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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Shinko tyres CFMoto

Shinko 705 Adventure Touring Tyres tested

Shinko tyres review by tyre expert Dale Schmidtchen The standard tyres on our long-term review CFMoto 650 MT have been my only real complaint about the hardy bike which is now coming up to 4000km. It came fitted with Chinese-made Cheng Shin Tire (CST) Adreno radials which worked well on dry sealed roads, but were …

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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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