Modenas MR1 100cc Unveiled – The Bike for The Rakyat (People) RM2,948

Modenas MR1

I’m guessing the acronym MR1 refers to ‘Motosikal Rakyat 1’ that literally means ‘the bike for the people’. It is indeed. The price is superbly affordable for a Modenas bike at RM2,948 which is the average money we need to put down for a down payment for a new bike. You’ll have no problem to get a new ride for your first job after you graduated from university. Then, you might be thinking, what about the reliability? Modenas has extended the durability test from 200 hours to 300 hours for 20,000km. That’s a good number for this cheap bike. Here in Malaysia, we use to have problem with cheap likes the one with the brand from China. So, this cheap bike coming from Modenas Malaysia is a good timing.  Continue reading “Modenas MR1 100cc Unveiled – The Bike for The Rakyat (People) RM2,948”

SP Takegawa Twin Cam Desmodromic 4-Valve Head for Honda Monkey, Gorilla, CRF50F, XR50R, CRF70F and XR70R

SP Takegawa Twin Cam Desmodromic 4-Valve Head

It seems that this kit is the world’s smallest twin cam desmodromic engine ever made. This kit can be fitted to Honda small cub bikes. Looks like this one can be fitted to Honda C70 here in Malaysia since the engine looks like the Honda CRF70F (picture below).   Continue reading “SP Takegawa Twin Cam Desmodromic 4-Valve Head for Honda Monkey, Gorilla, CRF50F, XR50R, CRF70F and XR70R”

Yamaha RX-S by Richard from Bermuda

Yamaha RX-S by Richard from Bermuda

Bermuda is a country where it is no longer legal to have 2-stroke bike to be registered. So, what’s left for the Bermudian is the old 2-stroker such as RX-S. RX-S in known as the predecessor of Yamaha RX-Z 135, which has become very popular in Malaysia. This bike has become a rare item there and anyone who owns them are just lucky person. This one in the picture belongs to Richard. He has maintained it well with few modifications such as the aftermarket exhaust pipe. It may look rusty, but check out the pictures after the jump of new and shiny chrome YYPang exhaust pipe that he will get it fitted.

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2011 Honda EX5 Gold: Loved by Malaysia

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2011 Honda EX5 in Gold colour

 

The most popular cub bikes in Malaysia just got a new colour; Gold. It has been sold 1.5 million and still going strong on sales up to this day. EX5 are known for its fuel efficiency, durability and very low maintainance cost. It is a good bike for you to try to learn about DIY repair since it has easy acces to engine parts, but proceed with care. The design are evergreen, simple and functional.
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