Articles about Motorcycle Riders

It’s tough to make a living this way
Riding a motorcycle is, by anyone's definition, a ride on the wild side. It does not matter much where you ride geographically. Climates may differ as may road conditions and traffic density, but there are constants. It's dirty and dangerous,
Not a good look
The number of motorcycles on Philippine streets has increased substantially over the past few years. But do the riders operating them have the traffic know-how to keep themselves-as well as other motorists-safe?If we're going to go by
See for yourself why ‘Vayawak’ became a big hit in Japan
Guys, meet the 'Vayawak.' It's a 1,200cc cruiser created from vintage Harley-Davidson Duo-Glide 'Shovelhead' and 'Panhead' engines from the '50s and '60s, and hand-built by three talented motorcycle fanatics as an entry to the 27th annual Yokohama
They could soon make up 25% of riders
Are you of the archaic point of view that the art of riding is only for big, burly, testosterone-filled males? Well, you might want to jump that ship as soon as possible, because it's becoming increasingly obvious that you'
Definitely on our wishlist
It looks like we have a couple of new toys to add to this year's Christmas wishlist.Honda's having quite a showing at this year's EICMA Motorcycle Show in Milan, Italy, with a handful of jaw-dropping launches and
Bayanihan spirit prevails in every Pinoy’s heart
It's neither legal nor illegal. This is how the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) treats the practice of motorcycle riders voluntarily escorting emergency vehicles, particularly ambulance vehicles that have to squeeze through traffic."Riders escorting ambulance units is not new to
A true fun and fearless female
Born and raised in the United States, 29-year-old Mizziel Serra has visited the Philippines thrice. Every time she's here, she finds herself in the company of Pinoys who are just as crazy about motorcycles as she is.Both her
We even used 'Mounties'-style uniforms and BMWs
The Philippines was turned over to the United States after Spain signed the 1898 Treaty of Paris agreement in France. As a military government was formed, the Philippine-American War started in 1899. It ended soon after General Aguinaldo was captured in
Like steroids on wheels
Looking up the GSX-S1000 ABS online, I couldn't for the life of me find its exact horsepower and torque ratings on the websites of Suzuki Philippines or Wheeltek, the dealership that lent us this particular unit. I even re-checked
Designed for bikers
The mobile revolution has changed the way we motorcyclists navigate on our bikes. Over the years, we have evolved from having to carry around paper maps and knowing how to use them, to spending for pricey dedicated GPS units and mounted smartphones.
"It depends"
Let me know if you can relate with the following scenario: You and your family decide to take a quick weekend trip to the mall, so you gather your little ones and hop in your car to make your way to the
A good template for any club
This weekend, all roads lead to Legazpi City in Albay, where thousands of big bike riders are expected to converge at a grand eyeball-the 24th National Federation of Motorcycle Clubs of the Philippines (NFMCP) convention.Starting April 18, large rider groups
Non-compliant motorcycle companies face penalty
A road safety practice that's only voluntary among motorcycle riders may soon become mandatory.The House Committee on Transportation led by Catanduanes Rep. Cesar Sarmiento has approved House Bill 1318 that will make headlights turned on mandatory for all motorcycles on
Here are her 10 winning tips
Elizabeth 'Liz' Perez patiently waited for six years to prove herself.You see, Liz likes to join motorcycle fuel economy events. This is the kind of event that requires the rider to maximize every drop of gasoline and also determines his or
Amazing Ride Challenge will lead 500 riders to tourist spots
Do you already have plans this Holy Week break? If you have nowhere else to go during the long vacation, try the Partakan Festival organized by Ropali Classics and Motorcycles to enjoy parties and fun activities on the pristine beaches of Pozo
A rider and his Kawasaki Vulcan 500
It all started rather innocently. I saw a Kawasaki Vulcan 500 one ordinary day in the summer of 2005. She was standing rather forlornly on a side street near Cubao, Quezon City. I was definitely not on the lookout, and I think
Where originality borders on eccentricity
Filipinos are fond of making their vehicles unique and personalized. You'll see all sorts of modifications on jeepneys and cars not only in Metro Manila, but elsewhere in the country. Some are dressed with vibrant stickers, standout paint jobs, and crazy
Beer, sausages, and motorcycle parts
For three straight days, the rumbling of big motorcycle engines and the smell of gasoline and tire burn filled the air of the scenic town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Germany, for the much-awaited 2017 BMW Motorrad Days that kicked off last
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