Insights

The way I look at…stuff!

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The Indian ADV scene & they just grabbed you by the...But, its a BMW!

The thing that’s been stunningly hilarious, frustrating and stupid lately is the pricing BMW Motorrad India launched the G310R and G310GS motorcycles at! For around 4.5 lakhs on road in India, and some called it ‘decent’ pricing. Why? Well, because its a BMW! But is it? I’m not sure if BMW Motorrad was inspired by

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Road travel better than air travel for distances

Lately, I’ve been travelling more on flights to reach other parts of the country than on my long distance touring steed- the KTM Duke 390. And that has brought me to the point of making a decision on the type of travel I would be indulging in in the near, and farther future. Air travel

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Quitting your job to travel: Is it worth the risk?

Our employment system is so erm backward that I’ve had to actually write about this. I mean is this what people associate freedom with? Having to leave your job, the only source of income to fulfill your urge to travel and explore. Is that how unforgiving society is, that you can’t extract one or two

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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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The Week that was- Trump, Black money, 2017 KTM Duke 390 & MTM!

The last one week has had so many people express their views on matters that may or may not affect them. I even saw status updates from people who were mute since.. my previous incarnation. Probably they couldn’t help it too, just like you but the news has been that way. There’s been so much

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Do you have what it takes to Ride for a cause?

Similar to running for a cause, walking for a cause, bombing for a cause, robbing for a cause, etc, etc, riding for a cause is a big fad today, like literally. If you want to be known for helping people, regardless of whether you care about them or not, want images of yourself giving speeches

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BMW Motorrad concept- glorified laptop or motorcycle?

2016 has been the year of contrasts, drastic changes and they still continue to reveal themselves while they get more intense as the year approaches the end. I rode solo to Ladakh this year, something I wanted to do since many years, I switched work and am doing something that is totally different from what

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The unsung blend of Intuition and Motorcycling

You might’ve heard a lot of people asking you to trust your intuition when you ride but not many tell you what the hell intuition is! Well, to me, intuition is the gut feeling you receive as a message to act, or not to act in a certain way. Intuition is when you just know

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5 reasons to avoid Nandi hills on a Sunday morning

Planning a nice Sunday morning ride with your other half or friends and you suddenly spawn upon Nandi Hills as an option? Don’t! Riding up the hill of Nandi on a Sunday morning can leave you frustrated, angry, exhausted and maybe even injured. I’ve heard of traffic jams at 5.30 AM on the foothills of Nandi