Cafe Racer Philippines’ Best Featured Custom Bikes, Events and Moments of 2017

2017 was breakthrough for us here at Cafe Racer Philippines. We’ve witnessed the progression of the Custom Culture in the Philippines as well as the growth of the custom bike community in Asia. Here’s a rundown of our monthly custom bike features as well as the moments and events that happened in 2017.

THE FENRIR: SUZUKI THUNDER 125 CUSTOM TRACKER BY DETOUR MOTORCYCLES

Featured last January 5, 2017. Read more about Fenrir. Click here.

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THE BARREL MASTER’S BIKE: PHILMAR ALIPAYO’S HONDA TMX CUSTOM SURF TRACKER BY 3B CUSTOMS

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Featured on January 8, 2017. Philmar got inspired with the growing community of bike building and was prompted to start his own project. He easily got connected to Benjo Sun of 3B Customs, who coincidentally was based in Surigao City, the mainland of Siargao. Read about the Barrel Master’s bike here.

THE TOFU AND THE DIABLO: A HONDA XR200 CUSTOM STREET TRACKER BY TOKWA PARTY GARAGE

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Jerish Abac, head of this “soy-based” custom garage located in Pateros, Manila, shared to CRPH their newest build for a client that had a great vision for its design. This bike was featured last February 2017. Read about the Diablo. Click here.

 

The “Beltza”- 1990 Yamaha XJR 400 Brat Build by Wild Custom Philippines for Sakay & Co

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A sexy naked bike, the Yamaha XJR 400 is by far one of the most iconic 400cc motorcycles in the Philippines. The Air-cooled, inline 4 cylinder, BSR30×4 carburetors, DOHC H501E engine is packed with power which you may no longer handle the torque once you’re out there twisting the throttle. This bike was featured last March 2, 2017. Read more about the Beltza here.

 

Moto Builds Pilipinas 2017 Featured Custom Bikes

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Ely Buendia’s Custom Scrambler Ducati by STKD Moto
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“Beerago” Yamaha Virago 750 Cafe by Tokwa Party Garage
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Benjie’s Cafe Racer Ducati Hyperstrada ” Canyon Carver”
2017 Moto Builds Pilipinas Bike Build Off Winner by Garage Monkeys Customs

Read more here.

The Braap Down: The Best Bike Builds at the Moto Builds Pilipinas 2017- Part 1

The Braap Down: The Best Bike Builds at the Moto Builds Pilipinas 2017- Part 2

The Biker Build Off at Moto Builds Pilipinas 2017

Himalayan Adventure Team ‘Pinas Conquered the Highest Motorable Pass in the World

Featured last June 23, 2017. The first Filipino Motorcycle riding team, Himalayan Adventure Team Pinas consists of Jimmy D.L. Barinaga, Ryan Agoncillo, Bong Diaz, Omar Sebastian, Raul Ona, Dian Dayag and Kannan Sreedevi has reached Khardungla the “World’s Highest Motorable Road” at 18,380 ft. last June 20, 2017 at around 12:10 pm conquering the Himalayas surpassing the minus 5 degrees temperature and extreme rugged road terrain.

Motorstar Z200 Cafe Racer by Alec Ginez

Featured last July 7, 2017. Alec used a 77 Honda dream Superhawk tank. it fits perfectly and gave that classic look and cafe racer attitude on the bike. All in all, this bike is a superb build. it even won a local moto show in Palawan. Read about it here.

MARAWI HEROES- A CUSTOM BIKE TRIBUTE BY LAGUNA CHOPPERS

Featured last August 21, 2017. “This bike is a reminder for all the soldiers who sacrificed their lives in battle. We dedicate this bike to the heroes of Marawi Siege,” says Mr. Reyes. Read more about the Marawi Heroes Bike here.

The Braap Down! Best Custom Bikes at History Con 2017

History Con 2017 was a huge success. From classic automotive displays to custom bikes! Read more here.

TurboRat- A Honda TMX 125 Collaboration Project by Norman Saliot and Jerry Formoso Kustoms

Featured last September 1, 2017. This rusty bike has captured our attention since its social media appearance last year as a collaboration project between Jerry Formoso Kustoms and the owner of Tattoo Lab Mr. Norman Saliot. Read more about TurboRat here.

