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Phoenix: The Yamaha RD350

Phoenix: The Yamaha RD350

R-D-3-5-0. That name was enough for me when I was a kid in the school; who cherished each and every pillion ride on my cousin’s RD. It was enough for me to understand that this motorcycle is something special even though I knew almost nothing about its history and specifications […]

May 9, 2008 Motorcycle Reviews
Chail a perfect weekend getaway

Chail a perfect weekend getaway

I really feel people like me who are living in north India are well and truly blessed, we can go to Himalayas for a weekend getaway and not only escape the hustle and bustle of the big city but also indulge in the serene Himalayan landscape. One such weekend getaway […]

May 9, 2008 Motorcycle Touring

Motorcycle sales in India grow by 8.31% in April

Helped by the excise duty cut announced in this year’s budget, two wheeler sales in April witnessed positive growth after months of negative growth. While the motorcycle sales grew by 8.31 per cent in April 2008 (5,01,592 units, against 4,63,091 units a year ago), scooter sales witnessed a healthy 11.93 […]

May 8, 2008 Motorcycle News
2008 Ducati Monster 696

2008 Ducati Monster 696

The new Ducati Monster 696 is the next generation naked and the final word in urban excitement. Ride the Monster 696 around your favourite downtown routes in relaxed style or, when the spirit moves you, unleash its dark side to deliver more naked performance than ever before. Design Refined style […]

May 8, 2008 Motorcycle News
Munsyari, the perfect cocktail

Munsyari, the perfect cocktail

The recipe for a perfect cocktail if you ask me consists of a dash of snow capped peaks of the Himalayas, forests of oak, deodar, rhododendron and pine in the far flung areas of Kumaon, empty serpentine roads, a few lakes in complete isolation. Cocktail was what I was looking […]

May 8, 2008 Motorcycle Touring

Yamaha launches Alba with electric start

India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd. has announced the launch of all new Yamaha Alba106 cc with electric start and stylish and trendy graphics, thus offering robustness and solidity to its existing product range. The unique design of Yamaha Alba 106 blends youthful style and modernism with thoughtful decency. Giving it […]

May 7, 2008 Motorcycle News
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
The N.E.R.D.s

The N.E.R.D.s

Don’t worry we are not going to talk about technology or science, we are talking about an RD group from the National Capital Region who call themselves N.E.R.D.s i.e. NCR Exotic RDs. Mr. Sumit Mehndiratta who founded this group a year and half back, a property dealer by profession and […]

May 7, 2008 Editorial
Ducati launches five motorcycles in India

Ducati launches five motorcycles in India

In a welcome news for motorcycle enthusiasts in India, Italian motorcycle manufacturer, Ducati Motor Holding has announced today its foray into the Indian two wheeler market with the launch of not one or two, but five motorcycles! “We will be launching four different models in multiple variants. These bikes will […]

May 7, 2008 Motorcycle News