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Forum: The Garage 06-23-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,263
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Judging by the replies,I think my 17" tube is...

Judging by the replies,I think my 17" tube is staying there for a long time.
Forum: The Garage 06-20-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,263
Posted By Blizzard Beast
17" tube in an 18" tire.

I had a flat today,rode with it to the nearest puncture repair shop.The tube had ruptured at 3-4 sites.The repair guy advised me to replace the tube but he didn't have one in 18"( stock size for my...
Forum: Asia Pacific 06-07-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,572
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Great!!! Hope you're having a good time over...

Great!!! Hope you're having a good time over here,though the tourist season is at its peak right now,its too crowded.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-27-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,588
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Thank you.It feels great to be able to share...

Thank you.It feels great to be able to share pictures from my country with you all.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-24-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,588
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Wicked Thanks Guys.. Thank you OneOff. I am...

Thanks Guys..



Thank you OneOff.
I am not a professional photographer,not even close..
The pics were taken with a Panasonic Lumix Fz 35( a point and shoot superzoom cam) and have gone though...
Forum: Asia Pacific 05-24-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,572
Posted By Blizzard Beast
By renting a bike from Delhi,you can then head to...

By renting a bike from Delhi,you can then head to Leh via Manali and come back the other way via Srinagar or vice versa. If you rent from Manali,you'd have to come back the same way.I don't have any...
Forum: Asia Pacific 05-23-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,572
Posted By Blizzard Beast
It might sound absurd but AFAIK there is no bike...

It might sound absurd but AFAIK there is no bike rental shop here in Shimla,so you won't find a rental company willing to rent you a bike in Manali and taking it back in Shimla.However,you can try to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-23-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,588
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Here's the last set of pictures: ...

Here's the last set of pictures:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3129/5732334600_e215b5169c.jpg



http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2436/5731786769_6758fca319_z.jpg

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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-22-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,588
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Thanks PinkPillion Yeah it is a new...

Thanks PinkPillion



Yeah it is a new generation enfield..the Classic 500 or C5( In the USA)..Got it in 2009 and its been largely trouble free so far unlike its predecessors..i am afraid I don't...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-21-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,404
Posted By Blizzard Beast
:thumb Inviting roads and lovely views.Thanks for...

:thumb Inviting roads and lovely views.Thanks for Sharing.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-21-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,588
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Thanks.. I don't see other riders that...

Thanks..

I don't see other riders that often but I do know that there are a few others out there who ride to these places. However I find lots of local people on their small displacement ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-21-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,588
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Thank you all,it was a great ride indeed and it...

Thank you all,it was a great ride indeed and it feels nice to be able to share it with the world through this great forum.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-21-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,588
Posted By Blizzard Beast
A hydro-electric project is coming up near that...

A hydro-electric project is coming up near that place.May be those buildings are the offices/residences of those working on it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-21-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,588
Posted By Blizzard Beast
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2617/5732330576_114...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2617/5732330576_1140e7b13d_z.jpg


http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3193/5731782781_7a9434e16e_z.jpg

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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-20-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,588
Posted By Blizzard Beast
I am glad you all liked it. A few more: ...

I am glad you all liked it.

A few more:




http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5269/5732326628_e01dcd0ab8_z.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-19-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,588
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Thanks everyone.Here's the next set: ...

Thanks everyone.Here's the next set:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3591/5732326236_09f0360273_z.jpg

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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,588
Posted By Blizzard Beast
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2332/5731772525_508...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2332/5731772525_508b31cfea_z.jpg

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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,588
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Solo Ride to a village in THE HIMALAYAS: A Photologue

Last week I rode from my hometown of Shimla,Himachal Pradesh,India to a little village called "Kullu Sarahan" 180 kilometers away.Here are a few photographs from the trip:...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,634
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Day 4 : The Return Journey:

It was raining in the morning:
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5106/5672224453_d95ab5b65d_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/53689904@N06/5672224453/)


Everyone stops at this temple by the road...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 29,115
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Awesome start...:clap I want more...

Awesome start...:clap

I want more...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,634
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Day 3 : To Manali Contd....

Finally,it was time to head to Manali.But we decided to put our luggage at some place before Manali so that we could roam around town without having to worry about it..

