Tag: Racing

Battery Powered Motorcycles; The Future Of Superbikes & Racing

Battery Powered Motorcycles; The Future Of Superbikes & Racing

We have heard a lot about electric cars and hybrid cars, it’s the future of automobiles but have you ever imagined, what if two-wheelers (Motorcycles) also stepped in the electric culture? Yes! Electric motorcycles are improving since many years and now many manufacturers have unveiled their electric machines. Some of them are too fast and … Continue reading Battery Powered Motorcycles; The Future Of Superbikes & Racing

The Engine Gods of Formula 1

The Engine Gods of Formula 1

In the world of automobiles, F1 is considered to be the Olympus of petrol-heads. It is worshiped and looked upon with a glimmer of hope to produce the best of all, from the best engines to the best aerodynamics to the best drivers (we should really call them gladiators though). It is the benchmark of … Continue reading The Engine Gods of Formula 1

Front-Wheel Drive or Rear-Wheel Drive. The better one?

Front-Wheel Drive or Rear-Wheel Drive. The better one?

An enthusiast will choose a RWD over a FWD any-day. Why? Because it can drift, that’s why. And drifting is fun. Who wouldn’t agree right? But does that mean FWDs aren’t fun? Not at all. The basic difference between FWD & RWD – Understeer and Oversteer What do understeer and oversteer mean? Imagine a car … Continue reading Front-Wheel Drive or Rear-Wheel Drive. The better one?

Emission Norms – Fuss or Desideratum?

Emission Norms – Fuss or Desideratum?

With the recently imposed ban on BS-III (Bharat Stage 3) vehicles; the manufacturers had to sell out huge chunks of their vehicles in highly discounted prices, as Supreme Court of India upheld their decision to ban the sales of BS-III compliant vehicles from 1st April, 2017. Though the very first introduction of BS-IV norms came … Continue reading Emission Norms – Fuss or Desideratum?

Tyre Nomenclature – Guide to understanding your tyre better

Tyre Nomenclature – Guide to understanding your tyre better

Who doesn’t like a sweet set of rubbers on their ride? When it comes to getting a new set of tyres, most factors are overlooked. Let’s understand tyre specifications. To do so, have a look at the side of any tyre and you’ll find a code similar to one mentioned below.   Nomenclature:      … Continue reading Tyre Nomenclature – Guide to understanding your tyre better

2017 – The Step Ahead Year For KTM

2017 – The Step Ahead Year For KTM

The year 2017 is going to be ballistic for KTM lovers, because this time KTM Red Bull Racing will roll out their new bull, the RC16 in MotoGP. Till now, KTM racing team were only competing in Moto3 championships since 2012, and in the course of five years the team became champion four times. KTM … Continue reading 2017 – The Step Ahead Year For KTM

Breaking the basics – Aerodynamics

Breaking the basics – Aerodynamics

Enthusiast or not, the world is filled with people who love automobiles that are quick and fast (Quick referring to acceleration and Fast meaning having high top-speeds). No matter how impractical, uneconomical or otherwise pinned as “just making no sense”, they are the most desirable ones. With increase in speed comes one substantial subject, namely, … Continue reading Breaking the basics – Aerodynamics

Evolution of MotoGP Engines

Evolution of MotoGP Engines

First thought that comes to your mind when you think of motorcycle racing is fast bikes and even faster riders. There are several World Championships ranging from 125cc and 250cc up to 1000cc with prototype bikes, production bikes or highly modified production bikes. Championships such as World Superbike, IoM TT, World Supersports are very famous. … Continue reading Evolution of MotoGP Engines