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Signs Your Drive Chain is Kaput

We fully understand the function of the drive chain. It is what transmits the engine’s power to the rear wheel. No chain, no go.
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Torque and Horsepower – What do they Really Mean?

We are very used to looking out for the word “power” or more specifically, “horsepower” when we talk about motorcycles (or any motorized vehicle). Some of us pay attention to “torque” also.
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Model Yamaha YZF-R9 akan Datang Kelak?

Mungkinkah pembuat motosikal Yamaha akan menghasilkan model Yamaha YZF-R9 kelak?
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What is a Dyno and How does it Work?

What is a Dyno and How does it Work?
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MODENAS is Now the Official Kawasaki Distributor in Malaysia

MODENAS is Now the Official Kawasaki Distributor in Malaysia
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 12 Tips to Stop Numb Hands

The hands and arms are exposed to much strong forces whenever we ride – on the road and especially off-road.
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 Yamaha Tuareg 660 Revealed

The Aprilia Tuareg 660 is probably the manufacturer’s worst kept secret, as the plans to build it has been rumoured since EICMA 2019.
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BMW M 1000 RR Telah tiba di Malaysia

Model BMW S 1000 RR sangat popular dan mungkin merupakan motosikal supersport yang teramai di Malaysia. Kita boleh menjumpainya hampir di mana-mana sahaja tempat rider berkumpul seperti di BHP Gombak, Gohtong Jaya, Bukit Tinggi, Simpang Pulai, Lemang To’ki, juga di “trackday” di atas litar.
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 BMW R 1250 GS dan BMW R 1250 GS Adventure Edisi “40 Years of GS” telah Sampai

BMW Motorrad Malaysia telah mengumumkan ketibaan dua buah model edisi khas iaitu BMW R 1250 GS serta BMW R 1250 GS Adventure (GSA) edisi "40 Years GS" (40 tahun GS). 
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 Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Suspends Maverick Vinalez

The Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP factory team dropped a bombshell today by announcing the suspension of their rider Maverick Vinalez for the Austrian GP this weekend.

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10 Important Tips for Motorcycle Convoys

Riding as part of a motorcycle convoy is always fun for us motorcyclists. The majority of automobile owners never get such a chance in their lifetimes.
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Aprilia GPR250R Launched in China

The Aprilia GPR250R was launched in China recently. This uprated model will be made available to various world markets in the near future.
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 8Motorcycle Things to do During MO

The Covid-19 pandemic has not abated in Malaysia despite more than a year of measures and half-measures from the authorities. Worse, it has resulted in a Full Lockdown, although, it is far from a lockdown, mess less full.
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How to Break in a New Engine – Correctly
5 Common Mistakes among Bikers

All of us make mistakes. But making mistakes on a motorcycle can be deadly,
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History of the Radial Motorcycle Tire

The radial tyre is such a common place now that almost no one gives a second thought to it.
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 5 Important Checks on your Motorcycle Before You Ride 5 Important Checks on your Motorcycle Before You Ride


We were taught to check our motorcycle before we begin riding, right from the time we started our first lessons at the driving school
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 5 Tips on Tyre Pressure


5 Tips on Tyre Pressure
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10 Essential Advancements that Make Motorcycle Better (Part 1)

Take a look at a modern motorcycle. Even the simplest moped (kapchai) is the culmination of decades of relentless development and advancements.
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Do Not Neglect the Brake Fluid!

Bikers always crave the best brakes such as Brembo Monobloc or Stylemacalipers
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10 Tips for to Survive City Riding (Part 2)

We have covered 5 tips in Part 1, and it is time to conclude this long article
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10 Tips for to SurviveCity Riding (Part 1)

We bikers know that riding a motorcycle is riskier than driving larger vehicles
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How to Differentiate a Genuine RS Taichi from an Imitation?

As the saying goes, imitation is the best form of flattery,
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How to Fix a Tubeless Tyre

One of the most irritating (and dangerous) thing to find is a tyre puncture
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10 Life Hacks for Bike


We have always need to prepare for the unexpected when we ride because there’s no telling when something could go wrong, even on a short “breakfast ride.”
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How Does a Two-Stroke Engine Work?

Many lament the departure of two-stroke road motorcycles.
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 How Does a Four-Stroke Engine Work?


How Does a Four-There are two common types of power cycles for petrol engines: Four-stroke and two-stroke.Stroke Engine Work?
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 Did you Know Ducati Built a Formula One Engine?

Speak of the name “Ducati” and there is no ambiguity to what they build
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 Are Steel Braided Hoses Better?

​​​​​​​What would a hydraulic brake system be without hoses?
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 Why Malaysia does not allow DOT Certified Helmets?

