Category: Essays


Clutches are for n00bs!

Clutches are for n00bs!

By Jaco du Plessis | 1 month ago

When you're stuck without a clutch, follow these 5 tips to get home. Essays

Lessons Learnt Dirt Biking

Lessons Learnt Dirt Biking

By Jaco du Plessis | 3 months ago

No matter how much you think know about riding, a dirt bike is bound to teach you a few things. Essays

Just Send It

Just Send It

By Rowan Page | 3 months ago

A philosophical rant about life, commitment issues and my rubbish riding. Essays

Honda XR 125 vs Honda CRF 230

Honda XR 125 vs Honda CRF 230

By Hugo Minnaar | 3 months, 1 week ago

Hugo puts the Honda XR 125 and CRF 230 to the test in the Karoo. Which one will reign supreme? Essays

Getting back on the bike(s)!

Getting back on the bike(s)!

By Rowan Page | 3 months, 3 weeks ago

The extreme lengths we go to get back on the dirt bikes! Essays

Am I In An Abusive Relationship With My BMW?

Am I In An Abusive Relationship With My BMW?

By Jaco du Plessis | 4 months, 1 week ago

Replacing a girlfriend with the wrong motorcycle might strangely take you in circles. Essays

Getting Started With Enduro

Getting Started With Enduro

By Rowan Page | 4 months, 2 weeks ago

Some advice to the total novice that wants to dip their toe into a pair of Enduro boots. Essays

BMW XChallenge

BMW XChallenge

By Rowan Page | 5 months, 1 week ago

Is it the poor-man's KTM 690 enduro? Essays

Supermotos Are Totally Pointless, And That’s The Point

Supermotos Are Totally Pointless, And That’s The Point

By Rowan Page | 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Because a two-stroke dirt bike with slicks makes sense, somehow. Essays

My Sonora Rally

My Sonora Rally

By Willem Avenant | 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Ever wondered what it is like to be on the front lines of a rally? Essays

Honda XR200R

Honda XR200R

By Rowan Page | 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Everyone has special memories of their first bike. Essays

It Went Where Few Other Scooters Have Gone Before

It Went Where Few Other Scooters Have Gone Before

By Hugo Minnaar | 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Reviving a Honda Deputy — and sending it back to the grave. The most fun I've had on two wheels. Essays

Bike Maintenance: Should You Do It Yourself?

Bike Maintenance: Should You Do It Yourself?

By Rowan Page | 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Thoughts on wrenching on your machine vs. taking it to the mechanic. Essays

Bike setup: is it worth the fuss?

Bike setup: is it worth the fuss?

By Rowan Page | 5 months, 3 weeks ago

Should the average rider worry about fiddling with suspension settings, or just leave it the hell alone? Essays