Central Chapter run: Red Star Raceway, 20 May 2018

Members left the final departure point in Boksburg at 08:30 on Sunday morning to travel to Red Star Raceway. On arrival, coffee was the first item on the agenda as most members left home in temperatures somewhere between 5° and 10° Celsius. Quintin Coetser, manager at Red Star Raceway, entertained members with an extremely interesting talk on biker safety and most, if not all, learned a great deal. The professionalism, facilities, and most importantly, the welcoming attitude, made for a great day that will be long remembered. Members then enjoyed a delicious breakfast where after Wing Riders were given the...

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Central Chapter: Newsletter May 2018

  Hello to Everybody The Mini Wing Fling has come and gone and what a memorable trip it was. Thank you to Chris for all the organising from this end, even though you could not join us. Please have a look at the Facebook photos and website write-ups, if you have not yet seen them. With our April run, we tried something new, as per request from some members. We did the run on a Saturday, instead of the traditional Sunday. Although it was well attended, the general feeling is that we must stick to the Sunday runs. The 2019...

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2018 Mini Wing Fling to Kakamas

  On Thursday, 26 April 2018, members of Central Chapter departed from Comaro Street in Johannesburg South, and members of Western Cape Chapter departed from Cape Town and surrounds to travel to the Mini Wing Fling which was held in Kakamas. Central Chapter travelled to Kimberley for their overnight stay and WC Chapter to Calvinia. Old friends met up at Dick and Meisie Venter's hotel, Kalahari Gateway in Kakamas, during the late afternoon on Friday, 27 April 2018, and enjoyed a delicious braai for dinner. The food was excellent every day of our stay! Thank you, once again. On Saturday,...

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Western Cape Chapter: Run to Caledon on 15 April 2018

On Sunday, 15 April 2018, Western Cape Chapter of Wing Riders SA had a run, to Caledon as the turn-around destination. Members met at the BP garage in Strand at 09:00. Three of us had conversations with other bikers who we met at the garage, we looked at each other’s bikes and discussed motorcycling in general. After having waited until 09:15, we decided to leave and head towards Gordon’s Bay. We enjoyed the scenic view of the mountain and sea. We said goodbye to our newly met friends and three Gold Wings and a car left the garage en route...

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For Sale: 25th Anniversary Honda Gold Wing GL1500

The bike is in excellent condition. Has many extras and is well looked after. It has 61 000 km on the clock and serviced as required. Reason for selling is the owner does not use it as often and is mostly in the garage under a cover, due to work commitments. Includes two open face helmets with intercoms. Only serious buyers are welcome to contact me. R130 000 ono will be negotiated. Johan Smith – 072 570 4782

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Central Chapter run: Aviators, Hartbeespoort Dam, 14 April 2018

Central Chapter went to the Aviators Tavern and Craft Brewing Company on Saturday, 14 April 2018. It is situated along the R512, close to the Hartbeespoort Dam (see www.aviators.co.za). This was our first Saturday run, as was requested by Central Chapter members, and was well attended by Chapter members and guests - several of whom indicated that they plan to join the Chapter in the near future. Everyone came from all directions and met up at the final departure point at Zenex Laezonia garage on the corner of the R511 and R114. Riders were caught in a stop-and-go along the...

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For Sale: Three 1100 Gold Wings

R15 000 for all three bikes. Contact Chris James on flatearthspares@worldonline.co.za or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/chris.james.332345   Bike # 1: Bike deregistered. Has scrapping papers. Not running.   Bike # 2: Motor in pieces on the bench. Con rod has punched a hole in the crank cases. No papers.   Bike # 3: On the shelves there are fairings & tanks & side covers & wheels & forks & luggage racks. No papers.

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