Bike Reviews

Honda CB Hornet 160R: First Ride Review

When Honda announced that it will be launching its 160cc CB Hornet 160R as its last bike in 2015 in the Indian market, everyone knew that it would face tough competition from the Suzuki Gixxer and the Yamaha FZ-S FI V2.0. We all know how successful the Yamaha FZ is in the Indian market and the Suzuki Gixxer, despite not ... Read More »

Review: AutoToday shares their first ride experience of the 2015 Mahindra Mojo

Five years in the making and after having given a glimpse of things to come, Mahindra Two Wheelers has finally pulled the wraps off the Mojo. Of the five years, the past thirty-six months have been crucial for the firm. Going back to the drawing board, re-designing and re-engineering the motorcycle, Mahindra were hard at work. And, during all this ... Read More »

Reviewed: The Specialized Dolce Evo

Take my impression with a grain of salt because Specialized’s new Dolce Evo is a bike that was built just for me. No, not just for me, specifically, but for someone exactly like me—a person most comfortable on women’s, endurance-oriented geometry, who likes long, meandering rides at no particular pace. Sure, I like a fast, lightweight carbon bike as much ... Read More »

Yamaha R3: First Ride Review

Someone at the launch was saying that it was a late entry by Yamaha in the entry-level performance segment with its R3, but is it really true? I don’t think so. Sure, we can say that Honda CBR 250R has been around for years and Kawasaki have had the Ninja 250 tucked somewhere in corner of the segment, too, but ... Read More »

Mahindra Mojo Test Ride Review

The Mahindra Mojo has to be among the most highly anticipated new launches of 2015 and it was a rather long wait for many motorcyclists. The Mahindra Mojo was first showcased in 2010 with huge fanfare and was unveiled by Bollywood star Aamir Khan. It was kind of a revolutionary motorcycle in 2010 as Indian buyers hadn’t been exposed to ... Read More »

2016 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim S Shows Authentic Retro Military Styling – Photo Gallery

If anything, the only thing missing from the perfect retro picture is a girder fork, but since we’re getting ready for the 2016 season, we can definitely live without it. Harley decided to endow the S versions of the Fat Boy and Softail Slim with a character that’s rather rare among stock bikes, adding blacked-out engines and detailing, but this ... Read More »

Forkless cafe racers, supercharged streetfighters and kit superbikes: Bimota’s bizarre EICMA selection

Ultra-exotic Italian brand Bimota laid on a superb selection of eye-popping goodies at EICMA 2015 in Milan. For starters, this bizarre hub-steered cafe racer, a retro take on the ultra-futuristic Tesi range. Then there’s the Diavel-powered Impeto streetfighter with its optional supercharger, and finally the kit bike to end all kit bikes, a build-your-own Bimota BB3 superbike kit. Back in ... Read More »

Pinarello Dogma F8£9,799.00

Pinarello’s Dogma F8 appeared beneath Chris Froome and his Sky teammates ahead of the 2014 Tour de France – and with Froome now in pretty exalted company after this weekend’s second TdF victory in three years, you’d have to say it’s been a successful partnership so far. Replacing the previous Dogma 65.1, which was regarded by some as overly rigid, ... Read More »

HANDS ON: BOSCH EBIKE SYSTEMS

When I first moved to the bike mecca of Portland, OR a couple of years ago, I did what just about everyone else in this city does: I sat down and seriously considered trading in my car for a bicycle. But after doing a trial run and pedaling into work one day, I quickly discovered that the hills between my ... Read More »

Eloise and the Curse of the Golden Whisk review at the Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter – ‘inventive’

Set in wartime Exeter, this city is a culinary wasteland. Having escaped occupied Paris, a girl – who happens to be a talented cook – is homeless. By chance, Eloise finds refuge at Arthur’s renowned restaurant, where diners enjoy lentil soup, spam fritters and bread pudding. This energetic, talented and multi-skilled ensemble fill the stage with characters as a quirky ... Read More »