Tag Archives: Bike

New car, bike buyers will have to shell out more from Sept 1

A recent ruling by a Supreme Court bench headed by Justice MB Lokur and Deepak Gupta has mandated third-party insurance for four and two-wheeler vehicles from September 1 for a term of 3 and 5 years respectively. The Supreme Court had earlier appointed a committee, headed by a former Supreme Court Judge Justice KS Radhakrishnan, to suggest measures on road ... Read More »

Hero Xtreme 200R review: A fun to ride, easy-going bike

HIGHLIGHTS Hero MotoCorp will launch the Xtreme 200R in a couple of months The company will try to make a comeback in the premium/sports bike segment with the new bike At the heart of the Xtreme 200R sits a 200cc air-cooled engine NEW DELHI: Hero MotoCorp is perhaps the most trusted brand in the commuter motorcycle segment, but breaking away from its ... Read More »

Upcoming New Car And Bike Brand Launches In India In 2018

The new brands making their way into the country will widen the choice for consumers The Indian automotive space is certainly growing and while it has been a year which showed robust sales for both car and bike makers, the year also saw the departure of an automotive giant like General Motors from the country. However, car makers from around ... Read More »

Top 5 Bikes at India Bike Week 2017

The India Bike Week had a delectable range of motorcycles and there were some in particular, which caught our fancy in a big way. Two new BMW bikes – the R nineT Racer and the K 1600 B – were launched. Plus, Indian launched the Scout Bobber and Triumph showcased the Bonneville Speedmaster, which will make its way to India ... Read More »

A German bike company could turn the entire industry on its head

No industry has been entirely immune from the disruption brought on by online shopping. But so far, the high-end bicycle business has mostly remained in brick-and-mortar bike shops. This week, however, an anticipated direct-to-consumer bike brand from Germany called Canyon comes to the U.S., a move that may have a marked effect on the industry. The main players in the bike ... Read More »

RadCity electric commuter bike review: Affordable, urban, green, and just plain fun

Seattle is a popular city for commuting to work on a bike and in May 2016’s Bike to Work month event, I captured the honors for most miles rode with over 451 miles completed. That month motivated me to continuing biking to work and one year later I took it to the next level with the purchase of my most ... Read More »

Honda Africa Twin CRF1000L review: Big bike, bigger adventure

HIGHLIGHTS The easy handling characteristics of that big bike in city traffic was a great surprise The new DCT features multiple modes to suit different situations The new 1000cc parallel-twin serves the purpose well with the impressive amount of torque The Honda Africa Twin (CRF1000L) was launched a couple of months ago Dual sport or adventure motorcycles are essential part of the ... Read More »

ESPIN SPORT ELECTRIC BIKE REVIEW

EsDear Espin: Sorry about crashing your very nice pedal-assist ebike, the new Espin Sport. But thanks for making a tough bike that was still rideable after the crash! More on all that later in our eSpin Sport ebike review. Digital Trends has several daily bike commuters, and we see more and more people with electric bikes — the majority of ... Read More »

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 »

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 »