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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Honda CB500R CB500F and CB500X January sales war limiting

January motorcycle discounts begin

Honda has fired the starting gun on the annual January motorcycle sales war with discounts across its road bike range with more coming from CFMoto and probably Victory. CFMoto has also announced it’s discounting $500 from its 650NK naked bike ($6490 ABS, $5990 non-ABS ride away). We are also expecting an announcement in January about discounts …

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CFMoto 650MT capacity

CFMoto 650MT adventure bike coming

CFMoto is about to launch into the burgeoning adventure touring market with their 650MT to join the 650NK and 650TK. The 650MT was released recently at the Chinese Motorcycle Exhibition and will be showcased at EICMA in Milan next week. The handsome adventurer is basically a TK with a steeper Dakar-style windscreen, longer-travel suspension for …

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Heavy Duty Motorsports relocates

Heavy Duty Motorsports relocates

Queensland’s largest custom bike shop, Heavy Duty Motorcycles, has grown so quickly it has relocated for the second time in under two years and changed it names to Heavy Duty Motorsports. The store was at Slacks Creek, then moved “around the corner” to Underwood and doubled in size. Now it is at even bigger premises on …

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CFMoto 400NK and 650NK

CFMoto 400NK adds to learner lineup

CFMoto Australia has added the new 400NK to its learner-approved line-up which also includes an updated 650NK, plus the 650TK and 150NK. The 400NK costs $5490 ride away while the Continental ABS version is $500 more. The new 650NK with ABS is $6990 and 650TK is $7749. They come with two-year factory warranty.  CFMoto Australia …

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CFMoto 150NK

CFMoto 150NK is a value commuter

CFMoto Australia has introduced its new 150NK at just $3090, but is further sweetening the deal with $300 worth of free extras. That compares with the Yamaha YZF-R15 at $4299, Honda CB125E at $2099 and Kymco CK125 at $2095, while most other commuters in our market are 250cc and above. To add more value, CFMoto is offering …

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Racing on the Bonneville salt flats

Ride Bonneville salt flats

How would you like to ride a motorcycle flat out on the Bonneville salt flats, competing for class honours? Mojo Motorcycles New Zealand general manager Dale Schmidtchen is organising a very special tour of the famed Utah salt flats in August where riders can actually participate in the Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials from August 29-September …

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