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Keeway RKR165 Feature Review – Sports Excitement

Saleh Md. Hassan
March 10, 2020

Keeway RKR165 is a nicely featured street-sport motorcycle from Keeway Bangladesh. The motorcycle profiled with some sporty and competitive features. Therefore, here we brought the feature discussion with Keeway RKR165 Feature Review. Let’s try to get a detailed image of the new motorcycle.

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Keeway RKR165 Raising the Sports Excitement

The Keeway RKR165 is the brand-new addition in the row of Keeway Bangladesh stable. It’s the only sports model they are currently marketing in Bangladesh. The same model is also available in the world market with different capacity of engines. Hence the looks and design are profiled dedicating modern street-sport ergonomics.

The RKR165 is a fully faired sports model. The front end is fully aerodynamic with sharper FOX-EYE double-pit headlamp assembly. It also enhanced with an impressive, larger, and sporty windshield. After that, the cockpit is a digital-analog combo unit. The rev-counter is sporty analog, and the rests are fully digital with a lot of parameters.

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The fuel tank is very nicely curved like a bigger sportbike. The sporty air-vents on the side panel are nicely crafted its both sides. Further, the handlebar area is very spacious even covering with fairing. The sporty clip-on handlebar is positioned comparatively in higher than the same segment other bikes. Hence even with the split seats, it allows comfy riding which some might mistake like riding in the upright position.

Coming to the tail, it’s very compact with bikini tail end. It includes a compact rear seat, notchy grab rails, sleek tail-lamp, and bony registration plate hanger. Coming to the rests, the alloy wheels are nicely designed. The exhaust is a skinny barrel. But the body panels are impressively multi-layered, sliced, sharper, and edgy. Overall, it combines a nice aerodynamic feature and of-course it looks good.

Frame, Wheel, Brake, & Suspension System

In the frame, the Keeway RKR165 constructed on an Arch Bar Truck Frame. In the wheel, brake, and suspension system it holding quite competitive features. The wheels are nicely crafted with sports alloy rims and tubeless type tires. The tires are much wider and street-sport oriented to ensure street performance and fuel economy.

Here the brakes are hydraulic disc type brakes in both wheels. The front disc is 260mm and its 220mm at the rear. In the suspension system, the motorcycle holding conventional upright telescopic fork suspension in the front. At the rear its Coil Spring Oil Damped mono. It also has a few levels of adjustability.

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Handling and Riding Features

The Keeway RKR165 featured as a street sportbike. Therefore, sport riding posture and ergonomics adopted in this bike. It featured with different height sporty-split seating arrangement and slip-on handlebar. But the riding posture is not that much aggressive as the handlebar positioned comparatively in a higher position.

Further, steering maneuvering housing and body panel is much spacious. So, the riding seems much easier with comfortable maneuvering. Moreover, 112mm stroke of the front shock absorber and 43mm stroke of the rear setup can ensure a comfortable riding. Again, with 160mm of ground clearance, it promised to be a balanced pack.

In the other features, the wheel and brake setup also carry quite competitive features.  It comes with CBS, therefore, Combined-Braking feature. That commonly helps for safer braking. Meanwhile, in other dimensions, it weighted 153kg of unladen weight which might be a tough part for some riders. But 15 liters of fuel tank capacity obviously a positive side for the long-distance rides.

Keeway RKR165 Engine & feature

The Keeway RKR165 holding precisely a 164.7cc capacity engine. It’s a single-cylinder, four-stroke, liquid-cooled engine. The engine is also featured with 4-valve and fuel feed by the electronic fuel injection system. Hence this engine comes with return type 6-speed gear transmission and the starting method is electric start only.

Coming to the power and performance figure, this engine rated for 13.3kw, therefore, 18.08PS of power. The torque figure is 14.0NM; that is much impressive. The fuel economy is not figured by Keeway Bangladesh. But with the impressive compression ratio of 11:1 and EFI system, it seems to get a competitive figure of fuel economy.

Keeway RKR165 Specification

SpecificationKeeway RKR165
EngineSingle Cylinder, Four Stroke,

Liquid Cooled, 4-Valve Engine

Displacement164.7cc
Bore x Stroke64.0mm x 51.2mm
Compression Ratio11:1
Maximum Power18.08PS (13.3kW)@9,500RPM
Maximum Torque14.0NM@7,000RPM
Fuel SupplyElectronic Fuel Injection
IgnitionTLI
Starting MethodElectric Start
Clutch TypeWet, Multiple-Disc
LubricationWet Sump, Pressure Splash Lubrication
Transmission6-Speed; 1-N-2-3-4-5-6

Dimension

Frame TypeArch Bar Truck Frame
Dimension (LxWxH)2,050mm x740mm x 1,120mm
Wheelbase1,310mm
Ground Clearance160mm
Saddle Height770mm
Weight (UNLADEN)153kg
Fuel Capacity15 Liters

Wheel, Brake & Suspension

The Suspension

(Front/Rear)

Telescopic Fork, 112mm Stroke

Coil Spring Oil Damped Mono Suspension, 43mm Stroke

Brake system

(Front/Rear)

Front: 260mm Disc

Rear: 220mm Disc

Tire size (Front / Rear)Front: 100/80-17

Rear: 130/70-17

Both Tubeless

Battery12V
HeadlampDouble Pit Headlamp
SpeedometerDigital/Analogue Instrumentation

*All the specifications are subject to change upon company rules, policy, offer & promotion. BikeBD is not liable for the changes.

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Keeway RKR165 Feature Review

So, readers, this was quite a basic brief on the features of the new Keeway RKR165 feature review. The motorcycle looks good and also featured nicely to be in the competition in our market. Hence, we are also eager to watch the fight of rivalry. Thereby thanks everyone, cheers!




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