South Africa

  • South African BMW experts Cytech, and pairs a 1964 BMW R69S with a 50s-model Steib sidecar.

    A BMW R69S with a bit on the side

  • Wes’ Kawasaki W650 “SC Rambler”

    Wes’ Kawasaki W650 “SC Rambler”

  • BMW R90/6 ‘Hustler’

    BMW R90/6 ‘Hustler’

  • Wesley Reyneke Custom Motorcycles ,,

    There’s a certain satisfaction in bringing a motorcycle back from the brink. And Donovan Muller knows that feeling well: his 1974 BMW R90/6 was a rusted non-runner when he got hold of it. Its previous owner had all but abandoned it, leaving it outside to… Read more »

  • 1979 BMW R45 custom

    1979 BMW R45 custom

  • Wesley Reyneke Custom Motorcycles ,,

    It’s hard to believe that Louis Nel is only a part-time builder. The bikes that roll out of his South African garage are a testament to his passion and keen eye for detail. Until now, most of his builds have been personal projects—this 1979 BMW… Read more »

  • 1969 Triumph Bonneville bobber

    1969 Triumph Bonneville bobber

  • Honda XL500 ‘Swart Gevaar’

    Honda XL500 ‘Swart Gevaar’

  • Wesley Reyneke Custom Motorcycles ,,

    Tucked away in Cape Town’s quaint Bo-Kaap area lies Los Muertos Motorcycles—a relatively new custom shop with a store-front-slash-café. During my first visit I noticed a stripped down ’81 Honda XL500 lurking behind the coffee counter, with a unique twin exhaust system that immediately piqued… Read more »

  • Honda CB550F Super Sport

    Honda CB550F Super Sport

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    Nelspruit is a remote town in South Africa’s former Eastern Transvaal, surrounded by citrus groves and miles from anywhere. There’s no custom motorcycle scene to speak of, but on the up side, Nelspruit is surrounded by some of the country’s best motorcycling roads. And on… Read more »

  • Interview: Pierre Terblanche

    Interview: Pierre Terblanche

  • Chris Hunter Interviews ,

    South African-born Pierre Terblanche is one of the most influential motorcycle designers in the world today. He’s most famous for his Ducati designs, such as the exquisite Supermono, the iconic 749 and 999, the retro SportClassic and the ultra-modern Hypermotard. After a brief sojourn in… Read more »