Husqvarna Coming to PH this Year

When one thinks of European motorcycles, marquees like Ducati, BMW, and sometimes Triumph come to mind. Until a few years ago, specialty machines such as the dedicated off-road enduro and motocross bikes of brands like Husqvarna and KTM remained in obscurity and were less popular among the common folk. It was only recently when the Austrian manufacturer, KTM released its extremely popular Duke range of … Continue reading Husqvarna Coming to PH this Year

Parking Wars: Why Big Bikes Have the Right to Park in Car Slots.

Observant motorists will notice that the number of mid to high displacement motorcycles plying the streets has increased in the past few years. Thanks, large in part, to the rising gasoline prices and the worsening of traffic conditions around the city. Chances are, majority of new big bike riders made the shift from four wheels in an attempt to save time and money. But why … Continue reading Parking Wars: Why Big Bikes Have the Right to Park in Car Slots.

The End of an Era – Luigi Termignoni Dies at Age 75

For European motorcycle aficionados and Ducatistas in particular, Termignoni is seen as the gold standard when it comes to a well built, amazing sounding exhaust system. Established in 1969, in Predosa, Italy, Luigi Termignoni’s company sparked a change that would eventually revolutionize the motorcycle industry. In its early days, Termignoni focused mainly on race prepping and maintaining Ducati, Kawasaki, and Honda Motorcycles. It was in … Continue reading The End of an Era – Luigi Termignoni Dies at Age 75

CF Moto Unveils CL-X Series for 2020

CF Moto, the biggest Chinese motorcycle manufacturer, is continuing to make waves all across the globe. It entered the mainstream motorcycle market in Europe, Australia, and Asia back in 2013 with its NK line of naked sport bikes which continue to grow in popularity at present. The Chinese company had also been making ATVs and UTVs more than a decade prior to getting into the … Continue reading CF Moto Unveils CL-X Series for 2020

Understanding Helmet Safety Ratings – The 3 Standards

The standards of helmet safety ratings vary from country to county. Here in the Philippines for instance, all that is required of a helmet in order to be deemed legal and safe for use is a shiny sticker on the back known as the ICC, or Import Commodity Clearance certification. The ICC’s guidelines for ensuring the safety of a helmet are about as clear as … Continue reading Understanding Helmet Safety Ratings – The 3 Standards

5 Ways to be Treated With Respect on The Road

Motorcycles are often seen as nuisances on the road. Many drivers regard motorcyclists as the scum of the earth, and sometimes deliberately bully riders on the street. Granted, this hostile outlook towards motorcyclists is not completely unfounded. Licenses seem to be issued to the most incompetent of drivers and even more so, motorcycle riders. A direct result of this would mean that people of this … Continue reading 5 Ways to be Treated With Respect on The Road

KTM Super Duke 1290 R Turned into Monster Enduro – MotoScoop

For quite a few avid motorcyclists, the skill of operating a motorized two-wheeler is often born in the dirt. Beginner-spec enduro bikes are usually equipped with 125cc single cylinder engines to ensure their friendliness towards first timers. For Austrian, Jirí Heník—an avid off-road motorcycle racer—no enduro currently on sale in the market could satisfy his craving for outright off-road lunacy. So, what did he do? … Continue reading KTM Super Duke 1290 R Turned into Monster Enduro – MotoScoop

5 Reasons Car Guys Should Think Twice Before Getting a Bike

These days, the thought of commuting to your destination in a car can be a total turnoff. With gasoline prices increasing because of the newly implemented 3rd phase of the TRAIN law, and traffic becoming even more unbearable, commuters are looking for ways to save both time and money on a daily basis. It would be natural, then, for car enthusiasts to consider shifting to … Continue reading 5 Reasons Car Guys Should Think Twice Before Getting a Bike

Segway Teases with New Super E-Bike

The future is now, old man. This is the message Segway is trying to convey with their newest concept motorcycle: the Apex. Based solely on its namesake, this bike screams corner busting track bike. With styling akin to that of a bastard child between a Ducati Panigale and a Yamaha R1, the Segway Apex is through and through super bike material. A high performance electric … Continue reading Segway Teases with New Super E-Bike

Suzuki GSX-R750 SRAD – Bike of The Week

750cc motorcycles are just about a thing of the past when looking at today’s market offerings. It’s really just Suzuki that forces the 750cc in-line four configuration to stay on life support with its more-than-dated GSX-S750 naked bike available in the local market. In the past, however, the 750cc class of sport motorcycles was all the rage with technological innovations considered groundbreaking for the time. … Continue reading Suzuki GSX-R750 SRAD – Bike of The Week