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Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 11:22 PM
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Posted By Jammin
Talking New Helmet for New Riding Chapter

Hey guys, sorry for the long break in posts but been busy getting my first tour off the ground. I'm back in Nairobi! My Jammin thru Kenya (http://jamminglobal.com/kenya) tour starts tomorrow and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 20,622
Posted By Jammin
Excellent! Thanks for all the quick replies :clap...

Excellent! Thanks for all the quick replies :clap

If you'd like to follow this couple on their RTW, this is their fb page: https://www.facebook.com/TwoBikersOneWorld
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 20,622
Posted By Jammin
Hey guys, quick question: will a 140/80/17 fit on...

Hey guys, quick question: will a 140/80/17 fit on the F800GS rear rim?

I'm a Suzuki DR650 rider and am currently in New Delhi and there are two travelers on F800GSs coming to Delhi soon and their...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
http://jammin.smugmug.com/Africa/121221-Zambia/i-N...

http://jammin.smugmug.com/Africa/121221-Zambia/i-NVdMQBf/0/L/Zambia_1057-L.jpg
After the fun and games and tourist visit, it was down to business. I had a few serious frame cracks on sanDRina and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Zambia, Part 3: Victoria Falls and Maintenance ...

Zambia, Part 3: Victoria Falls and Maintenance
December 31, 2012 - January 3, 2013

As I made my way west across Zambia, I had come to my final destination of Livingstone. And here lies one of...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2014, 01:59 AM
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Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
http://jammin.smugmug.com/Africa/121221-Zambia/i-K...

http://jammin.smugmug.com/Africa/121221-Zambia/i-KbBHSNV/0/L/Zambia_0764-L.jpg
One of the main reasons I came to Lusaka was to visit the local Children International Centre. I had been sponsoring a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2014, 01:58 AM
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Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Zambia, Part 2: Luangwa River and Lusaka ...

Zambia, Part 2: Luangwa River and Lusaka
December 23 - 30, 2012

After the nostalgic visit to Chipata, I turned around and headed west. I spent a night along the banks of Luangwa River and then...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 133,269
Posted By Jammin
Just found your ride report, DR amigo. Fantastic!...

Just found your ride report, DR amigo. Fantastic! Keep at it :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Cool2 Just sharing that I'm offering a tour in Mongolia...

Just sharing that I'm offering a tour in Mongolia this September :wink:

Anyone interested? Get in touch!

Cost, itinerary, details at jamminglobal.com/mongolia (http://jamminglobal.com/mongolia)...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2014, 08:21 PM
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Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Yeah, it's quite a privilege these days to be...

Yeah, it's quite a privilege these days to be able to go back to your start...


Haha, thanks, man. Yeah, an emotional part of the journey for me.
I'm so close to SE Asia. I will get there at...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 97,219
Views: 18,401,053
Posted By Jammin
Excellent! Thanks for letting me know. I'll have...

Excellent! Thanks for letting me know. I'll have to get a pair cause this trye pliers bead breaker is too heavy and bulky to travel with. And then I have 3 15" tire irons, which makes tire changes...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
http://jammin.smugmug.com/Africa/121221-Zambia/i-P...

http://jammin.smugmug.com/Africa/121221-Zambia/i-P7PVcf9/0/L/Zambia_0195-L.jpg
I rode through town and continued on towards the border with Malawi. This was a special moment as this was the place...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2014, 11:29 AM
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Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
http://jammin.smugmug.com/Africa/121221-Zambia/i-V...

http://jammin.smugmug.com/Africa/121221-Zambia/i-VCJQBx2/0/L/Zambia_0339-L.jpg
A bit further up the road and I came across Hillside Basic School. The first school I went to.
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Zambia, Part 1: Visiting My Childhood Home in...

Zambia, Part 1: Visiting My Childhood Home in Chipata
December 21 - 23, 2012

In all of Africa, one country holds special significance to me and that is, Zambia. In 1983, at the age of 2, my...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 97,219
Views: 18,401,053
Posted By Jammin
Hola! :wave Heidenau K60 Scout is the way to...

Hola! :wave

Heidenau K60 Scout is the way to go. The tire in the picture now has 9,325 miles on it and still looking good but the tread is starting to flatten as I've been on pavement for a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 97,219
Views: 18,401,053
Posted By Jammin
Never fight the bead!! :deal 15" irons FTW

Never fight the bead!! :deal
15" irons FTW
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 97,219
Views: 18,401,053
Posted By Jammin
When I had standard springs in my clutch, it was...

When I had standard springs in my clutch, it was easy two finger clutching but it would come down and touch the armor on my pinky and ring, so I just sawed off the end of the lever :1drink You can...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 97,219
Views: 18,401,053
Posted By Jammin
Yup, offering tours now in Peru, Kenya, South...

Yup, offering tours now in Peru, Kenya, South Africa and India. Trying to make a living out of this :wink: I've been in touch with Adam but he's flying in and out. I've almost got a tour signed up...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 97,219
Views: 18,401,053
Posted By Jammin
Bike Crutch is the best tool to lift either the...

