Hundreds maybe close over thousand people lined up at Laan Kon Muang (the Civic Ground) outside Bangkok City Hall yesterday to get queue cards to buy discounted Royal yellow crash helmets bearing the emblem of His Majesty the King.
The first 10,000 helmets will be sold for the special price of 80 Baht per piece.
The Kawasaki Eliminator 125 embodies classic cruiser styling in a lightweight motorcycle with a low seat height and a friendly powerband. This makes it an excellent choice for new riders or anyone seeking an easy reach to the pavement.
Powered by an air-cooled, 125cc, four-stroke, SOHC, single-cylinder engine specially tuned for low and mid-range torque, the Eliminator 125 is perfect for around-town riding. The electric starter makes getting underway easy, and a convenient five-speed transmission allows the rider to use the engine's full potential.
The all new Suzuki Smash Revo, official this model is called the FK110SD-E model. I will agree that Smash Revo sounds commercially much better.
The weight and handling of the Suzuki Smash Revo is what you can expect from a 95 kilo, and a wheelbase of 1.23 meter. Nothing special about the handling of the bike, all we had the feeling that the 110cc engine was a bit more powerful then the average 110cc. Maybe the source for this extra power is the Mikuni VM-18 carburetor, the Mikuni VM-18 carburetor is often used in racing motorcycles. There are also special racing kits available for this Mikuni carburetor.
There's an increasing desire among riders to build their own dream bike, which is why we feature this story. And with scores of companies now offering motorcycle kits with a wide range of components and parts, that dream is fast becoming a reality.
While these companies offer a diverse selection of motorcycle kits, which vary from 'batteries included' to rolling chassis, it's easy to see there would be limitless options.
One's dream could easily overshadow what any market could supply.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of its new engine plant in Ogawa, Saitama prefecture, Japan.
The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by a number of dignitaries and guests, including Atsuko Okajima, the vice governor of Saitama prefecture, and Kihei Kasahara, the mayor of Ogawa, as well as Takashi Yamamoto, managing officer of Honda.
The new engine plant is scheduled to begin production in 2009, with an annual production capacity of approximately 200,000 units. Engines produced at the new plant will be supplied to both domestic and global markets.