Bike Reviews

Altura Polartec Waterproof Glove review

Altura’s Polartec Waterproof Glove boasts an 8k/8k waterproof and breathability rating, and warmth provided by a Polartec Micro Grid lining to reduce the amount of bulky insulation. It has a long, snug-fitting, Velcro-adjustable cuff and a silicone palm print on the Amara material – a synthetic suede with a leathery feel – that provides the sort of grip you want ... Read More »

Bike sharing: A review of evidence on impacts and processes of implementation and operation

Despite the popularity of bike sharing, there is a lack of evidence on existing schemes and whether they achieved their objectives. This paper is concerned with identifying and critically interpreting the available evidence on bike sharing to date, on both impacts and processes of implementation and operation. The existing evidence suggests that bike sharing can increase cycling levels but needs ... Read More »

​8 Benefits Of Using Electric Bikes

We’re living in the future! In all aspects, technology has improved our lives, whether that be through breakthrough medicines, renewable energy or new sporting ideas to keep us active (and living) longer… one of these changes is an electric bike. You may have already seen one of these zipping through your streets. The question is, is it worth all the ... Read More »

Honda CB350RS- Road Test Review

A few months back, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt Ltd launched the H’ness CB350 in our market to rival the likes of Royal Enfield Meteor 350. As soon as Honda introduced the H’ness CB350 in India, it attracted a lot of enthusiasts across the country. Last week, we got a chance to ride the new Honda CB350RS, which is ... Read More »

Boardman SLR 8.9 Alloy road bike review

. The Boardman SLR 8.9 Alloy is a shining example of how advancements in frame technology and evolution of economies of scale can supply sheer riding enjoyment. Cast your minds back a decade or so and the choice of aluminium road bikes was limited. You were faced with polar options: either a heavy alloy bike peppered with compromises, or something ... Read More »

KTM 390 ADVENTURE REVIEW: THIS IS THE MOTORCYCLE TO GET RIGHT NOW

It isn’t often that I’ll drag myself out of bed early to go to work, no matter how exotic the motorcycle, or car, or location. Especially when I’m febrile, overworked, under-rested and hungry, and can’t be bothered to chop another half hour from my sleep to get a proper breakfast. It is rarer still for me to attempt to hit ... Read More »

Top 10 Bike Reviews Of 2019

As 2019 comes to an end, we take a look back at the best bike reviews of the year. This list isn’t necessarily of the best all-round products, or the best value-for-money bikes, but a list of some of the bikes which left a lasting impression, and we enjoyed reviewing the most. From entry-level street bikes, dual-sport adventure bikes, to ... Read More »

Ultraviolette F77 review, test ride

. A few months ago, we brought you a review of a brand-new electric motorcycle prototype that’s designed and developed in Bengaluru. That bike has now been officially unveiled as the Ultraviolette F77, and we’ve now got the chance to briefly ride it at the MMRT. Here’s what India’s first sporty electric motorcycle feels like. What is it? It is a major ... Read More »

Benelli Leoncino 250 review, test ride

Benelli lists its Leoncino line-up under the Scrambler tab on its website, and we were a bit apprehensive of this when we rode the Leoncino 500 a couple of months ago. Now this might be true for the Trail variant of the 500 that’s sold overseas, but we’ve just experienced the smallest of the Leoncino family and the only ‘scrambling’ ... Read More »

2019 JAWA FORTY TWO ROAD TEST REVIEW

I’m pretty sure when Classic Legends showcased the new generation Jawa and Jawa Forty Two last year they expected a crazy response but not the kind of crazy it has turned out to be. Unofficially I hear there’s over 40,000 bookings and the response has been so overwhelming, Jawa stopped online bookings months back! Classic Legends is now hard at ... Read More »