It is rather ironic that a custom Honda be the first motorcycle we feature built by Kyle Harvey. Twenty eight year old Kyle is the owner of "The Workshop" in Edenvale, and is a specialist repairer and restorer of classic British motorcycles. His skills are in great demand at a time when a younger generation
Joe and Monique Fleming, owners of Bonafide Beards organised a ride out to a salt pan in Nigel for today. The day started off at Trio Cafe in Greenside. After a quick coffee, we left Greenside. We finally arrived at the pan. Boerie rolls and beers waiting to be consumed. Kevin doing test rides. Triumph
Last year November I was fortunate enough to be invited by the Vesparados SC to join them on a ride. Bonzet offered me his Vespa PX150 and not thinking too long about it, I decided to join them. The plan was to ride from Joburg to Potchefstroom, turn the small town upside down and come back
Last December, Joe, Leeroy and I decided that it was time to head out of town, ride motorcycles, explore new roads, clear our minds and rough it up a bit. We wanted to create an experience of a traditional motorcycle run similar to the US Gypsy Run. A traditional run is focused away from the
Colin and I have been slacking with our duties on Retro Write Up for almost a year and a half. Colin became a father of another little one. Between baby Jade, his three year old boy Brain and his teenage son Wesley he has had very little time to write any articles. I was busy recovering,
Here is a couple of photos of today's event. We haven't posted anything in a while, hope you enjoy the photos. Photos was taken today at Zwartkops Raceway's annual Day Of the Champions.
Woodstock Mancave recently had their first Garage Build off, Wesley Reyneke from Rather Be Riding invited me to enter my BSA into the show. Without thinking too long about it, I loaded my Beeza and off i went. Woodstock Mancave is a communal workshop, bike storage and social club based in the up and coming
Honda continuously developed and improved its CB750 model throughout its production years. The final F version which reached showroom floors in 1979 was a far more refined motorcycle than the original showstopping 1969 K0 model. The CB750F had the double overhead cam motor which provided over 70hp and a top speed of around 200km/h at
Travelling 1200km to spend a week in the middle of nowhere may not be everyone's cup of fuel. In a world where most events are conveniently close to home or an airport the Kalahari desert may seem a remote destination. The truth is that sometimes distance and remoteness add to the appeal of an event.
Triumph must surely take the credit for kickstarting the whole retro-scrambler phenomenon when they took their modern Bonneville and added a twist of 1960's desert sled. After a slow start in the market place, the Triumph Scrambler has carved a healthy niché in the Triumph market. Their competition have taken note and Ducati have recently