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

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

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

Taste Test: 2020 Levdeo i3 Comfort Series

Despite all the stigma in regard to Chinese cars in general, it does not stop me from reviewing this Low-Speed Electric Vehicle (LSEV)! Welcome to the Levdeo i3, an A-segment City Car with a stolen identity from BMW and an… 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

Taste Test: 2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260 (Base)

Besides the Multistrada 950, the entry-point to the big Multistrada 1200-league is this ‘Base’ model. With stiff competition with KTM, BMW, & Aprilia; this base model receives its latest Testastretta 1262 DVT engine. Being Ducati, like its Scrambler line; the… 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

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

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