long-term Reviews

2018 Triumph Tiger 800 XCx long term review, second report  

2018 Triumph Tiger 800 XCx long term review, second report  

About service costs, long-distance runs and accessories.                                                                

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2018 TVS Ntorq 125 long term review, first report

2018 TVS Ntorq 125 long term review, first report

A very yellow scooter brightens up our long-term fleet.                                                                

2018 Yamaha FZ25 long term review, first report

2018 Yamaha FZ25 long term review, first report

We wasted no time in getting to know our latest long-termer.                                                            

2017 Triumph Street Twin long term review, first report

2017 Triumph Street Twin long term review, first report

Our first impressions after putting 3,000km on the odo.                                                                

2016 Vespa SXL 150 long term review, final report

2016 Vespa SXL 150 long term review, final report

Minor niggles notwithstanding, the Vespa SXL 150’s strengths leave a lasting impression on us.                    

TVS Apache RTR 200 long term review, final report

TVS Apache RTR 200 long term review, final report

The RTR 200 truly bared its soul in the two years with us.                                                            

Honda Navi long term review, fourth report

Honda Navi long term review, fourth report

The Navi has definite appeal as an urban runabout and scores high on practicality.                                      

2016 Hero Achiever 150 long term review, second report

2016 Hero Achiever 150 long term review, second report

The Achiever 150 is a commuter that doubles as a surprisingly capable off-roader.                                      

Honda Navi long term review, third report

Honda Navi long term review, third report

The Honda Navi looks like a motorcycle and is as easy to use as an automatic scooter.                                  

Honda Navi long term review, second report

Honda Navi long term review, second report

It might look tiny and impractical, but the Navi excels at urban riding and is quite fun to boot.                      

2016 Vespa SXL 150 long term review, third report

2016 Vespa SXL 150 long term review, third report

The Vespa is not big on space, but it is big on style.                                                                  

2016 Vespa SXL 150 long term review, second report

2016 Vespa SXL 150 long term review, second report

The Vespa remains capable but is heavy on the pocket due to frequent fuel stops.                                        

2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 long term review, second report

2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 long term review, second report

The R3 proves its mettle on a 1,500km highway run.                                                                      

2016 Hero Achiever 150 long term review, first report

2016 Hero Achiever 150 long term review, first report

The Achiever 150 may be ordinary, but it is very effective.                                                            

TVS Apache RTR 200 long term review, first report

TVS Apache RTR 200 long term review, first report

The RTR 200 manages to strike the perfect balance between comfort and sportiness.                                      

2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 long-term review, first report

2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 long-term review, first report

Every day spent with the YZF-R3 reminds you of what a spectacular job Yamaha has done with it.                          

2016 Vespa SXL 150 long-term review, first report

2016 Vespa SXL 150 long-term review, first report

The Vespa SXL 150 exudes style and is one of the most powerful among scooters.                                        

Honda Navi long term review, first report

Honda Navi long term review, first report

Spending a couple of weeks with the Navi in its home ground, the urban jungle, has me smitten like a kitten.            

Honda CB Hornet 160R long term review, first report

Honda CB Hornet 160R long term review, first report

The Hornet was summoned outside of its commuting duties for a weekend highway run. How well did it fare?              

Honda Activa 125 long term review

Honda Activa 125 long term review

Honda has upgraded its evergreen Activa automatic scooter, now the Activa 125. We've had one on test with us for some...