PATA Honda’s 2015 WSBK Riders Presented In Italy – Guintoli and van der Mark

January 28th, 2015 12:38 pm by

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The Pata Honda line-up for the 2015 World Superbike championship was officially unveiled at Verona in Italy today when Sylvain Guintoli and Michael van der Mark were presented to a large and enthusiastic crowd of Italian fans and media.

The two riders – both world champions in 2014 – have already tested their 2015-specification Pata Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP race machines this year at Portimao, Portugal and, earlier this week, at Aragon in Spain.

In spite of less-than-favourable weather conditions, both riders declared themselves happy with the development of the CBR, on which their Netherlands-based team has worked hard to meet revised technical regulations for the 2015 WSBK season.  Read the rest of this entry »

2015 Honda Vario 150 FI launched in Indonesia – ride the perfection

January 26th, 2015 12:31 pm by

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A new variant of Honda Vario has make its way to Indonesia with bigger capacity engine at 150cc, hence the name Vario 150. It is equipped with eSP engine that refers to ‘enchanced Smart Power’. A bigger capacity engine for an automatic bike like this is a welcomed addition as we as the riders likes to have more choices for our bikes. We also like to have more power since they enables us to ride longer distance without stressing the engine.

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The top speed of the 2015 Honda Vario 150 FI as tested using the performance metric measured at 102 km/h which is already good for an automatic bike like this. Read the rest of this entry »

Spyshot: Is this Yamaha 150LC spotted testing in Malaysia?

January 19th, 2015 10:31 am by

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There are 3 images that shows the alleged Yamaha 150LC (or Exciter FI 150 in Vietnam) spotted on few tests on the roads in Malaysia.
We can see the Malaysian roadtax on the car that takes the picture of the bike.
The image is not clear, but I can see the exhaust pipe is really looking the same like the Exciter FI 150 that recently launched in Vietnam. Check out 2 more pictures after the jump and decide it yourself whether this is Yamaha 150LC or not.  Read the rest of this entry »

FSR Technology TuneBoss for 2013 Yamaha FZ150i – advanced standalone wireless ECU from Malaysia – RM430

January 16th, 2015 8:48 am by

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TuneBoss is an advanced standalone Engine Control Unit (ECU) designed by FSR Technology Sdn Bhd. As most already know, the ECU is the brain of the bike. It controls all critical parameters such as the ignition timing, air-to-fuel mixture (AFR) ratio based on inputs and sensors such as the Throttle Position Sensor and Manifold Sensor.

FSR Technology was founded in 2011 by 2 computer engineers, Farhan and Suffian. The R stands for Research or Racing. These homegrown electronics wizards from Malaysia designed the entire ECU from scratch, from the hardware, the firmware right up to the software. The capabilities of this TuneBoss ECU are going to make tuners and performance enthusiasts very happy.

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Most tunable aftermarket ECUs, require a computer connection to be tuned. This usually involves cables (like OBD from cars). FSR Technology is taking things to the next level by having Bluetooth wireless connectivity standard on all their TuneBoss ECUs. This means you can tune it whenever you like by connecting it to your smartphone via Bluetooth without ever dealing with messy cables. Read the rest of this entry »

Official Studio Pictures of 2015 Yamaha Exciter FI 150 in Vietnam – tech specs and brochure included

January 13th, 2015 10:02 pm by

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Official gallery of the recently launched 2015 Yamaha Exciter FI 150 in Vietnam has surfaced on the Internet and we are now able to see the clearer pictures of the bike and also checks out the technical specs to see what has been improved from the previous generation Yamaha T135 / 135LC.  Read the rest of this entry »