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It doesn’t matter which motorcycle brand you chose to pledge your loyalty to, 7 out of 10 times you will be disappointed with their service. Your engine will keep making that sound with which you’ve had problems in the past, your chain will still feel tight and your electrical will still not function properly. It doesn’t matter how good the brand is, they often lack in service or customer service in general. Let’s figure this problem out and understand what goes beyond the walls of a dealership.
The engine size has been a point of debate among a lot of motorcycle enthusiasts. Some say that a bigger engine is more powerful while others disagree with it. This debate has turned many long terms friends into mortal enemies.
There are a lot of factors to consider when buying a motorcycle. Your budget, your requirement, market availability, repair and maintenance etc. Buying a bike is and will always remain a very calculative affair unless you’re loaded with money. So, for a huge chunk of the population, the 150 cc segment is always the default choice of engine class.
In this day and age, every rider in our country is trying to climb up the big engine ladder. The massive sales of Royal Enfield Classic 350 and bookings of Apache RR 310 are a clear indication of the same. Still, there is a company, which despite having a strong line up in our country, is unable to perform up to the mark. We are talking about Kawasaki-
In today’s world it is hard to not get influenced by the glamour, what we can do is at least let the manufacturers know that they are not fooling anyone. Remember, it doesn’t matter whether you’re buying a Dominar or a Diavel, you have the right to get your money’s worth.
Jorge Lorenzo and Marc Marquez produce a scintillating battle at the Red Bull ring, while the Ducati man took his third victory of the season. Marc Marquez' quest to take a victory at the Austrian circuit remains unchanged, as he finished the hard fought race at P2. Andrea Dovizioso had absolutely nothing in reserve as he saw the duo lead him throughout, just completing the podium. This victory makes it 3 in a row for Ducati since 2016, courtesy Andrea Iannone, Andrea Dovizioso and now Jorge Lorenzo.
India is home to a number of small capacity 2 wheelers. Our country makes numerous motorcycles which have small engines and a lot of performance. The scooters too are continuing down the same path. The evolution of the sporty scooters was established by the Honda Aviator and it has come all the way down to TVS Ntorq. Today our market is filled with machines which have the comfort and ease of a scooter and the performance of a sports bike. Let's take a look at such machines.
Hero Karizma remains just a powerful Splendor, because it serves no other purpose than taking you from point A to Point B. Let’s talk about why once a beloved motorcycle is left as a shadow of its former self.
Every bike in a particular segment has distinct qualities which are given the top priority. For example, a bike in the 150 cc category needs to have a better mileage than a higher top speed and one in the 300 cc category needs more torque and power than a higher fuel efficiency. I am not saying that a high mileage 350 cc bike is undesirable but the main character of the bike shifts towards the performance spectrum as we move up the engine capacity range. So without wasting any time let’s take a look at the best bike in each category.
The Bajaj Dominar, this time around, is going to ride from the Arctic to the Antarctic, well not exactly because that’s physically not possible on a motorcycle as there is a lot of water between the two continents. It is, however, possible, to touch both poles as one extends towards north from Canada and the other extends towards south from Argentina. So the Dominar is going to ride across the North and South American continents in a 5 Leg journey. Let us learn more about it in detail and understand its significance on Dominar 400 and Bajaj as well.