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Angkas

Angkas and other prospective motorcycle-for-hire operators are one step closer to legitimization as the House of Representatives has approved on its third and final reading House Bill No. 8959, also known as the ‘Motorcycles-for-Hire Act.’ The measure, principally authored by Rep. Pedro Acharon Jr. (1st District, South Cotabato), aims to …

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The Vespa Notte special series is dedicated to those who love attention to detail and meticulous finish of high-quality products that are a pleasure to own and show off. Vespa Notte is the special series available for the Vespa Sprint (150 cc versions) and for the Vespa GTS Super (300 …

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On Wednesday, February 20, Royal Enfield PH introduced two of the Indian motorcycle manufacturer’s latest offerings–the 2019 Interceptor INT 650 and Continental GT 650–at a launch held at En Tirage Restaurant in Mandaluyong City. Jimmy Barinaga, chief executive officer of Royal Enfield PH, teased the local arrival of the two …

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Motorcycle Lane

The number of crimes committed by motorcycle riding suspects (MRS)–otherwise known as riding-in-tandem suspects–has significantly decreased in Metro Manila in 2018, the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) announced yesterday, February 18, Monday. NCRPO Chief, Director Guillermo Eleazar said the MRS-related crimes dropped by 53 percent from 853 in 2017 …

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Yamaha Moto GP rider Maverick Viñales made sure that the race season this year in the Philippines will be more exciting than ever to give the limelight to the country’s young racers during the launch of the 2019 Yamaha YZF-R3. Straight from his practice session, ‘Top Gun’ shared the limelight …

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Honda Philippines, Inc. (HPI) has added more excitement in its lineup after it recently unveiled the new Honda CRF250L. Packed with sportier upgrades, the new CRF250L is built to provide more adrenaline rush to off-road enthusiasts. “The new model is not only perfect for the tough terrains and dirt roads …

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Castrol Partner for Life

Being the best at anything requires hard work and determination. Cebu-based mechanics from Super Racing Cycle Enterprise have proved this adage, garnering the top spot in the recently-concluded 2018 Partner for Life culminating activity where they demonstrated their advanced skills in motorcycle troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair. Besting over 1,000 teams …

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Motorcycle giant Honda Philippines, Inc. (HPI) has welcomed the motorsport season for 2019 after recently conducting Honda Pilipinas Dream Cup (HPDC) Tryouts. Riders ages 12 to 17 have undergone qualitative screening to participate in the program that will soon test their mettle in official races in the country. They are: …

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Much as it understands the perspective of some lawmakers on the issue of motorcycle taxis operating as public transport, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) also seeks the public’s–and the solons’–understanding as its Technical Working Group (TWG) threshes out the numerous concerns involved in the proposal, foremost of which is commuter …

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Angkas

Motorcycle ride-hailing service Angkas scored a major victory as the House of Representatives passed a bill authorizing the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to allow the use of motorcycles as public utility vehicles (PUVs). House Bill 8959 or the ‘Motorcycles-for-Hire Act,’ which consolidated six legislative proposals, defines motorcycles-for-hire …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is considering making exclusive the motorcycle lane along EDSA once the road diet proposal pushes through. The road diet proposal seeks to reduce the width of the lanes along EDSA by up to three meters to create a new lane for motorcycles. At present, …

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It’s another celebration for Yamaha Motors Philippines (YMPH) and Motortrade as it jumpstarts 2019 by opening its much-anticipated showroom in the Bicol region: the Yamaha Revzone Naga. This is Yamaha’s first RevZone dealership to open this year, with its design patterned after its main shop, the  YZone. The RevZone offers …

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Electric Motorcycle

The Chinese Embassy in Manila recently turned over 50 electric motorcycle units to the city government of Manila to mark the 118th founding anniversary of the Manila Police District (MPD). According to the Embassy, the motorcycles–worth around USD180,000 or approximately PHP9,452,700–reflect China’s efforts “to effectively assist the capacity building of …

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The (latest) Falken has landed. JM Far East Inc., the Philippine exclusive distributor of Falken Tires, has launched the newest range of Falken high-performance and all-terrain tires that is set to run the roads and trails of the country. In his welcome remarks, JM Far East President and CEO Winston …

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Current and eight-time New Zealand Enduro champion Chris Birch is coming to the Philippines, and he is all-set to impart some of his vast knowledge and experience when he holds the Chris Birch Off-Road Clinic here, a skills and riding education program sponsored by Bikerbox Inc., the company behind the …

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