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Hero Maestro Vs Suzuki Access 125
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 06:08:27 -0600
In the Indian two-wheeler industry, small capacity scooters always have an important place. The congested city roads and the rocketing fuel prices may be the reasons for this.
K and N Filter and Rejetting
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:19:37 -0500
This post is for all my fellow bike riders who wish to extract the last possible juice out of your ride. This post is regarding to the fitting of free flow air filters, its effects and how to rectify it using the method of re-jetting.
Bajaj Pulsar 220 - A Stylish Bike
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 06:26:28 -0600
The Bajaj bikes are very popular in India because of their bold designs and competitive fuel efficiencies. The Bajaj Pulsar originally introduced in 2001 with 150 and 180 cc models has undergone many revamps. A 220 cc compact sports model has been launched in 2007. The sports model got a facelift and has been released as Bajaj Pulsar 220F in 2011. This bike is the cheapest sports bike available in India at a price of Rupees 82,023 ex-showroom.
Honda Dream Yuga - The Dream Machine
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:27:11 -0600
It was in 2010 when Honda and Hero parted ways in their two-wheeler joint venture. But things have changed quite dramatically since then. Honda has now got its Dream Series bikes to take on the models launched by Hero years ago.
Why Hire Motorcycle Transport Experts
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 08:00:55 -0600
Moving motorcycles is easier with the help of transport experts. These experts can provide you with the best service that can cater to your needs.
Bajaj Discover - Offering Plentiful Variants
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:46:00 -0500
Motorbikes have eased the way of living of people. They are extremely useful vehicles to travel over short distances quickly. Especially in the cities, where traffic congested lanes and roads make driving around in a car cumbersome, a bike comes very handy. In addition, bikes are economical - both to own and to maintain - and they are easy to park as well. Parking can be a real problem in the crowded city premises. All these factors work in favour of bikes.
Six Awesome Motorcycle Parts to Soup Up Your Hog
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 14:41:26 -0600
For bikers, adding and changing motorcycle parts is crucial to creating the perfect riding experience. There are several great add-ons and modifications you can make to your machine to optimize your ride.
Clean Your Motorcycle Parts With These Easy Instructions
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:34:59 -0500
Collecting motorcycle parts to build your dream bike can be an exciting process. Keep your prized pieces in mint condition with these suggestions for restoration and storage.
Caring for Used Motorcycles: 4 Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Hog Running Like New
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 13:55:42 -0600
Regular maintenance is a key part of being a bike owner. When you buy new or used motorcycles, you need to know the basics of taking care of your machine to extend its life and keep is safe.
Yamaha R1 and R15 - Mean Machines From Yamaha
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 06:12:44 -0500
Yamaha R1 and R 15 are two premium motorcycles manufactured by Yamaha Motor Company. Yamaha R1, one of the most popular performance oriented bikes in India, was introduced in 1998. Yamaha R1 recently got some extensive changes and updates in terms of styling, mechanics and features.
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 - The Royal Bird
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 06:10:55 -0500
Royal Enfield Thunderbird is a range of cruiser motorcycles from Royal Enfield that was first introduced in 2002 with Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350. The British company, Royal Enfield Motors manufactures some of the finest motorcycles in the country. Their bikes are known for its high power engines and majestic looks. The Thunderbird, a cruiser style motorcycle was released by Royal Enfield in India more than a decade ago in the year 2000. The Royal Enfield Thunderbird motorcycles are intended for easy highway riding and long distance cruises. Thunderbird 350 with its distinctive black styling is already making a distinct statement on the roads.
Hero Passion XPro - For the Passionate Riders
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:55:21 -0500
Hero MotoCorp is the largest two-wheeler manufacturing company in India. Nearly half the low capacity bikes sold every month in India are Hero bikes. The Passion a 110 cc bike was launched originally in 2001. Modified versions the Passion Plus and the Passion Pro followed in 2003 and 2008 respectively. The Passion XPro was launched in November 2012.
Bajaj Pulsar Vs Yamaha FZ16
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:36:37 -0500
In the Indian two-wheeler market the demand for the low capacity bikes are more than the premium bikes. But the young customers prefer a stylish powerful bike for daily commuting. Such a bike giving good mileages can be used for long travels also. There are many bikes with 150 cc capacity available here. We will take the Bajaj Pulsar and the Yamaha FZ16 for a head to head comparison.
TVS Star City - The Star Two Wheeler
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 06:12:00 -0500
The Indian two-wheeler market is a huge one with sales figures touching 11 lakh units every month on an average. The maximum customers are for the lower capacity two-wheelers as they are handy in congested city roads. A bike with a good mileage often helps in reducing the fuel bill. Fuel efficiency and performance cannot go together in a bike. But with modern engines bikes have become better in fuel efficiency and performance.
Royal Enfield Classic - A Romantic Ride
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 06:10:26 -0500
No bike lover can remain unaffected by the thudding noise of an Enfield Classic. It is a romance of sort, wherein the sound of the bike sends vibrations of excitement and thrill along the minds and bodies of the bike lover. Just like a true romantic, he clings on to the memories of the magical moments of his riding this majestic beast. The ultimate dream machine of millions of people, the Royal Enfield Classic is an iconic bike in every sense of the word. Anyone who has fallen in love with this handsome hunk of biking world can only dream of the day on which he will become the proud owner of this super ride. This is a unique charm of this bike, which, in spite of the arrival of stylish and more powerful bikes, has remained as desirable as ever. Such is the unmatched charisma enjoyed by the Royal Enfield Classic bikes.
Scooters in India
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 05:14:50 -0600
Scooters are making a strong comeback, capturing nearly a quarter of the domestic two-wheeler sales. Because of the congestion on the Indian roads, commuters find it easy to ride scooters. The rising fuel prices also make customers go for fuel efficient scooters for daily commuting. The 90s saw the introduction of gearless scooters which were lightweight, fuel efficient and easy to handle.
TVS Jupiter - The Practical Bike
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 07:05:47 -0500
The TVS Jupiter is a contemporary looking scooter with a perfect balance of simplistic design and sharp styling. It scores more in terms of practicality rather than looks.
Royal Enfield Bikes
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:29:52 -0600
The Royal Enfield India is an Indian bike manufacturer making mainly cruiser and sports bikes. Even though the original Royal Enfield is closed in the UK, their legacy is being carried on by the Indian company. Presently there are 5 Royal Enfield products being made and sold in India. The Royal Enfield bikes are popular among the youth for their styling, power, mileages and power.
Three Things to Do When Looking at Motorcycles for Sale
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 13:57:15 -0600
If you are looking at used motorcycles for sale, there are several things you need to do. Make sure you do some research ahead of time and take along an expert to help you.
Bajaj Avenger and Royal Enfield Thunderbird - Two Best Selling Bikes
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:32:48 -0500
Indian Bike lovers have always welcomed high performing powerful bikes with a lot of enthusiasm. Hence, tourer bikes like the Avenger and Royal Enfield Thunderbird have found many takers in India. Although the number of people undertaking grand tours on bikes could be very low in India, as compared to other western nations, the idea is gradually picking pace and many are venturing out on their bikes on long trips. The Avenger and Thunderbird are two of the best options before such adventure seeking bike lovers. Let us take a close look at both these models vis-a-vis each other.
Hero Ignitor Vs Honda CBF Stunner
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:14:33 -0600
In the Indian two-wheeler market, Hero Honda has been one of the best and popular bikes used for daily commuting. After dissolving their partnership, Hero and Honda formed two different companies, Honda and Hero MotoCorp.
Essential Tips For Purchasing Motorcycles
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 11:49:01 -0600
There are many reasons why people opt to ride motorcycles. Money, freedom, and power are just a few of them. Read on and find out how you can join the elite club of motorcycle riding!
Vespa S - The Style Statement
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 07:05:58 -0500
If the word premium has had some relevance in the Indian scooter industry, it would be due to the luxury scooter manufacturer, Piaggio. Thanks to the Italian automaker that got its premium scooter brand, Vespa to India in 2011, the Indian bike enthusiast gets a flavour of this extravagance.
Honda Activa - The All-Rounder Scooter
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:47:48 -0500
There was a time not long ago when scooters meant heavy, unmanageable vehicles, which were rather difficult to handle. However, with the evolution of technology and time, these machines were replaced by lightweight vehicles, which are rather easy to ride and handle. Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India, a subsidiary of Honda Motors is one of the leading manufacturers of these gearless, lightweight scooters in India. Though the company forayed into the segment much after the likes of Kinetic, Bajaj and TVs, it took no time to establish itself as the segment leader. It is all because of a single model named Honda Activa.
What You Must Know Before Buying a Motorcycle
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:20:40 -0500
In recent times there has been a rise in the number of motorcycles available in the market. Different types of bikes feature different sizes and shapes. Furthermore, each type of motorcycle is designed for a particular purpose and performance. For instance, if you are the kind of person that likes travelling for long distances without being in a hurry, then a sport bike may not be the right choice for you. In such circumstances a travelling motorcycle may be the right choice. The factors to consider when buying a motorcycle include:
Hero Hunk Vs Bajaj Pulsar - Bike Comparison
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 07:17:28 -0600
Hero Honda is one of the largest motorcycle makers in the country and a household name. They continued to remain a monopoly till Bajaj totally changed the game of Indian motorcycling with their Pulsar bikes. Since then, the 150 cc segment has grown to become hotter and more exciting. But of late, the Pulsar bikes are finding it hard against the Hero bikes. Let's check out a comparison between Hero Hunk and Bajaj Pulsar.
Top 5 Most Popular Bikes in India - Favourite Bikes of Young India
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:15:55 -0600
The bike market of India has been flourishing over the years. Hero, Honda, TVS, Royal Enfield and many other companies launch a series of new and updated bikes every year. We can proudly say that the Indian automobile sector has manufactured some of the most renowned bikes of the world. However it is pretty difficult to decide the best bike that gives good value for money. Below is a list of 5 most popular bikes in the country.
How to Improve the Performance of Your Motorcycle
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:05:37 -0600
Taking your bike to the next level of performance does not mean that you need to know master all the technical secrets. There are 3-basic approaches to improve its performance. The simplest approach is to ensure that your bike is working appropriately.
Top Things To Remember When Buying A Bike
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:31:04 -0600
A bike can be a very good asset when it is got for all the right reasons. Apart from making a very good exercise tool, it can offer a simple means of transport to run errands or explore the surroundings. The market however has plenty of options when it comes to bikes in that it can be a little challenging for beginners to find and buy a bike they will grow to love. If you are among those wishing to buy a new bike, below are some of the most important things you want to remember to be a success in choosing the best bike.
Consider a Few Vital Points While Purchasing Your First Motorcycle
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:04:17 -0600
If you are a new rider, then deciding on the type of motorcycle you want to purchase is perhaps one of the toughest decisions to make. You will want the right bike that you can trust on road.
Motorcycle Repair: Four Common Bike Problems That Need Fixing
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 14:49:04 -0600
Motorcycle repair is an unavoidable aspect of owning and riding a bike. There are some maintenance issues and problems common to every make and model that may require the intervention of a professional mechanic.
KTM Duke - Exclusive Bikes
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:10:20 -0600
Formed in the year 1992, KTM is a globally reputed motorcycle manufacturer based in Austria. It came to India in the year 2007 in partnership with the domestic automotive manufacturer - Bajaj Auto. KTM Duke 200 was the first bike released here which became an instant hit among the teens and the audacious population.
Honda Activa Vs Hero Pleasure
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 07:18:15 -0600
In India there is high demand for low capacity scooters and bikes. People use small fuel efficient bikes for daily commuting. The ridability through the congested city roads and the easiness in finding parking places are the main reasons for the commuters opting for the scooters. The Hero pleasure and the Honda Activa are two such popular bikes.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:06:17 -0600
KTM AG, an Austrian company manufacturing touring and sports bikes, had formed a partnership with Bajaj Group in 2007. In India, KTM bikes have introduced four of their models. The first bike that came out from their stables is KTM Duke 200. The Duke 200 has a 200 cc, 25 bhp, 19 Nm torque liquid cooled engine with injector fuel system and digital ignition giving mileages of 35 kmpl. This bike has 6 speed manual transmission with a wet clutch. This bike weighs 136 kg and has a wheel base of 1040 mm and ground clearance of 165 mm.
Royal Enfield Continental GT - A Class Apart
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:04:45 -0600
When it comes to biking very few bikes can boast of attaining unparalleled fame and customer confidence ever since they were marketed. The Royal Enfield bikes are among the few bikes, which enjoys continuous customer confidence and high popularity. Any person who love biking, and have ridden a Royal Enfield is sure to fall in love with the beast, despite its bulky frame and somewhat traditional looks. These bikes oozes majestic feel and can excite the bike lovers by the mere sight or even by sound. The familiar thumping sound of a Royal Enfield bike brings a thrilling feel into the minds of bike lovers.
The Kawasaki Ninja 300 Fairings and Design
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:20:31 -0600
The Kawasaki Ninja 300 debuted in 2013, and in some markets was the next model in the pipeline to take over and replace the Kawasaki Ninja 250R. The Ninja 300 as well as the 250R are sold on several continents, from Australia, to Europe, to North America.
Royal Enfield Classic
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:48:19 -0500
The Royal Enfield Limited is a Chennai based two-wheeler manufacturing company which uses the brand name 'Royal Enfield' originally of the already extinct British company, Royal Enfield. They are specialists in semi luxury bikes. The Royal Enfield Classic, an iconic bike, is available in India since 1955.
Motorcycles and Brain Injuries
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:39:33 -0600
Motorcycles can be a great deal of fun however, it is important to keep in mind that motorcycles can be dangerous. It is important to be cautious when operating or riding with someone who is operating a motorcycle. A strong motorcycle helmet should be worn at all times while operating a motorcycle. A sturdy helmet can help protect a person from serious head trauma if in fact an accident does occur. Motorcycles and brain injuries do not necessarily have to go hand in hand.
Bajaj Best Selling Bikes
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:02:30 -0600
Bajaj Auto Limited is a very important player in the Indian two-wheeler industry providing tough competition to the Hero and Honda brands. The Bajaj bikes are popular because of their top fuel efficiencies, good built qualities and better service networks spread all over India. Even though the styling of many of their products is orthodox, the 'Hamara Bajaj' feeling created by the brand attracts many customers in India.
