Vespa Rally 180

The popularity of scooters as a form of urban transport has increased tremendously internationally. In South Africa this increase is largely due to the affordability of the Chinese manufactured scooters. My daughter rides one to school daily. Her total annual travels amount to less than 2 000 km. From my experience and observation of the

By | 2013-10-06T20:14:33+00:00 October 6th, 2013|Categories: Articles|1 Comment

BMW R60/5 cafe racer

BMW's current range of motorcycles are available in a startling range of colours. The GS800 comes in a green so gorgeous I could paint just about everything I own in that colour. This was not always the case. Generally, from the first models right into the 1980s, BMWs were painted black. Sure, there was an

By | 2013-10-02T06:41:07+00:00 October 2nd, 2013|Categories: Articles|4 Comments

Marco’s CX500

Yesterday the annual Distinguished Gentleman's Ride took place internationally. The event originated in Australia and involves dressing up in your smartest, most dapper clothes and joining other equally well dressed motorcyclists in your region for a leisurely ride to support prostate cancer awareness and research. Marnitz, my friend,co-conspirator and photographer for this Retro Write Up

By | 2013-10-01T06:48:33+00:00 October 1st, 2013|Categories: Articles|4 Comments