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100 000km on a K1300S

Peter Mouthaan from Belgium managed to put 100 000Km on his 2013 BMW K1300s in the three years he’s owned it. Incredible!

2016 Cape Town Toy Run

The 2016 Cape Town Toy Run is almost here. This year there are a few small changes, so be sure to read up on them before 27 November 2016.

Mothballing your bike

Is your bike in storage for extended periods of time? Check out this list of todos before you mothball your bike.

TwoWheels Motorcycle Rider Training Academy

We have a chat with max from TwoWheels Rider Training Academy and pick his brain on how best to ride in windy conditions.

My scaled down passion – BMW R1200C

10 Years ago I got my first die-cast 1:18 scale model motorcycle from my aunt for Christmas, a 2003 Ducati 999s. Little did she know that this would start an…

Leaky forks on my F800s

The forks on my BMW F800s started leaking, so I had to get the seals replaced. I found Bob’s Motorcycles who gave me some excellent service and repaired them.

The PJ Guide to Pillions

Have you ever had the pleasure of having a pillion on the back of your bike? Maybe you’ll recognise some of the types of pillion rider described here.

1999 Yamaha R7

My scaled down passion – Yamaha R7

One of my favourite motorcycles is the Yamaha R7. Built for race homologation to be able to use it in Superbike World Championship and Suzuka 8 Hours endurance races.

The GT Saga

Ben bought this little gem of a 1983 Kawasaki GT750 as a project bike to fix up in his spare time. There were a few hiccups along the way, but it seems that he is on the right track.

My scaled down passion – Triumph TT600

This is the second motorcycle added to my collection, a 2002 Triumph TT600. A brilliant chassis married to an engine with a few problems.