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More and more women are getting off the pillion and into the saddle of their own motorcycle, with many also taking up two wheel sport, on track and off-road.

Supported and encouraged by organisations such as the Durban-originated all-female biker crew, ShredBettys – and they will be engaging with audiences at this year’s South Coast Bike Fest, sponsored by UGU South Coast Tourism and Tourism KZN, taking place in Margate from April 27l.

What started out as a group of women bikers looking to create some waves in a traditionally male-dominated sport has grown into a dominant force within the biking arena with ShredBettys officially establishing itself in 2013. Today there are more than 400 members nationwide and it is considered the foremost social media avenue for South African women’s off-road racing.

“We realised we needed an established organisation that represented the voice and concerns of South African women within the motorsport’s industry,” says Nicole Salt of ShredBettys. “We have worked hard to make a place for ourselves and representation at an event such as the South Coast Bike Fest goes a long way to create awareness about our role in motor sports.”

ShredBettys feature numerous riders across various media platforms, disseminate information relating to health and exercise, organise monthly competitions and sponsored partnerships, and garner feedback from the riding community.

One of ShredBetty’s prominent members returning to the South Coast Bike Fest is Durban’s

Lanza van der Mescht who is hard enduro fanatic. Starting on her first bike – a Yamaha 750 road bike – Lanza got completely hooked on motorsports and, when she tried a dirt bike seven years back, she found her perfect fit.

She currently rides a KTM 250 Freeride and has competed in a number of sporting events – the WFO Hard Enduro’s where she’s won the ladies’ championship two years in a row, as well as the KZN X-Country Series where she’s placed both first and second consecutively.

“Competing in a male-dominated sport is always challenging,” she admitted, “I’ve had to work hard to earn the respect of fellow riders and promote women in motor sports. ShredBettys provides a platform where women can compete in offroad, enduro and motocross in a professional manner.”

Commenting on the South Coast Bike Fest, Lanz said she was excited to be attending again: “It was great to see so many riders and people passionate about the riding culture. It was especially amazing to see how many women were interested in participating in the extreme sport lifestyle that ShredBettys is so passionate about.”

Nicole and Lanza will be joined by eight other ShredBettys teammates at this year’s South Coast Bike Fest where they will showcase various skills to interested participants and answer any questions women have about riding at the Budweiser Main Beach Stage.

The riders – Serranne Meyer, Daryl-Leigh Preuss, Santel De Lange, Kristin Hughes, Taryn Hughes, Kayla Raaf, Tiegan Reid and Nicola Strauss – will also discuss a number of lifestyle topics around bike riding such as fitness, nutrition, safety gear, bike care and maintenance as well as the riding clinic.

There will be an introduction to motor sports and ladies of all ages will be given a chance to ride a bike in a safe environment. Girls are also welcome to bring their own bikes and get some pointers from the experienced riders.

In addition to the Shredbetty’s interactive feature, visitors to the South Coast Bike Fest will also get the chance to visit eight festival-themed bars, corporate dealership deck as well as 22 restaurants with 8 Festival Themed bars including Budweiser Beach Stage and Jack Daniels Rock Stage catering to all interests and tastes. There is also full line-up of more than 30 South African artists and a jam-packed entertainment programme, including:

  • Top musical acts such as Francois Van Coke, Karen Zoid, Matthew Mole, Springbok Nude Girls, Babes Wodumo, GoodLuck, The Kiffness, Timo ODV, Chunda Munki and many more.
  • Bounce Vibe Tribe
  • Powasol EnduroX Extreme
  • South Coast Bike Fest™ Mayoral Mass Charity Parade
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Hail the Climber

As one of the sales climbers in the small hatch market – 11 000 units since launch in late 2016 – it is perhaps fitting the brand is launching a limited edition called Climber.

The Renault Kwid Climber is based on  the Dynamique trim, enhanced by means of an exterior styling pack, in either Electric Blue or Planet Grey.

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The two-tone exterior is further enhanced with the Kwid Climber insignia, distinctive protection cladding on the doors and  bumper over-riders. Apart from being aesthetically pleasing, the bumper protectors are designed to protect the bumpers’ corners from scuffs and scrapes.

For a true SUV look, arching rails sporting orange accents have been fitted on the roof, which together with the muscular style wheels give the new Kwid a robust, sportier appeal.

