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.

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’…

Handy guide to transporting your bike through VRL Logistics

A much-anticipated trip into the mountains sparked off our search for a reliable transporter, who’d take our precious bikes from Bombay to Chandigarh. But which vendor, or which commercial shipper – that caused a lot of confusion. As our bike was still at the workshop, getting a few things looked into, we decided to go…

Royal Enfield’s Riding Jackets: there’s one for every reason and season

From the Cast Iron Electra and the UCE Thunderbird, the Continental GT and now the Himalayan, Royal Enfield’s motorcycles are an unexplainable attraction. The thing that I deeply respect them for, is the way the company balances the needs of the present, while staying true to their illustrious British origins and classic motorcycling lineage. Royal…

Bombay to Goa – a quick run on the Royal Enfield Himalayan

Goa calling, again! If you’d known me 5 years ago, then you’d never have said something like this back then. I’d been to Goa just the one time until then, that too on a family trip where we took Aazo along on a pilgrimage to all the major temples that he wanted to visit in…

Reasons to Love the Royal Enfield Himalayan

The Himalayan, a Royal Enfield like never before, yet, closer in spirit to all things RE, than one could imagine. One can say that this motorcycle is the one, that unites the past and the future. This page is more of a dedication, to the many discoveries about this wonderful motorcycle. One that I’ll try…