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Forgotten Popular Bikes of India


We are living in generation where bikes and cars are ruling the street . But there were some street ruling bikes which have been forgotten after impact of revolution in automobile.Lets see some popular forgotten bikes of India in below list.

1) Yezdi 350 

Yezdi 350 was manufactured by Ideal Jawa Ltd mysore (1978-1995).But it couldn't match with escort Yamaha's RD 350. Yezdi is 2 stroke parallel twin petrol engine with 21bhp.

2) Yamaha RD 350

Rajdoot 350 is popularly known to be as RD350, which is a two stroke engine sold in 1983-1989 by escorts group this is powered by twin engine with 6 speed transmission which covers 0-60kmph in just 4 second. They provides two variants one with high torque and another with low torque.

3) Rajdoot GTS

Rajdoot GTS is similar to Honda Navi which is also a successful monkey bike in India. Rajdoot GTS is powered by 175cc two stroke engine with 3 speed . This bike is used in Bobby movie.

4)Royal Enfield mini bullet

There were some people who found bullet is heavier in weight that time Royal Enfield had launched their 200cc bike and named that as mini bullet which is two stroke engine.

5) Royal Enfield fury

Royal Enfield had shortly tie up with German maker Zundapp and launched Royal Enfield fury which is powered by 163cc two stroke 5 speed manual transmission gearbox with hard chromed cylinder barrel.This stood as a perfect competitor for RX100.

6)Funduro 650

Hero and BMW had combined and launched Funduro 650 which is first ADC bike in India. It is powered by 650cc with 48bhp and cost of bike is equal to Maruthi esteem that is 5 lakhs.

7)Bajaj SX Enduro

Bajaj has sold Kawasaki RTZ100 based bike has been launched Bajaj SX Enduro on road which is powered by 100ccengine problem is it doesn't benefit from better suspension.

8) Royal Enfield Explorer

Royal Enfield had collaborated with German maker Zundapp for brief 1980 and launched Royal Enfield Explorer , which is powered by 50cc 3 speed two stroke engine.

9) Kinetic GF170 Laser

Kinetic had launched kinetic GF 170 laser which is powerful bike build ever in Indian market on that time which is powered by 165cc 4stroke petrol engine with 14.8 bhp 14.2 NM four valve cylinder.

Hence this is first edition of forgotten bikes .We will update some other popular bikes of India soon on upcoming articles.


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