Bikes

  • Pune blast: CCTV footage obtained from parking lot where explosives were kept 19 hours 33 minutes ago

    Pune: The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has obtained a CCTV footage from the parking lot from where the police bike carrying explosives had been stolen. The July 10 Pune blast case had left 5 injured. Though it was a low intensity blast in the heart of the city, the terror angle...
  • Bajaj Discover F150,150S to be launched in India on August 11 Yesterday

    Back in May, we'd speculated that the F150 would be hitting showrooms by monsoon this year. It's official now, Bajaj Auto will be launching the new Discover F150 and the 150S in India on August 11. The Discover F150 will sit on top of the Discover range in India. It has...
  • Honda launches the new CB Shine in India at Rs 51,383 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Honda has refreshed the highest selling (according to them) 125cc motorcycle in the country, the CB Shine in India. The refreshed CB Shine comes with new graphics and colour options - Pearl Amazing White and dual tone black and red. The new Shine retains its mechanicals which means a 125cc...
  • Bike-borne rob cash worth Rs 8 lakh from vegetable trader outside local bank July 8, 2014

    A vegetable trader was on Monday allegedly robbed of Rs 8 lakh by two bike-borne youths in front of a local bank in Kanpur's Mall road area, police said. The incident took place when Nikhil Arora, hailing from Punjab, was coming out of the bank with the cash inside a bag,...
  • Three youths killed in a road accident as truck rams motorcycle July 8, 2014

    Three youths were killed when the motorcycle they were riding was hit by a truck near Akbarabad area in Kanpur, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday, when the three youths were on their way back home and a speeding truck knocked them down, they said. The youths, identified...
  • Bike-jeep collision: Two persons killed in road accident in Ghazipur July 8, 2014

    Two persons, including a Provincial Armed Constabulary jawan, were killed when the motorcycle they were travelling in collided with a jeep in Kasimabad area in Ghazipur, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place near Baburi village on Monday, they said, adding that the deceased have been identified as PAC Jawan...
  • Yamaha launches upgraded FZ and FZ-S bikes at Rs 76,250 onwards June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Japanese two-wheeler maker Yamaha today launched upgraded variants of its 150 CC bikes - FZ and FZ-S - priced up to Rs 78,250 (ex-showroom Delhi). The company, which had first launched the FZ series in India in 2008, will start selling the two variants - FZ Version 2.0 and...
  • Brad Pitt spends USD 37,000 for a 1936 bike for friend June 23, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Brad Pitt spent $37,000 on a rare motorcycle after his friend's beloved bike was destroyed in a house fire. The 50-year-old actor reportedly scoured the globe for a rare 1936 Harley-Davidson VLD motorcycle for his friend, reports contactmusic.com. "The guy had several bikes, but this was his baby and...
  • LiveWire: Harley-Davidson introduces its first electric motorcycle June 20, 2014

    Milwaukee: Harley-Davidson will unveil its first electric motorcycle next week, and President Matt Levatich said he expects the company known for its big touring bikes and iconic brand to become a leader in developing technology and standards for electric vehicles. Harley will show handmade demonstration models Monday at an invitation-only event...
  • Suzuki Motorcycle slashes Inazuma bike price by Rs 1 lakh June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Suzuki Motorcycle India has slashed the price of its premium bike Inazuma by Rs 1 lakh bowing to customer demand. "The price of Inazuma has been realigned by Rs 1 lakh," Suzuki Motorcycle India Executive Vice-President (Sales and Marketing) Atul Gupta told PTI. When asked what was...
  • Domestic car sales up by 3.08 per cent, bikes 11.71 per cent in May June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Domestic passenger car sales grew by 3.08 per cent to 1,48,577 units last month as compared with 1,44,132 units in May 2013. According to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), motorcycle sales in May this year grew by 11.71 per cent to 9,84,469...
  • BJP leader Vijay Pandit shot dead in Greater Noida June 7, 2014

    Greater Noida: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Vijay Pandit was shot dead by some unidentified men in Greater Noida on Saturday. The men came on a motorcycle and fired five bullets at him and the leader died on the spot. BJP workers have been protesting on the spot and have set many vehicles...
  • Irate villagers set bus afire after it rams motorcyclist to death May 24, 2014

