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Your weekly dose of bike updates: Royal Enfield Bullet 500 ABS, Yamaha YZF-R15 ABS, 2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 launch

The motorcycle manufacturers seem to be gearing up for a fruitful 2019 in full swing. While some are actively updating their products with the soon-to-be-mandatory ABS safety net, others are preparing to bring in new products. So, here’s a round up of updates from last week, in case you missed it. Royal Enfield Bullet 500 ABS Royal Enfield has been gradually ... Read More »

Your weekly dose of bike updates: Suzuki Gixxer 250, Royal Enfield Bullet Trials, KTM 125 Duke sales

We have got past the first week of 2019 with a bunch of bittersweet updates from bikemakers. Apart from the regular scoops and spy shots, this is the time when the two-wheeler sales of the past year are scrutinised. Having said that, let’s take a look at last week’s important bike updates which buyers and enthusiasts need be aware of. ... Read More »

Royal Enfield rival UM Motorcycles to launch 2 new bikes next month

American motorcycle manufacturer UM Motorcycles is set to launch two new bikes in India next month. According to a report in Indian Autos Blog (IAB), UM Motorcycles will be launching the Renegade Commando Black Cat & Renegade Sports S Vegas Edition in September. IAB is also reporting that the American bikemaker will launch the Renegade Dust S and Duty Ace in ... Read More »

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 & Continental GT 650 international launch to happen this month

Royal Enfield will conduct media drives for the Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 twin cylinder motorcycles later this month in the United States. The media drives are likely to be preceded or followed by the international launch of both motorcycles, which will go on sale in export markets first before making their way into the Indian market. This is ... Read More »

Is the most expensive Royal Enfield worth the money? Our review of the 500X

Royal Enfield is moving fast with the changing times and does not shy away from experimenting. The Continental GT, for example, was a step in the right direction and another such move comes in the form of the new Urban X twins based on the Thunderbird models. Called the 350x and the 500x, these new bikes promise to up your ... Read More »

Modified Royal Enfield Desert Storm 500 seems straight out of World War II

  While we’ve seen many retro-styled custom motorcycles based on Royal Enfield models, this modified Royal Enfield Desert Storm 500 not only offers tons of classic charm but has got a vintage World War II-look. Customized by Eimor Customs, this motorcycle has been named ‘Donnie Brasco’. At the front, the customizers have used a 4.25×18” big block, MRF Moto C ... Read More »

Upcoming BMW GS 310R: What the high-end Royal Enfield Himalayan rival feels like off the road

The upcoming BMW GS 310R is creating ripples world over. The entry-level GS family adventure bike is already available in many corners of the world and BMW has started taking official bookings for India too. While it is still a few weeks away from an official Indian launch, here is a review of the motorcycle from the USA. The reviewer ... Read More »

A 100cc Royal Enfield? The Copycat ‘Royal Indian Bike’ Looks Like A Poor Man’s Bullet

The Royal Enfield Bullet is the symbol of the ever aspirational Indian youth and it has been the mainstay of the Indian auto industry for decades. That too, despite a huge spike in its price over the years. While the original Bullet 350 or Bullet 500 are beasts that do not have a lot of competition in India, this carbon ... Read More »

Upcoming, affordable performance bikes for India: Royal Enfield Interceptor to BMW GS 310

The Indian motorcycle market has seen an expansion in recent times. Last year, India became the biggest two-wheeler market in the world. While a majority of the customers buy commute-oriented bikes, the number of people seeking performance bikes is increasing each day. In 2018, quite a few manufacturers will launch performance-oriented products in the market. Which are these bikes? Let’s ... Read More »

Royal Enfield Himalayan gets customised into the D-71 Fiddler

Bulleteer Customs, a Bangalore-based custom motorcycle building outfit, was commissioned by Royal Enfield to modify a Himalayan. Royal Enfield gave Bulleteer Customs the design brief for a Fiddler crab inspired motorcycle, which was carried out to perfection by the customisation outfit. The motorcycle’s design is inspired by the Fiddler Crab, which has asymmetric pincers. To reflect this, even the customised Himalayan has a ... Read More »