Start of another trip, we decided to stay in and explore our very own Karnataka this time around. Bangalore Hampi was not our plan. We planned to head out towards Chitradurga and take it as it comes. As usual, it was a late start. We loaded up HotFix and headed out. The weather seemed lovely, roads seemed to have held up and we made good speed. #8378 on the odometer, as we pulled out.
Ok, we’ve been on the road for a couple of weeks doing our big 2015 motorcycle tour. We’ll publish trip logs and upload photos from the camera (sometime). But, in the meanwhile, thought you guys may like a small preview of the ride before that.
In no particular order:
Continue reading “2015 motorcycle tour – 9 photos preview”
A video of Dirt Action magazine’s Adam Riemann riding the Hero Impulse in the Himalayas. Some videos and advertisements are made by manufacturers, directed by people who do not ride motorcycles. They fail to capture the essence of riding and appear like ridiculous comedies. And then, you have videos like these.
This day was all about riding across the rest of Gujarat, from Baroda to Dadra. Last night she had not let me head back to the largest dandiya in the world and I was miffed! But then, a good session of Counter Strike(?) with some of the local kids had been fun and a good stress reliever while Kavitha slept off. To each her (or his) own, I guess.
How many of you have wanted to travel on a small quick motorcycle but never have due to various reasons? Probably not too many because that’s the norm. But, for me it’s always been 350 cc or more (not that the RE motorcycles are fast) and the KTM Duke series are motorcycles that I’ve always wanted to try. This is a write up from when I managed to get my hands on one and head out to the countryside. Continue reading “KTM Duke 200 touring – Quickie”