Tag Archives: The Big Rides

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South India Road Trip

We started during the wee hours of a Monday at around 4AM. Lalith and I synced up close to the Kathipara Junction and proceeded to meet with the rest of the gang at Urapakkam. We met up with Allen, Rajesh and Sriram, making … Continue reading

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Road to ST7

Wrangler’s All India Touring Challenge. I made it to the finalis as a part of India’s Top 10. Did I make it to #1? Check it out. A splendid road trip through unchartered territories, extreme jungles, misty mountains, lost beaches and blistering highways. Continue reading

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SaddleSore 1600K on Ninja 250R in 21 hours

A SaddleSore attempt through Chennai – Madurai – Chennai – Salem – Chennai, covering over 1,600 kms in about 21 hours on the Kawasaki Ninja 250R. The write up describes how the idea came up and what I went through to complete it. Continue reading

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One Ninja please. Make it green! – Part 1

The plan was to ride down from Pune to Chennai on the 220 and ride back with a brand new Ninja. But there were more surprises than I anticipated! Continue reading

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Just got Leh’d

Warning: This story is a time killer. It has a detailed blog on the road trip to Ladakh with information on what happened every day. If you don’t have enough time, you may check out the Best of Leh page, … Continue reading

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Two wheels to divinity – Ride out

During the year-end break of 2008, nothing proved to be more exciting than riding through the peaks of Karnataka and finally hitting Goa! Continue reading

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Diwali Ride 2008 for a good cause

We rode to Pondy to meet some kids at an orphanage. We spent time with them chatting, eating and bursting crackers. Continue reading

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Roads to Paradise – Day 1

1500 kays of pure fun! An adventure trip through the dense forest of Valparai and reaching places in Munnar before the rays of the sun does. Continue reading

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Tri state road trip – Day 1

A four day road trip through the jungle and hills of Wayanad, Bandipur, Mudumalai and Ooty. Continue reading

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