The Renault Kwid Climber has a piano black centre fascia with orange contours and the bespoke Climber insignia on the headrests of the two-tone seats. The vibrant orange accents extend to the door trims, side air vents, the two-tone gear knob and sporty steering wheel with unique orange perforations.

The Kwid Climber boasts advanced technology – including standard air-conditioning, power front windows and onboard navigation.

Connectivity includes a MediaNav navigation/multi-media system complete with large 18 cm touchscreen display, radio and Bluetooth.

The height adjustable front seats are generously sized offering superior comfort while the electric power steering and one-touch lane change indicator make driving a breeze.

The Kwid Climber is exclusively available with a manual gearbox and the compact 1,0-litre 3-cylinder Smart Control efficiency (SCe) engine powering the Kwid models has been optimised for power and performance and pushes out peak power of 50 kW at 5 500 r/min and maximum torque of 91 Nm at 4 250 r/min.

As is standard across Renault’s entire product range, the Renault Kwid model range comes standard with a 5-year/150 000 km mechanical warranty and a 6-year anti-corrosion warranty. Services take place at 15 000 km intervals. Optional service plans are available.

 PRICING

  • NEW Renault Kwid Expression              1.0-litre SCe      R 127 900
  • NEW Renault Kwid Dynamique             1. 0-litre SCe      R 137 900
  • NEW Renault Kwid Dynamique AMT   1.0-litre SCe       R 147 900
  • NEW Renault Kwid Climber                    1. 0-litre SCe      R 148 90

Road Impressions – Hyundai Grand i10

A sort of insider joke among a group of us regularly exposed to high quality wines but a long way from fluent in the art of winespeak, is to refer to whatever we are offered as “a brave little wine” – amazingly, often getting a nod of approval from the winespeakers, as if we were truly kindred spirits.

Having had the opportunity to drive both the Hyundai Grand i10 1.2 and 1.0 versions back to back, I thought it fitting to put them together in this road impressions – not as a direct comparison, but more as view from either end of the scale.

In that, the 1.0 emerges as a “brave little car” and, for me, was the more fun to drive of the two.

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However, to backtrack a little.

Hyundai rejuvenated its Grand i10 range in South Africa with new features and added a new entry derivative to give this popular entry-level model a fresh appeal in the local automotive market earlier this year.

The Grand i10 hatchback, which is the smallest new car in the local Hyundai range, has taken over the role of entry-level model after the i10 was discontinued.

“We had a relook at the Grand i10 range, change the specification levels and added a new entry derivative with a 1,0-litre engine and the Motion specification level. The end result is a hatchback model with a variety of derivatives that offer exceptional value,” says Stanley Anderson, sales and operations director of Hyundai Automotive South Africa.

The revised line-up of this smallest hatchback in the Hyundai range consists of six derivatives –three powered by the new 1,0-litre 3-cylinder engine delivering 48 kW at 5 500 r/min and 94 Nm maximum torque at 3 500 r/min and the other three using the 1,25-litre 4-cylinder engine, which delivers 64 kW at 6 000 r/min. and 120 Nm maximum torque at 4 000 r/min.

A passenger air bag was now been added in all the derivatives to the driver’s air bag and steering wheel remote controls, including buttons for the Bluetooth connectivity for cell-phones and an integrated microphone also form part of the upgraded features across the range.

The Grand i10 Fluid and Glide derivatives have electrically heated side mirrors that can also fold in at the touch of a button and an ‘infotainment’ centre with a large full-colour touch-screen where.

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The body shell of the Grand i10 produces one of the roomiest occupant cabins on the market, as well as an impressive 256 litres of trunk capacity. Up to 1 202 litres become available when the rear seats are folded.

The Grand i10 incorporates the hexagonal grille, the signature front end for Hyundai Motor’s cars, which clearly showing its family DNA and providing a link to its larger siblings. Grand i10 Fluid and Glide derivatives boast a chrome grille in front, as well as alloy wheels. The Motion derivatives are equipped with steel wheels with a wheel cover.

Colour-coded door handles and side-mirrors, with turn indicators built into them, combine with the attractive alloy wheels (in the Fluid and Glide specification levels) to create a very good-looking small hatchback.

Interior styling and trim differs from black cloth for the Motion and Fluid derivatives, to black leather and red cloth for the Grand i10 Glide. The Glide also sports red inserts on the instrument and door panels, as well as the centre console.

