Rishaad Mody

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    Sep 20, 2022 05:19:00 PM

    Bajaj aims to double Chetak EV sales by March 2023

    Bajaj wants to be the world’s largest two- and three-wheeler EV maker outside of China in the next 5-6 years.

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    Aug 11, 2022 04:05:00 PM

    No EV for at least 3 years: Royal Enfield chief

    Royal Enfield’s managing director, Siddhartha Lal, says the company will first focus on building expertise in t...

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    Aug 09, 2022 03:04:00 PM

    Honda CB300F: 5 things to know

    The Honda CB300F will be sold in India alongside the existing Honda CB300R.

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    Jul 22, 2022 07:00:00 AM

    Opinion: How Yamaha made the Tenere 700 famous

    Letting Pol Tarrés loose on the Tenere 700 has been a genius marketing move by Yamaha.

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    Jul 02, 2022 07:00:00 AM

    Ultraviolette F77 production spec model updated with long...

    The production-spec Ultraviolette F77 is set to launch soon and features new battery cell technology and other small ...

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    Jun 01, 2022 07:00:00 AM

    Opinion: Many lessons remain on EV fires

    The Ather scooter that recently caught fire at a dealership had met with an accident before.

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    May 18, 2022 07:00:00 AM

    Opinion: Design, quality and EV fires

    Many low-cost EVs weren’t designed and tested for India's brutal weather, writes Rishaad Mody.

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    May 10, 2022 11:46:00 AM

    Opinion: Lessons from riding big bikes in India

    It can be plain frustrating, but it’s still worth it.

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    Apr 25, 2022 07:00:00 AM

    Ola S1 may launch at more affordable price later this year

    Company founder Bhavish Aggarwal revealed that the base Ola S1 electric scooter may be launched at a lower price than...

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    Sep 27, 2022 02:04:00 PM

    TVS Ronin vs Royal Enfield Hunter 350 comparison video

    Who would've thought that TVS and Royal Enfield would make bikes that would be direct rivals?

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    Sep 27, 2022 07:00:00 AM

    2022 Ducati DesertX review: Ducati's first serious off-ro...

    The new DesertX is Ducati’s first serious off-road capable ADV and there’s plenty to be excited about.

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    Sep 24, 2022 07:00:00 AM

    Royal Enfield Hunter 350 vs TVS Ronin comparison

    Who’d have thought that TVS and Royal Enfield would make bikes that are direct rivals.

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    Sep 23, 2022 07:00:00 AM

    Sea To Summit Big River Dry Bag review

    A lightweight, premium waterproofing solution.

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    Sep 22, 2022 06:04:00 PM

    2022 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V vs Bajaj Pulsar N160 compariso...

    The Apache’s long reign as king of the entry-level performance segment is under threat from the latest Pulsar, ...

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    Aug 25, 2022 05:16:00 PM

    2022 Ducati DesertX video review

    The new DesertX is Ducati's first serious off-road capable ADV and Rishaad Mody discovers that there's plenty to be e...

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    Aug 16, 2022 07:00:00 AM

    Putoline DX-11 chain lube review

    A value for money chain lube that does the job well.

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    Aug 14, 2022 07:00:00 AM

    Review: K-tech suspension upgrade for KTM 790 Duke

    Our long-term KTM 790 Duke gets some much deserved high-end suspension. Here's why this expensive upgrade could be th...

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    Aug 10, 2022 10:05:00 AM

    Royal Enfield Hunter 350 video review

    Royal Enfield wants to reach out to new riders and non RE traditionalists with the new Hunter 350. Rishaad Mody tells...

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    Jul 23, 2022 07:00:00 AM

    Feature: The Welbike – a tiny war machine

    The Welbike was born to be air-dropped into WW2 battlefields to facilitate faster on-ground movement. We share the st...

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    Jun 27, 2022 07:00:00 AM

    RACR riding school: Level 3

    It’s a rare opportunity to ride with some of the country’s fastest motorcycle riders and have them teach ...

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    Jun 11, 2022 07:00:00 AM

    Inside Ola Electric's Futurefactory

    Ola Electric’s modern Futurefactory lies at the forefront of the company’s ambitions to upend how the aut...

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    Feb 06, 2022 07:00:00 AM

    Riding Aprilia's latest superbikes in Dubai

    A day spent riding three of Aprilia’s latest sport bikes at the Dubai Autodrome is a special day indeed. Here's...

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    Nov 20, 2021 07:00:00 AM

    Rocks and hard places: Dirtlogue 100 experience

    A new dirt park outside Pune offers a taste of the world of hard-enduro riding, with plenty of places to get stuck on...

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    Sep 21, 2021 08:00:00 AM

    How long will your 2W EV battery last?

    How long will your EV battery pack last? It’s the biggest question on customers’ minds. We get you some a...

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    May 30, 2021 07:00:00 AM

    Eden in the East: Riding in Arunachal Pradesh

    We spent nearly a week on the Honda Sunchasers ride through Arunachal Pradesh.

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    Aug 21, 2020 08:00:00 AM

    Standing Tall: 40 years of the BMW GS

    One of the most important motorcycle lines of the modern era turned 40 this year. We take you through the journey of ...

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    Jun 14, 2020 08:00:00 AM

    Riding in a post lockdown world

    The pandemic appears to be going nowhere in a hurry, so we take a look at some of the challenges motorcyclists can fa...

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    Sep 17, 2022 07:00:00 AM

    Opinion: Will electrification see scooters take over from...

    Electric vehicles are the future, but as scooters, they make more sense. Does that render bikes obsolete?

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    Aug 27, 2022 07:00:00 AM

    Opinion: How much is badge value worth?

    The BMW G 310 RR is effectively a TVS RR 310 with new paint and a BMW graphic on the TFT screen.

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    Nov 14, 2021 07:00:00 AM

    Why so expensive?

    Short supply and soaring input prices are the main issues.

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    Oct 24, 2021 07:00:00 AM

    Your self-worth

    Riding gear has plenty of drawbacks, but you’ll forget them all when it does its job.

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    Sep 28, 2021 07:00:00 AM

    10 years of KTM

    The KTMs taught India about life with fast bikes.

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    Aug 14, 2021 07:00:00 AM


    Why can’t we have the best of both worlds?

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    Jul 24, 2021 07:00:00 AM

    Finding the perfect fit

    We should be paying a lot more attention to how our bikes fit us.

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    Jul 13, 2021 07:00:00 AM

    Right time to buy an EV?

    The infrastructure is far from ready, but the new subsidies are getting very tempting.

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    Jun 04, 2021 07:00:00 AM

    Which bike is best?

    It’s the most common question we get - and it can be a very hard question to answer.

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