Putting the personal back into writing

Life’s strange. On one side, I’ve been fortunate to have projects flowing in, while, on the other, the personal observations have had to be kept at bay. 

The Royal Enfield Himalayan Sleet + Explorer Kit, a closer look

Some of my dearest motorcycling friends got to experience the all-new, limited edition Himalayan Sleet + Explorer Kit in Jaipur recently. I barely managed to concentrate on my deadlines due to their continuous updates on the fun they were having with the bike. Now, it might be easy to say that the BSIV version is…

Namesake surprise

What are the odds that I meet my namesake, in a chance encounter, on the penultimate day of the year. Yes, that’s the beauty of motorcycling – anything’s possible with a twist of the throttle.

Bike Preps, Packing Tips & What to expect at Rider Mania 2017

Bone stock or tweaked, functional mods or an all-out visual spectacle – whatever your motorcycling style, Rider Mania is the place to be for all things Royal Enfield. Every year, riders and enthusiasts make a beeline for Vagator Hill-Top, Goa to soak in the wheels, waves & vibes. Here’s what awaits you when you ride…

Royal Enfield’s Safari Touring Jacket & Nimbus Helmet Review

Dusshera Celebrations turned extra special this year, thanks to Royal Enfield, who sent over some #REUrbanGear goodies for us. We were jumping around in joy as we went about opening each of the boxes like giddy kids. In-fact our happiness was heard well around the residential complex by the time we’d unboxed every one of…

Motorcycle Talk: Tools to bring along For the Ride

My tool-kit journey, like most of you here, started out with the OEM kit that’s provided with every bike. But that quickly proved inadequate on my 250-300 km rides. Back then, I had a few loose spanners at home and took to carrying them along as well when venturing beyond the city. These rudimentary attempts…

HauryaBikers’ Breakfast Ride to Hotel Ahura

The Urge to get back on the road begins within 2-4 days of returning from the previous one. Maintaining the delicate balance between funding those rides and being a useful contributor to family & friends though sometimes stretches this wait for longer. Something similar had happened in the month past. Bidding adieu to the Bappa’…

Philips Car Air Purifiers– the best that you can breathe

Congestion on the streets has led to our cities being continuously grid-locked. With mass-transit systems still some time away, there’s no respite against the polluted air from making its way into our lungs. Even with the windows rolled up and the air-conditioning going strong, things are mighty harmful for us. Philips India’s ‘GoPure’ range of…