Bikers Ready For Desert Rumble

Motorcycle competitors are looking forward to return to the gruelling Botswana desert on 22, 23 and 24 June when they will be competing in the Toyota Kalahari Desert Race 1000 (TDR 1000) that will form the third and fourth rounds of the 2018 SA National Cross-Country Motorcycle Championship. The TDR 1000 will see competitors take…

Billy Bolt Wins Extreme XL Lagares 2018

Young Briton tames new World Enduro Super Series format in dramatic scenery. Billy Bolt got the inaugural World Enduro Super Series season off to a thrilling start in Portugal as he came from behind to pip Jonny Walker for victory at Extreme XL Lagares and take an early lead in the search for the 2018…

Kenny Gilbert Strikes Gold

The 2017 South African National Cross Country Championship for Motorcycles and Quads (SACCS Moto) was wrapped up at Glenharvie on the West Rand this weekend (27 and 28 October) where 300 tough kilometres tested competitors in the Atlas Copco Gold 400 before the titles were finally decided. Lady Luck winked at some and ignored others…

Cross Country Riders Back In Action

Despite not having competed at national level for almost three months, motorcycle and quad competitors are fighting fit and looking forward to the Atlas Copco Gold 400, the sixth and final round of the SA Cross Country Championship that takes place on 27 and 28 October at Glenharvie on the West Rand in Gauteng. Most…

Husqvarna’s MX Heroes Chasing Final Glory

Husqvarna South Africa’s motocross team heads to a home race at Terra Topia’s season finale in Gauteng Saturday 14 October, with team leader Richie van der Westhuizen sitting second in both the Monster Energy South African MX1 and MX2 championships, while stand-in MX2 lad Caleb Tennant is also looking forward to close off his season…

Husqvarna Team Ready To Rumble

A new-look Husqvarna Motorcycles South Africa Motocross Team heads to KwaZulu Natal for Pietermaritzburg’s fifth round of the South African Motocross Championship this 22 July weekend, with Richie van der Westhuizen now leading the team and Caleb Tenant drafted in as substitute to the injured Maddy Malan. Van der Westhuizen moves onto the team’s leading…

Husqvarna’s Brett Swanepoel finishes Erzberg

Only 25 riders finished the Erzberg Enduro on Sunday — the Austrian event is universally known as the toughest of all hard enduros. One of those finishers was Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Motorcycles South Africa rider, Brett Swanepoel, who ended up 19th at his first attempt at the event known as the Iron Giant. Swanepoel qualified…

Gomez Wins Erzberg For The Second Time

The Spaniard won his second Red Bull Hare Scramble title in Austrian open-pit mine. They were 500 riders on the start line on Sunday, but only 25 managed to finish the motorcycle event within the four-hour time window. Alfredo Gomez came out on top, racing in a record time of just 2 hours and 17…

Dirt Bronco SA MX National Round 4

The fourth round of the Monster Energy TRP Distributors SA MX National Championship took place at Dirt Bronco in Randfontein this past weekend. When over 200 bikes were queued at the entrance at 6am on race morning, everyone knew we were in for a big day. So despite the early cold, spirits were high and…

SA Cross Country Moto – Champions Dominate

The defending OR1 (Open Class) motorcycle champion, Ross Branch (Brother Leader Tread KTM) and current Open Quad champion, Hannes Saaijman (Q-Kon EMD Basefit Racing VLS) were the respective overall winners of the Battlefields 400, the second round of the SA Cross Country Moto Championship that took place on Friday (12 May) outside Dundee in an…