Bike & Car Reviews

2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber Test Ride Review

Beautiful design with excellent attention to detail The fact of the matter is – the Triumph Bonneville Bobber looks good, very good. In fact, it looks even better in “flesh and blood” or “metal and oil”, if you will, than in pictures. But how different can a bike get on an engine which is shared with an existing model? And ... Read More »

Pivot Mach 5.5 Carbon first ride review

The new Mach 5.5 Carbon is Pivot’s solution for riders fed up with fads and finely diced market segments. It’s not cheap, but it’s nearly everything one could want in a trail bike. ADVERTISEMENT Pivot Mach 5.5 Carbon Highlights Designed around 27.5in wheels 140mm rear, 160mm front travel Equipped with 27.5×2.6in Maxxis Wide Trail tires Claimed frame weight of 5.2lb ... Read More »

India-bound SWM Superdual T first ride review

SWM opened operations just two years but their history goes back to 1971. SWM’s name, depending on who you believe means Speedy Working Motors or is a shortened abbreviation for SWM, which is the names of their founders. It is, thankfully, unequivocal; that they started making dirt bikes of various kinds in 1971 and the first SWM business went south ... Read More »

Motorcycle Review: 2017 Honda Rebel 500 ABS

Little cruiser is a good mix of style, performance and affordability If you’ve been watching the motorcycle world with even a slightly keen eye as of late, you’ll no doubt have noticed a trend towards smaller-displacement bikes; there’s been a plethora of 300-cc steeds from the likes of BMW, Kawasaki, KTM, and others. And if motorcycles are at all a part ... Read More »

2017 KTM RC 390 First Ride Review

KTM introduced the Duke range globally in 2012 and the equally awaited RC 200 and RC 390 followed suit in 2013. India received the RCs in late 2014 and boy, the supersport machines have made a mark with its sharp and focused dynamics. Completing over two years now, KTM has updated the RC range globally for the 2017 model year ... Read More »

2017 KTM 390 Duke First Ride Review

The past few weeks have been very exciting. It all started with the 2017 KTM RC range, followed by the all-new KTM 250 Duke and 2017 200 Duke, all of which we rode at Bajaj Auto’s Chakan facility. The Austrian bike maker then was clearly keeping the best for last and that is the 2017 KTM 390 Duke. The motorcycle ... Read More »

Canyon Endurace AL 6.0 review

BikeRadar verdict “The Endurace combines value and ride quality in a pretty exceptional package”   Highs: Tremendous value, ride quality   Lows: No mudguard eyelets, not as cheap as it used to be   Buy if: You want a fun, well-specced machine that’s ready for some miles   Skip to view deals for Endurace AL 6.0 German giant Canyon is ... Read More »

2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber Test Ride Review

You could say, “beauty is only skin deep”, or something to that effect. Strangely, that is the vague kind of preconceived notion I had about the new Triumph Bonneville Bobber. Everyone who had ridden the Bobber before was raving about it, but to me, it all sounded too good to be true. How much better can a glorified Bonneville T120 ... Read More »

Ten ways to ensure a safe bike ride in India

Undeniably, two-wheeler commuting is getting riskier day by day. Leave aside serious accidents, minor accidents keep occurring every day, but are seldom getting reported. In order tohave a safe ride on Indian roads, you should pay adequate attention to the ever-changing scenarios around you, be able to find out potential hazards and keep your vehicle (and yourself) away from it. ... Read More »

Rose Pro SL 2000 review

BikeRadar verdict “Rose combines an amazing spec with a truly rewarding ride experience” Highs: Value, lively ride Lows: Firmer ride than some competitors Buy if: You want an exciting, brilliantly specced bike for a stupidly low price Skip to view deals for Pro SL 2000 The idea of buying a proper bike online rather than in a shop doesn’t seem ... Read More »