Tag Archives: Ride

2017 Harley-Davidson Street Rod review, track ride

Has Harley-Davidson finally produced a truly sporty machine? We take the new Street Rod to the racetrack to test its mettle. If I told you Harley-Davidson had a racing history that spans over the course of an entire century, you would doubt my sanity. But it most definitely is the truth. Back in 1908, Walter Davidson, one of the founding ... Read More »

2017 UM Renegade Commando Mojave, Classic review, test ride

With the motorcycle market in India developing a steady upward rhythm, it’s only logical to provide buyers with a wider variety of options. While UM already has the Renegade Commando and Sport S as part of its line-up, it’s gone and introduced two more models that are based on the same cruiser platform – the Renegade Commando Mojave and Classic. ... Read More »

2017 UM RENEGADE COMMANDO MOJAVE FIRST RIDE REVIEW

The Mojave is the second most expensive motorcycle in UM’s Renegade Commando range, and sits under the Classic.It looks identical to the standard Commando, save for its matte-finished sand brown paint job. It also gets a bigger leg guard to offer better protection. As far as accessories are concerned it gets a little pouch on the fuel tank for keeping documents ... Read More »

UM Renegade Classic First Ride Review

UM Motorcycles has launched two new models – the Renegade Classic and the Renegade Commando Mojave Edition in India. The launch of these two motorcycles was followed by a media ride where we got our hands on the UM Renegade Classic, and we got to ride the bike near Corbett National Park, in northern India. UM is a fairly new entrant in the Indian ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

FIRST RIDE / REVIEW

2017 Bajaj Pulsar NS160 review, test ride 26th Jul 2017 5:33 pm The brand new Bajaj Pulsar NS160 has been designed to take on the premium, sporty 150-160cc segment. We get astride and find out what it’s all about. The Bajaj Pulsar 150 was one of the first motorcycles to really kick off the performance 150cc segment in India. Powerful, muscular ... Read More »

Bajaj Pulsar NS160 First Ride Review

Bajaj Auto took its time to introduce a premium 160 cc motorcycle to play in a segment which has seen increasing sales over the past few years.  In fact, the premium 150-160 cc segment now claims more than one-third of the total sales of motorcycles up to 400 cc, so it became even more imperative to have a product in this ... Read More »

2017 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled review, test ride

A few good things have come from this era of hipster revolution, thinks Sherman Nazareth, astride the retro-styled Desert Sled. Has Ducati’s Scrambler finally earned its true off-road stripes? Located in the South of Spain, the quaint little town of Almeria sits on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and boasts of perfect weather for the most part of the ... Read More »