Bike Reviews

First Ride: Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber — Modern Bobber With A Touch Of Heritage

When we talk about performance motorcycles and superbikes, Italian bike makers are almost always at the top of the list. The Italians have made some of the best-looking motorcycles including the likes of MV Agusta and Ducati. However, Moto Guzzi forsook the traditional Italian way of seduction via sports bike for a distinctly more American approach to motorcycles, cruisers. Moto ... Read More »

2017 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled

Better in worse weather Rain had poured continuously since 4 am. Even with rain gear on, my gloves and boots were soaked to the core. It had been some of the most miserable riding conditions I’ve ever experienced. It was also one of the best long rides I’ve ever joined. Last Independence Day weekend, a group of rider friends thought ... Read More »

Hero Electric Cruz: Review

Hero Electric has introduced the Cruz, its latest offering in the segment of economical electric scooters. Here’s a comprehensive lowdown on what the Cruz has to offer It has been quite a while since e-scooters made any splash in the Indian two-wheeler market. These silent scooters powered by electric drives can sometimes be spotted in various cities where commuters use ... Read More »

Hero Moto Corp Xtreme Sports : Detailed Review

Competition in the 150cc segment is on an all-time high and Hero rides in its most powerful 150c offering yet to take on its rivals. Can brute force help the new Hero Xtreme Sports in delivering the killer punch? The 150cc segment is a lucrative category for the two-wheeler manufacturers. It has healthier profit margins and good sales figure also ... Read More »

Honda Cliq Review: How this scooter will compete with motorcycles in rural areas?

We were welcomed at Chokidhani, Jaipur for the unveiling and launch of Honda Cliq. Skeptical, we stepped in thinking how was an entertainment village supposed to be a proving ground for a scooter. However, were we wrong! Turns out, if we had any other scooter and not a Cliq, a lot of us would have slipped on the loose desert ... Read More »

Honda Cliq Scooter: First Ride Review

Honda Cliq – the newest and least expensive scooter from Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India. The automatic scooter segment in India is dominated by Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI). In fact, the Honda Activa is not just the largest selling scooter in India, but is now also the largest selling two-wheeler, inching out mass market 100-110 cc commuter motorcycles ... Read More »

2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650 Review

You could be fooled into believing it’s an all-new motorcycle, the new Kawasaki Ninja 650. It now gets styling inspired by its bigger supersport sibling, the ZX-10R, and that itself is a very good thing indeed; the 2017 Ninja 650 looks much, much, better than the earlier model. And yes, it looks like a proper sportbike now, with a completely ... Read More »

SWM Superdual first ride

SWM’s new Superdual might not be big on bhp, cylinders or electronics, but it’s a proper little do-anything, go-anywhere machine. Big adventure bikes are now caught up in the same power and technology race as sportsbikes, but who really needs a superbike on stilts and knobblies, or can afford their five figure price tags? It’s refreshing to find the Italian-built ... Read More »

Yamaha R15 V3.0: A closer look

The Yamaha R15 was one of the first desirable, and affordable, sports bikes in India. While its initial run was largely successful, arguably on account of a first mover advantage, it has been somewhat eclipsed in the past few years by heavy competition. But Yamaha, it seems, is not one to step down from a challenge. Enter the R15 V3.0, ... Read More »

TRIUMPH BOBBER ROADTEST – A BOBBER EACH WAY

TRIUMPH IS THE LATEST TO ROLL OUT SOMETHING A BIT LEFT FIELD IN ITS BOBBER. JUST LIKE DUCATI LAID CLAIM TO THE STREETFIGHTER TITLE, NOW TRIUMPH HAS DECIDED TO TAKE OWNERSHIP OF THE BOBBER TAG.   The concept of buying an old sports bike and turning it into a streetfighter is probably within the ken of any motorcycle enthusiast. Just ... Read More »