You may be aware by now that the Malaysian authorities only allow the usage of helmets with the UN ECE R22.05 and SIRIM certifications.
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10 Tips to Staying Awakewhen Touring

We are inclined to think that car drivers feeling sleepy when driving long distances, since they cloistered in a bubble, removed from the environment
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What do the Markings on Tyres Mean?

The markings on a tyre’s sidewallsprovide much pertinent information, hence it is important that we know them by heart.
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Types of Motorcycle Final Drives – Pros and Cons

Motorcycle final drive - Courtesy rpm.com.mt
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Top 10 Big Bikes for Beginners

You’re through with riding mopeds to 250cc bikes and are now looking to upgrade to something with more power, or better handling, or a bike that could take you on long distances without revving its guts out.
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Joan Mir Juara MotoGP 2020, Kejuaraanbagi Suzuki setelah 20 Tahun

Joan Mir telah menjadi juara MotoGP 2020 setelah menamatkan perlumbaan di tempatketujuh di perlumbaan Motul Grand Prix of Valencia.
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New Ducati Granturismo V4 Does Without Desmo

First and foremost, Ducati has renamed the new Ducati Multistrada V4 as the Granturismo V4
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Origins of the Original Suzuki Katana

Origins of the Original Suzuki Katana
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 LIMA TIP PENJAGAAN HELMET

Kita tidak boleh nafikan bahawa topi keledar (helmet) merupakan peralatanmenunggang yang plaingpenting
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10 Essential Tools for Bikers

Every biker should invest in a good set of essential tools from the time he buys his first bike.
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Why Every Biker Should Wear Earplugs

It isalarming that many motorcyclistsride without earplugs
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Why it is Better to Commuting on a Motorcycle

Is there anyone doubting the exponential loss of spending power in our country for the last 5 years or so? For middleclass singles, RM 100 of pocket money may last up to 1 week (on average, discounting the spend-thrift fellas). But now, we’re lucky to make RM 100 last for two days!
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How Accurate is Your Speedometer?

Let’s begin with a statement: Your vehicle’s speedometer is likely inaccurate.
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Hydration Tips for Bikers: What to Drink and What to Avoid

It may be the rainy season as we write this, but we should never let our guard down when it comes to hydration. Our climate still has higher ambient temperatures and humidity, thereby causing dehydration. Besides, riding a motorcycle is a physical affair.
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Why do MotoGP Bikes Use Brembo Carbon Brakes?

Carbon brakes occupy the top echelons of motorcycle and automobile racing (Formula One). We’ve heard the riders, supplier and commentators talk repeatedly about them.
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2021 BMW M 1000 RR Superbike Launched

This new bike, also known as the M RR, is sportier, more powerful and lighter than even the M-version S 1000 RR. It is possibly the manufacturer’s response to their lack of top results in the World Superbike Championship, despite having campaigned in the series for two years
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HodakaMotoworld’s10 Tips for Touring

We should know by now that touring is best done on a motorcycle
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 Does Changing the Air Filter Affect Engine Performance?

One area of interest in the eternal quest for more engine power is the air filter.
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What does CE Protection Mean (Part 2)?


We spoke about CE Tested, CE Certified and CE Approved terminologies in the previous part, so let’s get down to the coding used for armour.


The CE code states, “motorcyclists protective clothing against mechanical impact”:
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What does CE-RatedProtection Mean (Part 1)?

We usually see the CE rating for armor and protection symbols in the riding gear that we buy. But what standard do they actually comply to? And if there are different standards, how protective is one over the other?
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Does Petrol go Bad?

case petrol – the irreplaceable ingredient of power production in an internal combustion engine. No fuel, no go.
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Brembo Explains Maverick Vinalez’s Brake Failure

Maverick Vinalez’s 230 km/h get off at the Red Bull Ring over the weekend is still hotly debated.
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Vinalez Jumped off

It must’ve been a traumatic fortnight for Maverick Vinalez at the Spielberg Circuit in Austria. Last night’s Styrian MotoGP 2020 say the rider jump off his Monster Energy Yamaha at 230 km/h, after his brakes “exploded.”
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SCORPION EXO-R1 AIR – MotoGP Homologated Helmet

There is no doubt that many Malaysians who follow MotoGP rider Fabio Quartararo’s career closely. He may be French, but the PETRONAS Yamaha Sepang Racing Team that he rides for was conceived by a Malaysian, is sponsored by a Malaysian company, and the crew consists of Malaysians.
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 Why we Should Never Use Car Engine Oil in our Motorcycle Engines

I’m surprised that there are still some motorcyclists who think that using automobile (car) engine oil is okay for their bikes. This is despite all the efforts put in by petroleum companies and magazines in saying that it’s detrimental to do so.
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Kelengkapan Yang Wajib untuk Musim Hujan

Kita sedangmenghadapi musimmonsun (tengkujuh)tapi nampak gayany amonsun tahun ini membawaribut yang lebih kencangs ertahujan yang lebihlebat. Akan tetapi,kita akan teruskan menunggang, apalagi setelahter paksaber hentiuntuk tigabulan sebelumini.
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Honda CBR250RR Tahun 2021 LebihBerkuasa

Model Honda CBR250RR tahun 2021 telahdilancarkan di Jepun. Iatelah
dipertingkatkan dengan
penambahankuasaenjinsertakomponen-komponenbaharu yang lain.
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RS TAICHI RSR045 DRYMASTER RAIN SUIT – “Lightweight, High Performance”
Hodaka Motoworld’s5 Tips for Tyre Care

Our motorcycle will go nowhere without those round black rubber buns.

