Bike Reviews

2017 Harley-Davidson Street Rod First Ride Review

The 2017 Harley-Davidson Street Rod is the latest member of Harley-Davidson’s Street family. Internationally, the Street has had two models – the H-D Street 500 and the H-D Street 750, but in India, we have only had the Harley-Davidson Street 750. It’s the most successful Harley-Davidson motorcycle model, not only in India, but across the world. Now, customers apparently are ... Read More »

First Look: Vintage Electric Bikes

The Vintage Electric Tracker e-bike in Racing Green. DAN SAPP In the ever-evolving market of e-bikes, it’s becoming more and more difficult for companies to stand out—but Vintage Electric, out of Santa Clara, California, is drawing on the past to make waves in the present. With three models of vintage-inspired e-bikes to choose from—the Cruz, Tracker (shown in this article, ... Read More »

Specialized Amira Comp womens road bike review

If you’re after a fast, exciting ride, crave speed and racing is your goal, then let us introduce you to the Specialized Amira. With proven race pedigree, it gives a ride that is as exhilarating and focused as you could wish for. 9 pioneers of women’s cycling Women’s cycling news, reviews, interviews, advice and more on BikeRadar Women Buying on ... Read More »

What else can you buy for the price of a 2017 Kawasaki Z1000?

Sugomi is a Japanese term which translates to – ‘awe, leaves an indelible impression, is daunting in stature or ability, and commands respect’. Or at least that is what Kawasaki claims. This word is the inspiration behind the Kawasaki Z1000’s radical design, essentially four years old now. But the Z1000 continues to looks futuristic even today, and is sure to ... Read More »

First ride review: 2017 Harley Davidson Street Rod 750

Remember the launch of the Street 750 in India, at the India Bike Week? Well, I do and I remember there being a trio of customs based on it. One of them, the RDX 800, sees the light of day in this here Street Rod. Lead designer, Chetan Shedjale, says his design was inspired by the world of flat trackers, ... Read More »

First rides Honda CB650F & CBR650F

Honda’s five new 2017 bike bonanza has been a few days full of surprises for MCN from the oddly charming Rebel impressing to the thoroughly refined CB1100 EX displaying retro charm at its best and the CB1100 RS slightly deflating our high expectations. And the two new CB models kept the surprises coming. The CB650F and CBR650F can basically be ... Read More »

Scott Contessa Solace 25 women’s road bike review

“A smooth ride that helps you cruise along from A to B in comfort” Highs: Powerful braking, comfortable vibration-damping carbon frame Lows: Bulky hoods, one of the heavier bikes at this price point Buy if: You value a comfortable and stable ride above all else The Scott Contessa Solace is designed with endurance in mind, and it gives a comfortable, ... Read More »

Ride a retro at Carole Nash MCNFestival

The Carole Nash MCN Festival is fast approaching and this year we have more new bikes than ever before and our biggest fleet of test bikes yet. There’s something for everybody, from scooters to top of the range sportsbikes, and this year there are plenty of retro models to throw your leg over. Triumph are bringing along five models from ... Read More »

Specialized Amira Comp women’s road bike review

BikeRadar verdict “A fast, nimble and exciting race-ready bike” Highs: Makes you feel like you’re winning La Course on every single ride Lows: Could be unforgiving over very long days in the saddle Buy if: You want to go really, really fast If you’re after a fast, exciting ride, crave speed and racing is your goal, then let us introduce ... Read More »

MCN Fleet: Street Glide The Empire Strikes Back

First impressions last, so the old saying goes, and my first impressions of the Harley-Davidson Street Glide have been positive. When the fleet options first appeared in the cold winter months, I longed for a comfortable bike that would see me cruise through my 86-mile commute in style and that’s exactly what I’ve got. We’ll get to all the little ... Read More »