All Grand i10 derivatives are also equipped with a full-size spare wheel, height adjustment for the driver’s seat, and remote controls for the sound system and driver’s information on the steering wheel.

With that as the backstory, why do I say the 1,0-litre is more fun to drive?

Many of us love to root for the underdog in any form of competition and the 1.0 is certainly the underdog in this fight – but makes up for its lower performance by the same kind of willingness that powered ‘The Little Engine that Could’.

Both variants are intended in life as city commuters or short-haul runabouts and, while they would both make the distance, are not ideally suited as open road tourers.

So, neither of them accelerates like a Ferrari, goes as fast as a Ferrari or corners like a Ferrari. Keeping it all in context, they both move energetically off the line and are happy to be revved to the max going up through the gears.

It is also true both (especially the 1.0) require a downshift or two to keep momentum up longer  hills, but with the slick action gearbox fitted, this is not an arduous task.

Interestingly, both the 1.0 Motion and 1.2 Glide are fitted with 5.5J x 14 rims and 165/65 R14 rubber – the alloy wheels on the 1.2 giving the impression of a large tyre footprint as well as taking the leads in terms of overall looks.

Misbehave into a corner, however, and the Grand i10 can bite back. The small footprint means it does not like sudden directional changes, but feed it gently into the bend and it will remain mostly neutral with, perhaps, a little initial understeer.

Where the 1.2 has that much more left in reserve for overtaking, the 1.0 requires a little more planning and it is ‘achievement’ that makes it fun to play with around town and the R53 000 difference in price between the two adds to the appeal of the commuter.

In real terms, when it comes to motoring essentials, the 1.0 loses nothing to the 1.2, the latter simply more luxurious and fettled with more features.

The Grand i10’s 1,25-litre engine belongs to Hyundai Motor’s popular ‘Kappa’ engine family and incorporates a range of features that raise power and torque, and enhance smoothness and driveability.

The 1 248 cc engine delivers 64 kW peak power at 6 000 r/min, and reaches its maximum torque delivery of 120 Nm at 4 000 r/min. Fuel consumption can be as low as 5,9 l/100 km, while the fuel-consumption of the 1,0-litre engine is 5,4 l/100 km for the manual gearbox derivatives.

Up front is a McPherson strut suspension while, at the rear, a coupled torsion beam suspension ensures comfortable driving with a stable and firm grip on the road.

The ‘Yin and Yang’ of the Hyundai i10 range occupy important places in a crowded – and very competitive – market segment, providing high levels of specification for a car under the R150 000 mark and competitive levels of luxury at the other end of the range.

 

XC40 launches locally

With diesel or petrol engine options, the new Volvo XC40 expands the design trend started with the XC90 to take on other players in the premium compact SUV arena.

A new evolution of Volvo’s latest design language has resulted in an expressive and unique exterior, while a bespoke interior inherits all of Volvo’s latest design elements, including the 9-inch Sensus Connect touch screen and digital instrument cluster.

New design elements such as the optional contrasting black or white roof, white mirror caps and wheels, Oxide Red leather and ‘Lava’ carpets, which are made from 100% recycled materials, will allow XC40 customers to express a more individualistic style.

Functional practicality has also been a major focus on the inside of the XC40, where smart features such as a removable rubbish bin, a cubby hole hook, a dedicated smartphone storage area with wireless (inductive) charging, and a multi-adaptable boot floor, transform a typically cluttered and sometimes messy car interior into a place of serenity and organised efficiency.

The Volvo XC40 launches in SA with a choice of two trim levels (the sporty R-Design and elegant Momentum), two engines (D4 diesel or T5 petrol), and all-wheel drive on all models. Top-of-the-range Inscription derivatives arrive later in 2018, as well as the T3 front-wheel drive version.

The XC40 also introduces the new Care by Volvo subscription model, whereby customers are able to subscribe to a car rather than buy it, for a fixed monthly fee which includes service, maintenance, insurance and other added value benefits. Care by Volvo is under consideration for introduction in South Africa with a planned date of mid-2019.

Says Greg Maruszewski, MD Volvo Car South Africa, “This car is perfectly suited to the South African market. It’s luxurious, capable and compact, and pricing is extremely competitive. The new Volvo XC40 is equipped with a higher level of standard specification than any of its competitors.”

