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NEWS:     Motorcycle News     Car News

1000 Bike Show 2011     1000 Bike Show 2014     Classic Car Show 2014     Photo of the Week

Bike Of The Year     Calendar     Ladies Bar     Market Place

MotoGP     SBK World Superbike     Formula 1     Drag Racing

               Africa Bike Week 2010     Africa Bike Week 2011     Africa Bike Week 2012     Snors For A Cause 2014

MotoGP Mugello Experience     European Tour     Great Danes Tour SA

South African Motorcycle Tours     Redline Forum     Revving up your Faith

 

MOTORCYCLE  TESTS:     BMW G 450 X     BMW G 650 Xchallenge     BMW G 650 Xcountry

BMW F650GS     BMW F800S & ST     BMW F 800 GS

BMW K1200S     BMW K1200GT      BMW K1200R     BMW K 1300 S     BMW K 1600 GT     BMW K 1600 GTL

BMW R1200S      BMW R1200RT     BMW R1200ST     BMW R1200GS

BMW HP2 Megamoto     BMW R 1200 R     BMW R 1200 GS     BMW R1200GS Adventure     BMW R 1200 RT

BMW S 1000 RR     BMW S 1000 RR 2

Buell Firebolt XB12R     Buell Lightning XB9SX     Buell Lightning XB12S

Buell Ulysses XB12X     Buell Ulysses XB12XT

Ducati Diavel Dark     Ducati Monster S2R 1000     Ducati Monster S4R     Ducati Sport 1000

Ducati ST3      Ducati 1098

Harley-Davidson MY 2008

Harley-Davidson Sportster XL883 Low     Harley-Davidson XL1200N Nightster     Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200R

Harley-Davidson V-Rod     Harley-Davidson V-Rod Night Rod

Harley-Davidson Deluxe     Harley-Davidson Rocker C     Harley-Davidson Electra Glide

Harley-Davidson Breakout     Harley-Davidson Street 750     Harley-Davidson Softail Slim S

Harley-Davidson Softail Heritage Classic     Harley-Davidson Tri Glide Ultra

     Honda CRF450R and X     Honda XL700V Transalp     Honda VT750S

Honda CB600F Hornet      Honda CBR600RR      Honda CBR1000RR     Honda VFR1200FA

Honda GL1000     Honda VFR800     Honda ST1300 Pan European     Honda Gold Wing GL1800

     Honda CBR1100XX     Honda CBR1100XX Turbo     Honda FJS600 Silver Wing

Hyosung GT250R     Hyosung GT650R

Indian Chief Vintage

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R     Kawasaki 650 Versys     Kawasaki ZX-14

Kawasaki ZZR1400     Kawasaki ZZR1400SE     Kawasaki ZX-10R

KTM 950 Adventure

MZ 1000S     MV Agusta F4R 312     Norton 952 Commando

Suzuki GSR600     Suzuki GSXF 1200S     Suzuki B-King

Suzuki Boulevard M109R

Triumph Tiger 1050     Triumph Rocket III

Ural Sidecar Rig     Vespa 200 Granturismo     Vespa GTS 300 Super i.e.

Vincent HRD     Victory Vision Tour

Yamaha YZF-R1 (2007)     Yamaha YZF-R1 '09     Yamaha FJR1300

Yamaha MT-01     Yamaha VMax

     Yamaha XT660     Yamaha XT1200Z Super Tenere

Yamaha 1100 Drag Star     Yamaha XV1900 Raider

Yamaha T-Max

 

QUAD  TESTS:     Bombardier DS650     Bombardier 400 Outlander

Honda 500 Foreman 4X4     Honda 680 Rincon 4X4

Suzuki LT-Z400

Yamaha Banshee YFZ350     Yamaha YFZ450

 

CAR  TESTS:     Alfa Romeo 156 Sportwagon      Aston Martin V8 Vantage

Audi Q7 TDI V8     Audi R8 FSI V8     Audi A1

BMW Z4 Roasdster     Cadillac SRX     Chevrolet Captiva LTZ     Chevrolet Corvette

