Triumph Bonneville T100's first Indian ride

The numbers
Engine: 865cc, air-cooled, parallel-twin
Power: 67bhp, 68Nm
Transmission: 5M
Weight: 230kg
Tyres: Metzeler 100/90 R19 (f), 130/80 R17 (r)
Fuel tank: 16 litres
Top speed: 190kph (approx.)
Price: Rs 6.6 lakh (ex-Delhi)

Pros: A gorgeous vintage-look motorcycle laden with modern tech. Engine and gearbox deliver super-smooth power. Suspension setup and soft seat make long-distance riding comfortable.
Cons: No ABS. A puncture on the tubed rear tyre isn’t easy to fix. Lockable fuel filler cap not standard.

The verdict
A smooth, stylish, easy and fun-to-ride bike that's ideal for those transitioning from a small motorcycle to a large one. It’ll appeal to those who fancy classic-styled motorcycles. A decent value-for-money 800cc package.

Rating: 8/10