Monthly Archives: October 2014

Husqvarna Malaysia launches 2015 range: RM26,619 to RM57,847

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As the Husqvarna FC 350 comes to life under me with a simple push of a button, I question the sanity of my decision to ride a new dirtbike on this MX track which I had yet to ride. Don’t get me wrong. This is indeed a beautiful track. Located in rustic Terengganu with the sea within spitting distance, it’s the perfect location to launch an entire fleet of new MX models. However, it has been 5 years since I went close to any sort of offroad track. I take a quick look around the row of gleaming new Huskies. Husqvarna Malaysia had the entire 2015 lineup at the Monica Bay Motocross track. Continue reading

KUSTOMFEST 2014: Customising the Indonesian way

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11-12 October, Jogjakarta – Last weekend Matmoto had the opportunity to visit our neighbour across the Java Straits to witness one of the biggest gatherings of customized vehicles in the region. As you land at the Bandara Adisutjipto, every visual cue tells you that it is full of colour and culture. We later found out from the locals that Jogjakarta is known for its laidback culture and seeing a signboard bearing “Yogyakarta – Berhati Nyaman” confirms the stories we’ve been hearing.  Continue reading

Cleveland Cyclewerks Misfit 500cc: Below RM30,000?

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Clevaland Cyclewerks (CCW) is becoming increasingly known in Malaysia for their 250cc Heist, which is a hard tail bobber with awesome looks that is priced below RM20k. Designed in Cleveland, USA by up and coming businessman Scott Colosimo – and built in China – the bike is now sold worldwide, and is a hit in Japan. Continue reading