Episode 1 of the much awaited mini web series Caffeine & Gasoline Bikes and Bonfires.
Music by The Heartless Bastards
In the advent of classic motorcycle model and design, Ducati just recently unveiled their ultimate bike model, the Scrambler Ducati. Set to cruise around the busy streets of Manila by April 2015, Scrambler Ducati is one badass bike and yes we were there to witness its maiden display at Ducati Manila Flagship Store in Katipunan.
The Ducati Scrambler is the contemporary interpretation of the iconic Ducati model, as if it had never been out of production. The style is “post-heritage”: to take the best of the past and create something unique and absolutely contemporary.
Anti-conformist, accessible and essential, the Ducati Scrambler is the perfect blend of tradition and modernity and marks a return to the pure essence of motorcycling: two wheels, a wide handlebar, a simple engine and a huge amount of fun.
Inventive, youthful and free-spirit, the new Ducati Scrambler is a Land of joy, dreams and self-expression.
For specs and other available models visit http://scramblerducati.com/
Pre-order now! Visit http://www.ducati.com.ph/
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Words and photos by Michael Eijansantos
Who would have known that a simple Boxer 150 by Kawasaki Bajaj can be transformed in to something amazing like this. Passion, imagination and fuel efficiency, that’s what pushed Zach Lucero, one of Radio Republic’s main man and Imago’s band guitarist to build this project.
“The challenge I placed for myself with this one was to have a build done at the most cost efficient way possible. Its my first so I’m dipping my toes in this so to speak. Also I wanted to use exsistng Bajaj/Kawasaki parts as much as possible and na achieve.” Says Zach. He said he will use his bike for daily commute that’s why he installed a box/carrier to carry his laptop, camera etc.
Zach also proved that in just one day, if all the need parts are available, you can easily convert an all stock bike in to a masterpiece.
” So without any trial and error, all the parts available, and about three people doing it simulatneously this can be done in a day.” Says Zach.
Now what makes you happy? A combined passion with boardsports and motorcycle? That’s Waves and Pavement co. is all about. Check out this awesome bike build from Dream Wheels Heritage which is based in Portugal.
Read more bout the Honda CLR125 CityFly Scrambler,http://www.pipeburn.com/home/2014/11/25/honda-clr125-scrambler-dream-wheels-heritage.html#.VHQrLleUc7g
Summer is just around the corner and there is no better place to spend the days then on the road and in the wind. This weekend we were able to get the bike out and head up Immigration Canyon.
The Ural Motorcycle Philippines crew went to the surfing capital of the north, La Union to relax and enjoy the cozy surf beach vibe that San Juan La Union can offer.
We captured a beach night gathering and took a photo it using our FujiFilm XE1.
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Special thanks to Flotsam and Jetsam Hostel for the accommodation and good vibe food and music.
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Admit it, custom build bikes wether its a cafe racer, street tracker, bobber or brat are more cooler than other bikes (Ehem!) Yes, literally, you give more soul to that two- wheeled beast when you devote your time, knowledge, some nitty gritty with your wife about additional expense or budget that you need to finish your project and yes, passion.
The culture of custom bike builds in the Philippines is gaining more popularity with the help of social media and the classic cafe racer websites that pops up in the web every single day which inspires a lot of motorcycle enthusiast to build their own bike on their backyard or garage.
Bali inspired Surf Tracker build by Waves and Pavement co.
Chloe Samontanes from Ilo-ilo. Passion for bike to the fullest.
Alamat Crewser’s Mick Ison. CPI for the win!
For me, personally I prefer low displacement bikes which we have abundantly in our country. We find gold in some old 155 Honda TMX or Yamaha RS. It’s not about the displacement, it’s about your passion to make an ordinary extraordinary, it’s about your love and commitment to show everyone that anything is possible.
The Eye-Man Bike. TMX 155 by Epos Falcone from Cebu.
Yamaha RS 100T By Shanti Haze from Valencia Bukidnon
We tend to deviate from the norms that the society has established. We want to be different, we want to put soul in our two-wheeled day to day companion. Philippines, considered to be one of Asia’s motorcycle mecca, is now ready for the custom bike revolution.
It’s about time.
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The Ropali Classics. A place where every motorcycle riders and enthusiasts can hang out and share their passion and love for our two-wheeled companion.
After our 10 day trip in Bali, we still have that usual hangover from the Deus Temple Enthusiasm in Canggu where motorcycle and surf culture merged in such a pleasant and harmonious way.
The Ropali Classics is considered to be the first hub for motorcycle lovers in the metro. Top of the line motorcycle brands including Ural Motorcycles, KTM, Royal Enfield and Vespa are displayed here.
Introducing the 2013 American West-inspired limitededition Ural Gaucho Rambler, a motorcycle created in collaboration with Pendleton Woolen Mills. Check this beast at the Ropali Classics.
Modern enduro style.
Choose your protection.
Classic bike enthusiast gathering every Thursday! Beer, bike and music!
Ropali Classics also offer restoration services as well as after sale services. Visit the Ropali Claasics at Esciva Drive cor. Gold Loop Barangay San Antonio Pasig City.
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