Jeep Team’s Pierre Smith wins 2-Provinces Mountain Bike Race

PIETERMARITZBURG, 10 APRIL 2015 – Jeep Team’s Pierre Smith claimed Gold at the 70km Riverside Mica 2-Provinces MTB Race in Gauteng on Monday (6 April 2015), with Christoff van Heerden in 2nd place and Wayd Needham in 3rd. Just under 200 riders competed in the 2-Provinces MTB at Vanderbijlpark in Stonehaven-on-Vaal, with Smith fighting off…

General Tyre Production

Tyre manufacturing industry gears for growth

A high level of confidence in South Africa’s ability to manufacturer quality tyres has resulted in a R553 million capital investment in local production by the local tyre manufacturers over the past year. This key indicator is driving Nobuzwe Mangcu, newly appointed Managing Executive at the South African Tyre Manufacturers Conference (SATMC)’s passion for this…


Where legislation does not protect bikers common sense has to!

Question: I am doing additional research of on the bike gear across Africa. I know there are certain regulations for Helmets, Hi-Vis, Personal Protective Equipment, etc. all over the world but are there any countries in Africa that have set in stone regulations? If you hear anything or know any useful resource please let me…


10 Stolen vehicles recovered at vehicle checkpoints by Police in Cape Town

Nyanga Cluster Police under the command of Major General Robbie Robberts apprehended 335 suspects during the week as from 2015-03-23 until 2015-03-30. From Friday evening until Sunday morning there were operations at all seven stations. Vehicle control points were done to search vehicles for dangerous weapons, firearms and unlicensed vehicles. Continuous stop and search, wanted…


Mazda announces Recall Campaign on certain Mazda6 vehicles for airbags issue

Mazda outlined a concern affecting some Mazda6 vehicles equipped with a passenger-side air bag. The supplier of air bags, Takata Corporation, notified Mazda Southern Africa that the subject coverage of the recall campaign affects Mazda6 vehicles produced from April 2002 through June 2003 with model VIN code (GG). This concern had deemed a recall campaign…

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Advice on What to Do If You Are In Road Crash

Carnage on South African roads remain a concern as 1 368 people lost their lives over the 2014/15 Festive Season, with 193 fatalities registered for the four day 2014 Easter long weekend alone.  Head-on collisions are cited as the leading cause of death on South African roads with around 40% of fatalities being pedestrians. In an…