Articles about Retro Bikes

Unveiled during the launch of the newest Kawasaki showroom at Wheeltek Laguna
4) It won’t cook your crotch in traffic
If you've read my review of the Yamaha XSR700, you've probably noticed just how far I've fallen in love with this timelessly styled sport naked bike. Yamaha must've noticed as well, as the company recently invited me on
We zero in on this dreaded disease
We ride our motorbikes for a variety of reasons, mostly personal ones. The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride (DGR) is an annual worldwide event that aims to raise awareness, and funds, for men's health, particularly those afflicted with prostate cancer.
Sword-like fascia, muscular lines complete the street warrior look
Suzuki kept their legendary sport bike heritage alive last September 28, 2019, at the Moto Heritage Weekend by resurrecting one of their most iconic bikes: the Katana.This latest Suzuki Katana model first made waves during its unveiling at the 2018 International
It boasts three riding modes, plus adjustable front and rear suspension
A few months after Access Plus Philippines announced the arrival of the Indian FTR 1200 base variant during a grand motorcycle show held the Philippines, it was rolling out the red carpet for the better-equipped and more menacing FTR 1200 S
A bike that perfectly embodies Yamaha’s ‘Faster Sons’ philosophy
If you've been riding motorcycles for a while, chances are you've inherited the passion for two-wheeled machines from an older relative. Maybe your dad taught you to ride and work on motorcycles since you were old enough to hold
A tollway-legal city slicker priced at P238,000
It seems that these days, 'old' is in again. Think film photography, fanny packs, and bell-bottom pants. Another thing making a comeback? The café racer, which, as its name implies, is a motorcycle built or customized with the sole purpose of
Read on if you’re itching for a cruiser with a bad-boy image
What makes a cruiser?People normally think of it as a big, heavy bike with a loud, thundering V-twin engine and shiny chrome bits, and also associate it with the reckless, edgy lifestyle that comes with owning such a machine. American
It’s truly an awesome spectacle for motorcycle enthusiasts
Every time we get an invite for the Tokyo Motorcycle Show (TMS) held annually at Tokyo Big Sight in Koto District, it leads to heartaches.Scheduled either on the second or third week of March, the Japanese event often coincides with the
It’s sure to turn heads and capture hearts wherever it goes
When it comes to big bike trends, Honda is never far behind. We already witnessed the launch of the latest additions to Honda Philippines' 'heavyweight' lineup. These were the Gold Wing DCT, and the Neo Sports Café edition of the CB1000R and
The event marks the Japanese brand’s big-bike offensive for 2019
Honda Philippines has officially unveiled the mighty 2019 Gold Wing touring motorcycle along with two other hot roadsters, the CB1000R and the CB650R. The launch of these models makes the local big-bike segment more exciting than ever.Just a month ago,
Ramon Ang had the adventure bike airlifted to make it to the launch
It all seemed innocuous enough when BMW Philippines, through its new distributor, San Miguel Corporation Asia Car Distributors (SMCACD), invited riders to a breakfast ride on Sunday, December 9. All brands were welcome; it would be a quick trip to Pampanga. Little
Prepare to empty your wallet
How much aspirin have you taken for your Christmas-shopping-induced headache? If you have friends who happen to be retro-bike riders, Moto Sapiens will lessen your agony by sharing this list of awesome motorcycle apparel and safety gear that will
These upgrades cost a fortune
Have you seen the jaw-dropping chase scene of Ethan Hunt (played by Tom Cruise) evading a pack of police cars on board a BMW R nineT Scrambler in the hit movie Mission: Impossible--Fallout?If you find Hunt and his bike
Millennials, does this brand ring a bell?
It took nine months of 'courting' by Lambretta before Ropali finally gave its 'sweet yes.' Michael Fulton, Lambretta international sales manager, came to the Philippines for the signing of a partnership agreement between the iconic Italian scooter brand and Ropali.This will
Nostalgia on two wheels
In the 80's, adventure bikes as we know them weren't a thing. Sure, there were the older Scramblers that came out from the likes of Ducati. But for the most part, you either had to choose between going with a
A special retro bike
It only takes two seconds for one to realize that the R nineT Racer is a special bike. BMW Motorrad has had some of the most iconic and legendary motorcycle designs throughout its existence, but it was only in the 21st century
Yamaha's XSR900 finally meets its match
The introduction of the modern retro-styled motorbikes has proven to be a successful venture for local motorcycle companies. Endowed with timeless styling yet equipped with advanced safety features, these retro bikes attract not only those at the prime of their riding
Old school done right
Here at Top Gear Philippines, we've always had a soft spot for retro designs. This passion isn't just limited to four wheels either, as our appreciation for old school aesthetics extends well into the realm of motorcycles as well.Take
Street food, scorching heat fire up bromance
Bow tie or neck tie?Choosing between these two clothing accessories took more time from rider-participants of the 2017 Distinguished Gentleman's Ride (DGR) Philippine edition than prepping up their ride for this grand annual parade of two wheelers. The DGR
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
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