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  • Watch: Bike rider falls into drain, survives 3 days ago

    In an accident caught on camera in Vasai on the outskirts of Mumbai, a bike collided with an auto on the papdi naigaon road. The biker fell into a nearby drain and survived. The auto driver also survived the crash. ...
  • TVS Motor to relaunch Victor and introduce new premium bike this year 4 days ago

    Chennai: TVS has silently launched a facelift of its Phoenix 125 motorcycle in India at Rs 54,819 for the drum variant and Rs 57,422 for the front disc trim, ex-Mumbai. The TVS Phoenix 125 was first launched in India in October 2012 and it's been nearly three years since a...
  • Government to launch bike-on-rent facility to encourage tourists 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In order to provide last mile connectivity to all tourist destinations in the city, Delhi government will soon launch bike-on-rent facility for tourists in the national capital. As per the tourism department's plan, bikes will be available on a rent at metro stations, ISBTs and railway stations and important...
  • Yamaha Saluto 125cc bike launched in India at Rs 52,000 April 17, 2015

    Yamaha has launched its new 125cc Saluto commuter motorcycle in India at Rs 52,000 ex-Delhi. The Yamaha Saluto joins the SS125 and the YBR125 in the company's 125cc motorcycle portfolio and is available in a single variant. There are two colour options to choose from - Brave Black and Victory...
  • Karnataka government launches bike ambulance to speed up medical care April 15, 2015

    Bengaluru: In the first-of-its-kind in Asia, the Karnataka government has launched a bike ambulance to speed up the medical care. The First Response mobile first aid unit can rush to an accident spot in 5-10 minutes and provide immediate medical aid. The service is operated by trained paramedics who carry...
  • Yamaha YZF-R1, R1 M launched in India at Rs 22.34 lakh, Rs 29.43 lakh April 10, 2015

    Way back in December last year, we had shared the news that Yamaha India is looking at bringing the all-new YZF-R1 and R1 M here by March 2015. And yes, now the motorcycles are listed under 'available' on Yamaha India's website at a price of Rs 22.34 lakh for the...
  • Man bribes cops after getting caught riding without a helmet; cops take him completely by surprise April 7, 2015

    Road safety is important and just because you feel you don't need a helmet while riding a bike, doesn't make it right. The laws exist for our well-being.This man gets caught while riding a bike without a helmet. He tried to bribe the policemen. But what the policemen do after...
  • Suzuki Gixxer SF launched in India at Rs 83,889 April 7, 2015

    Suzuki has opened sales of the fully faired Gixxer, the SF in India at Rs 83,889 ex-Delhi. The Suzuki Gixxer SF is available in three colours with the MotoGP edition being priced nearly Rs 2000 more on-road. Suzuki have added a fairing to the very capable Gixxer platform for those who...
  • An electric bike that doesn't need you to plug in or swap batteries April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: First it was rechargeable electric bikes that turned heads, then came in swappable batteries. Now, welcome the Solar Bike. Redefining the way we perceive electric bikes, this new type of bike is aimed at a sustainable alternative to the electric bike. The Solar Bike, as the name goes,...
  • Chasing Rainbows with India's off-road bike lord, CS Santosh April 2, 2015

    CS Santosh is India's champion in the sport of off-road biking. This 'Mad Max' from Karnataka has earned the finisher's medallion no. 436/550 of the famous 'Dakar Rally' in 2015, but his journey according to him is far from over.This 31 year old has recently been featured in a Red...
  • Bajaj Pulsar RS200: The fastest Pulsar yet launched at Rs 1.18 lakh in India March 26, 2015

    Bajaj has launched the fully-faired version of the Pulsar 200NS in India, the RS200, at Rs 1.18 lakh for the non-ABS version and at Rs 1.30 lakh for the ABS version, ex-Delhi. The Bajaj Pulsar RS200 is said to be the fastest Pulsar yet with a claimed top speed of...
  • DSK-Benelli launches five new motorcycles in India at Rs 2.83 lakh onwards March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: DSK-Benelli have started their Indian innings with five motorcycles. These include the Benelli TNT 300 (Rs 2.83 lakh), BN 600i (Rs 5.15 lakh), BN 600GT (Rs 5.62 lakh), TNT 899 (Rs 9.48 lakh) and TNT 1130R (Rs 11.81 lakh). The prices are ex-Delhi. The most affordable of the lot,...
  • Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 is the official name of the faired SS 200; could be launched next month March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The fully faired Pulsar 200 is almost here and it will not be called the 200SS as was speculated before. The Bajaj Pulsar RS 200, yes that is the official name, has been teased on the company's Facebook page. The teaser also says it is the 'fastest Pulsar yet'....
  • Bajaj CT100 launched in India at Rs 36,828 March 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Bajaj have introduced its most affordable motorcycle in India, the CT100 at Rs 36,828, ex-Mumbai. The updated Bajaj CT100 is available in kick as well as alloy options with the latter priced at Rs 39,912. The four stroke, single cylinder, air cooled 99.27cc engine in the CT100 makes 8.2PS of...
  • Mahindra Two Wheelers, Paytm tie up to sell bikes, scooters online March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Mahindra Two Wheelers and mobile commerce platform Paytm have entered into a partnership for online retailing of Mahindra Centuro motorcycles and Mahindra Rodeo UZO range of scooters. Consumers can now buy both models on the Paytm marketplace, Mahindra Two Wheelers said in a statement. Commenting on the partnership, Mahindra Two...
  • Pizza ordering fridge magnet to fingernail-sized 200GB SD card: 5 quirky gadgets at MWC 2015 March 5, 2015

