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Ladakh ride 2016: Sarchu- Leh

So I spent a day in Sarchu and walked around, took pictures, put my gear to dry. All that was primarily to acclimatize myself to the ‘high’. In the process of doing so, I met a lot of travellers, at the dhabha where I stayed. Most just halted for snacks and continued towards LEH while

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Ladakh ride 2016: Jispa- Sarchu

I woke up to the mooing of cows in my warm tent, which was getting hot by the minute as the sun shined bright and hot at 7.30 AM. I thought the cows had entered the campsite and the fear of one of them crashing into my tent was annoying me. I first peeped out

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Travelling without Plastic- yes, it's possible!

We’re seeing so much news surrounding plastic, global warming, smog, pollution levels breaching the limit in cities like Shanghai and New Delhi. But what can we really do about this? In my opinion, the first thing we need to do is to stop blaming the government for all environmental problems. If our practices are killing

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Ladakh ride 2016: Keylong- Jispa

After a good night’s sleep in Keylong, we woke up at our own convenience at around 9.30 AM. I’d love to head out and check the mountains out in the morning so I did exactly that, took some peak shots and annoyed Satish so he’d get out of bed and we could go have breakfast

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Reviewed! Air cushion from Ride-on-Air

I had heard a lot about how effective air seats are for long motorcycle tours and I wanted to try one out badly! Whenever I rode through an area that holds too much moisture and heat for long, the hard stock seat of my KTM becomes troublesome as a lot of heat gets trapped between

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Ladakh Ride 2016: Bangalore- Chandigarh

I had it in my mind and heart since long that I’d be leaving to LEH- Ladakh from Bangalore in June 2016 but didn’t have specific dates planned. All I knew is that I just HAD to go there this year, no matter what happened! But then, what about my new job that would be

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Reviewed- Phone mounts from Rynox!

Last year when I rode across India and explored various places, I felt the need for a strong phone mount which I could use to mount my phone and use it for GPS navigation ONLY! The thing about handlebar mounts is that no matter how much you spend on them, no matter how sturdy they are,

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Royal Enfield Himalayan- First impression

After seeing a lot of moto journos praising the hell out of Royal Enfield’s Himalayan, I decided to see how much of a fake or real jizz this motorcycle could produce. So I took a test ride of the motorcycle to get a basic feel of the it, rode it through rough terrain, with and

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Monsoon ride to nowhere!

I wanted to update the interesting part 2 of the ride to Chickmagalur blog but I got too occupied in figuring out things for my next ride. I do plan to write it soon though. The monsoon is finally here and it is this time of the year when I was supposed to ride to LEH Ladakh, my