The Braap Down! The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride Manila 2017 Highlights

This event was featured last September 30, 2017. The yearly dapper celebration saw 700 modern classic motorcycle riders in one awesome gathering last September 24 for the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride manila 2017.

Take a Closer Look at Imprint Customs’ Motorstar Cafe 400

Featured last October 30, 2017. Gian Lasam is an avid rider whose passion and print business intertwines with his daily work routines. Lasam decided to buy a Motorstar Cafe 400 couple of months ago due to work loads and the wasted time that he experience when his on four wheels. Read more about Imprint Custom’s Cafe 400 here.

First Look: Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Twin And Continental GT 650 Twin Revealed at EICMA 2017

Featured last November 8, 2017. Royal Enfield has finally taken the wraps off the much awaited Interceptor 650 Twin and the Continental GT 650 Twin at the ongoing EICMA Motorcycle Show in Milan, Italy. Read more here.

RUSI Classic 250 Brat with A Different Kind of Brew

We came across this well crafted motorcycle while browsing for some unique builds at Moto Builds Pilipinas Facebook Group and we stumbled upon this stand out Rusi Classic by Emman Abatayo from Ilo-ilo City. Read more here.

There you have it folks! We hope to feature more custom bikes, modern classic bikes and custom culture events this 2018! Follow our official Instagram, @CaferacerPh for more updates about the growing custom culture in the Philippines.

Custom Bike Culture at Metro Manila Film Festival Movies

Christmas in the Philippines is not complete without the Metro Manila Film Festival. The MMFF is a yearly film festival that caters to locally produced film which are themed with family oriented movies, fantasy stories, comedies as well as love stories. We’re happy that two of the most sought after films for this year’s MMFF are loaded with well crafted custom bikes from two prominent bike builders in the Philippines, Tokwa Party Garage and 3B Customs.

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Tokwa Party Garage was asked by Mr. Coco Martin to build a bike for his movie. “Nagulat na lang ako nang makita ko yun message ni Mr. Coco Martin sa Instagram and nag ask siya if we can make a bike for him,” said, Jerish Yu, founder of Tokwa Party Garage. “Ang Panday” (The Blacksmith) is a 2017 Philippine epic, fantasy action film based on the eponymous comic book character created by Carlo J. Caparas along with his subordinate Steve Gan. Serving as the seventh installment of the Panday series, the film is directed, produced and starred by Coco Martin in the title role.

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We actually featured the bike couple of months ago. The bike was also gone viral when some netizen actually made an issue about Mr. Martin not wearing a helmet while riding.

READ: “Cardo”- Coco Martin’s Honda XR 150L Street Tracker by Tokwa Party Garage

Here’s Panday’s custom XR 150L by Tokwa Party Garage.

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Mr. Coco Martin with his Tokwafied custom bike. Photo courtesy of TPG

 

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The movie revolves around the character of the 32-year old high-profile musician DIEGO PUNZALAN (Jericho Rosales) who is on the verge of quitting his band and took a trip back to his province Siargao to take a break from Manila’s public eye and rethink his place in his band. It’s sort of a love story chick flick film with a touch of well crafted surf cinematography as well as the beautiful landscape of Siargao Island.

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Mr. Benjo Sun, the brainchild behind 3B Customs was so stoked when he realized that his build was the main character’s ride (Jericho Rosales) in the film. Mr. Rosales is a certified motorcycle addict. He has a motorcycle collection in his garage from Scrambler Ducati (a Classic and the Desert Sled), a Triumph Scrambler as well as a Moto Guzzi, a Yamaha Serrow for his dirt escapades and a Vespa PX 150.

“From the start, I never expected that my builds will end up in a film, plus it’s Jericho Rosales pa,” said Benjo.

Here’s Diego’s Custom XR 150L by 3B Customs Surigao.

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Jericho Rosales with Erich Gonzales. Photo courtesy of 3B Customs

“Ang Panday” and “Siargao” are now showing in all major cinemas nationwide. Support our local film industry and please don’t support piracy!

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RUSI Classic 250 Brat with A Different Kind of Brew

We came across this well crafted motorcycle while browsing for some unique builds at Moto Builds Pilipinas Facebook Group and we stumbled upon this stand out Rusi Classic by Emman Abatayo from Ilo-ilo City.