Fiat Stilo Abarth     Fiat Siena     Fiat 500

Lotus Cars

GWM H5 2.0 VGT

Honda Accord 2.0     Hummer H3

Hyundai Grand i10

Marhindra Scorpio     Mazda RX-8     Mazda 3     Mazda BT-50 4X4 3000D

Nissan 350Z     Nissan NP200     Nissan X-Trail     Nissan Qashqai 2.0     Nissan X-Trail 4X4 2.5 SE

Nissan Pathfinder     Nissan Navara     Nissan Juke 1.6 Turbo    Nissan Micra DCi

Peugeot 407

Renault Sandero

     Seat Leon FR     Seat Cupra

Suzuki Swift & SX4     Suzuki Swift      Suzuki SX4      Suzuki SX4 AWD     Suzuki Alto

Suzuki Swift 1400     Suzuki Jimny     Suzuki Grand Vitara

Toyota Verso     Toyota Prius     Toyota Aygo     Toyota Auris Hybrid    Toyota Fortuner     Toyota Hilux 4X4

Volvo S40D     VolvoV40

VW Touareg V6 3.0 TDI     VW Golf R     VW Polo GTi

VW Amarok 2.0 BiTDi

 

CUSTOM CORNER - BIKES:     Biggest-Fastest-Bikes     Big Ben - 36 cylinder     Big Bertha

Big Bear Motorcycle     Confederate Hellcat     Dolmette - 24 cylinder

Ducati Il Duce     Ducati Chopper     Ducati Italia     Dave's Custom Ducatis     Ducati 900 Bevel Drive Custom Cafe Racer

Dodge Tomahawk     Doug's Shadow     ECC H-D Bobber     ECC Sportster

Harley-Davidson 1941 Flathead

Kodlin Shine     Goldhammer     MFR 1100 Corsa     MTT Turbine Superbike

Plymouth Motorcycle     Suzuki GSX-R1000 WHR     Swift Motorcycle

Z1300 Obsession

 

CUSTOM CORNER - CARS:     1931 Chevrolet Roadster     1939 Chevrolet Sedan

1962 Chevrolet C30     Chevrolet Corvette     Chevrolet Camaro Z28     1939 Chevrolet Coupe

32 Ford Coupe     33 Ford Coupe     1933 3-Window Coupe     34 Ford Hemi Coupe     Ford Starliner

International Truck     T-Bucket Rod

 

RATS:     Rat Bikes & Trikes     Rat Cars & Vans

 

SCROLL DOWN FOR TIPS FOR BETTER MOTORCYCLING & MOTORING

 

The 50 Redline Tips For Better Motorcycling
1. The wheel turns. Do unto others, as you would like them to do unto you.
2. Saddlebags can never hold everything you want, but they can hold everything you need.
3. Wear heavy boots. You can't kick things when you're wearing takkies.
4. Never argue with a woman holding a torque wrench.
5. Routine maintenance should never be neglected.
6. The only good view of a thunderstorm is in your rear-view mirror. Never be afraid to slow down.
7. Only bikers understand why dogs love to stick their heads out car windows. 
8. If it takes more than 3 bolts to hold it on, it's probably crucial.
9. Never ask your bike to scream before her throat is good and warm.
10. The number of kicks it takes to start your bike is directly proportional to the number of spectators.
11. A good rider has balance, judgment and good timing. So does a good lover.
12. Sometimes it takes a whole tank full of petrol before you can think straight.
13. Riding faster than everyone else only guarantees you'll ride alone.
14. If you don't ride in the rain, you don't ride.
15. A bike on the road is worth 2 in the shop.
16. Young riders pick a destination and go... old riders pick a direction and go.
17. When you look down the road, it seems to never end, but you better believe it does.
18. Overconfidence can be supplied by spare spark plugs, a set of spanners and a roll of toilet paper.
19. Advice is free and worth every cent!
20. Sometimes the fastest way to get there is to stop for the night.
21. Always back your bike into the curb and sit where you can see it.
22. So what if the other guy's faster, better to get there late than dead on time.
23. Keep your bike in good repair.
24. Motorcycle boots are not comfortable for walking.
25. More races were won in the pub than on the track.
26. People are like motorcycles: each is customized a bit differently.
27. If the bike isn't braking properly, you don't start by rebuilding the engine.
28. Never loan your bike to someone else and never ride another's.
29. Well trained reflexes are quicker than luck!
30. Never EVER ride drunk.
31. Ride as if your life depends on it - IT DOES!
32. The best alarm clock is sunshine on chrome.
33. If you really want to know what's going on, watch what's happening at least 5 cars ahead.
34. Don't make a reputation you'll have to live down or run away from later.
35. Be courteous to other road users, you may need their help someday.
36. Smoke and grease can hide a multitude of errors, but not for long.
37. Catching a bug at 120 kph can double your vocabulary.
38. The thicker your oil, the hotter you can take it.
39. Where you look, is where you go.
40. Don't ride fast on a road you don't know.
41. Don't ride so late into the night that you sleep through the sunrise.
42. It takes more love to share the saddle than it does to share the bed.
43. Donít hesitate to ride past the last street light at the edge of town.
44. Breakfast and Coffee is as important as Petrol.
45. Whatever it is, itís better in the wind.
46. When in doubtÖ accelerate.

