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  • EICMA 2023: KYMCO unveils the CV-L6 adventure maxiscooter and it’s tollway-legal!

    The KYMCO DT X360 adventure scooter series finally gets a bigger, tollway-legal sibling as KYMCO unveils the CV-L6 at EICMA 2023. KYMCO announces that it will be available in the global market by 2024, and we are quite excited to see it plying Philippine roads…or trails. The KYMCO CV-L6 shares the platform of the widely popular AK 550, making it a potential big hit in the local market. The CV-L6 is powered by a 550.4cc, liquid-cooled, parallel-twin 8V engine, which produces 39.5 kW and 55 Nm. Wi

    Gilbert ChaoGilbert Chao

    Nov 13, 2023

  • Honda Rider's Convention 2023 in Las Pinas a big success, should there be Visayas and Mindanao legs?

    Honda Philippines, Inc. (HPI) recently held the Honda Riders Convention 2023 at The Tent in Las Pinas City. With the theme “Five Decades of Joyful Journey Together,” the event saw the gathering of more than 2,000 Honda Riders converging from different parts of Luzon. The occasion was also an opportunity for HPI to thank its loyal customers for their five decades of support. Riders in attendance were welcomed with various outdoor and indoor activities, which included a 3-on-3 basketball game that

    Gilbert ChaoGilbert Chao

    Nov 7, 2023

  • Vespa Festa 2023 saw massive gathering of wasps, unveiling of new Vespa GTV priced at P425K

    Vespa Philippines recently held the Vespa Festa 2023 at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds. The event saw the of gathering over 1,000 Vespa riders in the Greater Manila Area—from Malolos, Bulacan to Lipa, Batangas—for an evening of fun, games, raffle draws, and live entertainment by the Side A band. Those in attendance also witnessed the official local launch of the new Vespa GTV. With an ergonomic and unique design for the most powerful riding experience, the Vespa GTV is powered by a 278cc, l

    Gilbert ChaoGilbert Chao

    Nov 7, 2023

  • One-stop shop: Motortrade opens 100th Honda Store in Quezon City

    Motortrade, the country's leading motorcycle dealer, recently held the grand opening of its 100th Honda store. Strategically located along East Avenue in Quezon City, the store is also Motortrade's second Honda flagship showroom. The new Honda flagship store offers a diverse range of two-wheelers. These include sleek scooters, adventure motorcycles like the Honda Africa Twin and CRF series and exhilarating sport bikes like the Honda CBR series. In addition, Motortrade’s Honda Flagship Store not

    Gilbert ChaoGilbert Chao

    Oct 27, 2023

  • Ducati develops motocross bike, to debut next season in Italian Motocross Championship

    Ducati, a brand that is synonymous with circuit racing, has announced that it is now going to venture out into the dirt. The Italian manufacturer said it has been working for two years on a prototype that will make its debut at the 2024 Italian Motocross Championship. This is a multi-year project that will see the creation of a complete range of off-road engines and motorcycles. These models will gradually become part of the Ducati stable, starting in the motocross segment. The Bologna-based com

    Gilbert ChaoGilbert Chao

    Oct 25, 2023

  • Season sweep! Access Plus Racing gets Pro and Expert Class titles at 2023 PSBK finale

    The 2023 Philippine Superbike Championship (PSBK) has truly been a rollercoaster ride for Access Plus Racing. Coming off a mixed weekend at the Batangas Racing Circuit, the team knew that it had some work to do ahead of the final round of the year. The title fight came down to the wire at the Clark International Speedway, where they held onto a slim three-point advantage ahead of the race weekend. They spent weeks in testing to squeeze every bit of performance out of their Ducati Panigale V4 R a

    Gilbert ChaoGilbert Chao

    Oct 23, 2023

  • Honda fielding CR Electric Prototype in Japan motocross race

    The Honda CRF250R has already established itself as a highly capable motocross bike, whether inside or outside a competition. But its battery-electric sibling is about to make its own name at the eighth round of the D.I.D. All Japan Motocross Championship on Oct. 28 to 29, 2023. American Honda team adviser and 2010 AMA Pro Motocross 250 champion Trey Canard will be at the helm. Honda Racing Corporation will field the CR Electric Prototype, which was first unveiled at the 2019 Tokyo Motorcycle Sh

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Oct 13, 2023

  • MDPPA celebrates 50th anniversary, welcomes TVS Philippines as new member

    The Motorcycle Development Program Participants Association, Inc. (MDPPA), an organization composed of leading motorcycle manufacturers like Honda, Kawasaki, Yamaha and Suzuki, recently marked an incredible milestone with a grand celebration of its golden anniversary. With the theme "MDPPA Riders United: Riding Roads Responsibly for 50 Years," the two-day event kicked off on Oct. 6, 2023 at the Trinoma Activity Center in Quezon City. The event brought together motorcycle enthusiasts, industry pr

    Gilbert ChaoGilbert Chao

    Oct 10, 2023

  • Back and better than ever! Scrambler Day 2023 highlights the joys of having a Ducati in your garage

    After a three-year hiatus, the grandest gathering of Ducati Scrambler enthusiasts in the Philippines returned as the Scrambler Day recently made a resounding comeback at the Bonifacio High Street Amphitheater in Taguig City. This event was part of the Next-Gen World Tour, which had previously made stops in Italy, London, Milan, Munich, Paris, Madrid, Vienna and Malaysia. The Scrambler Day 2023 saw the much-awaited local debut of the second-generation Scrambler models, including the Icon, Full Th

    Gilbert ChaoGilbert Chao

    Oct 7, 2023

  • The "Other" Italian scoot: Lambretta holds grand re-launch, introduces new lineup

    Lambretta Philippines recently staged a grand reintroduction of the iconic Italian brand to the local premium motorcycle scene at the Bonifacio High Street in Taguig City. Lambretta is renowned for its stable of fashionable neo-retro scooters, boasting a diverse lineup that includes the V Series, X300, and G350. Ropali Corporation is the exclusive distributor of Lambretta in the Philippines. “This event is a dream come true, not just for the Ropali Corporation but also for countless Lambretta en

    Gilbert ChaoGilbert Chao

    Oct 6, 2023

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