Hero Ignitor - The Firebrand
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:54:21 -0500
The Hero Ignitor is a re-done Honda CB Stunner, with a few changes. When the CB Stunner was launched, it was quite a success as a commuter 125 cc engine. But does the Ignitor have the same efficient and powerful engine? Let us find out.
Important Considerations When Purchasing Used Motorcycles
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 05:34:43 -0600
There are plenty of used motorcycles for sale. So many, in fact, that you may feel overwhelmed by the number of choices. However, there are a few basic tips that can make it much easier to find the one that is right for you.
Hero Motorcorp - Making India Proud
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:15:14 -0600
Many people say that success stories and happy endings happen only in fairy tales. However, many real life incidents show that even in real life such fairy tales do happen. For instance, the growth of Hero Motocorp from a junior partner of a multinational brand to the world's leading two-wheeler manufacturer is something akin to a fairy tale. The first phase of the successful journey of the brand began in 1984, when it entered into a JV with Honda Motor Company Limited, Japan. Hero Honda Motors Limited went on to become the largest bike seller in the world. However, after a very successful career, both partners decided to end the JV in a phased manner.
Continental GT - A Vintage Styled Modern Bike
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:33:47 -0600
Modern day biking is all about speed and style. Continental GT is one such simple, yet contemporary, fun to ride sports bike, which arouses memories of a highly stylized bygone era. It is basically a cafe racer which really shows what it is capable of. Continental GT is much more than just getting you from one point to another. This racer bike is owned by the prestigious Royal Enfield Motors based at Gurgaon who has produced a series of excellent bikes in India. The Continental GT made its debut in the year 2012 at the Delhi Auto Expo and was on the roads by the end of 2013. Royal Enfield Continental GT is one bike which has a great demand in other markets across the world as well.
Bajaj Bikes in India - Providing Affordable Travel Means
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 07:11:39 -0600
Bajaj is India's second largest motorcycle manufacturer behind the world leader, Hero Motocorp. The Bajaj bikes are well known for their affordability and reliability, along with their higher fuel economy. There has been many best selling bikes from the maker, like the Pulsar series and Avenger, to name a few. Bajaj, which has been a well-known name in the field of two-wheeler manufacturing, was a well-known name in the past too, as their specialization was in building sturdy scooters.
Motorcycle Gloves - Guide For Buying Motorcycle Gear
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:38:35 -0600
Riding a motorcycle is exciting and it becomes even more fun when you use the right gear. Motorcycle gear is important not just to enhance the excitement bit but also to keep you safe. The right gear will help to make sure that your riding experience is even more enjoyable.
Hero Hunk - A Powerful Bike for the Youngsters
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:25:16 -0500
Hero Motocorp, the leading two-wheeler manufacturer in the world, is based in India. They had entered the field of bike making through a joint venture with Honda, the Japanese automobile conglomerate. The Hero-Honda JV was one of the most successful JVs that the country ever saw. However, after long years of association, both partners decided to go solo. They decided to continue on the existing models and hence, some of the Hero Honda bikes were rebranded as Hero bikes and the others as Honda bikes.
Motorcycles for Sale! How To Make a Well-Informed Decision When Buying Your First Hog
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:11:42 -0500
Plenty of people offer motorcycles for sale, but there's a lot to know and a lot to consider before making the plunge and buying a hog. Beginning riders need to consider the style, make, and model of cycles in order to ensure that it suits their riding vision.
Honda CB Unicorn
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:27:46 -0600
Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India Private Limited (HMSI) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Japanese Honda Motors Limited. The Honda group had been making two-wheelers in India since 1984 as a joint venture with the Hero group. They have established their own firm the Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India Private Limited in 1999. The Honda brand is the second most popular brand in India. They have bikes with capacities 110 cc to 1300 cc in their Indian portfolio. The Honda Unicorn is a 150 cc commuter bike with sales over 10,000 units per month.
Bajaj Discover 100 CC - A Pricey Possession
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:05:39 -0600
Bajaj Discover is a successful series of bikes from the house of Bajaj Auto Limited, who is the second largest producer of motorcycles in India. Bajaj launched the Discover in the year 2004 when the Indian motorcycle market was badly awaiting for a new fa?ade in the commuter segment. The Discover was that new face and it instantly made its way to become a national bestseller.
Scheduled Maintenance for Safety and Durability of Your Motorcycle
Mon, 02 Feb 2015 11:38:24 -0600
When given a choice, many people prefer motorcycles to cars. It could be due to reasons like low cost maintenance, convenience to park, easy to ride and manage heavy traffic, and so on. Youngsters especially, always prefer a motorcycle. However, they require more frequent repairs and maintenance, when compared to cars.
Suzuki Hayate - Like a Fresh Breeze
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 06:11:27 -0500
The Suzuki Hayate is a commuter motorcycle introduced by Suzuki Motorcycle India. Unveiled at the 2012 Auto Expo, the Hayate is Suzuki's entry level motorcycle in India. The bike was launched in May 2012. The word Hayate means fresh breeze in Japanese.
