Incorrect Google Map location of Purandar fort takes us to a scenic view

In quest to catch the sunrise at the Purandar fort, I and Ketan left our houses at 5 am. It was Ketan’s first ride after he bought the amazing Triumph Street Triple. Rains gods and Google baba had drawn a different plan for us and instead of ending up onthe  Purandar fort, we rode via […]

Ride to Sunrise point on Sinhgad Ghat

As we are getting older, time is turning out to be a luxury. With growing responsibilities coupled with daily chores, finding time to ride has become mostly impossible. To break the chain and maintain the “ride-life” balance, Tushar and I decided to ride towards Sunrise point on the Sinhgad ghat. The days when I watch […]

How I almost killed a motorcyclist!

Last week I was at my friend’s wedding reception. A few of us happen to meet after a decade. After having a good time, I left and on the way back I remembered something that made me go cold, the effect of which I still feel and will remember for my entire life…for good. Rewind […]

Day -1: Pune to Vadodra

Prologue: The year 2017 has been hectic one with minimal leaves availed in office and rides limited in and around Pune. November was the month that I had the opportunity to take a long leave and then head out for a multi-day bike trip. I have never ridden my bike towards North above Maharashtra as […]

Treat your bike with a highway ride!

Most of us purchase a 150cc bike as our first bike these days. After the initial excitement dies off, the use of this bike limits to weekdays commutes to the office. Considering the horrific traffic scene (which is getting worst day by day) our bike crawls in first few gears. We completely forget about the existence of the […]

First ride reviews v/s Ownership reviews

Biking community in India is expanding with leaps and bounds. This community consists of varied souls, the 150cc commuter folks, the Bullet Gangs, the Orange Racers and the super bike and super expensive cruisers to name a few. Most of the well-known motorcycle brands in the world have taken a note of this have either altered […]

Review : Motul 7100 4T 10W40 – Oil for the serious tourer

After being thoroughly impressed by Motul’s Ester based semi-synthetic 5100 10w30, I decided to try the Motul’s Fully Synthetic 7100  10w40 which costs approx. 800/-, that is 300 extra.  After approximately 3500 km that included 550 km one day trip, 1800 km 4 days trip and usual office commute on weekdays, here are my thoughts about 7100. As […]

Day 10: Polem to Pune (524 km)

<<Day 9: Kannur to Polem (424 km) Day 10 was going to be our 2nd last day of the trip. As per our original plan, we were supposed to spend today’s day relaxing at the Kamaxi Beach resort, but I decided to do otherwise. I was terribly homesick so I decided to ride solo to Pune while […]