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Fuel up on excitement and get summer-charged with Shell!

Summer signals the start of many out-of-town trips and well-deserved breaks with family and friends, often to bask under the sun while in pristine beaches or to chill out in cooler spots. These go-to locations are sure to provide everyone momentary relief from the daily grind and busy streets of the metro. Pilipinas Shell ushers in the summer season by ...

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A GUINNESS RECORD-BREAKING SUPREMACY : SUZUKI RAIDER SUMMIT 2017

When a King celebrates, it will certainly be huge when you say it is Suzuki’s Raider R150, then it is surely record-breaking. Suzuki Philippines and its over 6100 riders rocked the World Trade Center Manila and the world literally; by breaking the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title: The largest road safety lesson, alongside the brand’s celebration of the continuous supremacy of ...

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Honda Philippines Inc. unveils The All-New Click 150i, The Ultimate Ride

Last Saturday, 25th February 2017, Honda Philippines, Inc. (HPI) launched their latest offering, the ultimate Gen-S Scooter, the All-New Honda Click150i and at the same time celebrated the second year of the Honda Scooter Fest, with the best of the Honda Gen-S and the biggest gathering of scooter riders. The Click 150i is Honda’s flagship scooter with the highest displacement ...

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The Yamaha Mio “Ride Your Story” Grand Fans Day

The Mio Ride your Story campaign swept through the country with Mio Motorcycles alongside Yamaha ambassadors James Reid and Nadine Lustre. The message is one of inspiration; “that a person’s individuality is their greatest asset in their pursuit of passion“. To celebrate the many stories that has been shared with Yamaha in the different corners of the Philippines, it was only ...

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MDPPA hits 1M sales milestone, eyes 12 to 15% growth in 2017

The Motorcycle Development Program Participants Association (MDPPA), which comprises motorcycle manufacturers Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Yamaha and Kymco, breached the 1 million sales mark for the first time as it capped off 2016 with a 34 percent year-on-year (YoY) sales growth. Reporting an all-time sales high of 1,140,338 million motorcycles in 2016, MDPPA has exceeded its initial 952,570 unit and 12 ...

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VALENTINO ROSSI AND MAVERICK VINALES REV IN MANILA!

Yamaha Motor Philippines shook the local motorcycle scene with the arrival of “The Doctor” Valentino Rossi and “Top Gun” Maverick Vinales. The two icons for Yamaha Racing were introduced as new teammates for the first time, before they embark on their maiden MotoGP season together. The two riders landed at dawn in Manila from Indonesia and even after a tiring trip they ...

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Experience the world of orange with KTM motorcycles, test rides and stunt shows

  Experience the orange excitement as KTM unleashes test rides and stunts in a track near you! 1st stop: Feb 4, 2017 Cafe Racer, Ouano Ave., Mandaue City, Cebu 2nd Stop: Feb 11, 2017 – Bacolod 3rd Stop: Feb 18, 2017 – Alabang Wait for further details on other stops. KTM Ready to Race!!!  

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Lane Filtering is deemed safer, says Thai Riders; but still illegal here in the Philippines

https://www.facebook.com/ThailandTouringRider/videos/577047985786914/ Lane Filtering is safer, says Thailand Touring Riders, and advocated by professional riders. But it is still ILLEGAL here in the Philippines.  Read the rules and regulations of motorcycle use in full below: REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION & COMMUNICATION LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. AHS-2008-015 Subject: RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE USE AND OPERATIONS OF ...

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KTM gets BOI nod to assemble motorcycles locally

Good news for us motorcycle buffs, especially KTM aficionados! The Board of Investments (BOI) has approved the application of KTM Asia Motorcycle Manufacturing Inc., a partnership between Ayala Corp. and Austria-based KTM AG, as a new participant in the country’s motor vehicle development program. KTM Asia will invest P290 million for local assembly operations and parts manufacturing. Operations start this ...

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MICHELIN: Tire age does not matter, Tire maintenance does!

When you buy tires for your vehicle, do you look at the manufacture date and buy the tire with the latest DOT (tire’s fabrication date) because you think newer is better? Chances are, you do. Used to reading food and medicine labels, we look for the manufacture or Best Before date because we have been conditioned to think there is ...

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