Until 2009, with only a few exceptions, it was not possible to buy a new motorcycle larger than 200cc. Motorcycles are obtained through a multitude of sources which are mostly “gray market” imports.
Now, Yamaha, Kawasaki, BMW and HD are offering a limited range of big bikes here.
Of course there are “millions” of what we refer to as step throughs and small motorcycles that are the daily transportation for the populace of S.E. Asia. Anywhere that we go on our “adventures” the locals traverse on a regular basis on their step through. Sometimes makes us look rather silly.
My motorcyles. Note the plural. There are so many types of riding and riders here that one is just not enough. Most of my friends have more than one and most more than that; including me. Look here…….