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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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So, you haven’t reached your growth spurt yet. And your idea of ‘facial hair’ is limited to your face–and head of hair. But you do have rich parents whose idea of fun is to splurge money on anti-proletariat objects to show their high status. What would you do? Throw a …

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Honda Motorcycles announced the CBR500R in last year’s EICMA (Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori) motorcycle show in Milan. This year, they are launching a 399cc version of that same bike, the CBR400R. Based on the CBR500R, the CBR400R possesses the same body, while engine capacity and torque gets reduced …

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Since it debuted back in 2004, every version of the Triumph Rocket III has been showered with accolades and praises for its consistently stunning looks and even more fabulous performance. The bike is such a big hit that buyers regularly had to commit themselves to year-long waitlists before they can …

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A study conducted by professors from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) and the University of Miami (UM) discovered that laws against use of cell phones and other electronic devices have greatly reduced the fatality rate for motorcyclists. Professors Gulcin Gumus of FAU and Michael T. French of UM looked at government …

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It’s the age of the ‘green revolution’ these days. And with the average motorcycle creating 10 times more pollution per mile than a passenger car or an SUV, it’s no wonder environmentalists are encouraging riders to opt for their electric versions, instead. According to Telegraph.co.uk, the average motorcycle can be more …

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Reigning F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton paid a visit to the Circuito de Jerez-Ángel Nieto (Jerez Circuit) in Spain on Saturday, December 1, where the pre-season testing of the Superbikes was being held. The five-time F1 winner couldn’t help himself and tried out a Yamaha YZF-R1, the same bike used …

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Team Classic Suzuki (TCS) handed over its newly-built Bandit GSF600 race bike to James McHardy, who is scheduled to race the bike at next year’s Bandit Challenge race series. TCS announced earlier in the year that they were building the bike for whoever won the 2018 race series, and the …

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BMW S 1000 RR with M

It might be the thirteenth letter in the alphabet, but for BMW, the letter M is certainly not an unlucky letter. It’s quite lucky, actually, since the letter M–particularly that one you find at BMW M Performance Parts–means you’d get to enjoy some BMW models to motor racing and “high-performance” levels. …

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Castrol Asia Pacific Bikes Super Mechanic Contest

Team Philippines, composed of Julius Maranga, Georekey Cantabaco, and Gabriel Hidalgo Jr., was crowned the Regional Champion of the Castrol Asia Pacific Bikes Super Mechanic Contest 2018 after their outstanding performance at the grand finale. Team Vietnam and Team Malaysia were announced as the Runner-up and the Second Runner-up, respectively. …

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