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New Motorcycle For Daily Office Commute & Casual Touring

Hello MotorBeam, Once again we are in a bit of confusion. One of my friend wants to buy a new bike for daily office commute and casual touring, but due to lots of options we are unable to decide one. I am writing the preferences below in as per priority. 1. Looks and Styling 2. […]

Bikes With ABS – Applicability On Scooters

Recently, the government has made a ruling of mandatory ABS from April 2018 for 2-wheelers above 125cc. I wanted to know whether it is applicable for scooters too? Suzuki Access has a 125cc engine while Aprilia SR 150 has a 150cc engine. Has any 2-wheeler company taken this seriously, whether they will roll-out this before […]

Buying A New Bike – Need Some Help From The Experts!

Hi. As an experienced motorhead, my great respect for you. I wrote in because I needed little help from you regarding the subject above. Need some advice from a professional. Me, an engineer in Hyderabad. Age 25 and Height 5″8′. Healthy but not fat. Have used Yamaha Ray Z(gotta say buying this was influenced a […]

Advice On Braking With Front & Rear Disc Brakes

Thanks to MotorBeam, with your suggestion I bought a TVS Apache 200 white. I am new to disc brakes front and rear so kindly suggest me some braking tips. I find its weight to be too much to balance at slow speeds. So please suggest braking procedure at 1.High speeds 2. low speeds 3. crawling […]

Piaggio Vespa – You Are Getting On My Nerves

Every time I tried to make sense with Piaggio Vespa’s official website i.e Vespa.in, I end up infuriated to a level, the chemicals in my brain boils up and shoots out of my ears. The site is nothing more than a fashionable freak show. First of all I usually visit a website maintained by an […]

Car With High Seating Position & Complete Bonnet Visibility

My dad has been driving a Tata Sumo for the last 16 years and feels uneasy driving a car. He is about to retire and now needs a compact vehicle for daily city runs. But he requires a vehicle where he can see both extreme ends of the bonnet clearly like in a Sumo, which […]

Mahindra XUV500 Airbags Deployment After Frontal Impact

Dear sir, I own a Mahindra XUV500, 3 months old. I met with a major accident recently. The car was running at around 80-90 km/hr and hit the divider at front and rolled over. See attached photographs. Please advise me that in this case should airbags deploy or not? How can I get my vehicle […]

Which Bike To Buy In 150cc Segment?

I want to purchase a 150cc bike with comfort and styling for daily long distance commute with a 50 km/l city mileage. So can you suggest me a good bike? I have shortlisted Pulsar 150cc DTSi, Avenger 150cc or 220cc, FZ 2.0 (but I feel the split seat makes family ride uncomfortable, may be I’m […]

TVS Apache RTR 180 vs Bajaj Avenger Street 220

Hi, the question I am about to ask might be foolish. I wanted to know that among the TVS Apache RTR 180 and Bajaj Avenger 220 Street which would be preferable for daily long rides of 50-60 kms which is the distance between my house and office. Please provide with detailed analysis if possible. Thanks

CCI Ruling On Selling Parts To Customers

Hey Faisal, I love Skoda cars and one thing that turns me off is the attitude of service people towards customers. They are not only notorious of stealing parts from car(T-BHP stories) but also famous for overcharging/charging for things that are totally unnecessary for the car. An article on CCI about availability of parts to […]