America has always been about gas-guzzling, fire-breathing V8s and window-shattering V-twins. And when one of the most thoroughbred bikemakers in the world decides to go the electric way, you must take notice. This is what’s exactly happening with the launch of one of the most radical motorcycles to have come from the land of The Big Apple. Yes, the Harley-Davidson Livewire is the first of many motorcycles that are set to redefine the Harley portfolio. The plan is to bring in a new breed of customers. But does the Livewire pack enough punch to replace the mid-weight, ICE-powered petrols? Find out in our exclusive first ride of what promises to redefine the future of motorcycling. But this isn’t the only electric in the September issue:
Revolt RV 400:
Should you be spending your money on the RV 400 or opt for the more premium Ather 450?
Yamaha MT-15 vs KTM 125 Duke:
If you’re a college kid, upgrading from your Honda Dio to a motorcycle which one should be on top of your list?
Yamaha FZ-S V3.0
The original gangster of the entry-level naked segment is back in a new avatar. But is it too little, too late?
Making your bike handle
A motorcycle’s handling is dependent on several factors including rake, trail, frame and a lot more! But is there more than meets the eye?
Greaves Ampere Zeal
A mainstream electric scooter with a soul. That’s what our road testers think about the all-new scooter from the house of Crompton.
Triumph Tiger Trails
Vijay Parmar takes the Tiger troupe to Spiti this month. Find out how he helped the owners tackle the challenging terrains.
Trek Domane AL 4
The Domane AL 4 is a lightweight, racing cycle that can help you hit the racetrack or even highways at high speeds. But it can do a lot more than just going fast.
Use bike guide: Suzuki Hayabusa
The Hayabusa is one of the most sought out superbikes in the used bike market today. We bring you a lowdown on how to go about buying one for yourself
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