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Yamaha G5, now with electric start

Days after introducing Alba with electric start, Yamaha Motor India has introduced electric start version of 106cc Yamaha G5. “We plan to continue gearing up our existing product line and marketing initiatives…We are paying attention at the customer who always looks for more. The new G5 is equipped with electric […]

May 14, 2008 Motorcycle News

Mahindra & Mahindra planning to buy Kinetic Motors

Mahindra & Mahindra, India’s largest utility vehicle maker has shown interest in buying majority stake in Pune base Kinetic Motors. Sources close to the deal said, both companies are in the final stage of due diligence and M&M is expected to pick up a majority stake in. Kinetic Motors. Kinetic […]

May 14, 2008 Motorcycle News
Michael Schumacher making motorcycle helmets

Michael Schumacher making motorcycle helmets

Michael Schumacher and Schuberth have developed a new motorcycle helmet called, Schuberth RACE. The high-tech manufactured Schuberth RACE with its just under 900 grams weighs significantly less than a Formula 1 helmet, has integrated air conditioning and a particularly large field of vision. The prototype was developed and built within […]

May 13, 2008 Product News
WSBK 08 Monza results

WSBK 08 Monza results

The first race at Monza saw Neukirchner score his first career win in WSBK with a .058 second lead over Haga, while Bayliss had started the race with a storm, he could only finish third, .672 second behind Neukirchne. The second race at Monza was to be a huge disappointment […]

May 11, 2008 Motor Sports
Troy Bayliss takes superpole at Monza

Troy Bayliss takes superpole at Monza

Troy Bayliss (Ducati Xerox) was the only rider to lap in under 1m45 in this afternoon’s Superpole, a result that rewarded the Australian rider with his third pole position of the season for tomorrow’s races at the Monza Autodromo, one of his preferred tracks. The hard work that the Ducati […]

May 11, 2008 Motor Sports
Fkr Ranger 120/80×18 (Enduro)

Fkr Ranger 120/80×18 (Enduro)

Motorcycles often come with tyres that manufacturers feel, offers the best blend of grip, ride quality, handling, performance and price. For most city commuters OEM tyres offer a good compromise, however the moment you start pushing your motorcycle to extreme, be it on road or off it, you need specialized […]

May 10, 2008 Product Review
New Honda Unicorn R

New Honda Unicorn R

Honda Motor Scooter India has launched an upgraded version of Honda Unicorn. The New Honda Unicorn has the following new features: Engine tweaks to make the engine smoother and increase pickup. Exhaust Heat shield has been given the same black treatment as the rest of the exhaust, making it some […]

May 9, 2008 Motorcycle News

Ice Age: Redux

Backdrop When I used to play cricket & soccer for my school team, I used to visit the local gym(no kidding) for some basic fitness exercises, I precisely remember I used to do some pushups as well(I told ya, no kidding). Well during those days, all most every year I […]

May 9, 2008 Motorcycle Touring
Scooter for geeks

Scooter for geeks

One thing every geek likes is to be able to take their gadget and stay connected where ever they go, so why should touring be any different? Recently Thought Lab got under the hood of a Yamaha Vino Scooter and made it the ultimate two wheeler for geeks. So what […]

May 9, 2008 Product News

Impulse Touring

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” – Lewis Carroll There are planned tours, and there are unplanned tours. There are tours that unravel like clockwork, to perfection. And there are tours that delight you with all the dirty tricks the outdoors can […]

May 9, 2008 Motorcycle Touring