KL police are looking for helmetless Ducati rider – paultan.org

Bukit Aman Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department (JSPT) is looking for a rider caught on video riding without a helmet. In the 11-second video posted on police social media, a rider is seen riding a red Ducati Streetfighter on a busy street. The location of the incident is believed to be Jalan Pahang, Kuala Lumpur. Riding a motorcycle without a […]

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2023 Honda Wave Alpha updated for Malaysia – now with EFI, larger 4.1-litre fuel tank, priced at RM5,179 – paultan.org

Getting a major update for this year in Malaysia is the 2023 Honda Wave Alpha, priced at RM5,179 excluding road tax, insurance and registration with a two-year or 20,000 km warranty against manufacturing defects. There are three colour options for the Wave Alpha in 2023 – Nightfall Blue, Vivacity Red dan Clipper Yellow. Biggest change for the incoming Wave Alpha […]

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2023 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R gets nav update – paultan.org

Getting a minor update for next year is the 2023 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R, sitting just below the 1290 Super Adventure S in the KTM catalogue. For next season, the 1290 Super Adventure R comes with some pupates, foremost amongst which is Turn-by-Turn+ navigation, displayed on the 7-inch TFT-LCD screen, that allows the rider to set the route and […]

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Heavier penalties for illegal motorcycle racing – jail term for those found guilty, RM10k fine for bike mods – paultan.org

In a bid to curb the menace of illegal motorcycle racing, the government is planning to amend the Road Transport Act 1987 to raise the punishment for offences involving the modification of motorcycle engines and exhausts, increasing the fines for these from the RM300 at present to RM10,000. Additionally, those participating in illegal motorcycle racing are set to face a […]

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2022 MotoGP: 66 crashes in Malaysian MotoGP – paultan.org

No doubt, motorcycle racing is dangerous and while we never wish for any mishap to befall riders, **** happens, as they say. For the 2022 MotoGP season, there were 1,106 crashes across all the classes, MotoGP, Moto 2 and Moto 3, while in the top class, there were 335 crashes, averaging out at 16.7 falls per Grand Prix. At Sepang […]

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Fast Bikes ends distributor agreement with Triumph in Malaysia, becomes Honda Big Wing Dealer on Jan 14 – paultan.org

As of January 14, 2023, Fast Bikes will cease to be the official Malaysian distributor for Triumph motorcycles, subsequently taking on a Honda Big Wing dealership. Accordingly, Motoradic, as exclusive official importer for Triumph, will also relinquish its role. Fast Bike’s Triumph outlets in Penang, Johor Bahru and Kota Kinabalu will also end operations on that date. A new Triumph […]

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2023 WMoto XDV250 now in Malaysia, from RM18,888 – paultan.org

Getting its official launch in Malaysia is the 2023 WMoto XDV250 from distributors MForce Bike Holdings, priced at RM18,888 for the standard , while the “Project X” variant goes for RM21,888. The XDV250 is available in red and blue and features adventure-touring styling, similar to the WMoto XDV150 which is priced at RM9,588, very much in vogue with Malaysian scooter […]

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2023 sees Indonesia subsidising sales of electric bikes – paultan.org

Beginning 2023 Indonesia plans to subsidise electric motorcycles to increase affordability and stimulate sales. Coordinating Minister of Maritime and Investment Affairs Luhut Pandjaitan said Indonesia is finalising the scheme which will see 6.5 million rupiah (RM1,833) put towards each individual purchase of an electric motorcycle with a similar scheme being considered for cars. “If you want to swap your motorbike […]

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Modified motorcycles in Malaysia will be seized – paultan.org

Police would like to remind Malaysian riders modifying their motorcycles beyond what is allowed by the law will result in not just a fine, but also seizure of the vehicle. Under Section 64 of the Road Transport Act 1987, police has the power to seize an illegally modified vehicle or detain the vehicle till remedial work is performed. This is […]

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