This post series details maintenance of motorcycle for the owners. It is aimed at Indian make entry level motorcycles ranging between 100cc to 500c.
Motorcycles have two chains, one a drive chain which basically connects the output shaft of the gearbox to the rear wheel using sprockets. This drive chain transfers engine power from gears to rear wheel thereby putting the bike in motion.… Read more..
No fire no power
Spark plugs as the name suggest generates a spark to ignite the air-fuel mixture inside the cylinder. It’s a matchbox of the engine just a little complicated.
Spark plugs works under heavy voltage like in the … Read more..
Not everyone makes use of their motorcycle user manual, service or technical guides. But those who do, they go through these documents with great expectations.
Most of the manufacturers listed below provide these manuals and service guides for the sake … Read more..
If you think filters are less important than engine oil or high octane fuel, then you need to give it a second thought.
Quality of air filters is directly related to the performance of the engine. This the … Read more..
For a long time, I wanted to work on an actual motorcycle engine
Theory is great but as it is said theory is theory and practical is practical. No matter how many times we watch Sanjeev Kapoor and Tarla Dalal … Read more..
When was the last time you had a look at your motorcycle’s under-seat first aid kit?
If yes, do you know what all things do your kit has and how to use them?
You may be tempted to ignore these … Read more..
Tourers describe motorcycling as a sense of freedom, adventure, finding oneself, losing oneself, a unique relationship between man and machine.
Different people may have different ways to describe motorcycling, however, all agree that motorcycling is an experience. An experience … Read more..
Back in the first half of 2017, I came across a graphic with a Sanskrit quote on Instagram and then another beautiful one and then another. Those were certainly unique in several senses. Sanskrit shloka presented to viewers in a … Read more..
Bikers from India share a very rare DNA strand separating us from the rest. This makes us very unique.
India has the highest number of motorcycles on the road and majority uses it as primary transport. With the density of … Read more..
I am excited and humbled of a tiny contribution for ‘Magahi’ my mother tongue, also one of the old dialects of Bihar Jharkhand region.
A little background about the book, I have included the same in the ‘प्रेरना’ section of … Read more..
I came across a photo of an Indian temple while browsing Instagram and was stunned by the beauty of it. It was certainly a thoughtful work.
On looking at other photos from Anup, it was a visual delight for me. … Read more..
Janjira fort also called the invincible Sea Fort is off the coast of Murud Janjira some roughly 400 metres into the sea. Fort has a huge campus with two freshwater lakes, hundreds of houses for residents, king queen palace, granary … Read more..
One fine morning I along with other True Wanderer finalists were invited to have an experience of Triumph motorcycles. Certainly a generous gesture by Shaman Motors, Andheri 🙂
Below were the classics we took along with us from their showroom … Read more..
The invention of wheels was an amazing gift to wanderers (रखडनेवाले ). That’s the word I give to people who wander around aimlessly. They are highly driven by an inner feeling of being temporary gipsies.
It doesn’t matter if they … Read more..
There is no doubt that Royal Enfield is one of the most admired and loved bikes by Indian motorcycle enthusiasts. The pleasure of opening its throttle on an empty road is just unmatched.
There was and always is pros and … Read more..
Vengurla a little known place in the Sindhudurg district borders Goa on the northern end and Sagareshwar Beach is less than 5 km from here. I was on a slowed-down trip to this place along with my rented cycle.
It … Read more..
Vengurla is a silent town hosting Vengurla beach on the coast of Konkan in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra. I was on 3 days slowed trip to Vengurla.
Today was the second day of my tour. Read the first post – … Read more..