3 Best Reasons As to Why You Should Own A Motorcycle
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:05:44 -0600
So why own a motorcycle? Riding is one of those fun activities people like doing during their free time. But different people have different reasons for riding
Top Fuel-Efficient Bikes in India - Providing Economic Means of Travel
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:38:26 -0500
Biking is one of the most economical and cheaper means of road transport in India, especially on city roads. There are numerous options when it comes to commuter bikes in India. They are easy to handle and park.
Choosing Your Motorcycle - How to Choose the Best Bike for Your Needs
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:13:19 -0500
This month's column is about choosing the best motorcycle to fit your needs. Selecting the right bike might just help keep you out of a situation where you need a motorcycle lawyer! Before we get to my list of criteria for selecting your bike, I thought it might be useful to put together a few questions you should be asking yourself as you make this decision.
Hero Glamour - The 125 Cc Bike
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 07:12:53 -0600
The commuter bike segment of the Indian bike industry has seen only bikes with less power till the arrival of the Hero Glamour.The 125 cc Glamour has been a hit when launched in 2005 because of its extra power. After the split with the Honda Motors the Hero MotoCorp has revamped the model in 2011 and has become the best selling 125 cc Hero bike. The Glamour looks more like a 150 cc bike than a 125 cc one.
The New Motorcycle Rider Experience
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:00:17 -0600
There's lots of information out there that gives advice on how to choose your first motorcycle and choosing motorcycle gear when you're just starting out. I have my own opinions about that as well, but I'm not here to talk about that. I'm here to talk about what experts don't, what it's like to be a novice rider.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 05:14:25 -0600
Mahindra, best known for manufacturing powerful utility vehicles, has already made its foray into the two-wheeler segment. They entered the market with scooters with a range comprising of Duro, Flyte, Rodeo and Kine. In 2010 they came out with a bike, the Stallio, which could not be continued due to a few issues. Mahindra bikes came back with two launches in 2012 - the Centuro and the Pantero.
Hero Pleasure - A Pleasing Ride
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:46:40 -0500
Hero MotoCorp Limited, formerly known as the Hero Honda, is the largest two-wheeler manufacturer in the world. In the Indian market, the Hero brand accounts for nearly 40% share. The Hero MotoCorp dominates the lower capacity segments up to 150 cc. Hero Pleasure is a 100 cc scooter which has sales of nearly 25,000 units every month.
Hero HF Deluxe Vs Bajaj Platina
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 06:04:44 -0600
In India the low capacity scooters and bikes are always in great demand. There is maximum competition in 100 and 125 cc segments with all major two-wheeler makers having many models in these segments.
Bajaj Pulsar 200 SS - A Highly Anticipated Launch
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 06:27:23 -0600
Bajaj is a familiar name to Indians. Even before the Bajaj bikes became popular, the brand was associated with sturdy scooters, which were a rage in the past. As those heavy scooters gave way to light and gearless versions, Bajaj forayed into hitherto untested waters of motorcycle making. Soon, the brand name Bajaj began to be associated with high performing, low cost, fuel efficient two-wheelers -mostly bikes. However, the real turning point in the history of the company was when the Pulsar series of bikes were introduced by them. Until the Pulsar came along, sports bikes in India were the privilege of a selected few. With the introduction of Pulsar, that changed and more and more people could afford to buy a sports bike of their own.
Yamaha Star Bolt R-Spec 2015 - A Great Cruiser
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:02:08 -0600
Along with many releases in the bike industry for 2015, Star Bolt R-Spec is another awesome product of Yamaha Star Motorcycle Company. R-Spec 2015 is a cruiser bike specially designed for the bikers who are in love with biking and adventure. With special colors, textured colored stitched seat, a round headlight, old styled wind screen, and many other features, the company has successfully given this bike a stunning look.
Yamaha to Launch a New 125 Cc Scooter - Waiting for the Launch
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:13:21 -0600
The Indian scooter industry has come a long way. Many of the newly launched scooters have fuel-economies matching those of the more powerful bikes. A lot of buyers, both male and female, are seeing scooters as a new style statement as their designs are getting better and swankier with every passing year. The scooters are getting better technology and cutting-edge tools and their power figures are getting better.
Bajaj Discover 125 - Discovering Speed
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 06:25:44 -0600
Bajaj Motorcycles and Scooters Limited is the third largest two-wheeler manufacturer in India. Many world class bikes have come out from their stable. The Bajaj has many vehicles in the 100 cc, 125 cc and 150 cc segments. The Discover 125 was launched long back in 2004 in 4 variants. But in 2005 only a single variant was kept in circulation. The Discover 125 was re-launched in 2011. The Discover 125 ST was launched in 2012 and the variant 125T in 2013. In 2014 two variants Discover 125 Disc and 125 Drum have been launched.