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I do admit that I was looking for a significant clue if what was the base bike used in this build. Really, you’ll never know at first glance then you’ll be surprised that the base bike of this tamed iron beast is a Rusi Classic 250. Yes, RUSI Motorcycles, a popular local brand of motorcycle that was founded in Dumaguete City that is proudly Filipino owned.

HISTORY OF RUSI

Ramas-Uypitching Sons, Inc. (RUSI), was established in 1954 as a hardware and automotive store in downtown Dumaguete, RUSI had its humble beginnings as a shoe repair and junk shop that collected scrap metals and abandoned vehicles after World War II. This entrepreneurial spirit — a legacy bequeathed by the company’s patriarch and founder Nicanor Ramas – Uypitching — also serves as the family’s testament to how they overcame those early years of poverty and extreme hardship through sheer hard work, perseverance and strong determination.

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RUSI’s flagship rides, the Classic 250.

Nicanor’s three older sons — JoseSegundo, and Antonio — continued operating the business after their father’s demise in 1967. Vowing to “never forget where we came from in order to remind us of who we are and where we want to be,” the brothers have made sure that family members are constantly reminded of their modest origins so that they remain motivated by the same spirit of industry and resolve in continuously improving their lives.

In 1987, a pivotal incorporation by the 4th son, Nicolas, reorganized and paved the way for its growth nationwide as Ramas-Uypitching Sons, Inc. (RUSI) led by grandson, Ernesto. With its focus on Filipino-branded RAM cycles, RUSI has since maintained its position as market leader in the region.

Today, RUSI remains first and foremost a family business where each member is an integral part of a unified whole. This strong family culture has helped the company grow and nurture employees toward a shared vision of corporate excellence through discipline, dedication and diligence. It believes in personal responsibility and holds accountability in high regard, recognizing and rewarding exceptional performance – thus bringing real progress to people.

So this custom bike feature is our last hoorah for 2017, and we’re glad that Mr. Emman Abatayo, gave us the opportunity to feature his ride.

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When we asked Mr. Abatayo what inspired him to build his Classic 250 and make it a stand out day to day ride he said, “I follow Cafe Racer Philippines Page, ang lupit ng nga build. Kaya na inspire ako. And noon ko pa talaga gusto magkaroon ng Cafe Racer. Nag start ako sa Classic 250 kasi madali lang e-build, at marami ka magagawang ideas from Brat to Scrambler Cafe.”

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“Nung una nag hesitate ako sa rusi. Kasi my first bike is kawasaki. Pero nung tinry ko performance ng classic ok naman pala. Makina, handling, at performance wala akong problema. Kahit long ride.”

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Overall this bike highlights class and aesthetics. In terms of performance, some said that the engine is good and can handle battering long rides. We’ve already seen a stock RUSI Classic, and we were able to ride one as well. Kudos to Mr. Abatayo for making this ride a stand out!

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Specifications- RUSI Classic

Engine

Engine:                               223cc 4 strokes

Compression ratio:          9. 0: 1

Cool:                                   Oil Cooler

Start system:                    Motor starter

 

Body

Front brake:                     Twin Disk Brake

Rear brake:                      Disk Brake

Shock absorber:             UP SIDE DOWN

Rear shock:                    Double Rear Shock YSS

Front tire:                       Vee Rubber 4.00 ”

Rear tires:                      Vee Rubber 4.50 ”

 

Dimension

Width x length x height:                750 x 2,010 x 1,000 mm.

Height from floor to seat:              790 mm.

Between front wheel – rear:         1,340 mm.

Weight:                                            135 kg.

 

Electricals

Headlight:                                     12V 25 / 25W

Back light:                                    LED

First Look: Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Twin And Continental GT 650 Twin Revealed at EICMA 2017

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Photo courtesy by Livemint
– The Royal Enfield Interceptor* 2018 marks the return of one of Royal Enfield’s most loved classic motorcycles. Hailing from a time when all that mattered was that the California sun was out and the surf was up, the new Interceptor retains every bit of charm that made it a legend.
– The new Continental GT 650 Twin is an evolution of the Continental GT 535, which in turn, was an evolution of the Continental GT 250 – the original Royal Enfield British café racer. Powered by the all-new 650 Twin, it looks every bit like its predecessor and performs even better.

