Adventure Motorcycle Magazine Subscribe Now

Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1 New Benelli TRK502X with spoke wheels 
    C-Moto Not-so-Noob
    Join Date
    Feb 2016
    Few days ago Benelli released two interest models in local market: Leoncino Trail and Benelli TRK502X:

    Also Loncin's ADV bike DS8 is on its way to production:

    For some reasons I think that Loncin's DS8 could be better ADV bike, than CFMoto 650MT... but there's still hope CFMoto will release something more interesting than 650MT :)
    Reply With Quote  

  2. #2 Re: New Benelli TRK502X with spoke wheels 
    foreign China moto dude bikerdoc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Zhejiang PRC, OZ, NZ
    TRK502X yeah, saw that last year at the Motocycle show in Bangkok, so it's a model that was around a bit before that... Fugly IMO but seems to have gained a bit of a following particularly in TIC. Some of that though is because it carries the foreign badge... as has happened with some of the marques of other offerings made in Ch!na.
    Some Local CN riders bought previous 600cc Benelli models thinking they were buying a better brand only to find a number of issues... leaking fuel tanks, faulty fuel pumps inside fuel tanks, transmission issues etc.
    Loncin have been working on getting the BMW Rotax single cylinder 650 engine into something that can make an impact in the local domestic TIC market. The previous Loncin 650 inspired model didn't enjoy as greater success as anticipated...
    Last edited by bikerdoc; 06-07-2018 at 06:44 AM.
    Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist
    - Pablo Picasso
    Reply With Quote  

  3. #3 Re: New Benelli TRK502X with spoke wheels 
    KING of MCM LOL prince666's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    china (Longkou), Hainan
    For some reasons I think that Loncin's DS8 could be better ADV bike, than CFMoto 650MT... but there's still hope CFMoto will release something more interesting than 650MT
    At the resents dealer open day for CFmoto, I had the opportunity to talk to the head of sales/marketing for the whole of China and I asked the same question?

    The MT just needs a set of 19/17 or 21/18 DID spoked wheels, a longer travel and better front shock, button to switch off the ABS at the back which the TR-G has already.
    Sub-guard, increase the tank size to say 20/22L.

    And there you have it a not bad ADV bike?

    He did say the 21/18 wheel setup would increase the seat height too much?

    It did get him thinking, so we will just have to wait and see.
    "Arguing on the Internet is like running in the Special Olympics, even if you win you're still retarded"
    Reply With Quote  

  4. #4 Re: New Benelli TRK502X with spoke wheels 
    Senior C-Moto Guru
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Taizhou, Zhejiang
    Went to the dealer yesterday to change oil and they were unboxing the two new Benellies.
    I dint look much at the TRK as that bike to me is a joke. The Leoncino, on the other hand looked very nice. The wheels lifted it up a bit and there is a decent amoint of clearance. Still, the seat is low. All it needs is a good skid plate which is not available on taobao yet.
    I forgot to check wether these wheels are tubeless or not
    Reply With Quote  

Similar Threads

  1. Three Wheels...
    By MJH in forum Industry News and Moto Talk
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 12-06-2016, 11:41 AM
  2. Wheels
    By Preacher in forum Scooter
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-02-2012, 05:00 AM
  3. Qingqi 200 spoke wrench
    By kupo kupo in forum Maintenance
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-26-2010, 02:36 AM
  4. Spoke loosening on dual-sport bikes
    By forchetto in forum Maintenance
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07-29-2009, 08:04 PM
  5. Lost in Guangxi -The broken spoke diaries
    By Supersignet in forum Ride Reports and Meetings
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 05-13-2008, 04:46 PM
Posting Permissions
  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts