What does age have to do with immunity? 5 ways to boost immunity

Immunity – the one crucial factor that makes the difference between a healthy life, and a not-so-healthy one. Every living, breathing being on this beautiful planet of ours is bound by the circle of life. You’re born, you grow up, you grow old, and you die. There is no escape, but you can improve the…

Moto Musings – Dilemma of a Royal Enfield BS-3 Himalayan Owner

Moto Musings: Continue living with the ol’ faithful – BS3 Himalayan, upgrade to the 2020, BS6 Edition, or switch to the ADV390 – dilemma indeed… 2015 turned out to be a motorcycling blow-out year for me. I’d been touring on my trusty ol’ RX135, happy as punch for as long as I could remember. Screaming…

My Bullet Tale: the Stripes & Sunshine Affair

A motorcycle today is infinitely more efficient & reliable, not to mention powerful & loaded with tech, than their predecessors of yore! There’s one aspect though that sits uneasy in the head and that’s the growing creep of tech. Some of it is inevitable, a bit is desirable even. But the heart still yearns for…

Ensuring the right riding line into the Forty-Oh & beyond

What’s there to ride a bike? You get on it, thumb the starter (or kick start it) and zoom off, right? If you speak to the experienced and expert folks, they’d tell you that there are plenty ways in their ‘riding made easy’ arsenal that they like to use. Some pack light and minimalist while…

Royal Enfield: Pure Motorcycling at heart

Back when I was a scrawny school kid, I’d curried favour with one of dad’s friends for a chance to ride his bike. As I struggled to even kick-start it, dad’s friend could clearly see through my lie of knowing how to ride one. Yet, for some unknown reason, he kicked it to life and…

Getting your Royal Enfield Trip-Ready for another year of Motorcycling

The all-important First Ride of the year finally happened after a long wait for the MotoGods to bestow their blessings upon me. The pre-ride dilemma was real though, as I found myself swinging between the sonorous thump of the Cast Iron Electra and the AllRoadNoRoad abilities of the Himalayan. I even went down to checking…

नाझुक नाती

नाती किती नाझुक असतात, ह्याची जाणीव, आज परत एकदा झाली। चुकीचे शब्द, चुकीच्या प्रकारे, चुकीच्या वेळी जिभेवरून सरकली आणी, एका क्षणांत मने घायाळ झाली। अम्मा म्हणे: “एक घाव दोन तुकडे कर्ण, फारसा कठीण नसता, पण, मन जोडुन ठेवणं, मात्र भरपूर अवघड असतं। म्हणुनच, ते जवाबदारीने निभावायला लागतं।” नाहीतर मग, समजुतीच आणी आपलं वाकडं, आजच्या सारखं…

Royal Enfield Himalayan Crash Guards by A4Moto Designs

I’d been on the look-out for replacement crash-guards for my Royal Enfield Himalayan after damaging the ones I had in a tarmac scraper. My search led me to an unassuming corner in Dahisar East, through the doors of A4Moto Designs.

Hope in the time of turmoil

We take life for granted. Lost in our professional and personal routine, there’s no time to stop and think about the inevitable. We assume that we’ll return home to our loved ones, our ‘people’.