Bike Crutch is the best tool to lift either the rear or front wheel off the ground. Inspired from this DualSportBC.com thread...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 97,219
Views: 18,401,053
Posted By Jammin
Howdy DR brethren, Just chiming in with a...

Howdy DR brethren,

Just chiming in with a long term report.

sanDRina's rear tire has been suffering a slow leak for the past few months, here in New Delhi, and I finally swapped out the inner...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
I'm getting ready for 'Jay and the Art of...

I'm getting ready for 'Jay and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' at the second annual Motorcycle Travellers Meet - India next weekend near Bangalore :D

sanDRina's rear tire has been suffering a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2014, 07:54 PM
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Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Press: Interview with Rediff.com

28 February 2014

Here's an interview I did with Rediff.com, the oldest and one of the largest news portals in India.

An excerpt: "What would you consider the best moment of this marathon trip?...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2014, 07:51 PM
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Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
So very true. Brazil as a whole is such a...

So very true. Brazil as a whole is such a beautiful country, the people, the steaks, the beach, the weather, mmm, oh yeah and the women :wink:


thanks, mate! I'll be coming to Bangalore in early...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Talking Launching... Jammin Global Adventure Travel

So, here it is, the next phase... I'm launching >> Jammin Global Adventure Travel

It's guided motorcycle trips in India, Peru, Kenya and South Africa. I've redesigned my website and it has all the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Cool2 I've been working away on a new project and...

I've been working away on a new project and getting close to launching... here's a teaser :wink:

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Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
3 February 2014 Here's some press on my trip...

3 February 2014

Here's some press on my trip in today's Times of India, Chennai edition. Gave this interview at India Bike Week and it mentions my first overland motorcycle trip, Chicago to...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Yes, what a pleasure to ride with him. He's so...

Yes, what a pleasure to ride with him. He's so humble and simple and can still ride crazy roads at 82! :wink:


IBW was good. Yes, there's a big harley presence but they're trying to get more...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Ted Simon and a Harley

January 28, 2014

This sums up Ted Simon's view of Harleys.

On the Helmet Stories 'Ride with the Legends' from Bombay to Goa for India Bike Week, Harley-Davidson, being a major sponsor of the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Cool2 Test Riding the new Royal Enfield Continental GT

24 January 2014

On the ride to India Bike Week from Bombay to Goa, I got to test ride Royal Enfield's new Continetal GT. And I have to say, I'm really impressed. All other Enfields are nice bikes...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Thanks, John. Good to know you guys are still...

Thanks, John. Good to know you guys are still with me. This thread is slow but you know me, I'm in it for the long haul :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Talking Riding on Royal Enfields with Ted Simon to Goa for India Bike Week

22 January 2014

Riding a ferry with Ted Simon across a channel to Goa for India Bike Week. It's been an excellent ride on Royal Enfield Bullets down from Bombay along the coast with the Helmet...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2014, 10:38 AM
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Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Cool2 Published: Be Minimalist

January 7, 2014

Here's an idea for a resolution: Be Minimalist.

Live Mint, a WSJ affiliated newspaper in India, asked me to write a piece on this for their New Years Issue. If you want to try...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 97,219
Views: 18,401,053
Posted By Jammin
Phil, that looks like a damn fine ride you got...

Phil, that looks like a damn fine ride you got coming up. Regarding bike choice, I'd say go with the DR! but maybe no need to strip down the engine.

I recently finished up a 3+ year ride on my 98...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
http://jammin.smugmug.com/Africa/12-12-04-Mozambiq...

http://jammin.smugmug.com/Africa/12-12-04-Mozambique/i-hDMDhmS/0/L/Mozambique_2365-L.jpg
Riveting the master link. I love proper tools. I've been lugging this Motion Pro Chain Breaker and Riveting...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Mozambique, Part 6: From the Coast through Beira...

Mozambique, Part 6: From the Coast through Beira to the Border
December 16 - 21, 2012

The last day of riding the coastal roads of northern Mozambique with Rob, a South African rider who I met a...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Talking Happy New Year ADVers! Who's planning some big...

Happy New Year ADVers!
Who's planning some big rides this year??

I'm looking forward to India Bike Week coming up 17/18 Jan in Goa. It's a huge bike festival, only in its second year and they're...
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Happy Christmas and a Merry Holiday! Here's a...

Happy Christmas and a Merry Holiday!
Here's a prayer from the top of the world at Khardung La.

http://jammin.smugmug.com/photos/i-fQZ8TkP/0/L/i-fQZ8TkP-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Chanderjeet, good to meet up buddy :freaky and...

Chanderjeet, good to meet up buddy :freaky and thanks for helping out with the shoot! There's some pretty countryside out there... in between all the rubble trucks :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Cool2 2014 Himalayan Calendar

Launching my 2014 calendar!

In India, get it via PayU Paisa at http://bit.ly/cal14in and for all other countries, it's via PayPal at

http://store.JamminGlobal.com

Price in India, including...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 618,897
Posted By Jammin
Question I'm thinking of making a wall calendar with...

I'm thinking of making a wall calendar with inspirational travel quotes splashed across the Himalayas of Ladakh. Who'd be interested in one? :wink:

Probably Rs 500 shipped in India and looking at...
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