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 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 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: 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

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 + 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 S1000 R

This bike is always in the shadow of the mighty S1000RR! But that doesn’t mean that it’s a bad bike, it simply caters to a different audience. But with a tough crowd in the hyper-naked class, it might be a… Continue Reading

Taste Test: 2017 KTM 690 Enduro R

My first-ever true enduro bike ride! This was one of the most serious bikes I’ve ever ridden, those knobby tires are ready for the end of times! I wasn’t quite prepared for what was in store here. In the end,… Continue Reading

Taste Test: 2017 Kawasaki KLR 650

Also known as the adventure touring legend! For more than 20+ years, the KLR650is still a major player in the marketplace! Beloved by many and envied by some (competitors), nothing comes close to represent a true 50/50 ADV Touring bike!… Continue Reading