HJC CL-ST II full face helmet – branded but affordable at RM380

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HJC CL-ST II could be one of the most affordable full face helmet that you can get for RM380. There few more brands that are more affordable like the LS2 and KYT, but HJC is known for their sponsorship for Lorenzo in MotoGP. Quality coming from HJC is always high but maybe a little heavier than the top of the range model.

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Spyshot: Yamaha Exciter 150 FI in Vietnam

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A spyshot of the elusive Yamaha Exciter 150 FI has been snapped on Vietnam. Based from tmcblog, this spyshot tallies with the spyshot from Indonesia for the upcoming Yamaha Jupiter MX King 150 FI.
In Malaysia, Exciter or Jupiter MX is named as 135LC and there has been rumors about this bike is going to be fuel-injected and equipped with bigger engine. From the picture, we can still see the Exciter 150 FI follows the moped style design which can fit the box on the centre. This is good considering practicality is also being taken care when Asians choosing a bike.  Continue reading “Spyshot: Yamaha Exciter 150 FI in Vietnam”

2015 Kawasaki Ninja 250 Special Edition – fresh livery and upgraded assist slipper clutch for more fun – JPY620,460

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Kawasaki Japan has prepared this beautiful livery for 2015 for the popular Kawasaki Ninja 250 with this Special Edition series. Even after the introduction of the 1-cylinder 250SL, Kawasaki are still focusing their effort on this higher performance Ninja 250 2-cylinder machine. There the colour that has given fresh livery that is the blue/black, grey/black and white/lime green. The one in colour blue is not the common colour you can see coming from the Kawis, but now it has come and it has come with a great design. There is also wheel lining in the matching blue colour to add the overall one of the 2015 Kawasaki Ninja 250 Special Edition.  Continue reading “2015 Kawasaki Ninja 250 Special Edition – fresh livery and upgraded assist slipper clutch for more fun – JPY620,460”

KTM RC390 and RC200 coming to Malaysia this October 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

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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

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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.  Continue reading “Kawasaki Versys Strada modified accessories – more parts for more touring ability”

Games: Highway Rider for Android – entertaining motorcycle game

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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.  Continue reading “Games: Highway Rider for Android – entertaining motorcycle game”

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

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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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Specs Comparison: 2014 Kawasaki Z250SL vs 2013 Kawasaki Z250

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2014 Kawasaki Z250SL 1-cylinder

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2014 Kawasaki Z250 2-cylinder

A technical specs comparison of the 2014 Kawasaki Z250SL 1-cylinder and 2013 Kawasaki Z250 2-cylinder. Both are good bikes with different characteristic. Check out the comparison below.

Model / Comparison 2014 Kawasaki Z250SL
2013 Kawasaki Z250
Bore x stroke 72.0 x 61.2 mm 62.0 mm x 41.2 mm
Displacement 249 cm³ 249 cm³
Engine Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke 1 Cyl DOHC Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke 2 Cyl DOHC
CDI Keihin, Transistorized Ignition Digital
Power (kW) 20.6kW (28hp)(9,700rpm) 23.5 kW (32HP) / 11,000 rpm

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