Seven Essential Motorcycle Repair Maintenance Tips
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 05:29:10 -0500
Nothing says freedom like floating down the highway on a tricked out sled with the wind at your back. Motorcycle repair and maintenance are two things every rider must know! Read on for seven essential tips that'll keep you and your bike screaming.
Preparing a Motorcycle for Sale
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 05:48:04 -0600
If you've got a motorcycle for sale, you want it in good condition. Here are some tips on getting that bike on the road!
Royal Enfield Continental GT
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 07:05:21 -0500
The Royal Enfield India has many bikes in the higher capacity touring and sports bike segments. Their Continental GT is a 'Caf? Racer' type bike. The Caf? racer, introduced long back in 1960 by the Royal Enfield, has returned in 2013 with the launching of the Royal Enfield Continental. This bike with power is better than other Enfield models like the Classic and the Bullet as far as off-roading features are concerned. This bike is popular equally among the urban and rural rich who like some adventure.
Hero Motocorp Splendor Vs TVS Star City - Evenly Matched Rivals
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:14:10 -0600
Hero Motocorp, an Indian company engaged in the manufacture and sales of motorbikes and scooters, is also the world's largest two-wheeler manufacturer. TVS Motors, another Indian business corporation, is also engaged in the business of making two-wheelers. Between them, these two makers have given the Indian bike market some of the best bikes. Both these manufacturers are known for the extremely dependable, cost-effective and low-maintenance bikes they offer to the buyers. Hero Splendor and TVS Star City are two of the top-selling models from these makers.
Hero Glamour Vs Honda CB Unicorn - A Strong Contest Between Leaders
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 07:12:30 -0600
Hero and Honda are two of the leading two-wheeler manufacturers in India. Erstwhile partners, these companies have given the country two of the most popular bikes in the form of Glamour and Unicorn. As both the companies are known for their excellent bikes, when they lock horns with each other, the buyers have a very difficult task of choosing the better one.
Bajaj Bikes - The Success Story Continues
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:45:19 -0500
Bajaj Auto Limited is the second largest producer of motorcycles in India just after Hero MotoCorp. This domestic company was found by Jamnalal Bajaj in the year 1926 and his vision was to revolutionize the Indian two wheeler market.
How to Maintain a Motorcycle
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:06:51 -0600
A motorcycle requires a lot of maintenance, just like any other type of vehicle. But there are several ways you can take care of your ride that won't have to cost a great deal of money.
Top Five 150cc Motorcycles - Machines of Speed and Power
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 07:05:04 -0500
Bikes have always enjoyed great demand in India. With the raising income levels as well as awareness among the people, the number of people buying bike has increased manifold in the recent times. People know about the various options available in the market and thanks to the higher disposable income levels, many are able to afford the costlier 150 cc bikes in India. While the earlier generation had to settle for low cost, less powerful bikes and scooters due to paucity of funds, the current generation of buyers has no such limitations.
Honda CBR250R Vs KTM 200 Duke - Which Is Best?
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:57:48 -0500
Honda Motor Company is a Japanese multinational corporation producing automobiles, motorcycles and machinery. Honda bikes are generally passenger friendly guaranteeing safety, economy, durability, comfort and style. The KTM Sport motorcycle AG or simply KTM is a globally reputed motorcycle manufacturer based in Austria. KTM motorcycles are more known for their styling and off road capacity. Engine performance and fuel economy are also their highlighted features. Here is a review of their two entry level popular bikes seen nowadays - the CBR250R and the Duke 200 respectively.
How to Easily Maintain Your Cruiser Motorcycle
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:18:12 -0500
Maintenance is the most important thing you can do to assure your safety and your motorcycle's longevity. Motorcycling is fun and thrilling but also very dangerous when practiced outside the guidelines. Keep your manual and a toolbox close when inspecting your bike.
Bajaj Best Selling Bikes - Budget Friendly Bikes
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:38:43 -0500
Bajaj is one of the most popular two-wheeler manufacturers in India. It is the world's third largest two-wheeler manufacturing company and the second largest two-wheeler manufacturer in India.
Best Tips To Make Your Motorcycle Serve You For More Days
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:00:19 -0600
Although most motorcycles are designed in such a way to withstand rigorous riding activities, they eventually succumb to engine trouble, chassis as well as drive wear and tear. Different manufacturers offer established guidelines as to how their motorbike brands should be maintained as well as an approved list of products to use. However, as much as each brand has it own maintenance routine, there are several basic maintenance tips that apply to any motorcycle.
Evolution of the Royal Enfield Cafe Racers: Then and Now
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 07:14:52 -0500
The name Royal Enfield is a name that resonates with terms like strength, macho and many such words that talk of masculinity. They have been in the picture for a really long time now, but what is interesting to see is the timeline in which they emerged and how they have become what they are today! The cafe racer scene was seen emerging in the 1950s when Britain had started to upgrade its roads and was reviving itself from the war, the cafe racers then became the ideal bike for people who were always on...