City Safety is included as standard in the new XC40. This system senses potential collisions, even when it is dark, and can activate the brakes automatically should you not react in time. City Safety provides three levels of intervention; warning, brake support and full autonomous braking, and uses a combination of instruments and sensors to constantly monitor surrounding conditions.

The Pedestrian, Cyclist and Large Animal Detection technology detects and automatically brakes the vehicle in the event of a pedestrian, cyclist or large animal (such as cattle) stepping/swerving/jumping out in front of the car. The advanced sensor system scans the area ahead and will prompt you to act with a flashing warning light, along with an audible alarm. If you do not react to the warning, and a collision is imminent, the car immediately brakes with full braking force.

Rearward facing radar detects if a rear impact is imminent, and safety belts are tightened in advance in order to protect the occupants. Lights also start flashing to warn the driver behind and brakes are activated to help reduce the impact movement.

Lane Keeping Aid is a standard-fitted system that helps the driver keep the car in its lane by gently steering the car back if it is about to cross a lane marking, and if the car senses that the driver is not driving actively, or for example, not using their indicators. If the supplied steering intervention is insufficient the driver is alerted by vibrations in the steering wheel. The system is active between 65-200 km/h.

The new XC40 can also help you stay informed by displaying real-world road sign information within your instrument display. This function also has the ability to warn the driver should the vehicle exceed the current road speed limit. At Volvo we understand that you have a lot on your mind sometimes.

Optionally available, is Volvo’s next generation of semi-autonomous technology. The Adaptive Cruise Control feature maintains the desired set vehicle speed but utilises radar to monitor the vehicle in front and automatically slows down or speeds up as necessary.

In an evolution of this, Pilot Assist also takes care of the steering (up to 130 km/h and when lane markings are clearly visible) by continually monitoring the area in front of the vehicle, making the necessary steering, accelerator and brake inputs as required to keep to the desired speed, distance and within the lane markings.

The Blind Spot Information System uses sensors to alert the driver to vehicles within the mirror blind spots, on either side of the vehicle. Cross Traffic Alert uses radar to provide information to the driver about vehicles approaching from the side – for example when reversing out of a parking space. New in the XC40, Cross

Traffic Alert now also includes braking support, which allows the car to brake on its own if an impact from either side is imminent.

This function allows the car to take over steering control in difficult parallel or perpendicular parking spots. The driver is prompted to control the throttle, braking and gear inputs. The “park out” function also assists in exiting tighter spots.

During low speed manoeuvres, the Visual Park Assist 360º Cameras provide the driver with additional information relating to the car’s surroundings. A birds-eye view of the car is provided via four hidden cameras, digitally stitched together to create a seamless image on the centre screen.

Run-off road accidents are amongst the largest cause of single vehicle accidents. To combat this, Volvo Cars has developed two support systems aimed at helping to avoid a run-off road accident from taking place, or protecting the car’s occupants in the case of an unavoidable road departure.

The Run-off Road Mitigation function is designed to help prevent unintentional road departures at vehicle speeds between 65-140 km/h. Run-off Road Protection focuses on accidental road departure. Using input from the car’s advanced sensor system, the technology is able to detect a run off road scenario.

Distraction, lack of concentration, and falling asleep are major reasons for accidents. In 2007 Volvo Cars introduced a world-first technology to combat this danger. Driver Alert Control keeps track of the car’s path in relation to lane markings on either side, by means of the camera in the windscreen.

If the system detects that the car is being driven in an erratic manner the driver gets an alert in the form of an audible signal as well as a text message and a coffee cup symbol in the driver display, that indicate it is time to take a break. With Sensus Navigation, the driver also gets guidance to the next available place to take the break.

 

Greening the hills

The devastating fires that ravaged the forests and the town of Knysna in the Cape last year still leave the scars of that but the annual Jaguar Simola Hillclimb is helping raise funds for the Eden Regeneration Project as part of its commitment to supporting the local community and environmental initiatives.

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The organisers of the Hillclimb, Knysna Speed Festival, have teamed up with non-profit organisation Greenpop, which plants trees through urban greening and reforestation projects, while creating environmental awareness and generating support and participation through green festivals and workshops across Southern Africa.

