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Why you shouldn’t use car engine oils in motorcycles!

Why you shouldn’t use car engine oils in motorcycles!

If engine is the heart of a motorcycle, engine oil is the life blood, without which the motorcycle would literally cease to function and suffer a cardiac arrest. Yet, when it is time for an oil change, people knowing or unknowingly purchase the wrong type of engine oil or leave […]

April 28, 2010 Articles

Yamaha Fazer, Bajaj Pulsar 220DTSi or Hero Honda Karizma?

India Yamaha Motor has recently introduced Yamaha Fazer in India, at a price point of Rs. 72,000 ex-showroom Delhi. This puts it in the same price bracket of the newly launched Bajaj Pulsar 220 DTSi and the old yet gold, Hero Honda Karizma. While Yamaha Fazer’s 150cc air cooled engine […]

July 8, 2009 Articles

Five simple tips to improve fuel efficiency

With petrol prices up and inflation touching a new high, it’s time when even the enthusiasts ride a bit conservatively to get better mileage from their steeds. So here are five simple tips that you can use to improve your motorcycle’s fuel economy. Maintain recommended air pressure in tyres: This […]

August 5, 2008 Articles, How to
Cornering, a practical approach

Cornering, a practical approach

Take your bike out on an empty stretch of smooth, wide and straight road. Wondering what a straight road has to do with cornering? Well, this is where the corner starts, or in this context, I tell you how it happens. Keep a steady 65 to 70 on your speedo. […]

May 7, 2008 Articles, How to

Cleaning and Lubricating Motorcycle Chain

Chain is an essential part of a motorcycle and keeping it clean and lubricated ensures that you have a trouble free smooth ride, at the same time it helps increase the life of the chain as well. Cleaning the Chain While there are various ways of cleaning your motorcycles chain […]

May 7, 2008 Articles, How to

Five rules of dealing with motorcycle service centers Part-2

Continued from previous page 3. Don’t abandon your sweetheart: The third rule is to never leave your bike in the service center, no matter how good a rapport you think you enjoy. I know it’s hard to take half a day off to get your bike serviced, but it is […]

May 7, 2008 Articles

Five rules of dealing with motorcycle service centers

If you own a motorcycle you probably have had your fair share of run-ins with the service center personnel and most often than not we as customers are left frustrated and even disgusted by the way authorized service centers conduct their operations. Most often the problem is fairly simple and […]

May 7, 2008 Articles