12th June 2017 To 22nd June 2017 Lucknow To Khardungla It all started off when I started riding 4 years back in the year 2013. Always had a dream to take bullet to ladakh it became true this year in 2017 June, when I planned the ride to Khardungla from Lucknow along with a rider […]
After a 1000 km ride on Day 1 from Kolkata to Kanpur and Kanpur to Gurgaon on Day 2, I had already done 1500+ kms. It was time to take a rest both for me and my motorcycle.
This was the 2nd Day of the Ladakh Ride from Kolkata. I left Hotel Manisha International at Kanpur and rode to Gurgaon at my friend’s place.
It was the World Motorcycle Day and I spent my day like this. Day 1 of the Ladakh Solo Ride, I had planned to ride till Varanasi / Allahabad / Kanpur. Eventually, I ended up at Kanpur. The ride was awesome and I was eagerly waiting for the days ahead.
Ladakh is definitely a wanna-go destination for most bikers and travel enthusiasts. In June, 2017 I took the trip. Solo but undeterred, my Bajaj Pulsar 200NS gave me the ride of my dreams. Starting from Kolkata on 21st June, 2017 i.e. World Motorcycle Day, it took me 19 days to do a round trip across […]
I come from a middle-class family in a beautiful multicultural hill town Jammu. I learned to ride motorcycle/scooters when I was in 4th standard. It was a big deal for me and my friends. Growing up we would sneak out on an older brothers two wheeler and ride in the back streets and alleyways. My […]
The next day, my plan was to reach Kundapur, the place where the Mega event was supposed to be held. I had to cover approximately 460 kms through the small yet butter-smooth roads. I met many riders on the way. About 150 kms before reaching Kundapur, I surprisingly met 4-5 known riders from Bombay after […]
From Jaisalmer, I rode south via Barmer to Ahmedabad. On reaching Ahmedabad after dusk, I stopped by the side of the road to have chilled juice. I was sweating immensely. There was drastic change in temperature between Rajasthan and Gujarat. The nights in Rajasthan were freezing cold. So when I left Sam for Ahmedabad, I […]
Day 6 – Today was our leisure day. It was supposed to be. Started casually around 10 am from Manali , loitered aimlessly and left for Nalagarh at around 2 pm. Then we got lost, a road less travelled suddenly caught us unaware and we had no choice but to ride on. With Dust in […]
Day 4 – Beautiful day it was. Today we were going to Losar via kaza. We visited the magnificent Key Monastery and it was breath taking. We hit across Hikkim, the highest post office of the world and the feeling of accomplishment hit us for the first time. And from there on whatever we witnessed […]