Cape Town Bike Show in pictures

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  1. Monster Ninja by Cherone Pedro was the star of the show. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  2. Michael Jacobs on his hard-ridden but cared for Honda Steed 400, Rosie.
  3. This line-up of motocross machines spanned nearly three decades, back to the days when it was still called scrambling. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  4. Immaculately original 1976 Honda GL1200 SE Gold Wing Aspencade attracted a lot of attention. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  5. A line-up of Harley-Davidson Sportsters gleams in the sun. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  6. Road King in metal-flake blue shows Harley-Davidson at its best. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  7. The real support came from the clubs. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  8. Six-cylinder Kawasaki KZ1300 demonstrates that in the late 1970s nothing succeeded like excess. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  9. No Cyril, this is not a Harley. This is a US-market Yamaha Venture Royale . Picture: Dave Abrahams
  10. A study in contrasts: The bike nearer the camera is a Moto Guzzi California cruiser, the one behind it a Suzuki Hayabusa, then and now the archetypal musclebike. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  11. Aprilia Moto 6.5 was designed by stylist Phillipe Stark, better known for stylish kitcheware, and it shows. A very rare bird indeed. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  12. Hiding behind the Suzuki V800 Intruder in this picture are a Triumph 650 Daytona, a Kawasaki ZX-6R Ninja 636 and a stunning Triumph Sprint RS in pearl white. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  13. Cleveland Cyclewerks showed their 250cc Tha Heist cruiser. A 500 is on the way. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  14. Triumph 675 Daytona is till the yardstick by which midweight sports bikes are measured. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  15. Who says size does not matter - the ladies loved this heavy-duty Suzuki M109R Boulevard. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  16. Clinically clean Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade took the prize for Most Elbow Grease and yes, it was ridden to the show. Picture: Dave Abrahams

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