CFMoto 700CL-X Sport

CFMoto 700CL-X launch delayed

The launch of the handsome CFMoto 700CL-X range has been delayed until early 2021, but it will arrive with a pack of accessories. The company celebrated its 30th anniversary in Milan last November 2019 with the announcement that the 700CL-X would arrive in late 2020 in three models: Sports, Heritage, Adventure. Sports has bar-end mirrors, …

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CFMoto 300SR

CFMoto 300SR price announced

The first fully faired sports model from Chinese motorcycle manufacturer CFMoto, the 300SR, has arrived in Australia. Importers Mojo Motorcycles say the 300SR is available in Nebula Black or Turquoise Blue for $5790 ride away with a three-year warranty. In fact, all CFMoto bikes purchased from until the end of the year receive the extended …

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CFMoto 650GT

CFMoto 650MT & Shinko tyre review

Some 10,000km after taking possession of a CFMoto 650MT and then fitting it with Shinko 705 Adventure Touring tyres, industry veteran Dale Schmidtchen has updated his impressions of the combo. (You can also check out his initial reviews of the 650MT and Shinko tyres.) Eleven months of ownership with this bargain-bin beauty and I can …

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CFMoto CF1250J police bike

CFMoto CF1250J is biggest yet

A civilian version of the new CFMoto CF1250J police bike with a modified KTM LC8 engine is coming and it will be the biggest Chinese bike yet! Michael Poynton, director of Australian importer Mojo Motorcycles, confirms the civvy version of the CF1350J is coming, “however this will be a while off yet”. “I haven’t received …

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CFMoto 300SR

CFMoto adds 300SR supersport

Chinese motorcycle manufacturer CFMoto will introduce its first fully faired sports model to Australia in May, the 300SR. It is powered by a 300cc single-cylinder engine with 21kW (29hp) at 8750rpm and 23.5Nm of torque at 7250rpm. Further details and pricing will be revealed later this month. However, given the bargain prices of CFMoto models, it …

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CFmoto factory coronavirus

Coronavirus no setback to CFMoto future

The coronavirus scare has forced Honda and CFMoto Chinese factories to extend their lunar new year production closures by about a week. Honda’s factory mainly produces models for the domestic market while the CFMoto factory in Hangzhou makes their bikes for the world market and KTMs for China. Australian CFMoto importer Mojo Motorcycles says the CFMoto …

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KTM plans 10 new models in 2020

Leaked documents show KTM plans to introduce 10 new models with engines ranging from 125cc to 890cc and an extra electric, according to VisorDown. The image from KTM’s 2020 model plans shows upcoming models as blurred bikes, including the new electric Freeride E AM trials bike. In the 125, 250 and 390 range there is …

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CFMoto 650GT

CFMoto 650GT ‘worth the extra dollars’

Motorcycle industry stalwart Dale Schmidtchen has been reviewing the CFMoto 650MT for some time now, but recently switched to the road touring 650GT version. While the CFMoto 650 MT ABS costs $7490 ride away, the 650GT is an extra $1000. Both are learner-approved, but would also suit mature riders. Dale says the GT is a “great bike” with …

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CFMoto 700CL-X Sport

CFMoto launches sexy new 700CL-X

CFMoto celebrated its 30th anniversary in Milan last night (4 November 2019) by announcing the introduction of the sexy new 700CL-X. Australian director Michael Poynton says it will arrive in late 2020. “They will be offering this new model as three different variants – Sports, Heritage, Adventure,” he says. Sports has bar-end mirrors, lower bars, …

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CFMoto 300NK

Is this cheap CFMoto 300NK a good deal?

The CFMoto 300NK is the cheapest 300cc learner bike in Australia at just $4990 ride away, but how does it indeed “ride away”? We tested the bike and found it a willing partner around town and even out on the highway. The CFMoto 300NK is powered by a new 300cc water-cooled, single-single engine with 25kW …

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