Category Archives: Bike Reviews

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Honda Africa Twin Review & Test Ride

It all began with the NXR750 at the 1986 Dakar Rally. With four consecutive wins (1986-89) at the world’s toughest rally, the engineers at Honda brought out the production version of the Honda XRV650 Africa Twin. The bike later became the XRV750 Africa

Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 Rear Quarter

Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 – First Ride Review

If you’re a millennial in India, you’d definitely remember the heart racing Pulsar commercials by Bajaj Auto. The Pulsar brand has been one of the first to spearhead the culture of leisure motorcycling in India. After that, two-wheelers were no longer

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TVS Victor Road Test Review

The Indian commuter segment (two-wheelers) is the most challenging section of the market to crack. For years the segment has been synonymous with products first from Hero Honda and now, Hero MotoCorp. There though, have been motorcycles which might not

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TVS Apache RTR 200 Track Experience – IAB Report

Some say that motorcycle racing began when the second bike was made. Yes, motorsports has this distinct charm which separates it from almost everything in this world. I guess the adrenaline rush which motorcyclists talk about, reaches the next level

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Bajaj Dominar 400 – First Ride Review

Bajaj Dominar 400 Specifications & Review Specifications Bajaj Dominar 400 Engine 373.3 cc triple spark 4 valve DTS-i mill Max Power 35 PS at 8,000 rpm Peak Torque 35 Nm at 6,500 rpm Transmission 6 speed, slipper clutch Chassis Beam type perimeter

Bajaj V15 front quarter review Rohit

Bajaj V15 – User Ownership Review

Following is the ownership review of the Bajaj V15 by Indian Autos Blog reader, Mr. Rohit Srivastav. These are his impressions of the motorcycle in his first week of ownership. Till 25th January, I was almost determined to buy the Suzuki Gixxer, and on

TVS Apache RTR 200 4V side review

TVS Apache 200 (Apache RTR 200 4V) – Review

Is it a mere upgrade to the smaller Apaches or does it have the capacity to cater to a diverse audience? There was indeed a significant gap between the last iteration of the Apache RTR, the RTR 180, and the recently unveiled Apache RTR 200 4V, but what

Naz Narrates – Bajaj Avenger

After writing the article on the need for cruiser bikes in India, I felt the desire to evaluate an Indian cruiser bike. Luckily my good friend Ifti had bought a Bajaj Avenger a few days back and it couldn’t have been a better opportunity for me

Naz Narrates – TVS Flame SR125

TVS has come up with its new model TVS Flame SR125. It is a 125 cc bike capable of generating 10.5 Bhp@7500 rpm and a maximum of torque of 10nm@ 6000 rpm. The bike comes with a 3 valve CCVTI engine (controlled Combustion –variable timing Intelligent). This

Naz narrates – Honda CBF Stunner PGM-FI

After taking a test ride of the powerful Apache RTR 180, I thought I should try a much lighter bike this time from commuter segment. Immediately what crossed my mind was the newly launched Honda CBF Stunner PGM-FI and I decided to evaluate this motorcycle. My

Special Report- Honda and Bajaj Superbikes in India shortly

Eying a big potential for luxury bikes in India, where tastes are changing from mass-market machines to high-end bikes, Honda and Bajaj are looking at launching new sportsbikes in the country in the next couple of months. There had been a sudden surge

Honda CBF Stunner Review

What?            Honda CBF Stunner 125 When?           On sale now How Much?    Rs 59,037 (OTR Chennai) Build Quality and Styling Bajaj predicted that people are bored with 100cc bikes and higher capacities bikes are the way to

Tested and Impressed- The Ultra Motor Marathon and Velociti

Ultra Motor, the UK-based two-wheeler maker has planned to invest Rs.150 crores in India over the next three years, and what better time other than now, is perfect for checking out their products. Myself and Harry went to one of the Ultra Motor showrooms

Facelifted Discover 135 DTS-i review

What?              Bajaj Discover 135 DTS-i When?             On sale now How Much?      Rs 59,955 (OTR Chennai) Bajaj’s Discover was launched in 2004 and what a success it has been. It was the benchmark (it still is)