Tips For Buying Your First Motorcycle
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:38:03 -0600
When you decide to buy your first bike, you need to know that this is not something that you can do casually. This is an important buy and one that you should carry out with utmost care. The process can be both exciting and intimidating and it helps to get information so that you can make the right purchase decision.
Bajaj Avenger - Cruise in Your Own Style
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:33:22 -0500
Bajaj Auto is one of the foremost and well-recognized names in the field of automobiles in India and elsewhere. Earlier known for their reliable scooters, the Bajaj group has now made a name for itself in the area of motorbike manufacturing as well. Consequently, Bajaj bikes are favored for their affordability, fuel-efficiency, good performance and low maintenance cost. Although a vast majority of the bikes from Bajaj belongs to the commuter segment, a few bikes have been launched in the other segments like cruiser as well. The most popular cruiser bike from Bajaj is the Bajaj Avenger.
Hero Splendor iSmart - The Smart Bike on the Block
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:25:17 -0500
What happens when an already fuel-efficient bike gets associated with a technology that helps save fuel while waiting at traffic signals? It becomes smarter. The Splendor iSmart from HeroMotoCorp is smart indeed.
Bajaj Bikes - Economical and Powerful Bikes
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 07:51:21 -0500
Bajaj Auto is a famous automobile manufacturer involved in the making of two and three-wheelers in India. Until recently, Bajaj Auto was known for its high performing scooters. However, with the passage of time, scooters with gears have become almost extinct and hence, Bajaj Auto diversified into bikes and gearless scooters, which seemed to be in great demand.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 05:14:02 -0600
Honda Motorcycle, the two-wheeler department of the Honda Motor Company, started its production in 1955. Currently the largest motorcycle maker in Japan, in India, Honda Motorcycle is the second largest two-wheeler maker.
How To Find Affordable Motorcycles for Sale
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:32:02 -0600
Before purchasing motorcycles for sale, it is best to shop and compare prices. Compare deals offered by both a dealership and a direct seller.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 05:12:55 -0600
The Hero Karizma is the most stylish bike from Hero MotoCorp. In the lower capacity bike segments of 100 cc and 125 cc the rivalry is between the brands 'Hero' and the 'Honda.' But in segments from 150 cc to 250 cc there are more competitors. The 220 cc bike Hero Karizma stands tall because of its style and performance. The Karizma was launched long back in 2003 as a touring motor bike. After many facelifts the Karizma is now available in 2 refreshed variants unveiled late last year. In June 2014 they have quietly launched the two models the Karizma R and the Karizma ZMR.
Honda Activa 125 DLX Vs Vespa S Vs Suzuki Swish Vs Mahindra Rodeo - A Four-Way Battle
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:56:30 -0500
The scooter segment in India is an integral part of the two-wheeler market in India. The consumers for the scooters are growing day by day, thanks to the extreme ease of handling of these vehicles. These scooters are lightweight, gearless, easy to handle and come with reasonably good mileage figures. All these factors have made the scooters a reliable vehicle to ride to work and over short distances.
Bajaj Pulsar - An Iconic Model
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 06:27:48 -0600
Bajaj Auto, one of the most recognized names in the Indian automobile industry, has given the country one of the best bikes ever in the form of Bajaj Pulsar. Entirely different from the cozy looking commuter bikes, the Bajaj Pulsar brought in a revolutionary change in the Indian bike sector. One of its kinds, this homegrown sport cum commuter bike created a special space for itself in the highly competitive two-wheeler market of India.
KTM Duke - A Popular Sports Bike in India
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:17:15 -0600
KTM is a motorcycle brand based in Austria, dealing mainly in sports bikes. The Duke series of bikes manufactured by KTM are one of the most popular sports bikes brand in India. Bajaj Auto, the Indian auto major, who owns a major stake in the KTM's motorcycle business, is the Indian distributor of the Duke Bikes. Their style, appearance, and performance make the KTM bikes stand apart from the pack. These bikes are a rage among the youth of India.
Hero Hunk - The Manly Bike
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:57:04 -0500
Hero Hunk is a 150 cc motorcycle launched by Hero Honda in 2007. In 2011, Hero MotoCorp gave the Hunk a facelift, offering it with the option of a rear disc brake.
Bajaj Discover 100T Vs Honda Dream Yuga
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 06:24:43 -0600
In the Indian two-wheeler industry there is high demand for the lower capacity fuel efficient bikes. Nearly 70% of the two-wheelers sold in India are 100 or 125 cc scooters or bikes. The Bajaj Discover and the Honda Dream Yuga are two popular bikes in the 100 cc segment.
Hero Xtreme - The Xtreme Bike
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:45:08 -0500
In a bid to revive its popular 150 cc commuter offering, the Xtreme, Hero MotoCorp had launched a refreshed model. Targeted at youth looking for a stylish and powerful motorcycle, does the Xtreme do justice to this factor? Let us find out.
