Bike Reviews

Trek Emonda S5 road bike review: will Lance Armstrong sign my friend’s jersey?

Trek Emonda S5: ‘I’ve always had a soft spot for the brand.’ My friend Adam sent me to Austin, Texas, with a task: “Can you get Lance Armstrong to sign my US Postal Service jersey?” It’s like asking someone going to Newcastle if they can persuade Gazza to autograph an old Magpies shirt. Austin is a big place. Almost a ... Read More »

2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650 Review

HIGHLIGHTS 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650 gets sportier, sleeker and lighter New styling inspired by Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R New Ninja 650 is more agile, more planted than outgoing model 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 ... Read More »

2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber Test Ride Review

HIGHLIGHTS Triumph Bonneville Bobber based on Bonneville T120 Blend of classic 1940s style and modern performance Factory custom incorporates hard-tail ‘bobber’ design You could say, “beauty is only skin deep”, or something to that effect. Strangely, that is the vague kind of preconceived notion I had about the new Triumph Bonneville Bobber. Everyone who had ridden the Bobber before was ... Read More »

Bajaj Pulsar 150 Vs TVS Apache RTR 160 comparison

  About Bajaj Pulsar 150 Bajaj’s Pulsar series is among the most popular range of bikes from the two-wheeler manufacturer which is still going strong in terms of sales and Pulsar 150 is one of the models in the series which is a prominent choice in the 150cc segment.  Factors like ample power, sporty design, impressive fuel economy and lucrative ... Read More »

2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber Test Ride Review

HIGHLIGHTS Triumph Bonneville Bobber based on Bonneville T120 Blend of classic 1940s style and modern performance Factory custom incorporates hard-tail ‘bobber’ design You could say, “beauty is only skin deep”, or something to that effect. Strangely, that is the vague kind of preconceived notion I had about the new Triumph Bonneville Bobber. Everyone who had ridden the Bobber before was ... Read More »

2017 Yamaha FZ25 road test review

Yamaha has had great success in getting Indian customers to invest more in their motorcycles. First came the R15, a bike that got people thinking it was okay to spend over Rs 1 lakh on a 150cc motorcycle. Soon after, the FZ16 convinced buyers that you could pay more for design, engineering and quality even if you didn’t have segment-leading ... Read More »

2016 Triumph Bonneville T100: First Ride Review

British motorcycle manufacturer Triumph introduced the the Bonneville line-up in the 1960s. Named after the famous Bonneville Salt Flats, where Triumph broke the land speed record for motorcycles in the 1950s and 60s, the Bonneville range is the best selling series of motorcycles for the iconic British bike maker till date. The T100 sits in between the Street Twin and ... Read More »

Bike and Hike Days back at Washington Park

Nine-month-old Kinley O’Neill of Springfield was having a good time feeding the ducks and watching the squirrels Sunday as her family strolled through Washington Park on Bike and Hike Day. The Bike and Hike Day tradition at Washington Park resumed May 1, and is set to continue through September. From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays and 4 to ... Read More »

2017 Triumph Bobber road test review

Triumph’s Bobber is the fifth motorcycle from the new Bonneville line and perhaps the most niche model of all. The evolution is interesting because Triumph has the T100 and T120 models in the middle, holding down the full-retro theme that underpins the Bonneville line. The Triumph Street Twin is retro-flavoured but not enough to not appeal to people who want ... Read More »

CSC TT250 Review

The CSC TT250 is the little brother to the more popular CSC RX-3 Adventure. Actually, the TT250 might offer better bang for the buck. The TT250 is for riders looking for an inexpensive dual sport that can handle commuting and light off-road duties You can save more than $1,500.00 compared to the RX-3 Adventure by choosing the TT250 instead. The ... Read More »