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YAMAHA MT RANGE ON SPECIAL

MT 3Yamaha MT-03

Your entry to the dark side. Built to thrill with a twin‑cylinder engine and aggressive looks, it offers serious street presence.

*Now at  R84 950

*T's & C's apply

*Limited to Ice Fluo colour only

*Whilst stock lasts

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MT 7Yamaha MT-07 Tracer

The Tracer 700 is an accessible and affordable Sport Tourer that is built to take you on an exciting new journey every day. 

*Now at R124 950

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*Limited to 2018 Blue colour only

*Whilst stock lasts

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MT 9Yamaha MT-09 Tracer

All it takes is one ride on the Tracer 900 to appreciate its intoxicating blend of linear torque, outstanding agility and remarkable comfort.

*Now at  R159 950

*T's & C's apply

*Limited to 2019 Armor Grey colour only

*Whilst stock lasts

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Electronia adds the ‘Zero Motorcycles” brand to its International range of Electric Motorcycles.

Picture1The USA Zero electric motorcycles will now be available along with the Italian Energica range of electric superbikes from Electronia.

Electronia the official agents in South Africa for the technically advanced Energica electric Superbikes announced this week that they will make the latest range of Zero motorcycles available to South African motorcyclists.001“The Zero range will allow us to have a great selection of mid-sized electric motorcycles available for customers, offering some outstanding commuters, general midrange machines as well as “off road” models all at very reasonable prices for a technically advanced electric motorcycle. We were recently approached by Zero in Europe to enquire if we would be interested. After all the research, road tests, customer track days and a huge number of promotional programs we have run to get the Energica brand introduced and accepted, it makes a lot of sense to have the Zero brand available as it gives us a good scope of mid-range units at more affordable prices.” said Electronica’s CEO Kobus Janse van Rensburg.    002“I have yet to hear anything negative said about the Zero Electric motorcycles, that includes all who have ridden them, own them and the media who tested and raved about them, they have done everything right and have produced an excellent range of motorcycles. We are delighted to have this opportunity and have some exciting plans for the Zero brand, basically spelling out that there is zero fuel, zero oil, zero plugs, zero emissions, and zero carbon tax.003We will be targeting car commuters and motorcyclists that want a quick runaround motorcycle that requires only routine servicing, and where the cost-effective monthly repayments on your Zero motorcycle will basically be equal to what you would have normally paid for petrol cost for a car or motorcycle,” said van Rensburg. 004With the Zero’s, all one must do, is charge and ride, it is that easy. The new units will do 200 to 250 km’s on one charge and the charging time for a full charge is less than 3 hours from your standard wall socket. The models are equivalent to a normal 600cc petrol powered motorcycle, but it will beat any motorcycle twice its size off the mark from a standing start to 100km/h.005There are some clear advantages to going electric with no need to visit the petrol stations, no oil, no exhaust, no noise, no chain etc. In addition, there are a host of benefits experienced by Zero owners on a regular basis that are not as obvious. Behind the design of each cutting-edge model is a philosophy of elegant simplicity that keeps the weight of the motorcycle low, it virtually eliminates all routine powertrain maintenance and yields stealthy acceleration. The result is an incredibly exhilarating ride and an ownership experience that appreciates kilometer after kilometer.006As a premium brand, Zero designs each motorcycle with the sort of quality and integrity that inspires an exceptional riding experience. Beyond that, the upfront cost of a Zero is not what it appears to be when compared against its traditional internal combustion counterparts. Each kilometer ridden on a Zero is considerably less expensive, making it considerably more enjoyable, due to the elimination of routine powertrain maintenance and no fuel expenses. As it turns out, when compared to other premium brands, a Zero starts saving the owner money on fuel and maintenance from day one. In fact, over the life span of their motorcycle’s many Zero owners save more than they would have if they had purchased a comparable ICE model.007All Zero motorcycles feature a direct drive, maintenance-free powertrain. As an incredibly efficient system, powered directly from the motor to the rear wheel via a strong and silent, constant tension belt. Not only does direct drive minimize friction loss by eliminating clutches and gears, but it also helps eliminate the need for routine powertrain maintenance and reduces the weight of the motorcycle.008The Z-Force® powertrain uses revolutionary technology to maximize efficiency and eliminate the need for complex cooling mechanisms. The resulting system produces so little heat under typical operation, that everything from the power pack to the motor itself is entirely air-cooled. The result is fewer possible mechanical problems and increased range. When it comes to maintenance, parts, fluids, transmissions, and heat, less is more.

Any motorcyclist that would be interested in the new Zero’s can contact Electronia at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Kobus (+27 83-415 3333) or Kris (+27 83-795 3017)end bike test

ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA left fans in awe when it revealed an all-new look and star-studded line-up for the 2021 racing season.

Motocross star David Goosen. Among the riders sporting the team’s eye-catching new look was David Goosen, who was recently signed to represent Husqvarna in both the MX1 and MX2 Class this year. The rider was crowned the country’s National Motocross Champion in 2017 – a defining moment in Goosen’s racing career. While championship titles have narrowly evaded his grasp since then, the rider firmly believes that his race for national glory has only just begun.

“I’m so excited to be able to continue my journey racing motocross and signing with Husqvarna has just made it that much better!” said Goosen.New recruit Heinrich AustjpgThe team also took the opportunity to welcome two 17-year-old riders stacked with talent to the National Enduro and Cross-Country squad respectively in 2021, namely Heinrich Aust and Davin Cocker. With multiple national champion Brett Swanepoel spearheading the hunt for national titles in both the National Cross Country OR1 Class and National Enduro E2 Class, the team’s newest recruits will grab the opportunity to race alongside the South African star. Aust will represent the team on the Enduro side in the E1 Class, and Cocker will attempt to chase down the OR3 title that narrowly evaded his grasp in the Cross-Country Championship earlier this year.  Double national champion Brett Swanepoeljpg “It all feels very real now – thank you to everyone who helped keep this dream alive! I can’t wait for this year with my Husqvarna team and to race alongside my teammate, Brett Swanepoel,” said an elated Cocker. Davin Cocker steps into the new seasonjpg

It is a big season for Swanepoel who will attempt to defend both the overall National Cross Country and National Enduro E2 Championship. The rider showed incredible commitment to fight back from a near career ending injury to pull off the double victory, which was last achieved by Louwrens Mahoney in 2006.Rising star Neil van der VyverjpgThe team was equally as excited to announce that it will once again support rising star Neil van der Vyver in the National Motocross Championship. The four-time national champion will represent the team in the 85cc Class this season. 

“I am beyond excited with the team that we have assembled for 2021 and very pleased to have introduced not only the new team members but also an all-new look for Husqvarna,” said Fensham.end bike test

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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