INDIA BIKE WEEK – #JoinTheGreatMigration

With the riding season kicking in and motorcycle fests sprouting out of every nook and corner of the country like mushrooms during the monsoons, India Bike Week has stood its test of time from being an American Cruiser biased motorcycle festival to an all accommodating high revving, dehydrating, dusty dispenser of unadulterated Carbon Monoxide. In… Read more »

REVIEW: No Noise Motorsport & Music Earplugs

My obsession with Ear-plugs and ear protection is not new to the folks who know me. One needs ear protection for the longevity of their hearing capabilities and protection against prolonged exposure to Loud Music at concerts and Wind/Engine Noise from the road when on a motorcycle. At a 100kmph the wind noise inside your… Read more »

REVIEW: Etymotic Research ER20

I heard a colossal whack on the snare drum as I was micing the bottom and I realized this would make me deaf if I heard it a few more times. That was audio school. Over the years I have had access to a lot of music festivals and live concerts from sound check all… Read more »

Two Tyred – Chronicles of finding the right Rubber

I recently replaced my stocks on the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 (#Vantage) with a pair of dual purpose Tyres. It’s been around 4000 + kilometres on them to date and I have received innumerable question about how have they been behaving. Here’s my take on them – My first impressions were – they looked so… Read more »

Western Ghats – Ooty | Part 2

Continued from PART – 1 The next morning at Ooty was everything I was ever told about that hill city. We had fog, it had rained a tad through the night, the lawns were as lush green as it could get -glistening with water droplets on them. The bikes were wet, the bikes looked clean…. Read more »

Western Ghats – Ooty | Part 1

The monsoons are here, right on cue. Not too much riding on the cards though. The rains have not been allowing me to ride to Sound checks either. A wet denim situation is not as cool as the riding pants; I can’t seem to find. That said the last time I rode in the rains… Read more »

Generation WHY – Why??

The heavy sub-y sounds on Native Indian and his rendition of Live electronica was absolutely fresh and held well together. So did the boys from the grunge rock band Hook. Kimochi Youkai, (Japanese for –  Damn I did not catch that!) sounded clean and very R&B/Pop/Soul-ish (I love that kind of sounds). And finally Gari-B…. Read more »

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  • Generation WHY – Why??

    The heavy sub-y sounds on Native Indian and his rendition of Live electronica was absolutely fresh and held well together. So did the boys from the grunge rock band Hook. Kimochi Youkai, (Japanese for –  Damn I did not catch that!) sounded clean and very R&B/Pop/Soul-ish (I love that kind of sounds). And finally Gari-B…. Read more »