Bike Reviews

2017 DUCATI MULTISTRADA 950 FIRST RIDE REVIEW

Ducati’s new Multistrada 950 is a delicious idea. It takes Ducati’s idea of a road-biased, sporty adventure tourer to a friendlier, more affordable space. What makes it the Ducati Multistrada 950 even more tantalising is the fact that it’s price in India neatly splits the popular four-bike Triumph Tiger 800 range in half. The Ducati Multistrada 950 also represents a ... Read More »

2017 Bajaj Pulsar NS200 vs TVS Apache RTR 200 vs Yamaha FZ25

There was a time, not long ago, in the Indian two-wheeler space, where a 150cc, four-stroke motorcycle was considered the pinnacle of performance. Those of us who’ve spent our formative riding years on such machines craved for more… more power, sharper brakes, better handling. Oh, how things have changed! Today, 150cc bikes represent both commuter and the entry-level of sport ... Read More »

Top 6 Best 125cc Fuel Efficient Bikes In India: Comparison

These are two-wheelers which are neither purely mileage oriented and neither are they considered premium. Motorcycles belonging to the 125cc segment cater to those who want to strike a balance between fuel economy, style and decent performance. Also Read: The Best 125cc Scooters In India While not as crowded as the 110cc segment, there are still plenty of models to choose from, ... Read More »

Triumph Street Scrambler first ride review: Classic motorcycle with off-road abilities

In a time before mass produced dirt bikes the concept of the Scrambler was conceived. Junkies would strip their motorcycle of anything that made their bike slower. The result would be a motorcycle that could go faster and could shred its way through whatever hill climb, muddy berm or gravel flat-track that stood in its way. Keep in mind back ... Read More »

Thumpstar TS-M 125cc

Flat track and trail riding has been gaining popularity in the past few years. Not only are there a wealth of single track trails in and around the city, dedicated motocross tracks and events have become to be a regular occurrence. While I’m by no means a regular trail or off-road rider myself, good friends tell me that the key ... Read More »

Yamaha FZ25 Review: Daily commuter with a highway soul

NEW DELHI: The true streetfighter design is something that was missing from the Indian mass bike segment until Yamaha came up with the first-generation FZ16 in 2008. The aggressive styling and meaty 140 section rear tyre of the motorcycle quickly grabbed the attention of enthusiasts who were craving for a dominating yet pocket-friendly ride. But everything changes with the time and the ... Read More »

A German bike company could turn the entire industry on its head

No industry has been entirely immune from the disruption brought on by online shopping. But so far, the high-end bicycle business has mostly remained in brick-and-mortar bike shops. This week, however, an anticipated direct-to-consumer bike brand from Germany called Canyon comes to the U.S., a move that may have a marked effect on the industry. The main players in the bike ... Read More »

GARMIN FENIX 5X REVIEW

Garmin has never let size get in the way of technology when it comes to GPS multisport watches. They pack it in and expect everyone to deal with it. And for four years, we’ve done just that. Then, in January 2017, the company officially announced that its top-of-the-line Fenix 5 series of watches would ship in three sizes — the ... Read More »

Honda Africa Twin First Ride Review

The legendary Honda Africa Twin is back! And this time it’s in India and in full automatic form. The Honda CRF1000L, or Honda Africa Twin as it’s popularly known, made its global debut last year, and promises a very capable adventure bike, with off-road manners inspired by its thoroughbred dual purpose and rally-oriented origins in Honda’s global line-up. Does it have what ... Read More »

Yeti SB-6 Turq X01 Eagle review£7,527.00

BikeRadar verdict “Searingly expensive, but an outstandingly composed, quiet and hyper-fast trail weapon”   Highs: Excellent geometry and immaculately poised pedal efficient but high control suspension   Lows: Eyewateringly expensive, doesn’t suit ‘slammed’ feel riders   Buy if: You can afford one of the fastest, most sorted all rounders on the market The SB-6 frame isn’t just a seasoned campaigner at the highest ... Read More »