Articles about Motorcycle

Does trying to do good get in the way of safety?
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) considers the practice of motorcycle riders voluntarily escorting emergency vehicles, particularly ambulance vehicles that have to squeeze through traffic, as neither legal nor illegal. Is it legal? Or, is it illegal? What if the riders damage
Excited?
Harley-Davidson has some very big plans ahead. The American motorcycle manufacturer shared details of its growth plan leading to the year 2022, and highlighted several new products in the pipeline that'll surely have fans of the brand excited for what'
When pulling over is not your option
Were you among the riders recently caught in the midst of a nasty thunderstorm that hit Metro Manila? Did you stop riding and seek refuge in a safe place when flashfloods affected several low lying areas? Or did you opt to take
As a crime-prevention measure
If you compare them to the ones placed on cars, motorcycle license plates are noticeably smaller. That's understandable, given the difference in dimensions. But some would argue that the plates are too small and difficult to read from a distance. A
It has never been safer to ride there
This Saturday, February 24, around 100 riders from at least 10 motorcycle clubs will embark on a 200km road trip from Davao City to Samal Island, Cotabato Valley, Bukidnon and back.Their mission: To send a strong message to locals and foreigners
Self-balancing bikes, anyone?
The Honda booth at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show included both two- and four-wheeled models, making it one of the more massive spaces at the event. Here's a gallery of the newly launched models on display:Making its world debut
War of maxi scooters rages
After six months of waiting, the first batch of Kymco AK 550 super touring maxi scooters has arrived on Philippine shores and is ready rock the over-500cc AT market."These should spell the difference between touring scooters and manual bikes," said
Ride, eat, sleep, repeat!
With the wide range of motorcycles now available in the local market, choosing the right bike for your riding preference and style can drive you insane. Perhaps asking yourself this question will help: Do you crave for speed or do you prefer
The Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled's nemesis
Meet BMW Motorrad Philippines' newest member of the Heritage line of motorcycles, the R nineT Urban GS. BMW Philippines president Maricar Parco unveiled this classic enduro bike, which first saw action as the R 80 GS during the '80s, at the BMW
It's more than just an adventure bike
Platform sharing is one of the best engineering strategies that vehicle manufacturers employ these days. Using only a single chassis and one engine design principle, a carmaker builds three or more models, with each one sporting a different styling, character and purpose.
Are you guilty of any of these?
Riding a motorcycle is one of the most rewarding and fun means of getting around our congested streets. Whether as a hobby or out of necessity, the increasing number of bikes on our roads also means that there are more and more
Don’t be impulsive when choosing
Okay, you succumb to love at first sight. You are mesmerized, awed and magnetized by your dream motorbike, which you purchased in cash and is now waiting for a ride home. You promise to stick to it, for better or for worse.
For safety's sake
Starting this Friday, May 19, small children will no longer be allowed to ride as passengers on motorcycles, as authorities will begin fully implementing Republic Act 10666, otherwise known as the Children's Safety on Motorcycles Act of 2015.Under its Implementing
Lives up to his promise
Who ever said promises were made to be broken?For many politicians, this infamous phrase applies very well. But for Movistar Yamaha team rider Valentino Rossi, promises are as sacred as his passion for motorcycle racing.So, at the Argentine motorcycle Grand
‘We’re not just selling motorbikes’
For local motorcycle manufacturers, breaching the one million unit sales mark in 2016 is good news. But non-riders think otherwise. Instead of raking praises for posting a 34% growth rate in sales, there were some bashers in social media who do
Lady rider talks about her learning experience
I've been riding with my husband, Pat Mamon, since early 2015. And when I started riding on my own motorbike some two months ago, I've often been asked by friends and fellow riders the same question again and again: How
34% growth rate is the biggest in Southeast Asia
Officials of the Motorcycle Development Program Participants Association (MDPPA) have more reasons to smile nowadays. The group just released the sales performance of its members for 2016, and it reached 1,140,338 units, or an astounding 34% growth compared to 2015.
Want to know his formula to long life?
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.They say that when you reach the age of 60, you're considered lucky. When you reach 70, it's a bonus. And when
400km with a scooter
For the past few years, I've been seeing social media posts and reading about Sagada. I was so fascinated and intrigued by the stories and would always mentally bookmark it as one of the top items on my travel list. Unfortunately,
Strengthening family bonds on two wheels
What can be more taxing and rigorous than a motorcycle ride on the 4,000km Philippine loop from Surigao to Aparri and then back to Mindanao? Well, taking two passengers along as back riders. And that's exactly what Resty Sambilad did:
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