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Bell Custom 500: A helmet with heritage


Retro bikes are in nowadays. Custom retros, café racers, trackers and bobbers. Even the big boys are joining the band wagon with at least one retro themed model in their stable. With retro bikes (or at least retro looking bikes), you will need retro helmets (or at least retro looking helmets) to complete the look. Continue reading

Interview with a World Traveller: 30 minutes with Steph Jeavons


It’s not every day you get to meet and talk to a world traveller. Let alone a solo, lady world traveller. MatMoto came to know of Steph Jeavons a few moons back. We silently stalked her on her FB page and her blog all the time wishing we could embark on an adventure like hers. Some people  dream and wish. Well, this lady from Wales is living it. We got the opportunity to meet up with Steph last Saturday in KL. Continue reading

A History Lesson – The original Kawasaki H2

Kawasaki H2 750 Mach IV 73

The new Kawasaki H2 which is set to be unveiled at Intermot in Cologne,Germany is now the buzz of the industry. Kawasaki is expected to unveil a range of H2 bikes at Intermot at the end of this month. So, what is all the buzz about? Forced induction triples to bump up power figures for the power hungry consumer. Is this new? Where did it all start? It is not the first time the “H” code has been used for a model series.
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