“It is fantastic to be able to host the Jaguar Simola Hilllclimb in one of South Africa’s most beautiful coastal towns, but it also comes with a responsibility to support the region with more than simply the business this event generates,” says Ian Shrosbree, the event’s managing director.

“As one of the Garden Route’s most spectacular and popular destinations that relies heavily on the tourism industry, the 2017 fires destroyed a lot of the trees and vegetation this area is renowned for,” he adds.

“Accordingly, we have partnered with Greenpop to raise funds for its Eden Regeneration Project with aims to plant between 5 000 and 10 000 trees in the Knysna area during its Regreen the Garden Route Festival in June.”

Proving its commitment to the cause, the Hillclimb team has covered the cost of R120 a  tree for each competitor entry in the 2018 Jaguar Simola Hillclimb, with the funds already having been donated to the initiative.

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This will support the planting of trees in the Featherbed Nature Reserve, as well as the Phantom Forest, both of which were severely affected by the fires. The R120 donation covers the cost of the tree, all materials, logistics, planting and monitoring of the area.

“We encourage the Hillclimb family, comprising competitors, spectators and sponsors alike to support this project by making donations to purchase more trees, and also by spreading the word to friends and family, as well as across social media,” Shrosbree urges. All funds raised go directly to Greenpop.

Donations to the fundraising campaign can be made by accessing the Jaguar Simola Hillclimb Tree Project page on the GivenGain website: www.givengain.com/ap/ksfjaguarshctreeproject/

For more information on Greenpop and the Regreen the Garden Route Festival, visit the organisation’s website: www.greenpop.org

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The forest roars

The forests around Sabie in Mpumalanga come alive this weekend as the second round of the South African Rally Championship heads that way for the York Rally – with the famous Spaghetti Junction stage reinstated after a few hiccups in the organising phase.

Young  Richard Leeke and Henry Köhne head to the event eager to cement their lead at the top of the South African Rally Championship, knowing they face massive competition from the Toyota Gazoo Racing pairing of Guy Botterill and Simon Vacy-Lyle.

The Speedglas Welding Ford Fiesta crew are off to the best possible start – especially with their arch-rivals failing to score in KZN in February but are acutely aware of two things: success and disaster on a rally is a matter of millimetres, and that reigning champs Guy Botterill/Simon Vacy-Lyle will be calling on all their considerable resources to ensure the best chance of success in the forests.

Round Two of the championship, which gets underway on April 20 from the timber industry town, is also the longest of the year, with a total event distance of just under 500 kilometres and 220 kilometres of special stages. This includes three tarmac stages.

Says Leeke, recently nominated for the South African Guild Of Motoring Journalists’ Motor Sportsman Of The Year award: “Being longer than usual means the York requires a slightly different strategy but it is not as if you can settle down to a cruise and wait for the rally to come to you.  You still need to be on it from the start!”

Leeke expects to encounter the familiar blend of fast but undulating roads where there is little room for error between the timber. Thanks to a local dealer, Nelspruit Ford, the team has enjoyed some much-appreciated support, including the use of a vehicle to recce the route.

“A driver needs to be precise in these conditions and the co-driver needs to be extremely accurate in his calls too,” he says. “In many ways this event is the essence of the sport so we are looking forward to it more than ever before. Our test last week was a success and we are ready to get to Mpumalanga and repeat what we did in KZN!”

Defending South African National Rally Champions, Guy Botterill and Simon Vacy-Lyle, are set to fight back after failing to score any points during the opening round of the championship. The Toyota Gazoo Racing SA crew had to retire their normally highly reliable Toyota Etios R2 rally car in the closing stages of the Trade Brands Tour Natal Rally, held during March this year.

“We were bitterly disappointed to get our campaign started with a retirement,” says Botterill. “We were very excited to get our season under way, and the updated Etios R2 showed a lot of promise in pre-season testing.”

However, gearbox trouble early in the opening round saw the crew drop behind the Ford crew of Richard Leeke and Henry Köhne (Ford Fiesta R2). The Toyota Gazoo Racing SA crew, however, fought back after installing a new gearbox during a service stop. They made up time hand over fist, and were soon back in the lead of the rally.

“Unfortunately, we ran into a problem with the front differential near the end of the event,” explains Botterill.

“We were going along at a fantastic pace, when all drive to the wheels suddenly ceased. We had no choice but to retire from the event.”