Royal Enfield has finally taken the wraps off the much awaited Interceptor 650 Twin and the Continental GT 650 Twin at the ongoing EICMA Motorcycle Show in Milan, Italy. This marks the first time in modern history that Royal Enfield has unveiled and will soon launch two bikes with a parallel-twin engine. Perhaps the most awaited motorcycle unveiling at EICMA 2017, both the Interceptor and the Conti GT 650 look delightful and evoke the memories of the Interceptor Mark I. Both, the Interceptor and the Continental GT 650 share the chassis and the engine. The Interceptor is more of an old-school roadster style motorcycle while the Continental GT 650 is the full-blown café racer as it was always.

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The Continental GT 535 and the Continental GT 650 are almost fully different to each other. Royal Enfield says that these two bikes are just 5 per cent similar to each other. The idea behind these bikes was to bring California school to the middleweight segment. The engine as we know is a 648 cc parallel-twin motor, with a 270 degree firing order and is air-cooled. The reason for choosing a 270 degree crank, Royal Enfield says, is because it is the smoothest setup with the right feel and character. The engine gives out the good, pleasant vibrations during a power pull and there is a balancer shaft to reduce unpleasant vibrations overall. The engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox, with a slip-assist clutch. Royal Enfield built three 650 cc parallel engine prototypes with three different crank setups and finally chose the 270 degree firing order. The engine makes 47 bhp at 7,100 rpm and puts out a peak torque of 52 Nm at 4,000 rpm.

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Siddhartha Lal, CEO, Royal Enfield, said that Royal Enfield is poised to be market leaders in the middle-weight motorcycle segment. The low-end grunt is what the customers love in RE bikes, the single cylinders that is and the company wanted to offer them something better, with more and accessible power and he believes that the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Twin and the Continental GT 650 Twin are the right machines.

Royal Enfield will be launching the 650 Twin models in Europe first, by April 2018 and then bring the bikes to India, within the first half of 2018. So for all you Royal Enfield aficionados, your wait will be a bit longer. There is no word on expected pricing, but Siddhartha Lal has assured that it will be affordable. We still don’t have any information about the launching of the new Interceptor and Continental GT here in the Philippines and the rest of Asia.

#RoyalEnfieldTwins

Source: https://auto.ndtv.com

Photos courtesy of Royal Enfield

Take a Closer Look at Imprint Customs’ Motorstar Cafe 400

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We’ve seen this bike back then and we were able to witnessed its custom transformation from a stock bike to one of the most appealing Cafe 400 around the metro.

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Gian Lasam is an avid rider whose passion and print business intertwines with his daily work routines. Lasam decided to buy a Motorstar Cafe 400 couple of months ago due to work loads and the wasted time that he experience when his on four wheels.

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The first time I saw the bike was when Gian asked me to help him make a wakeboard rack for his ride. I invited him to the shop and I was amazed when I saw his Cafe 400, barely all stock at that time. “So what’s your plan for this bike?,” I remember asking that question to Gian. “Not much,” he replied. After few months, I saw his bike displayed during the 3rd Moto Builds Pilipinas with the wakeboard rack attached to his bike.

The Motorstar Cafe 400 is a standout day to day bike. With Gian’s backyard garage build design, knowing that some people don’t want this bike because it’s made in China, it gave the Cafe 400 a reputable and suitable big bike for the masses. Overall this bike can take you for a short ride in the twisties and enjoy its well balanced engine without the additional heat on your groin. Engine displacement is 400cc displacement. Yup and it’s highway legal.

Cafe 400 Specifications:

Engine Type Single cylinder,185YMQ, oil-cooled, four-stroke
Displacement (ml) 397.2
Bore X Stroke (mm) 85
Compression Ratio 8.8
Max. Power (kw/r/min) 20/7000
Max. Torque (N.m/r/min) 30/5500
Max. Speed (Km/h) 135
Lubrication Pressure ,splash
Clutch Type Manual, Multiplate wet clutch
Ignition CDI
Starting System Kick/Electric
Transmission System Chain drive with 6 gears
Front Brake Disc
Rear Brake Drum
Speedmeter Mechanical
Front Tire 90/90-19
Rear Tire 110/80-18 or 130/70-18
L X W X H (mm) 2130×760× 1130
Seat Height (mm) 790
Wheelbase (mm) 1420
Min. Ground Clearance (mm) 160
Max. Permissionable Weight (kg) 150
Rider Capacity 2
Dry. Weigth (kg) 150
Engine Oil (L) 1.8
Fuel Tank Capacity (L) 13
Packing Size (mm) 1800 X 600 X 980
Packing Weight (kg) 190kg
Container Loading 40HQ

Take a closer look at Gian’s custom Cafe 400

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Gian Lasam is the owner and founder of IMPRINT CUSTOMS which specializes in printing designs and personalized apparels such as caps, shirts, stickers etc.

