Tag Archives: Review

Review: Specialized Turbo Vado 6.0

LIKE MANY CYCLISTS who consider themselves purists, I’ve had difficulty wrapping my brain around the increasing popularity of e-bikes: Worldwide sales tallied 36 million units in 2016. German postal workers use e-bikes on their routes, and in the US, major bike manufacturers like Specialized, Cannondale, and Trek have introduced a surprising array of motorized options, from off-road fatties to commuters. But ... Read More »

Netgear Arlo Baby review: A better baby monitor

Netgear’s Arlo line consists of security cameras for indoor, outdoor, and on-the-go monitoring. With Wi-Fi baby monitors all the rage, it’s not shocking that the manufacturer has set its sights on “guarding your most precious asset.” What is pleasantly surprising is just how well it pulls it off. On the outside, the $250 Arlo Baby has little in common with ... Read More »

Datsun Redi-GO Detailed Expert Review

The Redi-Go has been Datsun’s bestseller in the Indian car market, having carved out a little niche for itself in the entry-level hatchback segment. The Redi-Go is the third car in Datsun’s line-up after the Go and the Go+ and to take the fight ahead, it now has a new 1.0-litre engine in its repertoire. We are here in Goa, ... Read More »

Review: Specialized Turbo Vado 6.0

LIKE MANY CYCLISTS who consider themselves purists, I’ve had difficulty wrapping my brain around the increasing popularity of e-bikes: Worldwide sales tallied 36 million units in 2016. German postal workers use e-bikes on their routes, and in the US, major bike manufacturers like Specialized, Cannondale, and Trek have introduced a surprising array of motorized options, from off-road fatties to commuters. But ... Read More »

Triumph Bonneville Bobber Review: A British bike in American attire

The Bonneville Bobber is one of those few production bikes which looks handmade Being one of the oldest motorcycle manufacturers, Triumph has its own unique identity in the classic motorcycles segment. Its popular Bonneville is one of the most appreciated vintage series by fans worldwide. And the Bonneville Bobber makes it amply clear just why – especially on Indian roads. Called a factory custom by Triumph, ... Read More »

REVIEW: Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final Edition..

Ducati is gearing up to release the final edition of its flagship superbike, which is due to be aptly named the 1299 Panigale R Final Edition. Since it first arrived, the 1299 has proved very successful and impressed with its performance. More recently Ducati released the jaw-dropping 1299 Superleggera, with the emphasis on lightweight performance. This was evident not only ... Read More »

Libratone One Click Bluetooth speaker review: Fun design and very good sound

Libratone marches to a different drummer than most other Bluetooth speaker manufacturers, and that’s fine with me. I liked the Danish company’s cylindrical Zipp speakers when I reviewed them last year, so I’ve been looking forward to hearing the newer—and quirkier—One Click. The One Click derives its name from the touch-sensitive dial on its face. You touch this once to ... Read More »

Ford Figo Titanium 1.5 Ti-VCT AT Long Term Review Report 4

This month we will talk about the Ford Figo’s intercity travel ability. And to make it comprehensive we have thrown in an expressway, a winding state highway and your regular four-lanned national highway as well. Now, if you want to know more about other aspects of the car – is it any good in the city, does it have usable ... Read More »

Specialized second-generation Diverge Comp review

Specialized has updated the Diverge for 2018 with a deeper commitment to the bike’s off-road capabilities. The second-generation Diverge features a re-designed frameset that eschews Zertz elastomers in favour of a Future Shock suspension unit for the stem. There is more room for wider tyres and the geometry of the frame has been refined. And according to Specialized, the new ... Read More »

BMC Roadmachine 01 review

“Fast, comfortable, slick-looking and at home on every road, the Roadmachine 01 is impressive” Highs: Looks, all-round ability, performance Lows: BMC’s best doesn’t come cheap Buy if: You want a stunningly integrated, future-proofed, head-turning bike with almost no compromises Looking like a futuristic, stylised bike concept drawing with clean lines and no cables, BMC’s new three-model range is topped by ... Read More »