47. A friend is someone who'll get out of bed at 2 am and drive to the middle of nowhere, to fetch you when you're broken down.

48. Remember to pay as much attention to your partner as you do your carburettors.
49. If everything else fails, consult your manual.

50. Live to ride, RIDE TO LIVE!

 

 

The 50 Redline Tips For Better Motoring
1. The wheel turns. Do unto others, as you would like them to do unto you.
2. If it takes more than 3 bolts to hold it on, it's probably crucial.
3. Never argue with a woman holding a torque wrench.
4. Routine maintenance should never be neglected.
5. A car on the road is worth 2 in the shop.
6. Keep your car in good repair.
7. Don't EVER drive drunk.
8. If at first you don't succeed, get an expert.
9. You get what you pay for, you buy cheap - you get cheap.
10. Never ask your car to scream before her throat is good and warm.
11. Driving faster than everyone else only guarantees you'll drive alone.
12. A good driver has good judgment and timing. So does a good lover.
13. Sometimes it takes a whole tank full of petrol before you can think straight.

14. So what if the other guy's faster, better to get there late, than dead on time.
15. The only good view of a thunderstorm is in your rear-view mirror. Never be afraid to slow down.
16. Overconfidence can be supplied by spare spark plugs, a set of spanners and a roll of toilet paper.

17. When you look down the road, it seems to never end, but you better believe it does.
18. Young motorists pick a destination and go... old motorists pick a direction and go.
19. Sometimes the fastest way to get there is to stop for the night.
20. The best alarm clock is sunshine on chrome.
21. Advice is free and worth every cent!
22. If the car isn't braking properly, you don't start by rebuilding the engine.
23. Just because you have ABS, doesn't mean you can drive fast in the rain
24. Use your lights what they were designed for - fog lights for fog, parking lights for parking.
25. Never loan your car to someone else and never drive another's.

26. People are like motor cars: each is customized a bit differently.
27. More races were won in the pub than on the track.
28. Don't let road-rage get the better of you.
29. Well trained reflexes are quicker than luck.
30. Always anticipate the worse case scenario.
31. Always give yourself enough room to escape.
32. Learn to do counterintuitive things that may someday save your butt.
33. If you really want to know what's going on, watch what's happening at least 3 cars ahead.
34. A friend is someone who'll fetch you from the airport and take you all the way home.

35. Don't make a reputation you'll have to live down or run away from later.
36. Be courteous to other road users, you may need their help someday.

37. Smoke and grease can hide a multitude of errors, but not for long.
38. The thicker your oil, the hotter you can take it.
39. Don't drive fast on a road you don't know.
40. Breakfast and Coffee is as important as Petrol.
41. It takes love to share the car, as it does to share the bed.
42. Don't drive so late into the night that you sleep through the sunrise.
43. Donít hesitate to drive past the last street light at the edge of town.
44. Never believe the attendant at the filling station, check your vehicle's fluids yourself.
45. Don't throw cigarette butts out your window, some hairy-arsed biker might be behind you.
46. Remember to pay as much attention to your partner as you do your carburettors.

47. There is only one Michael Schumacher... and it's not you.

48. Drive as if your life depends on it - IT DOES!.
49. If everything else fails, consult your manual.

50. Live to drive, DRIVE TO LIVE!

 

 

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