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Forum: Equipment 03-27-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 532
Posted By yogesh
How are Fieldsheer Apex Gloves?

Need a glove for touring and normal riding (mostly slow stuff, 70-100kmph on my 180cc thumper) and came across Fieldsheer Apex Gloves at newenough and really liked them.

Wanted feedback from the...
Forum: Asia Pacific 12-16-2008, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,884
Posted By yogesh
Where in Himalayas are you planning to go and...

Where in Himalayas are you planning to go and what kind of tips do you need (bike preparation, riding tips, cultural tips etc.)?
Forum: Asia Pacific 10-24-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,148
Posted By yogesh
Any link to their travelogues?

Any link to their travelogues?
Forum: Asia Pacific 10-20-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,297
Posted By yogesh
I don’t think there would be a major price...

I don’t think there would be a major price difference in book 6months before or 3months before the trip. As far as Indian airlines go, majority of the cost of the ticket is made up of surcharges...
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-29-2008, 09:56 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,956
Posted By yogesh
I too am planning to ride to Bhutan next year,...

I too am planning to ride to Bhutan next year, few of my friends just completed their tour of Sikkim, Bhutan and Assam on their motorcycle. Waiting for them to complete their ride report, though they...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,265
Posted By yogesh
Thanks every one :)

Thanks every one :)
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,265
Posted By yogesh
Day 2, 16th August 2008: Dalhousie - Khajjiar -...

Day 2, 16th August 2008: Dalhousie - Khajjiar - Chamba - Tissa - Satrundi (hardships begin...) Part - 2

Sitting in that shelter, we started making backup plans that we could utilize if we were not...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,265
Posted By yogesh
Independence Day Trip to Sach Pass

Independence Day Trip to Dalhousie, Chamba and Sach Pass

Prologue

Planning for the Independence Day Trip started couple of month’s back, as it become apparent, that I wouldn’t be able to take...
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-17-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,956
Posted By yogesh
There are plenty of people who tour here along...

There are plenty of people who tour here along with their wives and have come across even solo female riders from abroad. Not really a major problem, especially in places like Himachal and Ladakh. A...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 16,219
Posted By yogesh
Congrats Chandrajeet for finally getting Lehed...

Congrats Chandrajeet for finally getting Lehed and same to Bunny and Amar :clap, too bad you had to get your bike shipped back home. Has it reached yet or is it still en route?

Ps. the one year I...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,084
Posted By yogesh
Thanks Moraflex, Rickf and funhouse.

Thanks Moraflex, Rickf and funhouse.
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,084
Posted By yogesh
Thanks every one :) Chandrajeet, something a...

Thanks every one :)

Chandrajeet, something a little bit more tough ;)

Opie here is the map of Ladakh (http://www.bcmtouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5348)

Aurel have uploaded around 137...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,084
Posted By yogesh
Ladakh photolog

My photolog of BCMTouring's (http://www.bcmtouring.com) trip to Ladakh in 2007.

Day 1: Delhi - Manali

Time to start from home...
Forum: Asia 04-03-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,092
Posted By yogesh
Arn is right, even though new bike would be...

Arn is right, even though new bike would be better, but you would loose out on resale big time and you would only be able to sell it in Delhi, since the registration certificate normally doesn’t...
Forum: Asia 04-03-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,092
Posted By yogesh
Pretty much :D

Pretty much :D
Forum: Asia 04-03-2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,092
Posted By yogesh
Because the RTO won’t let you register the bike...

Because the RTO won’t let you register the bike unless you have the letter and embassy wouldn’t give you the letter because they know how long you have been in India and how long you will stay.
...
Forum: Asia 04-03-2008, 04:24 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,092
Posted By yogesh
You can get a bullet 500 for less than US$ 25 a...

You can get a bullet 500 for less than US$ 25 a day in Delhi and deposit shouldn’t be more than US$ 1000-1200 (unless its a brand new bike). There are plenty of renters in Delhi, no need to book in...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By yogesh
It was mainly falling asleep while riding that I...

It was mainly falling asleep while riding that I was most worried about. Since on my first 20+ hour ride, I had dozed off 2-3 times while riding.
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Thanks every one :)<o:p></o:p>
Forum: Asia 03-20-2008, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,835
Posted By yogesh
To be precise, the monsoon should arrive by the...

To be precise, the monsoon should arrive by the end of June, so plan accordingly. However irrespective of whether or not it rains, you will come across plenty of water crossings, since the snow will...
Forum: Asia 03-20-2008, 04:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,835
Posted By yogesh
June would mean quite a few water crossings and...

