Articles about Naked Bikes

Is the offer worth it?
The 2020 BMW F900 R immediately got a rousing response when it was launched in the local market last month. The naked category, under which fall multifaceted machines that are equally capable on countryside roads and urban jungles, is a hotly contested
Meet the Yamaha MT-09’s nemesis
The middleweight class is probably the most fiercely contested segment in the motorcycle market. Recognized as multifaceted bikes that can perform different tasks, these two-wheelers need to have a well-rounded personality to become a hit.To creat the perfect middleweight,
Here’s a worthy option for eager buyers
After a delay of almost two months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the much-awaited local launch of the 2020 BMW F900 R finally pushed through over the weekend via a virtual presentation by BMW Motorrad Philippines.During the online event,
An engine specialist and a riding coach in one
Traditionally, a rider had to leave his motorcycle at a tuning shop for days just to have things like the suspension, throttle response, and even the engine timing adjusted. As motorcycle technologies became more advanced, riders could retune their stallions by pushing
Meet ‘The Beast 3.0’
KTM recently released a video showing the new 1290 Super Duke R being tested by a group of journalists at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve circuit in Portugal three months ago. Motorcycle media normally have a set routine during track days: Full-
Ready to compete against the Yamaha MT-09
Are you a fan of BMW bikes and kapeng barako? If you're lucky, you might find yourself enjoying the popular Batangas brew while staring at the 2020 BMW F900 R during the model's launch this month. BMW Motorrad Philippines has
The lesson here: Learn to trust the motorbike
To try or not to try: This was my dilemma when Harley-Davidson announced that media participants of the Triple S riding event in Andalusia, Spain, would be given a chance to experience a hill climb on a fleet of specially modified
Its competitive pricing has widened the target market of the H2 lineup
Are you itching to have a street-legal high-performance bike? This could be what you're waiting for: Wheeltek has announced that it is now accepting orders for the 2020 Kawasaki Z H2.Moto Sapiens has received confirmation of this naked
It has to be perfect
Behold a new, special edition of the Ariel Ace. Yes, Ace. It's a two-wheeled Atom in ethos and this new Iron Horse edition has arrived to make it notably shinier.That's all thanks to its CNC-machined aluminum frame.
Your thoughts on its Joker-inspired face?
After more than a year of endless development and testing, Ducati has finally rolled out its 2020 Streetfighter V4 during a well-attended world premiere in Rimini, Italy, on October 23, 2019.Still gorgeously wrapped in the Ducati signature deep red skin,
This supercharged naked bike stole the limelight at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show
Let's make this clear: The Tokyo Motor Show is not all about cars. Motorcycle manufacturers are out in full force, too.On opening day of the event's 2019 staging, it's quite obvious that most brands are giving more attention
When do we see junior MT in the metal here in PH?
Yamaha Motor Company Limited has unveiled the 2020 MT-03, which will likely stir up the middleweight motorcycle segment globally. Now armed with significant upgrades, this junior MT is the fourth in Yamaha's 'Master of Torque' lineup that includes the MT-
The brand is ready to compete in other segments
Good news for Harley-Davidson fans in the Cavite area: Wheeltek, one of the country's largest multi-brand motorcycle dealership companies, has bagged a dealership contract with Harley-Davidson and is slated to open its showroom located on Emilio Aguinaldo Highway
A beginner-friendly bike you’ll want to hold on to for years to come
It's been seven years since KTM introduced the 200 Duke to the Philippines, and the little rabble-rouser has been giving Japanese bikes in the same class a run for their money ever since. It's an entry-level European bike
Just one of the unforgiving racing machines in KTM’s RC series
The term 'crotch rocket' has been synonymous with sport bikes for good reason: They're incredibly fast and powerful, and just about as uncomfortable and challenging as riding an actual rocket would be. But that hasn't stopped droves of riders from
Is there anything more therapeutic than this?
There's something about night rides that's so therapeutic. Whether it's the reduced traffic on the road, the refreshing night air, or the sheer cool factor of roaring down the streets on your motorcycle while the city sleeps, the concept
This gorgeous yet compact naked pleasantly combines rideability and sportiness
A brief look at recent motorcycle launches might have you convinced that the Philippine market is clamoring for cruisers, cafe racers, and premium sports bikes. If those motorcycles are the new trend, is the naked bike out? Hardly.Naked street bikes are
“It is not just a learner’s bike. It is a bike for the Ducatisti”
Un monstruo! Dos monstruos! Tres monstruos!Who can forget Count von Count, the vampire-styled puppet of Sesame Street, counting in Español in one of the old episodes of this world-famous kids' show? Without fail, always adding spice to the
First units will be locally available soon after the global launch in June
Moto Sapiens first broke the news in October 2018 that the new Indian FTR 1200 would be arriving in the Philippines in the next five months. Back then, Jake Jung, international sales manager of Indian Motorcycle Company, had already sensed the massive
“This ‘baby’ of the range is far from being an entry-level ride”
My first encounter with Ducati's 'littlest' Monster was around a year ago at the Ducati Riding Experience, where me and a bunch of other newbies learned the basics of bike control and defensive riding. It was a bit shocking at first
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