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Hong Leong Yamaha Motor, a co-sponsor of the Petronas AAM Malaysian Cub Prix, unveiled the 2020 Yamaha Lagenda 115Z GP Limited Edition motorcycle at the final round of the said event, as the series conclusion commenced yesterday, December 8, at the Sepang International Circuit. The limited edition bike is meant to …

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Retro style motorcyles seem to be making a comeback these days. The undeniable charm of the exposed gears of the bike matched with its rugged, vintage appearance makes you feel like 1940s Steve Rogers riding his bike into battle. The newly-released Yamaha XSR-155 naked retro is a bike with those …

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – The Honda Group of Companies in the Asia & Oceania region kicked off the “Honda Asian Journey 2019,” a Honda big bike caravan that will cruise through Peninsular Malaysia from October 31 to November 3, ending up at the Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP) event. This year, …

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The new flagship of Kawasaki’s Z line bares its bones at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show this week. With 197 hp and 137 Nm coming from its 998 cc supercharged liquid-cooled four-cylinder engine, the H2 is undeniably a Z in every way. Weighing in at 239 kgs, the new bike …

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Iconic American bike brand Harley-Davidson (HD) announced that it has ceased production–for the meantime–for its first electric motorcycle, the LiveWire, after the discovery of a charging issue during the final quality inspection process. Some bikes have already reached their owners, as Harley-Davidson had already begun shipping them this September. For …

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Marc Marquez of Repsol Honda Team recently bagged his fourth straight premier class title by winning the 2019 FIM MotoGP World Champion at Round 15, the Thailand Grand Prix. Marquez’s latest win earned him his sixth MotoGP Championship in his career. On board the Honda RC213V factory bike, Marquez had …

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It has always been the resiliency of the Filipinos that take them to new heights same as the case of the two riders who fought over their recent win at Round 6 of the Asia Road Racing Championship. Prior to them joining–and eventually bagging the overall lead in the standings–Masato …

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Sixteen years after the first Ducati Multistrada rolled off the assembly line, the family has now reached the 100,000-bike milestone. Multistrada number 100,000, a Pikes Peak version of the 1260 with a customised laser marking on the top yoke, was handed over to Dave Hayard–a German Ducatista who had ordered his Multistrada …

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The Ducati 916 is considered one of the motorcycle manufacturer’s most important models. Introduced in 1994, the bike celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, and Ducati commemorated this special occasion with the launch of the special edition Panigale V4 25° Anniversario back in July. With a production run of just …

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The sole Filipino rider for the Honda Thailand Talent Cup bagged his back-to-back podium finishes for the two races in Round 3. Troy Alberto placed second for the first time in the 2019 Honda Thailand Talent Cup. During the qualifying round, he experienced engine trouble as he finished in 5th …

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Italian superbike manufacturer MV Agusta has entered into a long-term partnership with China’s Loncin Motor Co. Ltd. to develop a new line of bikes in the 350 to 500cc displacement. Under the terms of the partnership, Loncin has been tasked with the production of new MV Agusta bikes in China, …

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Startup bike company Curtiss Motorcycles showcased the 2020 version of its Zeus motorcycle equipped with a battery motor that looks like a V8 engine. The re-imagined Zeus model–dubbed the Zeus Radial V8–boasts a skeletal space frame secured to a unique powertrain architecture that’s directly inspired by the legendary V8 motorcycle …

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Ducati racer Carlin Dunne died at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Sunday, June 30, when he crashed his motorcycle near the finish line. The 36 year-old Dunne, who hails from Santa Barbara, California, was riding the Ducati Streetfighter V4 prototype that he was testing for the company. Dunne …

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This June 30th, Ducati joins this year’s edition of the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with its prototype motorcycle, the Streetfighter V4. The Italian motorbike maker made this announcement with the release of a video featuring precision rider Carlin Dunne at the helm of its trial steed. Scheduled for …

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The tandem of UMA Racing Yamaha Philippines managed to maintain its top overall post despite the odds on the second leg of the Asia Road Racing Championship Underbone 150cc category. Held in Chang International Circuit in Thailand, UMA Racing Yamaha Philippines composed of riders McKinley Kyle Paz and Masato Fernando …

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