The Bajaj Pulsar has been one of the most revolutionary range of bikes to be sold in India and it continues to grow in popularity with each passing day. And since it’s been around for the better part of 15 years you would expect it to be one of the favourites for all the custom builders out there, but this is not the case. Unlike Royal Enfield and Yamaha RX 100s, modified Pulsars are rather difficult to spot but that doesn’t mean they don’t exist. Here are the 5 best and most awesome modified Bajaj Pulsar bikes that we could round up:
Bombay Custom Works – Bajaj Pulsar 150
A cross between a Cafe Racer and a street bobber isn’t the first thing that comes to mind if you set out on modifying a Pulsar, but that is exactly what the guys at Bombay Custom Works have gone with when they customised a Bajaj Pulsar 150. An absolute stunner of a bike, this modified Bajaj Pulsar features a proper cafe racer-style fuel tank, lowered and offset handlebars and a spring-loaded bobber seat. The only issue is the exhaust not blending with the rest of the design, but the bike looks amazing nevertheless.
Judho Pralistyo – Bajaj Pulsar 200NS
The 200NS has always been a good looking bike but this customised one is absolutely ravishing. The overall aggressive design has been tastefully exaggerated with an Acerbis headlight dominating the front and dual Akrapovic under-seat exhausts gracing the back. The rims, and a small part of the frame, get a steampunk bronze colour which stands out sharply against the stock black. The suspensions have been replaced with upside down forks painted in the same colour as the rims and the single front disc is replaced by dual-discs to improve braking efficiency.
Gabriel Motorcycles – Pulsar 220
A custom build that looks more like a Royal Enfield by Rajputana, this Pulsar 220 bobber is completely unrecognisable as a Bajaj bike. Made by Pune-based custom house Gabriel Motorcycles, this bike features bespoke and painstakingly detailed parts which include everything from the fuel tank to the fenders. And even though they haven’t touched the engine, they’ve made more than a few mechanical changes. The foot pegs, pedal levers, silencer, mirrors and headlight are all different from the stock ones and most of them are made in-house too.
The Rouser – Bajaj Pulsar 220
This modified Pulsar 220 may look a bit similar to you and that’s for good reason: it borrows most of its parts from high-end superbikes. For example, the fairing and the body has been taken from the Suzuki Gixxer 600 while the frame is an Aprilia deltabox unit with a single sided swing-arm. Those brilliant alloys are borrowed from the Honda RVF 400 and the gold plated USDs and twin discs are derived from the Yamaha R6. All in all, the end result of all this mix and match is not bad as the parts seem to blend together surprisingly well.
Autologue Design’s Gambit – Bajaj Pulsar 150
Autologue Designs of Pune have put together the Gambit, a scrambler style custom motorcycle based on the Bajaj Pulsar 150. You’d be forgiven if you think that the Gambit is a Ducati Scrambler from afar. The resemblance between the Gambit and the Ducati is striking. Custom body work, a new fuel tank, a nice paint job, a revised exhaust, a new seat, and revised front and rear mudguards characterise the Gambit. The motorcycle retains its 143cc four stroke motor lifted from the Pulsar, and much of the frame and suspension.
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