What are restrictions? I think we all know the answer to that question very well after spending more than a year at home. So then, what have been the aftereffects of the restrictions? Too many. But what stands out as one of the most common things on that list is gaining weight. I am sure many of us have, and I definitely have. At this rate, Bibendum the Michelin Man may soon have competition. Truth be told, unwanted weight has no real benefits. Nobody appreciates it and it only slows you down.
In a similar vein, the transition from BS4 to BS6 had resulted in every two-wheeler sold in the country has put on some weight, motorcycles turning heavier and slower. Relatable, no? But then, does that mean we have to live our lives like this with no hope of improvement or change? Well, the answer to that lies in the 2021 edition of the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V. Like the Daft Punk song, this TVS is now harder, better, faster, stronger.
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