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  • My Yamaha RX135 5-Speed

    I had 98 RX135 4s and 97 RXG in hand and purchased another 98 RX135 4s without a proper intention. Later I decided to convert one of the 4 speed gearbox to 5 speed and started restoring the latest…
  • Of meets, helmets & big bikes

    Okay, a little background story warrants here. I was missing out quite a few Tbhp meets since I joined Tbhp. Especially more so after the Coimbatore chapter became quite alive with weekend meets,…
  • My Enfield Classic 500 Chrome

    Royal Enfields need no introduction to anybody. While manufacturers harped on modernity and technology, RE didn’t even bat an eyelid to such words (until the recent RE Himalayan of course). They…
  • My Kawasaki ZX-10R

    The 998cc inline-4 mill churns out 210 bhp which looks scary on paper itself. In reality the engine is a puppy under 6000 rpm which makes her super docile to putter around town. Honestly, she is…
  • Hero planning a lot of launches

    Pawan Munjal, has announced that the company will be launching 15 new products in the domestic as well as global markets during the present fiscal year (FY 16-17). Through these launches, the country's…
  • An affair with a Honda CBR 250R

    A review + travelogue with the Honda CBR 250R!
  • Practical mods on my CBR250R

    The CBR is generally considered a good beginner rider's bike internationally. First came the change to Michelin rubber on both ends. My god does that change the way it handles. It literally wants…
  • Clip-on to pipe-style handlebar

    Luckily - CBR is a confused bike. It has faux clipons but the seating is otherwise fairly upright (compared to a track focused machine like the RC, or even the R15). So, in order to make it more "middle…
  • 2-wheeler sales & analysis

    The Activa continues to dominate and has considerably increased the lead over the Splendor, The new Splendor I smart does not seem to have made much of an impact. The Bajaj V seems to have settled…
  • Bike DIY: Fuel Pump Repair

    Do not touch your fuel pump if you don't have any issues with it. The pump comes as an almost sealed unit. It goes in with press on locks, which are not meant to be opened again once its assembled.…
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