2014 Honda NM4 Vultus now available in Singapore – Japan futuristic-style machine

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We just read about this 750cc jet fighter futuristic style bike unveiled in 30th Osaka Motorcycle Show 2014 in Japan in March but now the bike are already available in our neighbour shore, Singapore, as posted by Speedway Motor Singapore.

The NM4 Vultus specs is advanced too as it includes 6-speed hydraulic dual clutch transmission. Practicality also has been taken into consideration as there are two storage compartment on the left and right front fairing.  Continue reading “2014 Honda NM4 Vultus now available in Singapore – Japan futuristic-style machine”

2014 Michelin City Pro motorcycle tyre launched in Malaysia – tube type tyre that is 20% more resistant to puncture

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Verati Sdn Bhd, the distributor of Michelin motorcycle tyre in Malaysia introduces the Michelin City Pro, a tube type tyre that is 20% more resistant to puncture. Last year, Michelin has introduced the Pilot Street and Pilot Street Radial which is a tubeless type tyre for the premium sporty under 250 rider who wants the best tyre in dry and wet condition.
Here are 10 interesting features and info about the Michelin City Pro: 
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Round 6: Italian MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice: Masterful Marquez marches to pole position at Mugello

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Marc Marquez’s mission to dominate every MotoGP™ qualifying session continued unabated at Mugello today, as the Repsol Honda rider lapped the Italian circuit in a time of 1’47.270 to claim the top spot on the grid for tomorrow’s Italian Grand Prix.
Marquez set the day’s quickest time during his first time attack in Qualifying Practice Two, using the combination of the medium compound slicks front and rear. To the delight of the Italian fans, Pramac Racing’s Andrea Iannone was second in QP2 with a best lap time of 1’47.450, while Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo qualified in third place with a time of 1’47.521. Today’s QP2 session at Mugello was perhaps the most fiercely contested so far this season, with only half a second separating the top ten riders as the chequered flag was waved.

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GPS Tracker to track your motorcycle for extra security – RM259

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A small box that serves as a GPS Tracker that can be fitted stealthily to your motorcycle. This GPS Tracker can help you to locate your bike in the event of theft. Not just that, you can also monitor where is your bike is being taken if you were to borrow it to your friend, your kids, your brother etc. There is a SIM card slot in the box and also battery so that this GPS Tracker is actually self-powered and self-tracking (means that it doesn’t not need to connect to specific server). It can uses GSM and GPS system for its tracking.  
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2014 Ducati Monster 821 announced – mid-size 112hp water-cooled 821cc Testastretta 11° power

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Ducati announces the brand new Monster 821, a mid-size entry for the third generation of the iconic naked model and the latest chapter in the Bologna-built motorcycle’s famous story. Underlining Ducati’s strong association to the Bologna region, the company has chosen to release the first images of the new model portrayed in typical Bolognese ambience. Following the successful unveiling of the new generation Monster 1200 at the Milan International Motorcycle show in November, Ducati now introduces the Monster 821, a mid-size version of the exciting new model and the latest entry to the world of Monster.  Continue reading “2014 Ducati Monster 821 announced – mid-size 112hp water-cooled 821cc Testastretta 11° power”

2014 Honda XR150L – offroad agricultural essential bike -AUD3,299

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In Australia, Honda line up this XR150L as the essential bike for any farm. The purpose of this bike is to make agricultural job easy but this bike makes it look stylish too. The squarish headlight looks aggressive and the high ground clearance makes it suit for the motard style. Continue reading “2014 Honda XR150L – offroad agricultural essential bike -AUD3,299”

2014 BMW “Concept Roadster” – BMW Roadster Revolution for the world to take notice

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The aspirations of BMW Motorrad with regard to future generations of boxer-powered roadsters take concrete, emotionally charged shape at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2014 in the form of the BMW Concept Roadster. Last year BMW Motorrad presented the BMW Concept Ninety here – a modern interpretation of a classic BMW motorcycle with boxer engine that demonstrated just how emotional a retrospective on 90 years of BMW Motorrad can be. “By contrast, the contemporary emotional appeal of the BMW Concept Roadster shows that, as far as BMW is concerned, motorcycling is much more than just perfect function,” explains Edgar Heinrich, Head of BMW Motorrad Design.

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Classic values interpreted in modern style.
The BMW Concept Roadster is a typical BMW roadster with a powerful 2-cylinder boxer engine, single-sided swing arm with cardan drive and a light tubular space frame. It interprets these classic elements in the most state-of-the-art, dynamic form. “The BMW Concept Roadster is exciting to look and at least as exciting to ride,” says Ola Stenegard, Head of Vehicle Design BMW Motorrad, of the BMW Concept Roadster.  Continue reading “2014 BMW “Concept Roadster” – BMW Roadster Revolution for the world to take notice”

Specs Comparison: 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 250SL vs 2013 Kawasaki Ninja 250

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A technical specs comparison of the 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 250SL 1-cylinder and 2013 Kawasaki Ninja 250 2-cylinder. Both are good bikes with different characteristic. Check out the comparison below.

Model / Comparison 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 250SL
2013 Kawasaki Ninja 250
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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2014 Kawasaki Ninja 250SL unveiled in Malaysia – RM17,689.00 (basic)

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Finally the awaited Kawasaki Ninja 250SL has breaks cover in Sepang for its launch. Ninja 250SL comes with 250cc single-cylinder DOHC 4-valve engine. SL refers to the acronym of Super Light that is seemingly correct since the curb mass is 151kg. This is 17kg lighter than the Ninja 250 2-cylinder.
Power extracted by Ninja 250SL is 28hp at 9,700RPM and torque at 22.6Nm at 8,200RPM.
Only yellow and lime green colour are available for now.
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The body comes with slim compact trellis-like chassis frame (but the official specs says this is Diamond type) for strength and sportier handling of the bike but able to keep it low cost for the masses. Also seen there is the same wheel design which is used for the Ninja 250 2-cylinder that shows 10-spoke Y-shape wheel.  Continue reading “2014 Kawasaki Ninja 250SL unveiled in Malaysia – RM17,689.00 (basic)”