The Royal Enfield Himalayan Sleet + Explorer Kit, a closer look

Some of my dearest motorcycling friends got to experience the all-new, limited edition Himalayan Sleet + Explorer Kit in Jaipur recently. I barely managed to concentrate on my deadlines due to their continuous updates on the fun they were having with the bike. Now, it might be easy to say that the BSIV version is…

Bike Preps, Packing Tips & What to expect at Rider Mania 2017

Bone stock or tweaked, functional mods or an all-out visual spectacle – whatever your motorcycling style, Rider Mania is the place to be for all things Royal Enfield. Every year, riders and enthusiasts make a beeline for Vagator Hill-Top, Goa to soak in the wheels, waves & vibes. Here’s what awaits you when you ride…

Philips Car Air Purifiers– the best that you can breathe

Congestion on the streets has led to our cities being continuously grid-locked. With mass-transit systems still some time away, there’s no respite against the polluted air from making its way into our lungs. Even with the windows rolled up and the air-conditioning going strong, things are mighty harmful for us. Philips India’s ‘GoPure’ range of…

Handy guide to transporting your bike through VRL Logistics

A much-anticipated trip into the mountains sparked off our search for a reliable transporter, who’d take our precious bikes from Bombay to Chandigarh. But which vendor, or which commercial shipper – that caused a lot of confusion. As our bike was still at the workshop, getting a few things looked into, we decided to go…

Car Stickers – Mahindra Thar – Zombie Response Vehicle

India loves it’s wheels, there’s no doubt about that. From humdrum commuters to highly passionate wheelsfolk, we’ve got them all. And when the ownership rainbow is this wide, you’re bound to see a few that make you wonder what was on their mind.  Like this #Mahindra #Thar that it’s owner proudly claims to be a…

Bike Spotting: Bajaj M80 Custom

The Bajaj M80 has always been the workhorse of choice for people beyond the cities. Spotted nearly everywhere in Maharashtra, the M80 was the darling of people who wanted a hardy machine that could take a beating & go on without complaint or breakdown. Used as a farm wagon as well as a family transporter,…

Bike Spotting: Hero Honda Street

The Hero Honda Street was a revolutionary one for our market. It promised all the control & efficiency of a manual transmission with the ‘clutch-less’ convenience of an automatic. It didn’t quite do too well though.  Maybe it was too bold an idea for regular motoring folks, or the ‘step-through’ riding style of the bike….