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  • My Aprilia SR150 Race Edition

    Aprilia Vehicles have always held me in amazement. Pure racing pedigree and Italian finesse exuding in each machine, it was time for me to add an Aprilia SR150 to my Piaggio collection. I choose…
  • My Kawasaki Versys 650

    Being an avid motorcyclist for many years and having toured the length and breadth of our country (barring east and northeast) on my Enfield’s ( Lightening, Electra and Classic), I always had that…
  • Big Bike: Owning vs Renting

    Can't get out the thought of my head for last few days wondering - is it economical to own a high end motorcycle or simply rent one for that occasional long touring. Did some simple math & was not…
  • The Royal Enfield 650 Twins

    Royal Enfield has unveiled two new twin-cylinder bikes at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, Italy. The Interceptor INT 650 and Continental GT 650 are powered by the recently developed 650cc, parallel…
  • Cleaning bike headers & pipes

    Headers and exhaust pipes are PITA to maintain, keep them clean, shiny and attractive. After all they are like nails to some, hands to many and teeth to few. You can live without cleaning them, but…
  • My Yamaha FZ1

    You do realize over time that you are not someone who jumps into new bikes. Testimony is the 12 year old Royal Enfield Standard 500 that i still ride every day. But circumstances and travel has helped…
  • The Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin

    Had a closer look at the Honda CRF 1000L Africa Twin which was launched in India recently with an ex-showroom pricetag of 12.9L. Since we got a decent test ride of the bike, thanks to the Honda dealer…
  • On the Suzuki Intruder 150

    Suzuki is expected to launch a new 150 cc cruiser bike in India. According to one media report, the Intruder 150 could be launched during the first week of next month. Recently leaked images suggest…
  • Tribute to my Pulsar 220 FI

    It was Jan or Feb 2006 - when news started to float around bigger CC Pulsar on the cards from Bajaj to hit the markets very soon. Auto-expo (I do not remember which Expo – vaguely recall that to…
  • Review: My Aprilia SR 150

    I vaguely remember the 1st time I set my eyes on the SR 150 more than a year ago at the Lalbagh road showroom here at Bangalore. I had gone to the passport office which is opposite the store and had…
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