Ironically, while virtually all of us are concerned about about traction and handling, we tend to forget about them once they have been mounted. Tyres do need to be cared for, although not intensively.

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Aprilia Tuono 660 is Production Ready

The Aprilia RS 660 generated lots of interest when launched at EICMA 2018. Aprilia then dropped the bomb when they announced two more models called the Tuono 660 and Tuareg 660 at EICMA 2019.
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Kawasaki Ninja ZX-25R Launches on 10 July

The much-awaited Kawasaki Ninja ZX-25R is set to be launched on 10 July 2020. However, Malaysia fans will have to wait a little longer as Indonesia will be the first the South East Asian country to receive the model.
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Suzuki Assemblers Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. to Cease Operations

Suzuki Assemblers Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. will cease all operations in Malaysia, with effect from 31 July 2020.

A letter containing the signature of Managing Director, Mr. KunihikoUetsuki was sent to all authorized Suzuki dealers, informing them of the decision. It was leaked online and sighted by us.

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2020 Yamaha Tracer 900 GT New Colours

Hong Leong Yamaha Motor has just announced new colours for the 2020 Yamaha Tracer 900GT.


They are now offered in two sporty colours called Reddish Copper and Midnight Silver. Recommended net selling price remain unchanged at RM 58,888, excluding road tax, registration and road tax.
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HodakaMotoworld’s10 Tips for Riding in the Rain

The monsoon season is back and it is now raining almost daily. But then again, our climate is always standing by to rain at any time.


Riding in the rain can be challenging to some, scary to others. However, it does not have to be so. The weather is definitely cooler and besides that, your senses are more alive as you concentrate fully on riding.



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Yamaha May Use Turbocharger

Yamaha was one of the players during the turbocharger era in the mid-80s.


For a little bit of background, all Japanese manufacturers namely Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha, ventured to turbocharge their bikes at the time. Honda had the CX550 Turbo, Kawasaki with the GPz 750 Turbo, Suzuki built the VN85 Turbo and Yamaha had the Seca Turbo.
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Watch how the Ducati Superleggera V4 is Put Together

This particular model’s Desmosedici (Desmodromic V-Four) engine produces 234 hp (174 kW) with the titanium racing exhaust in place. However, the main points are the weight saving measures such as carbon fibre bodywork, wheels, frame, swingarm besides magnesium and titanium bits in the engine that helps the bike to weigh only 152.2 kg, dry. That in turn results in a 1.54 hp/kg power-to-weight ratio. Fire-breathing stuff, for sure.
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2020 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP Open for Salesin Malaysia

The long-awaited 2020 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade is now in Malaysia and open for bookings. We caught up with one unit at the Honda BigWingSetapakdealership.
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SBS RACING PARTNER WINNERS IN MALAYSIA ASIA ROAD RACING CHAMPIONSHIP SEPANG

Successful Asia Road Racing Championship 1st round for SBS Brakes "Partners in Racing". CONGRATULATIONS to our Sepang Circuit WINNERS:
SBK1000 - Markus Reiterberger / Onexox TKKR SAG Team

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Scorpion#Fabio Quatararo

Scorpion EXO-R1
Expected to be worn by Fabio Quartararo this year as he makes his step up to the top tier of MotoGP in the new Yamaha Petronas team, Scorpion’s EXO-R1 is one of the less famous names to be found on the grid. Nonetheless, it’s passed the FIM tests and is awaiting full homologation. Something between RM1800 and RM2000 will bag you a road-going one, depending on colour and where you buy it.
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NEW PROJECT FROM DNA AIR FILTER DEVELOPMENT TEAM

IRONWOOD CUSTOM MOTORCYCLES have a reputation for building edgy, well-finished BMW R-series boxers. But this latest project is a far cry from that simple and classic platform. This time around, the Dutch shop has torn into the most technologically complex boxer of all: a brand new R1250GS.

With a liquid-cooled motor, trick ‘ShiftCam’ tech and a veritable spaghetti of electronic wiring and wizardry, the R1250GS is light years ahead of its ancestors. And speaking from experience, it’s a blast to ride too—with 134 hp and 143 Nm on tap.
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