2018 at 11:15 AM||comments (0)|
The stunning annual FIM Awards ceremony tonight brought the curtain down on a spectacular weekend in Andorra, where more than 100 national motorcycling federations have been gathered all weekend to celebrate their communal values of courage, excellence and commitment.
At tonight’s glamorous crowning ceremony were some of the biggest names i...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 2, 2018 at 1:55 AM||comments (0)|
Former FIM Deputy-President confirmed as successful candidate at FIM Annual General Assembly in Andorra, where three new FIM Board members and three new Internal Auditors are also announced
Mr. Jorge Viegas is the newly elected FIM President, taking over the role vacated by Mr. Vito Ippolito after his successful candid...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 1, 2018 at 1:50 AM||comments (0)|
The global superstars and unsung heroes of motorcycling will be brought together on Sunday evening for a night of celebration and reflection, as the stunning mountain scenery of Andorra la Vella provides the backdrop to the spectacular 2018 FIM Awards.
Andorra ready for Golden Night at 2018 FIM Awards
The global superstars and unsung heroe...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 30, 2018 at 2:25 AM||comments (0)|
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When 6-8 December 2018
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Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing heads to the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho for the 51st running of the ‘Mother of Hard Enduro’ 2018 Motul Roof of Africa ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 30, 2018 at 2:20 AM||comments (0)|
Riders are gearing up for heat and high elevations with less than a week to the start of the Motul Roof of Africa, which will take place from 5-8 December.
Over three stages, the event infamously known as the 'Mother of Hard Enduro' will test the grit of both man and machine with technical trails that traverse the mountains of Lesotho.
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|Posted on November 30, 2018 at 1:55 AM||comments (0)|
Johannesburg, South Africa, 29 November 2018 – Herbalife Nutrition bLU cRU Yamaha Racing Team stars, Thabang Katees and Piwe Zulu, both ended among the top 10 at the recently held Powasol Nite-X2; their last race before taking to the 2018 Motul Roof of Africa.
Piwe placed 8th with Thabang not far behind him in...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 29, 2018 at 8:15 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted on November 28, 2018 at 12:55 AM||comments (0)|
Motul South Africa is proud to introduce off-road motorcycle and global adventurer, Stuart Gregory, as their new PowerSport Ambassador. Stuart’s inspiring refusal to be daunted by some of the world’s toughest events makes him the perfect match for a brand that has a history of fearless innovation.
Stuart joins Motul South Africa&...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 15, 2018 at 1:30 AM||comments (0)|
Africa’s end-of-enduro-season showstopper is fast approaching. The Motul Roof of Africa, notoriously known as the ‘Mother of Hard Enduro’, will put riders to their paces in the spectacular mountains of Lesotho from 5-9 December.
The event has unveiled enduro riding paradise for 50 years with dizzying altitudes and over 400km of unrelenting terrai...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 13, 2018 at 12:25 PM||comments (0)|
Entries are open for the 2019 commemorative regularity rally which celebrates the 106th anniversary of the staging of the motorcycle road race between Durban and Johannesburg that was staged annually between 1913 and 1936. Motorcycles that are eligible to compete in this commemorative event are therefore limited to those manufactured before the end of December 1936.
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