‘Grisly’ Growler: Moto Guzzi Griso First Ride Review

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Italian motorcycles always come across as a special breed, especially if you’re used to the oh-so-refined Japanese bikes that are far more numerous. Just when you think it can’t get more exotic, out pops a name like Moto Guzzi and your exotic-o-meter needle goes straight into the red zone [Read more…]

Sport-friendly Commuters: Suzuki Gixxer v Honda CB Trigger v Yamaha FZ-S v Hero Xtreme

Suzuki Gixxer v Yamaha FZ-S v Honda CB Trigger v Hero CBZ Xtreme (24) (555x370)

The 150-cc segment has just become hotter having recently received a brand-new entrant in the form of the Suzuki Gixxer. We pit it against its rivals to see if it can win the battle for the crown in this segment [Read more…]

Kawasaki India launch supercharged Ninja H2

Kawasaki Ninja H2 web

India Kawasaki Motor have launched their most technologically advanced and expensive motorcycle in India – the Ninja H2 – in apt fashion: at the Buddh International Circuit. [Read more…]

Classically Dynamic: Moto Guzzi 1200 Sport First Ride Review

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Straddling the twin worlds of classic and modern motorcycling is easier said than done. Yet, motorcycles like the Moto Guzzi 1200 Sport reaffirm that it is indeed possible. Here are our thoughts, straight from the saddle [Read more…]

‘S’ Sets a New Benchmark: Ducati 1299 Panigale S

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Bike India Editor Aspi Bhathena had the honour of being the only journalist from India to be invited by Ducati to be part of the global launch of the 1299 Panigale S at Portimao in Portugal recently. Here is his impression following his first ride on this new superbike [Read more…]

From Dreams To the Stars: Honda CD110 Dream vs TVS Star City+

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The commuter segment has seen many a big-bike influence and though their hearts only potter up to double-digit speeds, it’s all about how easy they are to live with. Do these latest entrants take things up a notch? [Read more…]

The Most Complete Package: Yamaha MT-09 Tracer

Yamaha MT-09 Tracer (1)

All of a sudden I was thinking that there weren’t many bikes that could do as good a job of combining main-road distance-eater and back-lane scratcher, and that the Tracer was a seriously practical and rapid sports-tourer [Read more…]