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The Final Piece to the Asian Market Puzzle In the short amount of time that the Trident has been available for purchase, it has already cemented itself as a brand favorite when it comes to riders seeking an intermediate motorcycle manufactured by a British OEM. The Trident’s sales have been steady – meaning the naked …

Meteor Coming In Hot Pandemic sales continue to steadily increase across the globe; and many OEMs have benefitted from what seemed to initially be a pretty bad situation to begin with. Royal Enfield is no stranger to this surge in sales, and they have reported a 10% increase in sales in February alone when compared …

An Extra $30 For Lots Of Features In today’s day and age, Indian motorcycle enthusiasts have a wicked amount of bikes in the 250-350cc category. This means that all of the big OEM’s are in direct (and tight) competition with one another to provide India with the perfect 300cc motorcycle. Honda’s H’ness CB350 has been …

10,000 Motorcycles Sold In Three Months India has been in full-craze over the new Honda H’Ness CB350. The 350cc low-displacement motorcycle is a callback to classic styling and heritage roots thanks to its posture and retro-inspired design. When the motorcycle first came out in late December of 2020, Honda managed to record an astounding 1000 …

The New Africa Twin Takes On India The Dakar-derived ADV wonder motorcycle, Honda’s 2021 Africa Twin, will be making its way to Indian dealerships with updates! The Africa Twin has always been ranked on the top of many enthusiasts’ highly-rated ADV motorcycle models, and that’s for good reason. The bike’s roots are seeded deeply in …

India’s Getting Bigger Bikes! This mid-displacement motorcycle market is on the rise, there is no question about it. With Aprilia debuting the RS 660 and many OEM’s following suit with major updates to their mid-ranges (Yamaha, I’m looking at you). Kawasaki shows up to the 2021 mid-range battle with their own revised weapon. The newly …

Small and Stylish KTM’s smallest Duke comes to India with the 2021 model bringing some updates. Styled after it’s bigger brothers – the 1290 and 390 – the 125 makes a splash into the 2021 model year with an entire visual overhaul of the exterior of the mororcycle, making it truely look like the little …

Roadside Assistance, Too KTM and Husqvarna are offering a special rewards campaign for buyers in India. The program started July 28 and it will continue until September 20. The rewards campaign offers free extended warranty, roadside assistance, and a chance to win some additional prizes. KTM and Husky have been popular brands in India, and …

A New Distributor Could Mean a New Era for MV Agusta In the past, MV Agusta has used the distribution partner Kinetic to get its bikes distributed in India. Recently, there have been rumors that the companies would break ties. In a new video, the CEO of MV Agusta Timur Sardarov confirmed these rumors while answering …

The Electric Start for Honda I’ve been waiting for one of the big Japanese bike manufacturers to really get into electric bikes, and now it seems Honda Motorcycle and Scooter of India will be one of the first. With all motorcycle companies taking a serious look at electric motorcycles and scooters, it only makes sense. …

Tariffs Haven’t Been Good to HD so Far Harley-Davidson has struggled for the last several years, but more recently some of the tariffs imposed by the Trump administration have hurt the company’s profits even more. Trump is now trying to change that. He is currently in India discussing a trade agreement with Indian Prime Minister …

Regulations are Forcing Honda’s Hand Some people say the new emissions regulations for many areas around the world are moving too quickly. Others say they’re not moving quickly enough. No matter where you stand on this issue, you should be able to agree it’s making some interesting business bedfellows. It now seems that Honda India …

Anything Under 150cc Power Will Need to be Electric The electric motorcycle revolution is something I talk about a lot. Now it seems India has plans to kick that into high gear for its market. As you probably know, India is a huge market for motorcycles and scooters. Most of their bikes are small displacement, …