Taste Test: 2020 Royal Enfield Continental GT 650

What happens if you’re stuck in the middle? If a 400-500cc felt a bit too small, while an 800-900cc seems like a death wish. Many riders agree that the 650cc is the goldilocks in the bike class. But you also… Continue Reading

Taste Test: 2017 BMW R1200 GS Rally

Here is one of the most iconic motorcycles on the market right now! This time, I’ll be riding the mid-spec model of the R1200 GS series! I was about to test ride the all-out GS Adventure model; unfortunately, it had… Continue Reading

Taste Test: 2018 Harley-Davidson FLHTK Ultra Limited 107

You can’t get anymore grander than this! The FLHTK Ultra Limited is one of the trifectas of big, luxurious, monster tourers from Harley-Davidson! With almost all the toys standard on this de-facto couples retreat cruiser, the Ultra makes it one… 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

Taste Test: 2018 BMW R1200 GS Adventure

If there is one motorcycle within the BMW hemisphere, what would it be? Track Junkie may say the S1000 RR, Hipsters may say the R nineT Pure, Retirees may say the K1600 Grand America, but to many Adventure Fans will… Continue Reading

Taste Test: 2018 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone

You’ve heard of Moto Guzzi, the quirky classic Italian brand from the Piaggio Group that doesn’t get enough fanfare with moto-fans. Did you know, that the Guzzi offers its most affordable model to compete with the Street Twin, Scrambler Icon,… Continue Reading

Bite Test: 2019 TVS Apache RTR 180

If you’re looking for a naked bike on the budget, yet you need battle-tested reliability; I think I might find an option for you. The TVS Apache RTR 180 or 180 Xventure (in the Philippines) is one of the most… 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: 2020 TVS XL100 Premium

There is a difference between wants and needs. For example, a brand-new smartphone and basic transportation. No bike blurs the lines between the two better than this India-made moped, the TVS XL100 series! Since the Philippines never got the awesome… 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