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Honda City Hybrid review, test drive

The term Hybrid is something of a bad word in India. Long abused by the incessant use of low-spec components and ineffective systems, all of which failed to deliver anything like the fuel economy expected of a hybrid, the term ‘hybrid’ today holds little or no water in India. This, however, is the real deal, the real McCoy. Say hello ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

Hyundai i20 Turbo iMT First Drive Review at NATRAX

The future of fun yet affordable hatchbacks in this country is possibly bleak but carmakers like Hyundai and Volkswagen have proven that there is life in it yet. One might argue that the previous decade was the golden period and nothing will come close to the likes of Fiat Punto Abarth, Maruti’s Baleno RS and the Tata Tiago JTP that ... 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 »

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 »

Vivo Nex 3 quick review: Future curves beyond the edge

Back in 2017, I spent one sleepless night dreaming about Vivo’s APEX concept. It was a phone that showed us what the future of the smartphone will look like. A fullscreen display with no notch or any kind of interruption and the pop-up camera – it was so cool at the time — making it the ultimate dream phone. And ... Read More »