All the latest happenings in the Indian bike industry, latest information on new bikes launches and what the grapevine has about the bikes to hit the Indian market, BikesIndia's news section covers it all.
The premium riding gear brand IGNYTE by Steelbird comes up with two riding jackets; Rider-Pro and Rambler. Both the riding jackets by Steelbird claims to provide the very best protection, comfort and style on your bike. According to company these Rider-pro and Rambler rider jackets are one of those timeless wardrobe investments that will retain its look and utility year after year.
Bajaj Auto Ltd. has launched all-new KTM Duke range comprising the 2017 Duke 390, all new Duke 250 and updated Duke 200. Headlining the all-new Duke range is the 2017 Duke 390. Already a favorite amongst enthusiasts for its thrilling power and race-technology, the 390 Duke gets even more attractive package for 2017. A radical new design inspired by the bigger 1200cc Duke motorcycles is underlined by split LED headlamps, a larger steel fuel tank and a dual-color split frame. The new Trellis frame is now split bolted for better performance and easy maintenance.
In a launch event happened today at the commercial city of the country, Mumbai, KTM has shocked all the automobile industry by launching their naked motorcycle Duke 250. KTM have been denying about the prospects of launching the 250cc model from their naked fleet, which by the way have been manufactured in India and already being exported to the other exotic markets. However, in a very surprising manner the KTM have finally launched the Duke 250 which sits right between the Duke 200 and Duke 390.
The 21 Gun Salute Vintage Car Rally & Concours Show kicks off at India Gate, New Delhi. Every year, the 21 Gun Salute Heritage & Cultural Trust host one of India’s most premium vintage car events, this year also, the 7th edition of the event was inaugurated amongst renowned national & international car and bike aficionados & connoisseurs of culture, art & history.
The UK based manufacturer CCM has revealed their new motorcycle model- The Spitfire. The bike is going to be officially launched later this week at the upcoming ‘London Motorcycle Show’. The Spitfire will be the first motorcycle to be manufactured by the British firm at their new Skunkwerx department. The number of production model of Spitfire will be limited to only 150 units and each will be individually numbered examples.
The Ravine Bike Weekend being organized and held at the Ravine Hotel in Panchgani kicked off in pomp amongst a mild participation. Being the inaugural edition of the bike weekend, the participation of the festival might have been mellow, but the spirit has been quite high. With company stalls and products on display, the Ravine Bike Weekend does have a potential to grow further. And most of all, it has a lot to offer to the bikers in terms of the spirit of Bikerhood and having a gala time.
Yuva Kumar of Team CEAT achieved second position in Indian Bikes Category at ‘Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm Rally 2017’. The Desert Storm Rally that concluded at Jodhpur last weekend is one of the leading rallies in the country. Yuva Kumar who is a multi-time motocross and supercross champion participated in the rally from Team CEAT. The Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm Rally this year saw record-breaking participation, bringing together more than 200 rally enthusiasts that also included the highest number of female participation with 13 participants resulting in 3 all-women teams in a rally in India.
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) has launched the updated 125cc Activa 125. The flagship scooter from the house of Honda has received minor front facial update, LED position lights have been integrated in the front chrome chest of the scooter. The updated Activa 125 is now BS-IV compliant and comes with Automatic Headlight On (AHO).
February is generally the month of biking events, after all, one of the biggest biking festivals is held in the country in February at the country’s largest party destination. This year though, due to some change in plans, a lot of bikers were disappointed that they would be missing out on their annual February fun. But that is all set to change now. Ravine hotels has taken it upon themselves to bring the joy back to the bikers, and that too at one of the most exotic places in India, Panchgani.
Bajaj Auto Ltd (BAL) finally re-launched the updated 2017 Pulsar NS200, the launch was expected since long and ultimately happened now. The once best seller product from the house of Bajaj was being discontinued long time back as promotional strategy to push Pulsar AS200 and AS150. However, the great demand for Pulsar NS 200 remains unchanged in the market; especially the NS is highly popular among the youngsters.