DayLog: 15th Jan 2017: Kotilingeshwara Temple Ride

DayLog: 15th Jan 2017: Kotilingeshwara Temple Ride

Short ride to Kotilingeshwara Temple with fellow jiniRiderz. Did you know there are 10000000+ shivlingas installed there? Map: http://bit.ly/kotilingeshwara   more…
I wanted to be the best version of myself… and this is where I started

I wanted to be the best version of myself… and this is where I started

I went into a cocoon for whole of last year drowning myself into reading/researching on how I can be the best version of myself. Immersed in learning, I totally neglected the ‘doing’ bit. So much so that I even missed renewing the domain for my blog and lost all the posts/data. I know! What a […] more…
Wildlife of Karnataka : Map

Wildlife of Karnataka : Map

Today I started doing research towards completing one of our goals – Creating sustainable forest and farm house. Step 1 is to decide the location. I wanted to start my search around existing national parks / forest area. Currently my research is limited to Karnataka so I created this map. Link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1q8SiLDOZ0E36Y66HdjSVSXcCwqQ&usp=sharing I have created 3 layers: […] more…
How to get permits to visit North / East Sikkim with your motorcycles

How to get permits to visit North / East Sikkim with your motorcycles

Few places of interest in Sikkim fall under border area hence require Inner Line Permits to visit. You can get these permits via your tour operator. This post if for anyone who fits following: You want to visit Gurudongmar Lake [map], Zero Point [Map] in North Sikkim You want to visit Tsomgo Lake [Map], Nathu La, Zuluk in […] more…
MegaRoadTrip: Day -2, ~6500Km / 18 days

MegaRoadTrip: Day -2, ~6500Km / 18 days

Varsha and myself, have been preparing for our mega road trip for more than 3 months now. Plan is still changing. Luggage not fitting, bike still giving issues, changing route at last minute based on feedback, only 50% of destinations of hotel reservation…STILL EXCITED. Can’t wait to get on the road 🙂 We will be covering […] more…
DayLog: 5th Nov 2016: Veerappan Trails

DayLog: 5th Nov 2016: Veerappan Trails

Weekend Ride. As usual, select village, hill roads. Preferably as less highways as possible so I came up with this route: http://bit.ly/2etRRnO Veerappan was born in Gopinatham, buried at Moolakadu, killed at Papparapatti and coincidentally we planned to cross all the places hence named our trip as Veerappan Trails 🙂 This was also my first ride […] more…
DayLog: 16th Oct 2016 : Off-road training and first Multistrada fall

DayLog: 16th Oct 2016 : Off-road training and first Multistrada fall

As I mentioned earlier, I have started some self training to get comfortable with the weight and height of the bike. Did some village roads last week but it wasn’t challenging  enough. Plan for the day: Choose some incline ‘no-roads’ and remove the fear of doing it with heavy bike. Experience some ‘no-roads’, gravel, loose stone […] more…
DayLog: 8th Oct 2016 : Seeing off Dhruv

DayLog: 8th Oct 2016 : Seeing off Dhruv

Installed Givi XS307 Tankbag Dhruv (cousin) was riding from Bangalore to Pune so went to ‘see him off’  🙂 Beautiful 300km ride Started from Electronic city, took NICE road and exit at Tumkur road. Crazy traffic at the exit of NICE road, lots of trucks trying to get on AH47. Traffic was lot worse on […] more…

Ducati First ride from Pune to Bangalore and First Service

We left Pune around 5am and reached our home in Electronics City by 4:30pm, way way ahead of my expectations. I recently did exact same distance (approx 990km) in my car and it took us around 1 hr more. Experience: Bike is amazing. Very smooth. 0 vibrations, very good handling. We were mostly cruising between […] more…
Welcome Ducati Multistrada 1200S

Welcome Ducati Multistrada 1200S

After almost 5 months of google, forum discussions, visiting showrooms etc finally our Ducati is home. Welcome Multistrada 1200S 2016. We visited Bavaria Motors Pune on 5th Sep, met Prasad and Vistasp. The whole experience was 10 times better than Bangalore. We went on multiple rides. Condition of bike at Bavaria Motor was so much […] more…
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