For more than 30 years, the BMW Motorrad GS has been defining and dominating the segment of travel enduros. No other motorcycle is such an uncompromising embodiment of freedom and adventure, reliability and riding dynamics, and ultimately pure riding pleasure both on and off the road. BMW Motorrad is now embarking on the next chapter of its success story – with the new R 1200 GS which launched to media, customers and biking enthusiasts at the Bikers Café on Jumeirah Beach Road last Friday. Continue reading →
From its inception on the 6th of May 2011, Bikers Café was a very daring concept, an innovatively themed one-of-a-kind restaurant, the like of which no one had ever laid eyes upon in the UAE, or the Middle East for that matter. We gently nurtured it and savoured every minute of its progress, and now, on this very day, two years later, we take huge pride in saying that the ground-breaking café is a cheeky two years old. And what better way to celebrate the birthday than to have a big party, with all those customers and fans who’ve been with us all through, and the new ones who’re coming in for the very first time! And so it was yesterday, with a massive turnout of bikers and non-bikers attending the festivity. Continue reading →
Frenchman Jean-Louis Schlesser, Spaniard Marc Coma and Pole Rafal Sonik claimed outright victories in their respective car, motorcycle and quad categories of the four-day 2013 Sealine Cross-Country Rally, which finished in southern Qatar on Friday.
The trio held on to their overnight advantages in very different circumstances to clinch the wins after a punishing all-desert route of over 1,500km had tested both man and machine to the limit. Schlesser, Chilean rider Francisco Lopez and Sonik were triumphant on the fourth and final stage. Continue reading →
Dany Torres of Spain won a gripping battle of the champions at the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour stop in Dubai on Friday, as the 2011 World Tour winner narrowly defeated defending champion Levi Sherwood of New Zealand by a score of 3-2 on a challenging dirt course in front of the world’s tallest building – the spectacular 828-meter Burj Khalifa. France’s Thomas Pages won the Swatch Best Move award for his crowd-pleasing “volt” jump that had him spinning in mid-air off the seat of his bike to the cheers of 13,000 spectators. It was a thrilling event at the Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, in Downtown Dubai, under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council and in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority. The Dubai stop of Red Bull X-Fighters is supported by du under its live entertainment platform “du Live!“ and organized in association with Emaar and Ford. Continue reading →
The penultimate round of this season’s UAE Sportbike Series (29 March) will feature a very special participant, as one of the world’s leading Ducati riders, Dario Marchetti flies in to make his racing debut in the Emirates. Marchetti, a multiple championship winner around the globe, will take his place on the grid at the Dubai Autodrome in the 1000cc class, riding a 1199 Panigale R. Continue reading →
Dubai Investments Park, a unique mixed-used development wholly-owned by Dubai Investments PJSC (DI) in partnership with Duseja Moto, a motorcycle dealership based in Dubai, hosted the Tin Machine Friday, a bike-lovers’ convention that attracted over 1,500 visitors including prominent biker clubs from across the nation.
Held on 22 March, the event featured the Duseja Moto line-up of popular motorcycles from Triumph, Aprilia, Motoguzzi and Vespa. Continue reading →
A big shout out to our newest guests from the Kuwait Scooter Club, who rode Vespas over an incredible 1360 kilometres all the way to Dubai, UAE! The original plan was to ride from Kuwait to Italy, which was cancelled as they had to cross Syria, and with all the issues brewing in the country, it didn’t seem like a good idea. Continue reading →
Crowds of spectators witnessed history at Yas Drag Strip on Friday as Mishari Al Turki set a new world record for the fastest time ever on a Super Street Bike. In the finals of Round Two of Pro Drag Racing at Yas Drag Strip, the Saudi Arabian speedster set a new fastest time of 4.358 seconds, eclipsing the previous record of 4.380. Continue reading →
The withering winter played along beautifully with yet another awesome BBQ Night at Bikers Café yesterday, 4th of March, 2013. This time, we were honoured to have Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Mr. Mubarak Hamad Al Muhairi (Director General of Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority) and Mr. Khalifa Bin Nasser Al Mansouri with us. Continue reading →
First up, the bike you see here looks straight off the charts, something you’d read in the glossies about extremely skilled hands creating magic from bare, lifeless metal. And if you’ve heard of Virginia-based Classified Moto, you wouldn’t be wrong either. The gurus have concocted a decent number of extraordinary machines in the recent past, one being this awesome 1982 Yamaha XV920R. And the best part? We just got it over to Dubai, where it’s sitting pretty at Bikers Café! Continue reading →