Essential heavy metal, fearless design and echoes of time standing still, this Triumph is a hard rocker to the core. Rockers, rejoice. Your full-blooded café racer, the Thruxton R, is here.
Kawasakis are one of the best options you have in the Indian middleweight segment. After parting ways with Bajaj Auto, Kawasaki have been on a mission in India. They’ve launched a whole bunch of new bikes, right from the Z250 to the Z1000R; Ninja 300 to the Ninja ZX-10 RR. Perhaps one of the most important being the recently introduced Z650. [Read more…]
It’s not surprising that Honda have made a huge effort with this first significant redesign of the Fireblade for almost a decade. The motorcycle has remained respectably popular in recent years despite barely changing as high-performance motorcycling was revolutionised around it. We rode this 2017 upgrade at Portimão in the august company of Fast Freddie Spencer and John McGuinness. [Read more…]
The motorcycling world seems to have caught Bobber fever, judging by the flurry of advance orders that look like resulting in Triumph’s cut-down Bonneville outselling last year’s Thruxtons to challenge the Daytona 675 and Street Triple as the firm’s most successful début model ever. With its hardtail look and air of vintage custom cool, the Bobber seems to have caught the imagination of old and young riders alike. But is it any good?
Although the Dominar 400 and the FZ 25 are very different machines, both bikes come in around Rs 1.5 lakh, and we’re going to see how they stack up on paper.
Still reeling over the new Triumph Street Triple, I am heading back to India cramped up on a plane seat.
We’ve just finished riding the new 2017 KTM 390 Duke at the Bajaj Auto test track, and we’re already itching to have some more of this power-packed naked street bike. Obviously, you are here on this page for Bike India’s first impression, so here goes…
Yamaha’s 250 cc FZ25 enters the quarter-litre segment of India and there’s a lot more to the bike than what the spec sheet suggests…