    A private bus was set afire by irate villagers after it hit a motorcyclist who died on the spot in Navadapant area in Indore, police said on Saturday. The Baroda-bound bus hit Heera Singh (30) who was riding a motorcycle from the rear following which he died on the spot last...
  • TVS Motor launches Star City+ in India at Rs 41,500 May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: TVS Motor Company launched all new 110-cc commuter motorcycle Star City+, starting at Rs 41,500 (ex-showroom Delhi), as it looks to enhance its presence in the below 125 cc segment. The Chennai-based firm, which currently sells Star City and Sport models in the below...
  • 40-year-old man crushed to death in truck-bike collision May 24, 2014

    A 40-year-old man was crushed to death and his daughter seriously injured when a speeding truck rammed into their motorcycle on Delhi-Dehradun national highway. The mishap occurred near Purkazi area in the district on Friday when the victim Hukum Singh was taking his daughter to an examination centre. The injured girl was...
  • 2 youths killed in motorcycle accident, one injured May 23, 2014

    Two youths were killed and another was injured when the bike they were riding lost control and hit a divider, police said on Friday. The incident took place on Thursday night in Thakurganj area when the bike of three young boys, Prateek (23), Manoj (21) and Vinit (24) lost control and...
  • Solar-powered smart lock alerts you if someone tries to steal your bike May 21, 2014

    Washington: A US lab has developed a new key-less, solar-powered lock that alerts the owner in case someone tries to steal their bike. San Francisco-based Velo Labs has unveiled Skylock, a Bluetooth-equipped lock that syncs to a users smartphone and sends out alerts if it detects anything suspicious. The lock...
  • 2014 BMW S1000R launched in India at Rs 22.83 lakh May 21, 2014

    The 2014 BMW S1000R is officially on sale in India for Rs 22.83 lakh(ex-showroom Mumbai). The naked streetfighter is being brought in the country via the CBU route and is available importers who are actually BMW car dealers in specific cities. It is available in three colours - red, white...
  • A flying bike coming in 2017; can carry two people up to a height of 10 feet above the ground May 19, 2014

    New York: A US company is planning to launch a high-tech flying bike in 2017 which is designed to carry two people up to a height of 10 feet and reach speeds of up to 72 km/h. The California-based company has announced that it will be launching its Aero-X hoverbike...
  • 2014 Hero Glamour launched in India at Rs 53,375 May 7, 2014

    Hero MotoCorp has launched its 2014 Glamour model in India at a starting price of Rs 53,375 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The bike is available in two trims: regular and FI. The regular Glamour comes with drum and disc version and is priced at 53,375 and Rs 55,375, while the FI is offered...
  • Will scooters regain their lost glory in India? April 30, 2014

    Scooters used to dominate Indian roads a few decades ago. In 1996, they fell in share but still occupied almost half of our two-wheeler sales while motorcycles stood at about 30 per cent. By 2006, the reversal was dramatic. We became a market that bought 87 per cent motorcycles and...
  • Suzuka Motorcycles launches dirt bikes, all-terrain vehicles in India April 27, 2014

    Suzuka Motorcycles, a Gujarat-based company, has launched a range of dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicle (ATVs) for the Indian market. There are a total of three models for both the dirt bikes and ATVs as well. The prices for the bikes start at Rs 3.4 lakh for the base version...
  • Yamaha to start producing electric concept bikes by 2016 April 26, 2014

    Yamaha has confirmed in its annual report that it plans to start producing PED1 and PES1 concepts by 2016. The offroad electric bike PED1 and the electric sports bike PES1 were first showcased at 2013 Tokyo Motor Show. The two concepts showcased at the Tokyo Show had a monocoque chassis, derived...
  • 2014 Hero Xtreme launched in India at Rs 66,516 April 21, 2014

    Hero MotoCorp has launched the updated Xtreme in India at Rs 66,516 ex-Mumbai. The updated Hero Xtreme, like before is available in two variants, the front-only disc trim retails for the aforementioned price while the one with a rear disc as well is priced at Rs 69,530. Changes to the new...
  • Honda NM4 Vultus motorcycle unveiled March 23, 2014

    Honda has unveiled a radical new scooter-motorcycle, the NM4 Vultus. Designed by a young team, the Vultus means face in Latin. And speaking of face, the NM4 has a sharp, intimidating front, something of a plus if it were to audition for the role of a decepticon in a...
  • KTM track day at the Buddh International Circuit March 20, 2014

    Imagine you were a biking enthusiast - how far would you go for the chance to ride on a world class race track? An event in the National Capital Region gave bikers just that opportunity at the Buddh International Circuit. ...