Bite Test: 2020 Kawasaki W800 Cafe Black Edition

Many motorcycle fans often dismiss ‘copycat’ bikes in general. Where should I start? First are what they call ‘metric cruisers’ on which Asian and European manufacturers try their very best to grab that precious slice on the American cruiser market.… Continue Reading

Bite Test: 2020 TVS Max 125 Semi Trail

While there are many smaller ‘underbone’ or mopeds and so-called smaller traditional motorcycles called ‘overbone’ bikes in developing countries in Asia like the Philippines. There are not many that offer some capabilities of going off-road. Sure, there are 150cc Dual-Sports… 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 RC200

The KTM RC 390 is well known for its very approachable demeanour 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: 2019 Suzuki Skydrive Sport

Unlike in the US and some parts of the world, most entry-level motorcycles or scooters in South and Southeast Asia typically start at a higher displacement engine. Usually, these start between 100cc up to 115cc on their basement level spec,… Continue Reading