The crew stripped the Toyota Etios R2 down after the event, tracked down the problem, and Botterill is confident that the car is in perfect shape for the upcoming York Rally – Round 2 of this year’s South African National Rally Championship.

“We have double, and triple checked every component, nut and bolt,” says Botterill. “By its very nature, the sport of rallying is unpredictable, but we feel that we have done everything in our power to prepare the car.”

Proceedings get underway at 10:00 on Friday April 20 and with the York Rally forming part of the FIA African Rally Championship, spectators can look forward to seeing some rally exotica in action. However, the local interest will focus on the R2N category which is the top class in South Africa.

The battle between the Fiesta of Leeke/Köhne and the Etios of Botterill/Vacy-Lyle is expected to be a highlight. However, the Polo of AC Potgieter and Nico Swartz seems to be coming on song and could make it a three-way tussle.

Rally fans can follow the event via the National Rally championship’s Telegram handle: SA Rallying, or the live timing facility on the NRC website: http://www.sarallying.co.za/livetiming/

“Winning the York Rally is certainly something that all rally drivers aspire to,” says Botterill. “But a lot has to happen before the podium celebrations, and as much and we are confident, we also recognise this is probably the toughest event of the year, often punctuated by wet and cold weather. Even so, we can’t wait to get going in Sabie.”

 

 

New starting point

There will be a new starting point for the mass ride at this year’s South Coast Bike Fest and bikers will meet at St Michael’s Beach car park on Sunday, April 29 with the line-up starting at 8 am.

More than just a ‘jolly’ ride through the streets, it will also be in support of the non-profit organisation, 1-Million shoes.

 

This is a national shoe collection campaign, started in September 2016, which aims to donate 1-Million School Shoes to children in disadvantaged communities as a way to empower these schoolgoers and support them on their educational journey. This year the campaign is focusing on collecting 100 000 shoes, which will go towards the larger 1-Million initiative, in celebration of ‘100 years of Madiba’.

The NGO works closely with local charities and authorities to identify beneficiaries within the region of the donations. For the Mayoral Mass Charity Parade, all participating bikers and pillions are urged to bring a new pair of school shoes for donation, which the 1-Million School Shoes organisation will then collect and distribute at a later stage. Cash donations will also be welcome on the day.

Roleta Lebelo of the 1-Million School Shoes NGO says: “We are excited to be working with South Coast Bike Fest on this great campaign. The biking community is always receptive to charitable causes and we look forward to a successful partnership.”

Ray Nkonyeni Municipality’s Mayor Cynthia Mqwebu said they were excited to be supporting such a worthwhile initiative.

“For many children in rural communities, getting to and from school is an arduous process which involves long walks over difficult terrain. This is a big ask of our young people who are seeking an education, and to do this without shoes is just unbearable. We hope that, through this fundraising rally, we can make the lives of our local children easier and instil some well-deserved dignity.”

The starting point was chosen because it is such a great example of the beautiful beaches that make up this enticing coastline, popular with beachgoers and maritime sporting enthusiasts across the country and further afield.

The Mayoral Mass Charity Parade will officially set off at 10am, travelling north along Marine Drive, completing the circuit around Bazley Street, Connor Street, Reynolds Street, Nelson Mandela Drive, Aiken Street and heading back along Marine Drive with the finishing point at Margate.

The Mayoral Mass Charity Parade forms part of a much larger programme that will entice visitors to the South Coast Bike Fest. Attendees will get the chance to visit eight festival-themed bars, corporate dealership decks as well as 22 onsite clubs, pubs and restaurants catering to all interests and tastes. There is also a full line-up of more than 30 South African artists and a jam-packed entertainment programme, including:

•  Stunt shows and Powasol Enduro X in the Energy Zone Arena.

•  Top musical acts at the Jack Daniels Village Pier Rock Stage and Main Beach Stage.

•  Quality fashion shows and Miss South Coast Bike Fest™.

All bikers and pillions are urged to pre-register online for #freefunseeker tickets which gives free access to the entire event precinct including the main stage featuring all the headline artist performances.

All non-biking pedestrians will be charged a nominal fee of R60 per day which provides access to the main event precinct and entertainment areas within it.

For another R150, #fuelyourfun ticket holders can access the Budweiser Main Beach Stage Golden Circle.

Pre-registration for the biking community and limited pedestrian ticket sales are available at www.southcoastbikefest.co.za.