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xBhp was born more than 16 years ago and since then we've had a chance to ride or drive hundreds of machines running on two wheels or four wheels, and sometimes even three wheels. We are not done yet, and this list is still growing. In these pages, we take a deep dive in the treasure trove of our ride experiences and bring you all that we have ridden or driven.

Rajdoot GTS 175 (Bobby)

173CC 7.5BHP 12.7NM
1 Rajdoot is a familiar name and even today’s generation is quite aware of it. But if we were to mention GTS 175, reactions would likely be indifferent. We confess that the name GTS is not usual among Indian motorcycles. See all used Rajdoot Motorcycles listed on OLX for sale and you might find an interesting deal that fits your budjet However, the GTS 175 is one of the most popular motorcycles made by Rajdoot in the 1970s and 80s. What gets the attention of the onlookers is its miniature size. The small fuel tank, 10-inch wheels and the high mounted exhaust together create an interesting looking motorcycle. It weighs 93 kg dry and has a pretty small wheelbase of 1120 mm. 3 A motorcycle this small can’t really be about performance and it isn’t. The GTS has a 173cc two-stroke single cylinder engine, which gives an impression of a decently powerful unit, but it produced only 7.5 BHP at 5000 RPM and 12.7 NM of torque at 3500 RPM. Understandably, it was a mediocre performer. 4 So then, why was it so popular? The answer to this question is as imperceptible as you can imagine it to be. The GTS 175 was more popularly known as Bobby, a name much more familiar amongst everyone who has heard of this motorcycle. And the reason it was named so was because it was featured in the hit Hindi movie, Bobby. The young and dynamic Rishi Kapoor rode it with the equally stunning Dimple Kapadia at the back, and they both changed the fortune of this particular Rajdoot forever. Spartan pro gear template While the GTS is definitely cute and adorable to look at, it invariably reminds us of another small motorcycle, Honda Grom. The two motorcycles are so similar in stature, yet, so much apart. One is a retro and the other is a thoroughly modern motorcycle. If they were made by the same manufacturer, the Honda Grom would have appeared like an obvious evolution of the GTS 175.
We located this motorcycle through OLX and got a wonderful chance to experience the unique riding experience. If you’re someone who is into these kinds of motorcycles and are dedicated to maintain one, you can definitely try your luck on OLX. IMG_2186-Edit-Edit IMG_2215-Edit-Edit IMG_0024 IMG_0054 IMG_0037 IMG_0055 IMG_0028 IMG_0049 IMG_0029 IMG_0044 IMG_0046 IMG_0041 IMG_0039 IMG_0097 IMG_0030 IMG_0035 IMG_0057 IMG_0058 IMG_0059 IMG_0067 IMG_0071 IMG_0073 IMG_0075 IMG_0076 IMG_0078 IMG_0080 IMG_0089 IMG_0091 IMG_2110-Edit-Edit IMG_2151-Edit-Edit This one came with a sidecar making it even more unique. Without a doubt, it has been a fun-filled and nostalgic experience, the one we will never really forget.
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GTS175
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