As cities are restricting car traffic in inner cities, there is a growing need to shift from car transport towards cycling. And with the COVID-19 pandemic, there is even a need for good alternatives to over-crowded public transport.
In news that’ll evoke nostalgia within you, Atlas Cycles, the brand that probably gave you your first cycle, is shutting shop. What is even more ironic is the fact that the last manufacturing plant was shut on June 3, or the World Bicycle Day.
With social distancing becoming the norm across the globe - in light of the pandemic - people all around the world are figuring out new ways to stay as far apart as possible from each other.In pic: Self-made automobile engineer Partha Saha (L) tries his modified bike designed for social distancing as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus with his daughter Pragya Saha in front of their house, in Aralia village on the outskirts of Agartala.
Bajaj Auto Limited has launched the company's first electric scooter, the new Bajaj Chetak, with prices starting at Rs 1 lakh.The new electric scooter is the first product introduced under Bajaj Auto's new electric vehicle (EV) vertical, called Bajaj Urbanite, and will be offered in two variants. Image credit: www.chetak.com
KTM launched the much-awaited Duke 790 in India on Monday at Rs 8,63,945 lakh (ex-showroom). This puts KTM 790 Duke more expensive than its Japanese rivals, the Suzuki GSX-S750, which costs Rs 7.52 lakh and Kawasaki Z900, which comes bearing a price tag of Rs 7.69 lakh. However, the bike is cheaper than KTM's European rivals such as Ducati Monster 821 and Triumph Street Triple S.
Electric two-wheeler maker Revolt Intellicorp Tuesday unveiled its first electric motorcycle RV400. Revolt Intellicorp has a manufacturing facility at Manesar in Haryana plans to roll out the model in seven major cities in the next four months. Here's all you need to know about the bike:
Triumph Motorcycles launched the 2019 Speed Twin in India on Wednesday at Rs 9.46 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Triumph first launched the Speed Twin all the way back in 1938. Back then, it was the first bike in the world to get a parallel twin-cylinder engine. While a lot has changed since then on the motorcycle, the engine still retains its twin-cylinder configuration albeit with myriad improvements.
Royal Enfield launched the Bullet Trials Works Replica 350 and the Bullet Trials Works Replica 500 in India at Rs 1.62 lakh and Rs 2.07 Lakh (ex-showroom, India) respectively. The bikes, though looks like an accessoried version of standard Bullets, RE intends to pay homage to the post-1948 trials version of the bike.
Yes, after 22 long years Mahindra's Classic Legends has revived the motorcycle brand that once ruled Indian roads and invoke a lot of memories. The company has launched two new bikes the Jawa (centre) priced at Rs 1.64 lakh and the Jawa Forty Two (right) priced at Rs 1.55 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi), on November 15. A third bike — a custom factory bobber called Perak (far left) — will be launched at a later date for Rs 1.89 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi). Both Jawa and Jawa Forty Two will be made available through 105 dealerships across the country early next year.
Royal Enfield has launched its much-awaited parallel twin powered 650cc motorcycles in India, on November 14. The Cafe-style Continental GT 650 starts at Rs 2.49 lakh (ex-showroom) while the more classic looking Interceptor starts at Rs 2.34 lakh (ex-showroom). Scroll down for complete price list The Interceptor 650 and the Continental GT 650 were introduced to Indian enthusiasts at the Royal Enfield Ridermania last year, following a global debut at the EICMA 2017.
Not many would know the origins of Scrambling has its roots in the early 1900 Motocross where riders 'scrambled' to the finish line. When Triumph Motorcycles decided to make a new-age Scrambler they did not want to forget this. Because when you look at the new bike it has silhouttes of a true vintage motocross bike.