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South Africa motorcycle rental?

Discussion in 'Africa & Mid East' started by Witold, Dec 20, 2010.

  1. Witold

    Witold Been here awhile

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    Can anyone give me some leads for a motorcycle rental place in Johannesburg that rents bikes other than BMW?

    I would like to rent something for 2-3 weeks, and cross into some of the countries to the North, probably Zimbabwe and Botswana. I found several BMW places, but they all cost about $110-150/day to start and don't get much cheaper for multi-day. On top of that, they have high deductibles which is always a concern if one bends a rim or something and the rental place wants to bleed you of more money.

    I'm on a budget and would like to find a place to rent some cheaper motorcycles. I am not sure what is popular down in SA. Do you guys have a lot of Chinese knockoffs down there? I just want something that is 400+ cc for mostly pavement unless there is no pavement.
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  2. Welshman

    Welshman B.U.F.F.

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    Red Cherry adventures rent out KLR's and come recomended.
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  3. Witold

    Witold Been here awhile

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    Contacted Red Cherry but they do not rent bikes... only guided tour rentals. :cry
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    NMEXPAT Been here awhile

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    Try posting up on Wild Dogs forum. I did and they came through like Gold! i rented a members bike for 3 weeks, cheaper than the BMW rental places you find online. We came to a mutual agreement on insurance and rate.

    Wild Dogs rule!:freaky
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  5. Archangel_SA

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    Johno33772 Johnny Africa

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  10. Baloo

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    Their pavement can be pretty fast over there. 120km for a good length..

    You might enjoy somthing a little bigger than a 400.

    I will have feet on the ground in mid august again.. Messing about in the Limpopo area..

    I hope to see some of you wild dogs when over.
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  11. Welshman

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    Sounds good, August can still be cool at night!!:D
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