Tag Archives: Bike

New car and bike sales decline for ninth consecutive month

With nine straight months of declining sales, it is no surprise that sales in July 2019 across vehicle segments – passenger vehicles and two-wheelers – are not worth writing home about. Instead, they point to an urgent need for a growth stimulus – ideally a GST rate cut from the existing 28 percent to 18 percent – to revive sales. Else, ... Read More »

BROMPTON ELECTRIC BIKE REVIEW: REMARKABLY PRACTICAL

Brompton makes divisive bikes. The aesthetic of the company’s miniature folding bicycles is best defined as Raspberry Pi meets Google Cardboard, appealing to a sense of nerdy utility, not emotion. Bromptons are revered and reviled with equal vigor, and the company’s first electric bike — launching in the US this week — will only intensify that. Every e-bike designer struggles with ... Read More »

Revolt RV400: 5 Things Which Make It An Exciting Electric Bike

The Revolt RV400 is the first electric motorcycle from Revolt Motors, an electric vehicle start-up headquartered in Gurugram. Revolt Motors is founded by Rahul Sharma, former co-founder of Micromax Informatics. The Revolt RV400 is an entry-level commuter electric motorcycle which will have several unique features, and will be the first electric motorcycle with artificial intelligence, synthesised sounds and a swappable ... Read More »

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 »