CFMoto 650MT update

CFMoto 650MT 2500km update

Motorcycle industry stalwart Dale Schmidtchen has now been in the saddle of his 2019 CFMoto 650 MT ABS for 2500km, so it’s time for an update. Dale, who has previously worked for CFMoto, gave his initial impressions in his review last month. Dale‘s update: First service came up at a pleasing 1500km, not 1000km or even 800km …

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CFMoto 650 MT

CFMoto 650 MT ABS initial review

When motorcycle industry stalwart Dale Schmidtchen needed an attractive, utilitarian motorcycle at a good price, his research led him to the CFMoto 650 MT ABS. Dale, who has previously worked for CFMoto, says he needed a bike capable of many types of riding. “I had set a budget of under 10k,” he says. Bargain bike …

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cfmoto 700cc patent engine sizes

CFMoto expanding engine sizes

CFMoto could soon be expanding its engine sizes with a 700cc liquid-cooled parallel twin engine and KTM’s first-generation 990cc LC8 engine. Images from the Chinese company’s patent application have leaked showing the 700cc engine which is expected to replace the current 650cc units. Expanding capacity The company has close ties with KTM, making their bikes …

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CFMoto 250NK confidence

CFMoto 250NK fills learner gap

The learner market continues to be flooded with models and now CFMoto Australia has filled the gap between the 150NK ($3090) and 400NK ABS ($5990) with the new 250NK at $3990 ride away. That compares with the Honda CB300F at $5699, Kawasaki Ninja 4090 at $6499, Suzuki GSX-R250 at $5790 and Yamaha YZF-R3 at $6299 …

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Chand Jjang CJ650 bobber is a rip off of the Triumph Bobber - powered by CFMoto 650cc parallel twin

Chinese rip off Triumph Bobber

Chinese motorcycle manufacturers are not known for their unique designs and this latest rip off is another example of a classic copy. Looking like a Triumph Bobber, the  Chand Jiang CJ650 is powered by a 650cc parallel twin from Chinese compatriot CFMoto. We asked Australian CFMoto importers Mojo Motorcycles about the bike and they said …

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CFMoto V.02-NK concept bike capacity

CFMoto set for large capacity bike

Chinese company CFMoto appears set to enter the large capacity motorcycle market with the unveiling of its V.02-NK concept bike. The bike is not powered by a Chinese engine, but a KTM RC8 V-twin, possibly the 1301cc capacity RC8 from the 1290 Super Duke R with 131kW of power. Like most CFMoto models of late, …

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CFMoto 650 MT

CFMoto 650MT adventurer coming

It’s taken more than three years, but CFMoto is finally releasing its 650MT adventure tourer in Australia at a bargain price. CFMoto Australia is offering the bike from launch in mid-May until end of July 2017 at a $500 discount on the ride-away price. The bike comes in two models: $6990 ride away for the …

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CFMoto 650NK

CFMoto 650NK keeps updating

The Chinese-made CFMoto 650NK is still one of the best bang-for-your-buck bikes in the learner market and is now cheaper and better than when it was released in 2012. At $6490 ride away, it’s $700 cheaper than its launch price, yet it now has ABS brakes, Bosch EFI, new instrumentation and more aggressive styling from …

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