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KTM vs Royal Enfield in a motorcycle tug of war

<b>BOTH</b> are small capacity, Indian built motorcycles.<p>But one had to reign superior in a good old fashioned test of strength - the tug of war.<p>Of course …

Motorcycles

The Moto Rocker Is the Rocking Horse for Kids Who Love Motorcycles

Horse riding never interested us as kids. Toy cars and motorcycles, however? Hell. Yes. If your kid is the same way, forget the rocking horse and …

Motorcycles

A Glorious Noise: 1975 MV Agusta 750S America - Classic Italian Motorcycles

<b>1975 MV Agusta 750S America</b> <b><br>Engine:</b> 789cc air-cooled DOHC inline four-cylinder, 67mm x 56mm bore and stroke, 9.5:1 compression ratio, 75hp @ 8,500rpm</b> …

Motorcycles

Harley-Davidson: Too Many Risks For Comfort

Harley-Davidson's domestic and international sales have been decreasing.<p>The biggest risk for the company lies in its financial services business …

Motorcycles

Honda Patents X-ADV In India: Reports

According to latest reports, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) has patented the Honda X-ADV, a scooter which seems to have decent touring and …

Motorcycles

Reckless

Royal Enfield Classic 500 custom Scrambler "Reckless" <br>Specs: <i>Engine bored to 540 CC, with revised sprocketing, custom free-flow stainless steel TIG</i> …

Motorcycles

Yamaha laments performance gap to World Superbike leaders

The Pata Yamaha team remains frustrated at the existing performance gap between itself and the front-running Ducati and Kawasaki squads at the start …

Motorcycles

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 ‘Brat Bob’ by Bulleteer Customs

Bulleteer Customs have given a dose of minimalistic aggression to the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 in their latest project called the Brat Bob.They …

Motorcycles

Ducati's Scrambler 1100 is exactly what we've been waiting for

As the old saying goes, there's no replacement for displacement. Ducati's new Scrambler 1100 packs more punch, more sophisticated electronics and an …

Motorcycles

It hurt when country looked at Tata Motors as a failing company, says Ratan Tata - Firstpost

<b>New Delhi:</b> Tata group Chairman Emeritus Rata Tata on Monday asked employees of Tata Motors to plan on becoming leaders again, saying it hurt him when …

India

The strengths and weaknesses of Russia's military

Russian armed forces provide Moscow with clear military superiority in the post-Soviet region, despite Russia's troops not being able to match the …

Military

AI experts condemn development of "killer robots" in South Korea

More than 50 leading academics working in the field of robotics have called for a boycott of a South Korean university, over concerns about its …

Artificial Intelligence

A Global Arms Race for Killer Robots Is Transforming the Battlefield

Over the weekend, experts on military artificial intelligence from more than 80 world governments converged on the U.N. offices in Geneva for the …

Artificial Intelligence

Reliance Infra bags Rs 1,081 crore EPC contract from NPCIL for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project - Firstpost

<b>Mumbai:</b> Reliance Infrastructure has received a Rs 1,081 crore purchase order from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) for engineering, …

India

Space war is coming — and the U.S. is not ready

‘We are now approaching a point where “Star Wars” is not just a movie,’ one government adviser warns.<p>War is coming to outer space, and the Pentagon warns it is not yet ready, following years of underinvesting while the military focused on a host of threats on Earth.<p>Russia and China are years ahead …

War

Luxury camper van can go off grid for days

And it’s for sale!<p>The outdoors world is chock-full of DIY conversion vans, (it’s a big reason why we started a brand-new van-focused community group) and many of them are marvels of ingenuity and sweat equity. But sometimes you need to turn to the professionals for a van with all the luxuries of …

RVs

The Difference Between "I Love You" and "I'm in Love With You"

<i>What does he mean when he says "I love you" vs. "I'm in love with you"? Gina Clingan from YourTango differentiates the two.</i><p><b>They don't mean the same thing.</b><p>So many people confuse "I love you" for "I'm in love with you." Some might even say that they honestly can't differentiate between the two. For …

Relationships

The World’s Sexiest — and Most Expensive — Motorcycles

“All of these bikes would be on the dream list of collectors worldwide.”<p>Back in the 1970s, when Randy Hoffman was riding his 1963 Vespa around New …

Motorcycles

Denim Thongs Have Arrived, and the Internet Can't Handle It

It's almost festival season, and you know what that means: Your Instagram feed will soon be filled with photos of people frolicking in the sunshine in jean shorts, flower crowns, culturally appropriated accessories (unfortunately), and, of course, denim thongs. Yep, you read that right. As</i> …

Clothing

Exclusive Images Unmask Name Of Scaled Composites' Mysterious Model 401 'Son Of Ares' Jet

The stealthy design appears to draw its lineage from the ARES close air support jet with the prototypes being named after the gods of dread and panic.<p>…

Aviation

Geologists now have evidence Africa is physically splitting into two continents

A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area.<p>The Earth is an ever-changing planet, even though in …

Geology

Japan activates first marines since WW2 to bolster defenses against China

SASEBO/TOKYO, Japan (Reuters) - Japan on Saturday activated its first marine unit since World War Two trained to counter invaders occupying Japanese islands along the edge of the East China Sea that Tokyo fears are vulnerable to attack by China.<p>In a ceremony held at a military base near Sasebo on …

Military

India to seek security commitments, up defence ties with Nepal in Modi-Oli meet

India is likely to seek Nepal’s commitment on security and step up defence ties with it when the Prime Ministers of the two countries, Narendra Modi …

India

The Marine Corps' new rifle is super expensive — and nobody knows why

In their race to field a more powerful automatic rifle, the Marine Corps sidestepped the normal acquisition process and approved a contract to buy them at price tag five times that of the current M4 rifle. The $150 million deal, which may have involved a government employee who recently worked at …

Military

China Approves Giant Propaganda Machine to Improve Global Image

China has approved the creation of one of the world’s largest propaganda machines as it looks to improve its global image, according to a person …

China
China

Xi Is Just Getting Started After China’s Biggest Government Shakeup in Years

The message from the massive government shakeup completed Tuesday in Beijing is clear: Chinese President Xi Jinping is just getting started.<p>China’s …

China

Japan Seeks to Answer China With an Aircraft Carrier

TOKYO—Japan’s ruling party called for the nation to develop its own aircraft carrier and buy American F-35B fighter jets in response to what it described as aggressive Chinese actions.<p>Tuesday’s proposal from the Liberal Democratic Party’s defense panel, if adopted, would be the latest step by the …

Military

Luxury helicopters: See what it's like inside

Aviation