    Barcelona: The pervasive creep of the Internet from computers and phones to all kinds of objects is the theme of this year's edition of the Mobile World Congress wireless show. For those who couldn't join the tens of thousands in Barcelona for the four-day event, here is a look at some...
  • Honda to increase production capacity of two-wheelers in India in 2016 February 18, 2015

    Kolkata Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India(HMSI) would raise the production capacity of two-wheelers in 2016 after the commencement of operations of its new plant,a top company official said. "Our production capacity at present in the three plants is 4.6 million units. After the commencement of operations of the Gujarat plant in...
  • Indian Chief Dark Horse bike launched in India at Rs 21.99 lakh February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian Motorcycle has launched the Indian Chief Dark Horse at Rs 21.99 lakh (ex-Delhi). The motorcycle was revealed at the recently held Progressive International Motor Show in Chicago and the US-based manufacturer has wasted no time in revealing the price of the motorcycle for the Indian market. After launching the...
  • Indian Motorcycle launches the Roadmaster bike in India at Rs 37 lakh February 9, 2015

    US-based motorcycle manufacturers, Indian Motorcycle, has launched the 2015 Roadmaster in India at Rs 37 lakh (ex-Delhi). The price however is subject to variation on the basis of the colour scheme opted for. The Roadmaster will now sell alongside the Indian Chief (Classic and Vintage), Chieftain and Scout. The Roadmaster is...
  • Honda to launch locally made CBR650F bike in India by July February 8, 2015

    Chennai: Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India (HMSI) plans to introduce CBR650F by July this year to mark its entry into the premium motorcycle segment, according to a top company official. "We are planning to introduce CBR650F sometime in July. It will be completely assembled in our plant. It...
  • Bajaj to launch six new bikes in the next six months in India January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Bajaj Auto is aiming to regain its lost share in the Indian two-wheeler market with six product launches in the next six months that will include a new 100 cc bike besides a 400 cc model under its flagship brand Pulsar. The company that had once looked away from...
  • Bajaj Pulsar 200SS to Honda CBR650F: Motorcycles coming to India in 2015 January 14, 2015

    A wide range of bikes will be coming this year. Here's is a list of motorcycles scheduled to be launched in India in 2015.2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 and R1MIndia Yamaha has confirmed that the 2015 R1 will go on sale in March, while Facebook posts from dealers confirm that the prices...
  • Upcoming launches: Bikes and cars coming to India in 2015 December 29, 2014

    The Indian auto industry that is looking ahead for a smoother ride in 2015 is expected be more aggressive next year. And a couple of them have already decided the models they will be rolling out next year. Here is a list of the cars and bikes scheduled for the...
  • Honda CB Unicorn 160 to be launched in India on December 18 December 16, 2014

    HMSI will be rolling out a new motorcycle on December 18. The Honda CB Unicorn 160 is expected to be a premium commuter motorcycle in the Honda range. The motorcycle has been already spied twice, once at a training centre and another time during an ad shoot. What the Unicorn 160...
  • Amazon to use bike messengers for one-hour delivery in New York City: Report December 9, 2014

    Bengaluru: E-commerce giant Amazon.com plans to experiment with bike messengers to offer deliveries in New York City within an hour, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a source familiar with the matter. The company was not immediately available for comment. The superfast service, dubbed "Amazon Prime Now", attempts to replicate shopping in...
  • Hero Xtreme Sports launched in India at Rs 67,337 November 25, 2014

    Hero MotoCorp seem to be on a launching spree this year with their latest offering being the Xtreme Sports. Showcased just before the expo, the Sports has a different design than the already revamped Xtreme. It gets dual brow LED pilot lamps and an edgier street-fighter like headlamp. At first glance,...
  • The 'world's smallest' folding electric bike that can fit into a regular backpack alongside your laptop, books November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Here comes a folding bike that is compact enough to fit into your regular backpack. Named Impossible, the electric bike is said to be the world's smallest folding bike and the makers say it has been designed after working on an idea for 3 years. After the bike is...
  • Harley-Davidson launches 3 new motorcycles in India; prices start at Rs 16.28 lakh November 1, 2014

    Harley-Davidson has launched three new motorcycles in India and now have an offering from every one of their seven families of motorcycles that are available abroad. The first of these bikes is the brand new 2015 Breakout. This is the only bike of these three that will be locally assembled -...