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Thread: Stuck between selecting NS160 Pulsar and Honda X-Blade!

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    Icon5 Stuck between selecting NS160 Pulsar and Honda X-Blade!

    Hello guys, this is my first thread on xBhp so pardon me if I make any mistakes.

    I owned a 1st generation Gixxer from 2015 to present date. I know Gixxer is always termed as the king of the 150-160 cc segment but I wouldn't even recommend it to my enemy. I had such a horrible experience. The after sales service in Thane was abysmal, I spent a lot of money repairing the bike even though I'm a decent enough rider since 12 years now and the worst part is that I suffered from a slipped disc even though I rarely went on long rides and used it as my daily commute of 10 kms.

    Anyway, I'm in the final stages of selling it to Quikr bikes so I'm looking for a new 150-160 cc bike now. After doing days and days of research the Pulsar NS 160 and the Honda X-blade are what seem to fit my bill.

    I'm a 5'9 average built guy and because of my back condition, suspension and ride comfort are my main requirements. My budget is around 1 lacs (on-road) and I discarded the Unicorn owing to its looks. I'm really confused now and badly need you guys to help me out selecting a new bike. Any suggestions?

    Thanks in advance!
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    Default Re: Stuck between selecting NS160 Pulsar and Honda X-Blade!

    Thread approved.

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    Default Re: Stuck between selecting NS160 Pulsar and Honda X-Blade!

    If you need refinement, reliability and comfort, then go for XBlade. Though NS160 is a good bike it likes the aforementioned qualities. And Bajaj's A.S.S is not worth mentioning and Honda's quality is better than Bajaj.
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    Default Re: Stuck between selecting NS160 Pulsar and Honda X-Blade!

    With 5yrs insurance, ABS even Unicorn 150 wouldn't come under 1 lakh on road. Ready to spend upto 10k more than your budget.

    If you haven't considered other bikes, test ride them before finalizing.

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    Default Re: Stuck between selecting NS160 Pulsar and Honda X-Blade!

    Quote Originally Posted by Knightmare89 View Post
    Hello guys, this is my first thread on xBhp so pardon me if I make any mistakes.

    I owned a 1st generation Gixxer from 2015 to present date. I know Gixxer is always termed as the king of the 150-160 cc segment but I wouldn't even recommend it to my enemy. I had such a horrible experience. The after sales service in Thane was abysmal, I spent a lot of money repairing the bike even though I'm a decent enough rider since 12 years now and the worst part is that I suffered from a slipped disc even though I rarely went on long rides and used it as my daily commute of 10 kms.

    Anyway, I'm in the final stages of selling it to Quikr bikes so I'm looking for a new 150-160 cc bike now. After doing days and days of research the Pulsar NS 160 and the Honda X-blade are what seem to fit my bill.

    I'm a 5'9 average built guy and because of my back condition, suspension and ride comfort are my main requirements. My budget is around 1 lacs (on-road) and I discarded the Unicorn owing to its looks. I'm really confused now and badly need you guys to help me out selecting a new bike. Any suggestions?

    Thanks in advance!
    Try new fz v 3 abs, it has a comfortable upright riding position with good pillion seat which is rare in this segment nowadays!
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    Icon5 Re: Stuck between selecting NS160 Pulsar and Honda X-Blade!

    Thanks for all who replied. I was expecting a slightly better response considering this is one of the most popular and passionate forum for bikers in India
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    Default Re: Stuck between selecting NS160 Pulsar and Honda X-Blade!

    Quote Originally Posted by Knightmare89 View Post
    Thanks for all who replied. I was expecting a slightly better response considering this is one of the most popular and passionate forum for bikers in India
    Have you decided anything ?

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