Bite Test: 2020 Vespa S 125

Have you ever wanted an iconic scooter without breaking the bank? Piaggio’s Vespa has an answer for you! The new for 2020 S 125! Basically a Southeast Asian exclusive (maybe), this scooter is the gateway to the Vespa lifestyle! With… Continue Reading

Bite Test: 2020 Bajaj Rouser 200NS

Also known as the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 (Carburated, non-ABS model) or Kawasaki Rouser 200NS in the Philippines. This 200cc class ‘backbone’ naked bike is in a tough arena between the mainstream 150cc and the globally-recognized 250cc classes! And since this… Continue Reading

Bite Test: 2020 Piaggio Ape City Fi

This type of vehicle has many names: ‘Tuk-Tuk’ in Thailand, ‘Auto Rickshaws’ in India, ‘San Lun Che’ in China, or in the Philippines simply called a ‘Tricycle.’ But I call them ‘Tricycle Alternative Vehicles’ since they are completely different compared… Continue Reading

Bite Test: 2020 Voge 500DS

In the middle-weight Adventure bike class, it can be split-up into 3 categories: 400cc-500cc | 550cc-700cc | 750cc-900cc. This unit right here is a Philippine-market prototype. Motorstar Philippines is currently conducting a test market phase for its viability of the… Continue Reading

Bite Test: 2020 KTM RC 200

The KTM RC 390 is well known for its very approachable demeanor to both beginners to expert riders around the world. But in some countries where they have access to smaller displacement budget-sport motorcycles, they have two options: one is… Continue Reading

Bite Test: 2020 Kymco Like 150i Noodoe

Since when was Piaggio’s Vespa had a real competition on the upscale 125-150cc class scooter? Just like the Jeep Wrangler in the 4×4 world, many tried and failed, until now. This is the 2nd generation Kymco Like 150i! New and… Continue Reading

Bite Test: 2020 Star 8 Manta

So this is it! This is one of Star 8 Green’s flagship electric motorcycle, the Manta! Along with the Blade, they are Star 8’s top-of-the-line bikes for the Philippine market! You can tell that the Manta has some sporting intentions.… Continue Reading

Bite Test: 2020 Bristol BR 250

There are not many choices when it comes to hipster-ready small 250cc cafe racer type motorcycles out there. Sure, you might opt for the real deal British-made Norton, but you lack the cash. While some shady Chinese-made bikes may scare… Continue Reading

Bite Test: 2020 Vespa S 125

Have you ever wanted an iconic scooter without breaking the bank? Piaggio’s Vespa has an answer for you! The new for 2020 S 125! Basically a Southeast Asian exclusive (maybe), this scooter is the gateway to the Vespa lifestyle! With… Continue Reading

Bite Test: 2020 Voge 650DS / Loncin DS8

Another challenger from China trying to break the mold in the mainstage! Introducing Voge, the new motorcycle from the Chinese motorcycle conglomerate, Loncin. Following the footsteps of Benelli Q.J. and CFMoto, Voge emphasizes premium feel and experience at very competitive… Continue Reading