Microbike for sale in the Philippines
Microbike is a brand of motorcycle marketed primarily in the regions of Calabarzon, Mimaropa and Central Luzon. The Filipino-owned Microbase Motorbike Corporation (MMC) is the duly registered importer, retailer, manufacturer and distributor of this brand of affordable motorcycle and its spare parts.
Microbike has a wide range of motorcycle products from cruisers to sportbikes. MMC’s main office is located in Imus, Cavite. The company also markets other brands such as NECO Abrudzzi De Luxe Scooters and SKYTEAM monkey bikes.
Performance and technology
Microbike rebadges most of their motorcycles from European motoring companies NECO Abdrudzzi, based in France and British-based Skyteam. These two brands supply the motorcycle units that Microbike markets in the country.
NECO is known for its retro-themed scooters that will easily take you back to the ‘50s. The brand is also known for producing modern-looking motorcycles. Both are equipped with some of the most technologically advanced features such as a variomatic gearbox and hydraulic discs.
Skyteam, on the other hand, is a line of big bikes known for their muscular body design and alloy-casted wheels. Most of their motorcycles come with high handlebars and a large fuel tank. This brand also produces bike carrying equipment called Space-Rack which can be mounted onto any vehicle and even has LED lights for better road illumination.
Popular Microbike models
Most of Microbike’s models are either rebadged or assembled locally. Because of their bikes’ retro feel, the brand has captured the classic niche in the local motoring scene. Some of their bestselling models include:
The Microbike Volt is a cruiser-type motorcycle with a higher seating position than regular motorbikes. It features an edgy styled body frame with a large fuel tank in its center. The Volt has a large Automatic Headlight On (AHO) on its cowl integrated with in-line side lamps.
The Microbike Skyteam is an extensive line of motorcycles from the alternative British motorcycle brand Skyteam. The majority of the bikes from this series are naked bikes with the classic design which features round headlamps and highly placed handlebars.
Staying true to its retro look, the Microbike Skymini features high handlebars and a large fuel tank . Riders will love its massive body frame which features upright seating. This 125 cc motorcycle has a suggested retail price of P47,000.
Another great model to be on any buyers list is the Microbike EXT, a 1-cylinder motorbike with top speeds of 115 kph and a torque of 8.3 Nm. Both of its front and rear brakes are drum-based and have a starting method of either electric or kick start. This business-type unit is a perfect model to be converted into a tricycle.
Availability of Microbike in the Philippines
MMC is the local importer and distributor of Mircrobike products in the country. One of its largest dealerships is located in Imus, Cavite which markets around the Calabarzon region.
Interesting facts about Microbike
MMC offers up to one year or 10,000 kilometers of warranty (whichever comes first), which is less competitive compared to the mainstream Japanese brands.