Royal Enfield Classic - Classic Old-Styled Yet Modern
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:16:39 -0600
Royal Enfield Motors, originally a British company manufacturing premium motorcycles earns significant respect in the country. Their bikes are branded for high power engines and majestic looks. The thumping sound from a Royal Enfield bike is sure to turn heads along the road and the owner will be swelled with pride. Though the old Bullet is more famed, the Classic series have also equally managed to attract bike enthusiasts.
My Love Affair With The 'Widow Maker' TL1000S
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:48:20 -0500
You would have thought that a bike that quickly became known as the 'widow maker' would put off a young, relatively inexperienced rider like myself, but it didn't. The scare stories made it more appealing, the rumours of power wheelies made it exciting and the drone of a V-Twin with race pipes on full chat made it sound intoxicating. And so began a love affair with a bike that I can only describe as an Alfa Romeo on two wheels; brilliant when it works and a dog's dinner when it doesn't.
Hero Xtreme Vs Bajaj Pulsar - Comparing Two 150 Cc Bikes
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:37:34 -0500
Hero MotoCorp had launched a refreshed 2014 model of its popular Xtreme. Introduced originally in the year 2008, Hero Xtreme is a successor of the Hero Honda CBZ. It is a 150 cc good looking, sporty and efficient motorcycle in this segment. The new Xtreme is better in looks. It is also a 150 cc bike that is reliable and is value for money.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:29:05 -0600
Mahindra Two Wheelers Limited (MTWL) is a two-wheeler manufacturing company formed by the Mahindra Group. After taking over the Kinetic Motor Corporation they have started the production of the two-wheelers. With three models of motorcycles and 6 models of scooters the Mahindra brand has become a force in the Indian two-wheeler market.
Know The Safety Measures When Riding Before Buying A Bike
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:52:21 -0500
Many people long for the joy and thrill derived from riding a motorcycle. Nevertheless, riding a bike should not be an attempt in cheating death. Bikes may be inherently more unsafe than cars, but there are many things a rider can do ensure their safety and the safety of others.
Guide to Purchasing Parts for a Vintage Motorcycle
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 08:28:56 -0600
Vintage motorcycles are being collected by the millions of enthusiasts from around the world. They might only ride them for leisure, and love to take care of their precious collections. These motorcycle enthusiasts get great sense of satisfaction, when they are able to restore the old antique bikes to good working condition.
Basic City Riding Safety Tips - Bike Safety
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:24:41 -0500
From a time when there were hardly a handful of car and motorcycle models plying in our cities to the modern day era when there is a never ending plethora of auto brands inundating our streets, things have changed tremendously. If this signifies a more prosperous population enjoying the benefits of a better lifestyle, it also is bad news in another respect.
Popular Bikes in India - Loved by All
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 07:04:31 -0500
Bikes have a special place in the hearts of Indians, who look forward to owning bikes, even if they can afford to buy a car. Many factors like lower acquisition and running costs, easier handling, ease of parking, and better maneuverability in the traffic-laden roads make the bikes a better choice than the cars. However, underlying all these factors is the element of fantasy and adventure in bike riding that attract the youths to bikes. Although the percentage of buyers who can afford the swanky, stylish and high performance sports and premium bikes are rather low, people who can afford the ordinary bikes are on the rise. Perhaps that is the major reason for the popularity of the no nonsense commuter bikes in India.
Honda Activa - The Leader of Indian Scooters
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 05:13:22 -0600
In the recent past, perhaps a decade ago or more, the word scooter evoked the picture of heavy, difficult to manage two-wheelers with gears, which felt very imbalanced in appearance. These were mostly ridden by the men and women were limited to riding pillion. However, all these changed drastically, when the lightweight, easy to manage gearless vehicles with good fuel efficiencies. Although it was the iconic Kinetic Honda that which started the gearless scooter revolution in India, it was the likes of Bajaj Sunny and TVS Scooty, which popularized them. However, Honda Activa made the gearless scooters more acceptable and popular among both men and women alike.
Common Road Obstacles That Cause Motorcycle Accidents
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:48:01 -0500
Learn some simple motorcycle safety for navigating tough roads and unstable surfaces. A few cautionary reminders can better prepare any driver for those unforeseen obstacles in the road.
Fuel Efficient 125 CC Bikes in India - Bikes Offering High Mileage
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:26:13 -0600
In India, people generally prefer affordable fuel efficient bikes over high-end bikes with utter power. And this very reason makes the 125 cc segment highly popular here because these bikes are affordable, stylish, fuel efficient and to a certain extent power packed as well. Some of the most popular 125 cc bikes offering high mileage are listed here. However it should be noted that actual mileage will depend on how you ride, road conditions, weather, maintenance, tire pressure and pillion weight.