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Honda Super Cub is Back! Honda Reissues Classic Super Cub Models

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The one that started it all: the 1958 Honda Super Cub C100(Credit: Honda)

After reaching a staggering 100 million units produced worldwide, Honda has announced that a series of revamped 50 and 110 cc Super Cub models will return to the Japanese market as of next month. Manufactured in Japan, they will be available in both classic commuter and professional versions.

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Takahiro Hachigo, Honda CEO, rides on stage aboard a 2018 Honda Super Cub, during a special celebration at the Kumamoto factory(Credit: Honda)

If there is one motorized vehicle that deserves to be termed as iconic, that has to be Honda’s Super Cub. The small, rugged two-wheeler has been constantly in production since 1958, with numerous variants and offsprings still pouring out from 16 Honda factories in 15 countries.

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Among these, the basic Super Cub 50 and 110 are still in production in China and, as Honda has just announced, a new dedicated production line has been set-up at the Kumamoto factory in Japan. These two direct descendants of the original 1958 model have received a well-deserved revamp, ahead of delivery to Japanese dealerships on November 10.

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The plastic costumes have undergone a discrete redesign, while the application of LED lights brings about some energy-saving freshness. The four-stroke single-cylinder engine has also benefited from a gentle touch of modern engineering and metallurgy, now employing tougher and lower-friction pistons and cylinders, as well as a host of present-day tidbits, like needle bearings, new oil filter, a dipstick to measure oil level etc.

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In order to satisfy contemporary Japanese emission norms, the engine is fed via Honda’s PGM fuel injection system, and the exhaust system employs a new muffler incorporating a two-stage catalytic converter.

The new Super Cubs will be available in both classic and professional versions, the latter equipped with front and rear loading baskets, and rolling on 14-in wheels – in place of the typical 17-in tires we’ll find on the standard Super Cub, in order to make more room for loading space.

There will be a long list of fresh color options available, with two engine capacities on offer; a 50 cc single that produces 3.7 hp (2.7 kW), and a 8 hp (5.9 kW) 110 cc single.

Pricing in Japan will be JPY232,200 (approximately US$2,050) for the Super Cub 50 and 253,800 ($2,240) for the Pro version, while the 110 cc models will retail for JPY275,400 ($2,430) in standard trim and 297,000 ($2,620) in Pro.

The model year 2018 bears a distinct significance for the Super Cub, marking its 60th anniversary, and Honda plans to honor this at the upcoming 45th Tokyo Motor Show. In fact, the amazing record of 100 million Cubs produced cumulatively all over the world has been officially reached this month, and Honda celebrated it with a new dedicated area in its global website and a ceremony at the Kumamoto factory to inaugurate the new production line.

Apart from the Super Cub reissues, Honda is planning to unveil a new CC 110 model in Tokyo, and we also remember last year’s pledge for an electric EV-Cub coming in 2018.

It is indeed incredible that we were reporting on the 50-million production record in 2006, two years shy of the Cub’s 50th anniversary, and now Honda has doubled that in a matter of just another 11 years. It’s really hard to imagine any other vehicle ever contesting such a record, or even achieving anything close to that.

The 45th Tokyo Motor Show will be a bit more special for Super Cub fans, yet unfortunately most of the Cub-related novelties that Honda has in store for us will be exclusive privileges of the Japanese market – with the possible exception of the EV-Cub, if and when it comes.

As of now we don’t have any official report if the new reissue Honda Super Cub will hit the Philippine shores this year.

Source: NewAtlas.com and Honda

The Braap Down! The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride Manila 2017 Highlights

The yearly dapper celebration saw 700 modern classic motorcycle riders in one awesome gathering last September 24 for the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride manila 2017.

