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KTM RC390 and RC200 coming to Malaysia this October 2014

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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Just a little bit late than rumored earlier for the launch in Q2 2014, now we are getting closer to see the arrival of the Race Competition series from KTM in October.
As featured in Harian Metro today, Eurotech is predicting to sell about 5,000 units of the bike soon. Based on this number, I can guess that KTM has already studied their competitors and the market in Malaysia and the 5,000 units can mean that this bike going to be competitively priced along with the supersports style Honda CBR250R and Kawasaki Ninja 250SL.
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2014 Yamaha 135LC Extreme Spirit 5-speed livery – now in orange

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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If I’m not mistaken, this is the third livery update for the Yamaha 135LC ES 5-speed in Malaysia. It was first introduced in 2011 with 2 colours that is the black/red and white/blue livery. After that, it is being updated with grey/black livery which got mixed reception about the colour that looks not quite special.
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Kawasaki Versys Strada modified accessories – more parts for more touring ability

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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A sample modified by Jason Yang in Malaysia, named Versys Strada. Accessories includes beak fairing, side LED spotlight and switches. All for RM1k including postage. Also seen there is the Acerbis handguard with LED to protect your hand on cold situation and giving more visibility.  (more…)

Games: Highway Rider for Android – entertaining motorcycle game

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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Searching for a good free game about motorcycle on Android is not an easy task. Some game are very simple but not taking the physics correct so that it feels very cartoon. Until I stumble into this game, Highway Rider. It features a motorcycle street challenge with a great physics up to a point you cannot even hit the cones on the road. You hit it, you’ll crash. And when you crash, the game will tell you what injuries you get and how much the medical cost.  (more…)

Specs Comparison: 2014 Kawasaki Z250SL vs 2014 KTM 200 Duke Non ABS

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

2014 Kawasaki Z250SL

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KTM-DUke-200

2014 KTM 200 Duke Non ABS

Model / Comparison 2014 Kawasaki Z250SL
2014 KTM 200 Duke Non ABS
Bore x stroke 72.0 x 61.2 mm 72 mm x 49 mm
Displacement 249 cm³ 199.5 cm³
Engine Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke 1 Cyl DOHC Single-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, liquid-cooled
CDI Keihin, Transistorized Ignition Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment (BOSCH EMS)
Power (kW) 20.6kW (28hp)(9,700rpm) 19 kW (25HP) /10,000 rpm

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