10km before Manali was The...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-06-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,634
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Next up was The Nicholas Roerich art gallery,just...

Next up was The Nicholas Roerich art gallery,just a few Km from the castle..

His Car:
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5227/5672215467_617d2ff84f_z.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-05-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,634
Posted By Blizzard Beast
We then made a stop at the Naggar Castle,built by...

We then made a stop at the Naggar Castle,built by Raja Sidh Singh of Kullu around 1460 A.D. out of huge stones and wood.

It has now been handed over to the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-03-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,634
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Next Stop,The Dagpo Monastery at Kais: ...

Next Stop,The Dagpo Monastery at Kais:
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5101/5672212333_5a1736a4ec_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/53689904@N06/5672212333/)
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Monks:...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-30-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,634
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Day 3: To Manali

There was still a bit of distance to cover before we reached the Highway again.

Makeshift road across the river:
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5224/5672204949_1c2bb94027_z.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-29-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,634
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Hmmmm.....The pace where I live,Shimla is 2200 m...

Hmmmm.....The pace where I live,Shimla is 2200 m above sea level,the Jalori pass - 3120 m....The rest of the places we covered on day two must have been around 1500m.
Next day we headed to Manali -...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-29-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,634
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Day 2: The Tirthan Valley Contd...

After lunch,we decided to have some fun around the river:
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5268/5663938276_0fde44b054_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/53689904@N06/5663938276/)

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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-28-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,634
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Day 2: The Tirthan Valley Contd...

We rode through beautiful countryside:
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5268/5663375209_9e6fe934a5_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/53689904@N06/5663375209/)

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Forum: Asia Pacific 04-27-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 950
Posted By Blizzard Beast
I have never been into this area,so I don't have...

I have never been into this area,so I don't have first hand knowledge to answer your questions.However I'd recommend this forum,it should answer most of your questions.Go through some of the articles...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-27-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,634
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Day 2: The Tirthan Valley Contd...

We stopped at this place we had read about for breakfast.

The Shringi Vatika:
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5221/5657394992_b48c8f3faa_z.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,634
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Yes we do have Trout.In fact the Tirthan valley...

Yes we do have Trout.In fact the Tirthan valley is one of the areas with trout abundance in the state of Himachal Pradesh and angling is being encouraged by the authorities in this area.
Forum: Asia Pacific 04-26-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,517
Posted By Blizzard Beast
:lol3 Good Luck.....

:lol3 Good Luck.....
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-25-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,634
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Day 2: The Tirthan Valley

The first thing I did in the morning was to go check the bike and...

..there was a layer of frost over it:
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5223/5651384769_88a2e1c36a_z.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-24-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,634
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Thank you all for the appreciation,day 2 will be...

Thank you all for the appreciation,day 2 will be put up soon..
Forum: Asia Pacific 04-24-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,517
Posted By Blizzard Beast
I'd love too,but not sure if I can...do let me...

I'd love too,but not sure if I can...do let me know your itinerary though.I'll see if I can join you at some point.
Forum: Trip Planning 04-23-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,098
Posted By Blizzard Beast
In certain rural areas of India,people still use...

In certain rural areas of India,people still use ash to clean their dishes.
Might be a good idea to use the ash from the fire set up while camping.:ear
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-23-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,634
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Day 1 Contd...

Finally,we were at Shoja, the place had a couple of shops and a few rest houses.A resident guided us to a nearby rest house....

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5102/5641636899_2b3166b80b_z.jpg...
Forum: Asia Pacific 04-22-2011, 03:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,517
Posted By Blizzard Beast
Spiti would be the closest to the type of ride...

Spiti would be the closest to the type of ride that Leh offers.What you can do is,start from Delhi,head to Manali,ride on the road to Rohtang(till allowed) ,then turn back from there and head towards...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-21-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,638,502
Posted By Blizzard Beast
It worked,thanks.:lol3

It worked,thanks.:lol3
Forum: Asia Pacific 04-21-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,517
Posted By Blizzard Beast
You are too early,the Manali-Leh Highway is still...

You are too early,the Manali-Leh Highway is still closed.There's been recent snowfall in that region.I was there 3 weeks back and vehicles were not going even till The Rohtang Pass.

Here's a...
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