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

Taste Test: 2020 Moto Guzzi V85TT Adventure

Destined to replace Guzzi’s only adventure-touring bike, the Stelvio 1200 NTX. The Italian cruiser brand downsizes and ventures into the very hot middle-weight adventure-touring class, hence the completely new V85 TT Series! Smaller in every way compared to the Stelvio… Continue Reading

Bite Test: 2020 Star 8 Avant

After my experience with Star 8’s Dart e-Scooter (https://youtu.be/oqOnUL5szQ8), I was receiving messages here in YT and FB if the Dart EV was street-legal in the Philippines. Turns out to be, I was not aware that the Dart EV is… Continue Reading

Taste Test: 2019 Royal Enfield Classic 500 (base)

Are you sick and tired of seeing all the modern bikes roaming the streets these days? Do you just want to ride an honest, simple, mecha-analog machine on two-wheels? Well, here’s your bike! This is the Royal Enfield Classic 500,… Continue Reading

Taste Test: 2018 Triumph Tiger 800 XRt

The Middleweight Adventure Bike category is growing as one of the fastest motorcycle genres right now! One of the pioneers in this class is the Triumph Tiger 800 series! On its 3rd generation and accompanying the newbie for 2020, the… Continue Reading

Bite Test: 2019 Honda BeAT (ISS/CBS) 110

The entry-level scooter game here in the Philippines can be a very crowded affair. With all these scooters costs less than PHP70k (US$1,385), these 110cc budget scooter classes are one of the most popular forms of motorcycling in Southeast Asia!… Continue Reading

Taste Test: 2019 Harley Davidson Street Glide 107

When you mention ‘Harley-Davidson,’ what model comes to mind? Cruisers, sure it’s a synonymous trait within the motorcycling world! The Street Glide is one of Harley’s best-selling models in its line-up! With its eye-catching colors, a plethora of electronic goodies,… Continue Reading

Bite Test + Philippine Debut: 2020 TM Racing SMR 450 Fi

  First, I thought Beta Motorcycles was the only Italian dirt bike manufacturer. That is why I was so giddy on ‘Taste Testing’ Beta’s street-legal flagship, the 500 RR-S! A few months later, I found out another enduro bike specialists… Continue Reading

Taste Test: 2018 Polaris Slingshot SL

  Three-wheeled cars, 3-wheelers, tri-cycles, tri-cars, reverse trike, and Autocycles. These are the names associated with vehicles like this. Much like the Morgan 3Wheeler, Campagna T-Rex & V13R, and Vanderhall Venice within this group; the Polaris Slingshot is by far… Continue Reading

Taste Test: 2017 BMW R nineT Pure

Will a premium-level, blank canvas-type bike work in a highly competitive segment? This is what BMW has to offer! With competitions from Honda (CB1100), Ducati (Scrambler), Harley-Davidson (Street Rod), Yamaha (SCR950 & XSR900), and many others barreling down on BMW’s… Continue Reading