Monday, March 2, 2015

Types of Motorbike for Vietnam Motorcycling Tours


Overview,


  • A tour around a city (Hanoi, Sai Gon) or outskirt, you can opt a fully automatic or semi-automatic motorcycle (scooter and semi-scooter).
  • For a trip lasts from 2 – 3 days you can choose a semi-automatic motorcycle.
  • With a long journey and off-road, should think of an off-road motorcycle (4 strokes and over 230cc).

  • ActiveTravel Asia recommend you several motors can be chosen in Vietnam motorcycling tours from basic to challenging driving grade.

    WAVE S

    Vietnam motorcycling tip 1

    With new version of Wave S, you may look pretty elegant in style. The advance in technology along with the engine meeting Euro-2 standard make it very environmentally-friendly. Although being simple, it’s still quite impressive, an appealing and eye-catching beauty. If you love elegance, Wave S can assure that for you. 

    YAMAHA NOUVO 125CC

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    The model of new Nouvo Automatic seems to attract all attention. Attempt to look into its new graphics and colors, you will find aggressive and bold sweeps making it distinctly different from any other automatic motors. Yamaha has gone a further step in redesigning several key elements of a scooter. Nouvo actually appears strong and is truly powerful with a four-stroke automatic engine. So it can move smoothly on rather demanding terrain. 

    HONDA FUTURE Neo 125CC
    Vietnam motorcycling tip 3

    Future Neo is the top model of the 125CC motorbike line about design and quality in Viet Nam. Honda Vietnam has applied the modern technology in production that results in success of Future Neo. It differs from the prior motor model both in structure and shape. With conspicuous features, Future Neo certainly persuade even the most hard to please customers.

    VESPA PIAGGIO

    Vietnam motorcycling tip 4

    If you want to show an elegant, fashionable and eye-catching style, let try a Vespa. Designed with the idea of a bike that can move easily through all narrow and out-of-the-ways of city but also save energy, this scooter is a wonderful choice for a Vietnam city tour, especially in vibrant city like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh. Particularly suited to women, you will see stylish ladies on these Vespa scooters in Vietnam and many other countries.

    HONDA XR SERIES 

    Honda XR series are designed to specialize in beaten tracks and winding mountainous roads. These series are a range of air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke off-road motorcycles that were designed in Japan but assembled everywhere in the world. Some later models were also manufactured with a few special features different from previously traditional specifications. For instance, the XR 650R and XRV 650R are water-cooled and the XRV 650R is a twin cylinder engine.

    Some of the XR series were launched with two versions, R and L. With knobby off-road tires fitted, the R version motors were professional ones for off-road riding, but not always street legal. The L version models were dual sport bikes, fitted with the indicators, lights, horn, tyres and mirrors appropriate for public road. A number of R version models had these as well.

    In its successful period, the XR series enclosed 10 models, but now only the dual-sport XR 650L is available. All remaining XR models were replaced by the CRF series. In the history of motorbike, the Honda XR650L is one of the longest running that has kept its constant production models and still continues today precisely as the 1992 model specifications.

    XR 125 L

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    Born in 2003, the XR 125L has a 124cc engine producing 11.13 HP (8.1 kW) at 8,500 rpm. Solely the 2012 XR125L owns both an electric starter and a kick starter.

    XR 250R
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    In 1996, the XR 250R, which is the mainstay of the XR range, was updated with a new 249 cc air-cooled four-stroke Radial Four Valve Combustion Chamber (RFVC) that generated 19 HP (14 kW) at 8100 rpm. Although it was relatively heavy and both front and rear suspension were quite simple, the XR 250R proved reliable and was successful as an entry-level off-road machine. The X250R was stopped its production in 2004.

    XR 250L
    Vietnam motorcycling tip 7

    Manufactured from 1991-2007, the XR 250L is the street version of the XR250R. It possessed road legal lights and tires, a metal fuel tank, keyed ignition/steering lock, plus other trivial changes. Some 40 lbs heavier, it had diminished off-road ability. Similar to XR250R, it had a RFVC 249 cc engine too, but with a different carburetor and 3 mm smaller exhaust headers to meet emissions requirements.


    ActiveTravel Vietnam offer a wide range motorcycling tour from moderate to challenging grade in both hot spot of motorcycling in Vietnam: the North and Ho Chi Minh trail. To understand more about these our delightful tours, you can view here.

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