Bike Reviews

Mahindra Mojo Test Ride Review

The Mahindra Mojo has to be among the most highly anticipated new launches of 2015 and it was a rather long wait for many motorcyclists. The Mahindra Mojo was first showcased in 2010 with huge fanfare and was unveiled by Bollywood star Aamir Khan. It was kind of a revolutionary motorcycle in 2010 as Indian buyers hadn’t been exposed to ... Read More »

2016 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim S Shows Authentic Retro Military Styling – Photo Gallery

If anything, the only thing missing from the perfect retro picture is a girder fork, but since we’re getting ready for the 2016 season, we can definitely live without it. Harley decided to endow the S versions of the Fat Boy and Softail Slim with a character that’s rather rare among stock bikes, adding blacked-out engines and detailing, but this ... Read More »

Forkless cafe racers, supercharged streetfighters and kit superbikes: Bimota’s bizarre EICMA selection

Ultra-exotic Italian brand Bimota laid on a superb selection of eye-popping goodies at EICMA 2015 in Milan. For starters, this bizarre hub-steered cafe racer, a retro take on the ultra-futuristic Tesi range. Then there’s the Diavel-powered Impeto streetfighter with its optional supercharger, and finally the kit bike to end all kit bikes, a build-your-own Bimota BB3 superbike kit. Back in ... Read More »

Pinarello Dogma F8£9,799.00

Pinarello’s Dogma F8 appeared beneath Chris Froome and his Sky teammates ahead of the 2014 Tour de France – and with Froome now in pretty exalted company after this weekend’s second TdF victory in three years, you’d have to say it’s been a successful partnership so far. Replacing the previous Dogma 65.1, which was regarded by some as overly rigid, ... Read More »


When I first moved to the bike mecca of Portland, OR a couple of years ago, I did what just about everyone else in this city does: I sat down and seriously considered trading in my car for a bicycle. But after doing a trial run and pedaling into work one day, I quickly discovered that the hills between my ... Read More »

Eloise and the Curse of the Golden Whisk review at the Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter – ‘inventive’

Set in wartime Exeter, this city is a culinary wasteland. Having escaped occupied Paris, a girl – who happens to be a talented cook – is homeless. By chance, Eloise finds refuge at Arthur’s renowned restaurant, where diners enjoy lentil soup, spam fritters and bread pudding. This energetic, talented and multi-skilled ensemble fill the stage with characters as a quirky ... Read More »

Hero Maestro Edge and Duet Review

The new Heroes in town are out to prove a point in the scooter segment ruled by Honda Activa. One of the new Hero scooters, Maestro Edge, has already won the prestigious Scooter of the Year at the2016 NDTV’s Car and Bike awards. The other more practical Duet isn’t too far behind its sibling in terms of capability. But it’s ... Read More »

From Issue 100: Bike Review – Pace RC127

Sometimes, when you want to move forward you need a clean slate: to start again without the anchor of history keeping you stuck in one place, doing one thing. Sometimes you need to rip it up and start again. And that’s what Pace has done. While some will bemoan the passing of Pace’s unique extruded aluminium and wishbone seatstays of ... Read More »


You’ve likely heard that the Indian Scout is an awesome motorcycle that provides a great riding experience on a great cruiser platform at a great price. But if that’s true, is a detuned version that’s missing 134 cc (8 cubic inches), a gear, and weighs 4 pounds more and costs $2,300 less, a good value or a false economy? Putting ... Read More »

Nothing Like It: Titanium Dream Bikes

Today, the competition to build frames that are ever lighter, stiffer, and more aerodynamic has made carbon composites the most desired material for performance road bikes. But to some of the grand masters of bike building, and to a select number of revered engineers and designers who have tried all the materials, there is still nothing quite like titanium. “You ... Read More »