August 25, 2020

Adventure Further: SYM NHT 200 Review

More and more manufacturers are jumping on the small capacity adventure motorcycle bandwagon, in a bid to get new riders into their adventure boots right from the start. We swung a leg over the SYM NHT 125 earlier this year, and soon discovered that it was built for beginners who want a taste of the […]

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July 28, 2020

SYM – an international success story

In 1954 the Sanyang Electrics company was formed in Taiwan to manufacture dynamo-electric lights for bicycles. In 1962 the newly formed Sanyang Industry Co. Ltd became the first motorcycle manufacturing company in Taiwan after entering into a technical cooperation agreement with Honda. This relationship ended in 2002 when Sanyang Motor Co, as it is known […]

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April 21, 2020

Adventure Sooner: SYM NHT 125 Review

We all have a hidden adventurer inside of us, and it just takes a few good stories from a few wise souls to light that fire. But maybe the odds of owning an adventure bike are against you. It could be a tight budget, or the fact that you’ve just turned sixteen and can’t ride […]

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April 7, 2020

The Journey…

Here is an incredible story as told by Brendon Fourie… I had flown many times from Cape Town to Durban. Coming down to Cape Town was one of the best decisions of my life, a city which had given me so much in my formative years. It was always good to go home though, and […]

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December 4, 2019

SYM Trail Blaze 200 – Blaze your own trail

Article by Bjorn Moriera / ZA Bikers SYM understands that there are different strokes for different folks, so on that note, they have just launched their new Trail Blaze 200 which is the new sibling of the Blaze 200. The Trail Blaze 200 is by far the most rugged model in SYM’s line up and […]

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May 12, 2019

BOTSWANA SYMmetry – Two SYM’s, two Daves’, 1900 K’s and plenty of Ellies

Nothing elicits a feeling of longing and nostalgia in me more than watching a YouTube clip of bikes and buds on a road trip through an arid landscape. I literally feel the heat, smell the dust, revel in the amber glow of the sunset and live for the African aroma of a “hardekool” fire. You […]

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April 3, 2019

SYM GTS 300i EVO – the Slick Route to the Freedom of the City

The “EVO” part of this Sym’s title is spot on. The Taiwanese built scooter started it’s life as a 250, and then evolved into the 263,7cc engine which currently provides it’s thrust. In fact parent company Sym are busy with a bit of an evolution themselves. 2018 world wide sales are significantly up, to more […]

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October 23, 2018

SYM CityCom 300i – Freedom of the City #ScooterRevolution

Back in the ‘80’s South Africa went through a “petrol crisis”. I was working for a Honda dealership at the time and we would sell upwards of 50 bikes a month!. Bike salesman were order takers, and printed money as bikes flew of showroom floors. The challenge was to get enough stock to meet the […]

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August 20, 2018

Scooter licenses made easy, the SYM way.

Our training partner Synergy Racing Academy explains what are the steps needed to get your scooter license. Here is what he had to say: “Motorcycle licenses are categorized between ‘A’ and ‘A1’, ‘A’ being the license for bikes larger than 125 cc, and A1 for bikes 125cc and lower. We need to mention this as these days […]

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