Jozi pulsates with the energy of thousands of people and the best way to immerse yourself in the city is to explore it by motorbike. Cruise through the streets past shebeens, pavement cafes and markets that are frequented by an eclectic mix of people. Adrenaline junkies and avid off-roaders can test their skills on the scenic trails just a short drive away from the city.
Cruising the city streets on a motorcycle
The busy roads of Johannesburg are often congested with traffic, making motorbikes a popular choice for getting ahead of the crowds. With rising petrol costs, motorbikes’ fuel economy is also a plus. There is limited parking available in the city and motorbikes can squeeze into smaller spots reducing the hassle of running errands. Bikes for sale include the Honda XL 250S, Kawasaki KLR650 and Harley Davison Dyna Switchback. Whether you are looking for a fully off-road model, luxurious cruiser or speed bikes for sale, Gauteng has a variety of suitable models available.
The Kawasaki KLR650 is a popular international bike renowned for its simple design and affordability. This dual purpose bike handles well on and off-road. The four stoke liquid cooled engine has a displacement of 651cc. The Kawasaki KLR650 has a five speed transmission and electronic starting system.
The Honda XL250S can be found for sale online and has a 20 horsepower four stroke engine which is air cooled. This motorbike handles well off-road and you can test your skills by taking a drive through Hekpoort Valley in Magaliesberg. The route consists of gravel and tar sections and drivers should keep speeds moderate as there are potholes and other obstacles along the way. This escape into nature is a tranquil break from the city and the wildlife in the valley add to the route’s appeal.
If you’ve got some cash to spare, splash out on a Harley Davison Dyna Switchback and travel in style on a bike that combines a modern design with retro lines. This bike has a fuel economy of 5.6 litres per 100 kms. The powerful engine is air cooled and the bike has a six speed transmission.