June would mean quite a few water crossings and snow on high mountain passes. Though the real problem could be in crossing Rohtang Jot, which can at times get blocked for a day or two due to monsoons...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2008, 04:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By yogesh
The Crazy Himalayan Ride

Prologue

It was only a few weeks ago, I first thought of doing The Crazy Himalayan Ride, initially I had planned to visit the Mansa Devi Temple in Panchkula and then ride to Kalka to catch a...
Forum: Asia 03-08-2008, 02:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,235
Posted By yogesh
It's going to be fun, this year there has been a...

It's going to be fun, this year there has been a lot of snowfall, so expect quite a few water crossings.

Though the Manali - Leh route these days is pretty tamed, heck there was silk smooth road...
Forum: Asia Pacific 03-08-2008, 02:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,288
Posted By yogesh
You can also go through Uttarakhand (Uttaranchal)...

You can also go through Uttarakhand (Uttaranchal) - Nepal if you want. In case you are not interested in slogging it out in plains, you can always ship your bike to New Jalpaiguri and ride from there.
Forum: Asia Pacific 03-07-2008, 02:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By yogesh
It should be relatively easy to find, especially...

It should be relatively easy to find, especially in large bookshops.
Forum: Asia Pacific 03-04-2008, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,660
Posted By yogesh
For India get a copy of Eicher Road Atlas, it is...

For India get a copy of Eicher Road Atlas, it is good especially if you are planning to visit quiet a few states. Else State specific maps from TTK or Nest and Wings.
Forum: Asia Pacific 02-28-2008, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,324
Posted By yogesh
Pushkar Camel fair would be held between 7th to...

Pushkar Camel fair would be held between 7th to 13th November, make sure you visit the fair in first couple of days if you want to see a lot of camels.
Forum: Asia Pacific 02-28-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By yogesh
Which states are you planning to visit? Eicher...

Which states are you planning to visit? Eicher road atlas is quite good, however state maps from TTK and Nest and Wings are a bit more detailed at some places and cost US$1.5 or less than that.
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2008, 11:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,699
Posted By yogesh
Because...

Because <st1:country-region><st1:place>Bhutan</st1:place></st1:country-region> government forces foreigners (except Indians) to hire travel agent for their visit and that costs a minimum of US$ 200 a...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 602,828
Posted By yogesh
Fantastic photographs, glad you guys liked...

Fantastic photographs, glad you guys liked touring in Indian Himalayas.
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,699
Posted By yogesh
Fantastic pics Advi, did you managed to go back...

Fantastic pics Advi, did you managed to go back to Bhutan and what all places did you explored in Bhutan?
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2007, 03:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,621
Posted By yogesh
Fantastic photos :clap

Fantastic photos :clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By yogesh
@George sure why not Thanks guys :D

@George sure why not

Thanks guys :D
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2007, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By yogesh
Leaving for Ladakh on the 2nd of September, this...

Leaving for Ladakh on the 2nd of September, this time with a team Ladakh 2007 (http://www.bcmtouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=584)
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By yogesh
Thanks Deadeye, I use a kodak cx7430 4mp digital...

Thanks Deadeye, I use a kodak cx7430 4mp digital camera. Not that great but gives a good kodak color saturation add to that there is almost no pollution in Ladakh, which means totally clear sky and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2007, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By yogesh
Ladakh 2006: return to heaven (photos)

Finally I have gone ahead and uploaded my Ladakh 2006 trip photographs in my photo gallery (http://www.yogeshsarkar.com/photos/). Here is a preview of what you will see in there:
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2007, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By yogesh
Thanks Edward, thats a FKR Ranger 120/80x18 dual...

Thanks Edward, thats a FKR Ranger 120/80x18 dual purpose tyre (http://www.bcmtouring.com/travel-gear/tyre-review-fkr-ranger/index.html).
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2007, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By yogesh
Spiti, where “ROAD” is a relative term…

Here is a brief travel log of my recent trip to Spiti:


Day 1: Delhi – Ambala – Zirakpur – Kalka – Shimla – Narkanda – Rampur – Jeori

Expenditure: Rs. 290

Distance covered: 538 kms

Time...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,062
Posted By yogesh
Chanderjeet nice photos, will be riding out to...

Chanderjeet nice photos, will be riding out to Kinnaur and Lahaul – <st1:place><st1:PlaceName>Spiti</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType>Valley</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> in a few hours for a solo ride....
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,789
Posted By yogesh
Fantastic stuff :clap waiting for the rest of the...

Fantastic stuff :clap waiting for the rest of the ride report :ear
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2007, 02:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,631
Posted By yogesh
Tonkinese fantastic stuff, waiting for more...

Tonkinese fantastic stuff, waiting for more photos and ride reports from you:clap
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