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The People Power Monument in Quezon City set the backdrop for thousands of motorcycle riders to oppose the law requiring motorcycles to carry bigger license plates. Despite the mounting pressure from the riders, Senator Richard Gordon reminded the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to stand firm in implementing the newly-enacted …

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The 10th Yamaha Grand Prix (YGP) was one of for the books. For this year, the YGP season kicked off with the annual categories of the YGP 150 Underbone Championship, All-Female Category, Dealer Cup Race, and Sniper 150 one-make race complemented by 160 Open AT, Club, and Fun Races. But …

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Pilipinas Agila Tires

A group of rubber farmers have stepped up their livelihood through the production of a local motorcycle tire brand. In a statement Tuesday, Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Manny Piñol said the group will help produce Pilipinas Agila Tires–the first farmer-owned motorcycle tire brand using locally-harvested rubber cup lumps. “This …

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Motorcycle License Plate

After a barrage of negative reactions from the public, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) expressed its willingness to accept suggestions regarding the design of the proposed license plates, which are required by a new law to be visible at a distance of 15 meters. The new law, aka Republic Act …

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Motorcycle License Plate

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law requiring bigger and more readable motorcycle license plates in order to prevent the use of such vehicles in the commission of crimes. In Republic Act 11235 or the ‘Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act’ signed by Duterte on March 8 and released to the media …

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Maxxis Philippines recently unveiled its latest addition to its motorcycle tire portfolio for the Philippines, the M-6161W. Fits underbone and moto street bikes, the M-6161W assures better mileage, stability, and traction for rider safety and convenience. Maxxis Philippines Chief Operating Officer Ronald Ang said that the all-new M-6161W features a directional …

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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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