How do you view your motorcycle? Simply like a mode of transport or maybe a vehicle that’s utilized only when in need? Or do you perhaps look at a bike as a very dangerous means of commute?
Touring is by far the most loved activity of most motorcycle riders. Travelling great distances for the pleasure of motorcycling or riding along with buddies on short weekend tours to nearby states is what riders look forward to all year round. Sheetal Bidaye jots down 30 very useful tips that would make any short or long distance ride more interesting and fun.
How often is it that you come across a motorcycle that belonged to the yesteryears? It’s not every day you encounter a motorcycle that is a century old! Yet when you do, you can’t help but admire it and stare at it in awe, eager to know every minute detail in the history of a legendary vintage motorcycle.
Not only in India but across the world, the number of female motorcycle riders is increasing by the day. Yet, the range of motorcycles available in the market does not cater to the needs of an average female rider that well, although one in 10 motorcyclists is a female!
What do you dread the most when you set out for a long ride? Is it the weather or is it strange roads that frighten you? Nah, we are sure you can still deal with these while on the road. But a bike breakdown…well, that we are sure we all dread the most.
Riding a motorcycle after dusk could be thrilling, adventurous or scary for that matter. It could be enjoyable for some and a safe alternative to daytime riding. Some riders do avoid riding at night because if extra precautions aren’t taken, it’s difficult to see and be seen as well.
Riding with novices, amateurs and the ‘Pro’s’ has been building my own experience over the years. Teaching them techniques and styles, I too learnt how to tackle their pre-conceived notions and to guide them in the easiest yet best possible way.
We’ve all witnessed the menace of stunt bikers on the roads in the past many years. While such people couldn’t be termed as professional stunt riders, yet they have showcased their talent while creating a nuisance to society.
Motorcycle modifications are one of the most inevitable parts of buying a bike; it’s either for speed or for the aesthetics that one would opt to modify their bikes.
That’s how we’d define people on the roads who prefer not to use a helmet. One of the most important pieces of safety equipment while riding a bike, yet it’s oft ignored by most on the road.