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HJC Coin Box – show your motor style on your desk

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

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The image above is not actual helmet but a replica made for coin box. This could be a great item to add on your desk and at the same time instill the habit of saving money. Priced is around RM50-60, much cheaper than actual HJC RPHA-10 full-face helmet.

Check it out here: https://www.facebook.com/agmotorsb?fref=photo

HLYM 16th Yamaha Balik Kampung Road Safety Campaign 2014

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

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Hong Leong Yamaha Motor Sdn. Bhd (HLYM) launched its 16th Yamaha Balik Kampung Road Safety Campaign 2014. Jointly organised by HLYM and the Malaysia Motorcycle & Scooter Dealers Association (MMSDA), the road safety campaign themed “Brek Cermat, Balik Selamat”, echoed the magnitude of understanding the motorcycle’s brake function, condition and limitations. It also highlighted how vital it is to take a break when on a long journey back to the kampung during the festive season of Hari Raya.  (more…)

2014 Ronax 500 – 2-stroke machine racebike that ready for the road – EUR100k (MYR433,120) only 46 units

Monday, July 7th, 2014

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Ronax from Germany has relived the glory of 2-stroke 500cc machine in 2014 with this Ronax 500 beauty. Made only to 46 units, this 80 degree V4 2-stroke counter-rotating crankshaft engine can push out 160hp at 11,500RPM to its 6-speed gearbox. The bore and stroke are measured at 54 x 54.5cm that is almost squarish that makes it able to be balance in terms of torque and horsepower. Electronics are also added with two mappings for sport and rain.

This bike really brings back the memories of 2-stroke era in 1970s and all the way to 2000s where there are so many fast 2-stroke roaming anywhere in the world including in Malaysia with the presence of Yamaha TZM 150, Honda NSR150RR/SP, Kawasaki K1, Kawasaki RR, Suzuki Panther, Suzuki Gamma and RG Sports.

This Ronax 500 doesn’t cheap though. It is priced at EUR100,000 or directly converted to RM433,120. Check out the specs and more pictures after the jump:  (more…)

2014 Yamaha MT-09 now available in shops in Malaysia – RM54k basic

Friday, July 4th, 2014

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It has now arrived in shops and you can go there to get a closer look of the dark side of Japan, the Yamaha MT-09. I personally liked the pilot light on the side of the headlight that’s different that other pilot light style that we have seen in other bikes. The overall design of the bike is aggressive and makes sure that it will get noticed when it is on the road.   (more…)

Yamaha and Valentino Rossi Set to Continue with Two-Year Contract Extension

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

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Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd is delighted to announce that it has signed a new two-year agreement with Valentino Rossi. The nine-time world champion will continue to race with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP for the 2015 and 2016 MotoGP World Championship seasons.

The announcement comes midway through an excellent season for the MotoGP veteran. Rossi currently sits in second in the standings having taken four second place finishes and a total of five podiums from eight races so far this year.

Lin Jarvis – Managing Director, Yamaha Motor Racing

“I am very happy that we have concluded the agreement with Valentino for 2015 and 2016. Since his return to Yamaha in 2013 it’s been a very positive experience for everybody involved. After two difficult years ‘away from home’ Valentino returned last year, not only to us but also to his beloved YZR-M1. Fans of racing across the world were happy to see him rediscover his competitive performance and witness him take pleasure in riding and having fun again on two wheels. The “fun factor” is crucial to Valentino to get results – in fact when he first joined us in 2004 one of the most important motivations for his move to Yamaha was his desire to create an environment where he could enjoy racing. His enjoyment is obvious to all who meet him at the MotoGP events or who see him race on TV and is reflected in his excellent race results this year where he is currently in second position in the World Championship. We look forward to the next two and a half years together and it is our intention that Valentino will remain with Yamaha until the end of his sporting career and beyond.”
Valentino Rossi

“I am very happy to announce that I have signed a new contract with Yamaha to continue together in MotoGP for the next two years. I am very proud of this announcement. It’s very important to me because I really enjoy working with my crew and all the guys from the team, both the Japanese and European members that have been with me almost my entire career. It’s great because this was my target; I wanted to continue, I am feeling good and I’m motivated to keep giving my best. I am very happy that I can keep riding my YZR-M1, that has been my love for so many years and will still be my love this year and the following two seasons. A big ‘Thank You’ to everybody, I will try to keep giving the maximum to arrive in front and make good races. Enjoy!”