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Kawasaki D-Tracker 125

It used to be the motorcycling crowd be divided cleanly between and off-roaders.

The superbikers hang at Hard Rock Cafe and go to Genting on the weekends.

The off-roaders on the hand spend most of time jumping in the jungle and are seen.

But now, a strange of the two is forming on the fringes of the local scene.

Supermotos, or also as supermotards are fast gaining

For those who don’t know about bikes, a supermotard is a scrambler with superbike

You would think that a scrambler would be horrible to around twisty roads.

But as I the Kawasaki D-Tracker around sharp bends in the neighbourhood this myth was quickly to be untrue.

The D-Tracker is basically a KLX-250 ‘scrambler’ with street rims.

It is powered by a 250cc thumper that any sense of urgency — and can the 119 kg bike to a mere 145 kph.

However, despite the lack of line speed — bike can be quite a load of fun in the

You will also learn a different away of doing the same thing — is going around corners

To do this, sportsbikers lower center of gravity by dropping body toward the inside of a and putting their knees

Supermoto riders on the other adopt a totally different

Unknown to many, the fastest way a turn is actually by sliding it.

The supermoto rider sit high up on his and uses a skillful combination of and clutch to ‘slide’ the rear and change the direction of the bike.

It is a trick — this. of it as drifting — but on just two

It is this sliding that the supermoto rider adopt his ‘foot-out’ pose. This is necessary to prevent the bike sliding too much and dumping the on the tarmac. It’s just not to cool in photos.

This may all sound very but I’m not sure if the D-tracker can be called a supermotard.

It is a bit small and most supermoto bikes are 450cc and above, and some I talked to even doubted the is actually capable of being in — as it is called.

In Malaysia, are already a few manufacturers who that bringing in these ‘real’ machines.

But what is exciting the D-Tracker is that it costs RM23,000, making it about the price of it’s nearest

It is still not cheap — but we probably be seeing a lot of these on the road, as many beginners their first bike may it within their budget

While it’s supermotard has yet to be determined, what is suprising the bike though is how well it is to the city.

Oddly enough, it’s jungle underpinnings the bike turned out to be quite the warrior.

I rode the bike for most of it commuting between Lumpur, Bangsar and Petaling

The more I rode it, the more I convinced this is exactly the of bike you need in an environment as this.

For starters, the bike way above traffic, with the clearing all but the tallest MPVs and

The high seating position you can see for hundreds of metres in front, above the car in front of you — is great since most car in KL have a habit of jumping on the

You sit upright, with your off your wrists — is good for long rides.

The is also narrow compared to other types of bikes, filtering through heavy a breeze.

In fact, after a few I realised even the Kapcais having a tough time up with the tall motard in

Kawasaki D-Tracker 125

Another thing that riders might be interested in is the D-tracker has loads of suspension in it’s front forks.

At cm — it’s so long it makes the bike look it’s standing on stilts.

means you can glide over all but the potholes without even them.

I hardly slowed when I passed the entrance to my estate — which is since with so much going on, it resembles a Martian more than a road.

are a few downsides to the bike though the miniscule petrol tank can hold 7.5 liters of fuel giving you a range of just 100kms.

Because of it’s height the bike is also unstable at high speeds.

But in all other it’s a practical enough In fact, if the price were RM15,000, I think I would buy one now — just to commute.

of it as sort of a giant Kapcai. The difference is you can pretend to be a supermotard and wear really cool and riding gear.

The D-Tracker in an assortment of three colors: and candy blue, black and as well as Kawasaki green.

For information, call Sunrock at 03-55665688.

Posted by: arman.2007/09/19 GMT+8

Tags: supermotard review ahmad malaysia motorcycle 250 superbike klx by d-tracker | | Comments (14) | References (0)

thanks 4 klx info would to know about MZ 125 SM bike.

Posted by: Shah Marley.2007/10/03 GMT+8

Hi there. Interesting on the KLX 250. Do you think that will be bringing in the new 2008 KLR 650 to in the new fure?

I have owned and 2 KLRs over the past few and they are incredible bikes for intention. Now shodding sticky on them wd make ultimate

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