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The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride was founded in Sydney, Australia by Mark Hawwa. It was inspired by a photo of Mad Men’s Don Draper astride a classic bike and wearing his finest suit. Mark decided a themed ride would be a great way to combat the often-negative stereotype of men on motorcycles, whilst connecting niche motorcycle communities together.

That first ride in 2012 brought together over 2,500 riders across 64 cities. The success of the event encouraged the founder to consider how it could be used to support a worthy cause.

Here’s our Braap down of this annual event.

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More highlights on our Facebook page, facebook.com/CafeRacerPh/

Photos courtesy of Chloe Samontanes.

The BMW – G 3 10 R

The most affordable BMW bike to date, the BMW G 310 R street bike. Engineered by the studious Motorrad team in Munich, Germany, but assembled, with supervision, by TVS Motor of India, the G310R’s entry begins a new chapter of effective multi-national motorcycle innovation for both brands.

TurboRat- A Honda TMX 125 Collaboration Project by Norman Saliot and Jerry Formoso Kustoms

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This rusty bike has captured our attention since its social media appearance last year as a collaboration project between Jerry Formoso Kustoms and the owner of Tattoo Lab Mr. Norman Saliot.

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Prime time news slightly celebrity sensation and owner of Tattoo Lab Norman Saliot bought his rusty work horse from a friend with engine and chassis only. After his few minute of fame in the popular news network, Norman together with Jerry Formoso worked hard to finish this rusty project named “TurboRat.”

We had an opportunity to talk about his 2 exaust Honda TMX 125 turned in to brat cafe.

“Si Jerry Formoso ang tumulong sa akin sa pag buo kay turborat, lalo na sa pag welding, pag bend ng mga tubo, sa mga pag fabricate ng ibang pyesa at ibang idea. Yun ang ginagawa namin ayun dun sa drawing ko o plano. Yung tindig, yung korte, yung mga sukat at ibang maliit na detalye.”

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“Si Turborat nabili ko sa isang kaibigan, kaso chassis at engine na may papel lamang ang nabili ko. Kaya madaming kulang na pyesa, kaya naghanap ako ng donor bike para mabuo ko si turborat. Tinulongan ako ng tatay ko na makahanap ng isa pang bike. Nong nakompleto ko na ang mga parts, kinausap ko si Jerry Formoso na kung pwede nya kong matulongan sa project ko dahil wala akong mga tools o equipment.” Norman Saliot added.

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Bike Specs: Honda TMX 125cc Double head exhaust with Shinko tire E240 16×4.00 and Rear Set.

TurboRat’s rusty look gave a firm attitude to the bike. It mirrored Norman’s taste and style which complimented with the bike owner’s line of profession as a tattoo artist.

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Check out “TurboRat” and other custom bike builds this Sept 11-13, 2017 at the Quarry Bar, Paranaque for the 1st ever INK & FUEL event proudly organized by Tattoo Lab’s owner and TurboRat’s master Mr. Norman Saliot.Tattoo, Music and Motorcycles plus products from the local moto and art industry.

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#NoBullsNoGlory

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TurboRat, proudly built by Jerry Formoso Kustoms. Like JFK’s official Facebook page, facebook.com/JFKustoms/

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MARAWI HEROES- A CUSTOM BIKE TRIBUTE BY LAGUNA CHOPPERS

The motorcycle craftsmen of Team Laguna Choppers headed by Mr. Elmer Reyes has done another great job in creating a unique tribute for the war heroes of the recent Marawi conflict in Mindanao during the History Con 2017.

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Take a closer look at the Marawi Heroes Chopper

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As the Team Laguna Choppers unveiled their most challenging creation, Mr. Elmer Reyes showed his passion and dedication in giving honor to all the soldiers who dedicated their lives for our country’s freedom.

“This bike is a reminder for all the soldiers who sacrificed their lives in battle. We dedicate this bike to the heroes of Marawi Siege,” says Mr. Reyes.

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As a nation, we experienced the turmoil and sufferings of our fellow kakabayans in Mindanao. We hope, this bike will serve as an inspiration to our fellow countrymen and to honor the courage and loyalty of our soldiers in the battlefield.

For the meantime the Marawi Heroes bike can be viewed at the Laguna Choppers HQ in San Pablo, Laguna. But soon after, it will be displayed at the Ayala Museum in partnership with Heroes Foundation.

Hand crafted by Laguna Choppers. Share this post and let the our countrymen know about this build.

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