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How to Choose a Right Helmet

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Article by Hamza Ansari
Most of us in India settle down for a cheap helmet to get safe from the crawling hands of traffic police, but disappointingly the helmet is the one which said to protect us from most of the injuries during accidents. There are various options available in the market today, but only a few of them succeeds to bring you the best ever safety ruling out worst times. And it is also that, everyone needs a different helmet to suit as per his personality and his head structure. To an extent, and also as per our experience a proper fitted helmet also gives in a good amount of confidence to a rider while riding at high speed. Just for you, we guys had listed down the few tips which we hope that you may [...]

How to balance a Motorcycle wheel

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Article by Raza Ahmed
You may have heard of wheel balancing in cars, but what does wheel balancing have to do in motorcycles? To understand this, lets first understand the necessity of wheel balancing. The wheel is basically like a ring, with weight distributed across its circumference. Now, if the mass is unevenly distributed across its circumference, the wheel tends to vibrate or wobble at medium and high speeds. There could be several reasons for the irregular mass distribution – manufacturing fault, uneven wear, uneven braking, etc. An unbalanced wheel can give reduced performance and handling as the unbalanced mass can generate random forces. Having wheels precisely balanced is vital for safe riding and [...]

How Turbocharger Works?

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Article by Raza Ahmed
With rising fuel prices and stricter emission norms, automotive companies are compelled to design smaller capacity fuel-economic engines. But then who would go for a small capacity small engine, unless of course, it is boosted with power. More recent developments include, the Ford EcoSport that pumps out relatively higher power than other small capacity engines. So how exactly does the turbocharger work? Remember the basic working of an engine? An optimum amount of air-fuel ratio is required for best combustion. Plainly adding more fuel won’t increase the combustive power unless there is sufficient air to burn it. What your turbocharger does is, it gives the extra air your engine needs [...]

Reason to buy Motorcycle Part 7: Wheelie

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Article by Raza Ahmed
Before starting with why you should do a wheelie, its important to know why not to. Besides being illegal (except for stunt shows), wheelie can cause serious injuries if not executed properly. Moreover, it gives immense adrenaline boost and thrill, which you would only experience otherwise jumping off a bridge. While performing a wheelie, everything in nature is likely to go wrong. So before getting started, you need to pick the right gear, ride and place for your dramatic play. Picking the proper gear: Most of you daredevils think riding gears are meant for amateurs. They do block vision and are ridiculously heavy, but they save your bone from a nasty crash. Helmet is the most important protective [...]

Reason to buy motorcycle Part 6: Touring

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Article by Raza Ahmed
Ever heard of a Yamaha R1 travel to Sahara desert? It’s a rhetorical question. Now imagine yourself packing your bag and planning a road trip to Ladakh. You wouldn’t want to travel in an E-Class, would you? There are some really mean and pretty off-roaders like your Mahindra Scorpio, Range Rover and BMW X6. And we just love going on a road trip packed in a box, with AC climate-control on, listening to pop music, moving through all crisps and crunches effortlessly, don’t we? You need to pick the right ride for a journey like none other. But first, what are the key features of such a motorcycle: A sports-tourer has the engine of a sportsbike blended with comfort, rigidity and reliability. On [...]
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