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Motorcycle Travel

Can You Take an Indian-Registered or Foreign Vehicle to Pakistan?

I wanted to take my Indian-bought and registered Royal Enfield Himalayan motorcycle to Pakistan via the Attari-Wagah border. So I rode to the Attari-Wagah border Customs office to find out if it was possible because there was no information online! Here is what I found out… Can you take an Indian-bought vehicle to Pakistan? The […]

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Motorcycle Travel

How to Take a Motorcycle on a Train in India (Real Experience Guide!)

Travelling with your motorcycle in India isn’t fun or simple, and chances are your bike will, at minimum, sustain some scratches. Still, it’s a cost-effective way to beat the summer heat when returning from a ride in the Himalayas. In this post, I’ll show you exactly how I took my motorcycle on an 8.5 hour […]

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Motorcycle Travel

After Buying a Royal Enfield: Things to Know!

I’ve read the Royal Enfield Himalayan’s manual and paperwork so you don’t have to. Here’s the most important things I learnt about my new motorcycle. First things to do with your new beast Set your clock. Hold select and mode buttons for 3 seconds then press it to set hours. Hold select for 3 seconds […]

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First Time Renting and Riding a Motorcycle in India Advice

Hi Karl, Amazing site and thank you very much. I am going to be the assuming jerk here and tell you I am shotgunning a much-needed trip. I live outside Chicago, USA and fly balloons for a living. I have ridden British bikes all my life and owned a bullet. They are unreliable but fun. […]

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Motorcycle Travel

Royal Enfield Motorcycle Gear Review (Helmet, Gloves, Jacket)

When my friend Gaurav asked me if I wanted to go on an off-road motorcycle trip with his Royal Enfield Himalayan Group, my answer was obvious. I’d be craving to get back on a bike since arriving in India, and this was my chance to begin riding on Indian roads. So, I did what any sane […]

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India Travel Motorcycle Travel

Delhi to Ladakh, Kashmir & Jammu Motorcycle Tour Super Guide

I’ve never been so in awe of a place as I was with Himachal Pradesh (past Manali), Ladakh, and Kashmir. The mountains and beauty of this land are breathtaking. The sheer scale is like nothing I’ve seen before, and I’ve travelled the world. It’s grander than Yosemite, more picturesque than New Zealand, and more enchanting […]

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India Travel Motorcycle Travel

Royal Enfield Himalayan Adventure Bike Foreign Review

The bottom line on the Royal Enfield Himalayan is it’s a good entry-level adventure bike for off-road and an average bike for on-road. If you’re living outside of India, for a little extra, you’re much better off with the tried and tested Kawasaki KLE 650 (the fact that the U.S. Military have been using it […]

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India Travel

Discover the 5 Most Unusual Temples in India

India is most famous for its temples. Ever since the ancient times, many rulers have built temples for certain gods and goddesses. Some of these are easily accessible while some are situated on the top of mountains or deep within caves. Given the high number of temples here, it is no wonder that there are […]

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India Travel Motorcycle Travel

Tips for Renting a Motorcycle in India (Especially a Royal Enfield)

Renting a bike in India is, without a doubt, the most adventurous way to enjoy India. I always feel so free on a motorcycle cruising the wild Indian motorways with mountains, desert, farms, or forest on either side. A motorcycle road trip is a must-do experience in India. I realised early on that if I was […]

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India Travel Motorcycle Travel

Light Packing List for Ladakh or Any Mild Climate Motorcycle Trip

I always travel light. Travelling with excess baggage is a pain at the best of times, but overloading your bike with heavy bags takes away from the pleasure of riding altogether. I like to keep my bike as light as possible, so I don’t have to compromise on it’s handling and power. I want to enjoy the […]