Adventure tourers are the current rage in the Indian motorcycle scene right now. They have been around for a long time but with the advent of the current lot of affordable options, the segment has picked up speed. The Royal Enfield Himalayan was among the first budget adventure tourers and it has now been joined by the BMW G 310GS along with the upcoming KTM 390 Adventure.
Today, however, we bring you a video which shows the transformation of a stock Bajaj Pulsar NS 200 into a full fledged adventure tourer. Many may not even be able to tell that the donor bike is actually a NS200. More on that later, let’s first take a look at the video.
Well done, ain’t it. The bike looks completely radical and has been painstakingly transformed. Starting from the front, the headlamp unit looks inspired by the litre class BMW GS series. The headlamp housing is made using a car’s fog lamps and is a LED unit now. Custom LED auxiliary lamps also mark their presence on the bike. Then comes the big windshield which would help a lot to keep wind exhaustion away. The original fairing has been tweaked to fit in the new components like the windshield etc. The instrument cluster is a stock unit and so are the switch gears, apart from the addition of a few new buttons. There is a metal engine protector in place too.
The main additions to the rear are the pannier and top box setup. by the looks of it, the setup looks quite large and would be able to gobble up your belongings and then some. coming to the suspension, although the stock forks have been retained, the ride height is now much higher. The suspension has been lifted with improved fork travel distance. This gives the bike a much needed adventure tourer stance and ride position.
The mechanicals haven’t been played with much and the bike retains stock engine, discs and rims among others. What however has changed is the silencer pipe which has made way for a custom freeflow unit. It gives the bike a rather distinctive note as well as allows the engine to breathe more freely.
All in all, the transformation has been beautifully done and the bike looks like a proper adventure tourer. We have brought you many videos in past which show adventure bike modifications and if you always yearned for one, now is the time.