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How do six-axis IMUs help you go faster?

How do six-axis IMUs help you go faster?

When Mick Doohan says ‘in our times, we only has our wrists and butts to save us’, there is an underlying bravado of taming those unruly monsters of motorcycles with absolutely no aids at all. How much ever we would want to do that, matching those skills would certainly be difficult. Today, though, there is a ‘cheat-code’ that is available for all of us to help us ride like the Doohans or the Sheenes from the golden days of racing. This cheat code is electronic riding aids.

 
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Product Review: Royal Enfield Kaza Classic Adventure Touring Jacket and Trousers – Introduction

Product Review: Royal Enfield Kaza Classic Adventure Touring Jacket and Trousers – Introduction

The curious minds of the corporate world always find a way to make more money. Sometimes it takes a little extra time, but eventually they find a way, just like the folks at Royal Enfield. The Chennai-based manufacturer wanted to shift focus from manufacturing bikes to apparel and protective gear. So it started positioning itself as a lifestyle brand with apparel stores which we recently visited 

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Product Review: Royal Enfield Hill Duffel Bag Introduction

Product Review: Royal Enfield Hill Duffel Bag Introduction

Royal Enfield’s progression towards becoming a lifestyle brand has led to the launch of its new range of motorcycling accessories, gear and luggage. The Hill duffel bag is one of the most affordable products in the luggage range. A portable replacement for a motorcycle top case, it can also double up as a backpack courtesy straps that ship with the duffel bag. 

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Product review : Royal Enfield Octopuss Weapon backpack Introduction

Product review : Royal Enfield Octopuss Weapon backpack Introduction

Royal Enfield is truly and firmly on its way towards becoming more than just a motorcycle brand. It now wants to explore the lifestyle end of the market in the truest sense. So, it has riding gear, tees, pants, denims, and of course, luggage. You can read about RE’s venture into this space in greater details here (http://www.bikewale.com/features/royal-enfield-gear-store-review-25616/).

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Product Review: Bolt Smart Bike Charger: Introduction

Product Review: Bolt Smart Bike Charger: Introduction

In the world of travel, motorcycles have always played a very important role. It has helped us travel the country with ease and comfort. But in the world of internet and social media, riding with a smartphone could prove to be little irritating when the phone doesn’t last one full day. Result, you can’t share the travel images and videos with your friends and family. This is where bike chargers come into picture and has made travelling easier.

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Royal Enfield Gear Store Review

Royal Enfield Gear Store Review

It was during the Royal Enfield and Happy Socks collaboration event when I saw the company’s new gear store in Bandra, Mumbai. As soon as I entered the store, I understood that Royal Enfield wants to be more than just a motorcycle manufacturer. They’re now an apparel and riding gear seller too. So I decided to experience this store for two reasons – know more about their store concept and try out some of the gear.  

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Product Review: Andy Strapz Flat Strapz

Product Review: Andy Strapz Flat Strapz

Flat Strapz are Velcro fastened stretchable luggage belts made by Australian motorcycle luggage specialists, Andy Strapz. Targeted at the touring audience, the Flat Strapz is pegged as a convenient and safe way to attach luggage to your motorcycle.The need for the Flat Strapz arose in the first place due to the increase in eye injuries caused by bungee cords. While bungee cords have been the preferred equipment for touring enthusiasts for ages, they have their own set of drawbacks which the Flat Strapz aims to iron out.

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6 Most Expensive Cruisers in India

6 Most Expensive Cruisers in India

There’s no doubt that Indians love cruisers. Big, bulky, exclusivity are some of the aspects that are related to cruisers, especially, the ones that costs a lot. Such bikes gives a sense of pride to most of the Indian cruiser buyers. This is why Indian market is home to some really expensive and exclusive cruisers. In this story, we give you the list of six most expensive cruisers one can buy in India.

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Top 5 modern classics that you can buy in India

Top 5 modern classics that you can buy in India

While the definition is quite subjective, a modern classic is essentially a motorcycle or scooter that would send you on a trip down the memory lane. Complete with old-school styling and a retro charm that would draw a nod from the purists, a modern classic is designed to stand out of the crowd. While they might have the grace and quirks of a vintage bike, their modern underpinnings and cycle parts ensure that they are way more reliable and dynamic than their forefathers. Here is our list of five modern classics that you can buy in India today.

 
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Product Review: TCX S-Speed Boot Review - Introduction

Product Review: TCX S-Speed Boot Review - Introduction

First there was Oxtar. A motorcycle boot manufacturer known and revered for the longevity and protection its range of riding boots offered, then be it for the street, track or off-road use. Then in 2007, it was bought over by Novation S.P.A, an Italian footwear brand. And thus TCX was born. And though TCX got a lot of tech from Oxtar from the TCS or Torsion Control System to MCS or Metatarsal Control System, the TCX incarnation made the boots better looking and richer to touch and feel.

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