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Rat BMW R90

We have been threatening for almost 3 years to feature Louis Ferrara’s rat BMW R90/6. Louis and his wife owns a design company called Inkgesteld. Louis is also passionate about motorcycles, especially classic airheads. Looking for a donor project, he managed to find an incomplete non-running BMW R90. Knowing how hard it is to find […]

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Triumph day 2016

We met up with Keith on our way to Triumph day, he rides a lovely Thunderbird classic. He wrote this article about the ride there and what he thought of the new models. If you are not familiar with South African “slang” please have a look at the dictionary at the bottom. Article by Kief […]

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CB900F Cafe racer by V-Custom Cycles

The Honda CB900F is the successor to the CB750 SOHC and CB750 DOHC, it was originally aimed for the European market. With 95hp from the factory this was a serious contender in 80’s superbike league. This CB900F is a complete rebuild by V-Customs. This includes motor, carburettor and gearbox. Other than the mechanical work the […]

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Rob Godwin’s Workshop

We had the opportunity to meet up with Rob Godwin from Performance welding. He is known as one of the best specialist welders in South Africa. His workshop is situated just off Snake road in Benoni. Rob Godwin is known for reproducing Norton Manx frames also known as Norton featherbed frames. When it comes to racing, […]

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Swartbrand Run

Like all good things, the Swartbrand Run was put together by a few friends over a couple of beers. The idea behind the Swartbrand Run was to have a short break from the family and children before everyone went back to work after the Christmas holidays. The name Swartbrand comes from founder Colin Blackburn’s surname […]

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CB400t by The Workshop

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 […]

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