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Forum: Equipment 03-07-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 711,449
Posted By arn
You may find space under the area shown. Usually,...

You may find space under the area shown. Usually, there is plenty of clearance between the forks and the inner part of the side panels (which are usually screwed onto the outer panel, thereby...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 711,449
Posted By arn
You could easily make a rubber boot fitted onto...

You could easily make a rubber boot fitted onto the USB connector which will shroud and protect the socket from rain water dripping into it along the line. It might be just 5V but the water trickling...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 711,449
Posted By arn
Wicked Just a hunch, but I don't think those rubber caps...

Just a hunch, but I don't think those rubber caps fit when there is something plugged into those sockets. What do you think?
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 711,449
Posted By arn
How do you prevent water getting into it if you...

How do you prevent water getting into it if you ride in the rain? :confused
Forum: Asia Pacific 02-03-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By arn
Maybe if you make a tentative "must see" list and...

Maybe if you make a tentative "must see" list and a route plan, we'd be able to help you better and suggest improvements and alternatives.
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,749
Posted By arn
Wicked Missed that!

Hands. Plural.

Either you have very small hands, or........... :eek1
Forum: Asia Pacific 11-18-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By arn
Maybe, once you google these places, you'll have...

Maybe, once you google these places, you'll have a better idea as to how much time you want to spend, and where. That could be the skeleton around which you can plan your itinerary :)
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,749
Posted By arn
Rub shaving cream under your nails and on your...

Rub shaving cream under your nails and on your hands before you start work. :)
Forum: Asia Pacific 11-17-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By arn
Nice captures!

Nice captures!
Forum: Asia Pacific 11-17-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By arn
Temples.... while you can view most of them from...

Temples.... while you can view most of them from the outside, entry within may not be permitted. No big deal as the architecture is outside. Forts and palaces - Rajasthan is your place - and all that...
Forum: Asia Pacific 11-17-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By arn
It's difficult to suggest stuff when we don't...

It's difficult to suggest stuff when we don't know what you like (apart from the Taj). Do you like monuments/old structures? Scenery (if so, what type, mountains, beaches, greenery)? Wildlife?

How...
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 711,449
Posted By arn
Thanks, the mods are surely not aimed at winning...

Thanks, the mods are surely not aimed at winning beauty contests, but to make the machine comfortable enough to sit in for extended periods on the highway, and run in complete safety at night. It's...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By arn
It would work perfectly well but I kept it on as...

It would work perfectly well but I kept it on as there is an attachment on the drip device which fits into a 6mm internal dia tube. This 6mm tube acts as a minor reservoir when you fill the oil. So...
Forum: The Garage 11-08-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 388,829
Posted By arn
Simpler fix: Before screwing the cap back on,...

Simpler fix: Before screwing the cap back on, squeeze the tube such that some of the RTV comes out and as you screw the cap shut, there should be some RTV pushed along the the thread in front of the...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By arn
You feed in 5ml of oil via the syringe dispenser...

You feed in 5ml of oil via the syringe dispenser BEFORE you start a ride. All the oil will pretty much end up on the brush within half an hour. It will be good for about 500 odd km.

While one can...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By arn
Brush type chain oiler

Chain maintenance.

This is a big nuisance while touring, as it has to be done more than once a day if you are covering serious distance, and an especially big nuisance if it’s a modern bike where...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 711,449
Posted By arn
The light mast is an awesome idea! :clap

The light mast is an awesome idea! :clap
Forum: Trip Planning 10-07-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,844
Posted By arn
Best if you attend a first aid camp - you'll get...

Best if you attend a first aid camp - you'll get an idea as to what to carry, and more importantly, how to use it in an emergency.

Yes, and all that should be in a WATERPROOF hard container....
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 711,449
Posted By arn
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y191/ArnobGupta/P...

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y191/ArnobGupta/P1020840R_zpsf5c347fc.jpg (http://s5.photobucket.com/user/ArnobGupta/media/P1020840R_zpsf5c347fc.jpg.html)

The GPS in place.

The two cigarette...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 711,449
Posted By arn
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y191/ArnobGupta/C...

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y191/ArnobGupta/CBR250Rwithtags_zps9cd161ac.jpg (http://s5.photobucket.com/user/ArnobGupta/media/CBR250Rwithtags_zps9cd161ac.jpg.html)


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Forum: Asia Pacific 09-27-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,690
Posted By arn
For really good hotel options, join the fb HVK...

For really good hotel options, join the fb HVK group.

The hotels (for varying budgets) on offer are chosen after getting inputs from people who have stayed there and are members of the group, so...
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-25-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,147
Posted By arn
Hi, any naturally aspirated bike will display a...

Hi, any naturally aspirated bike will display a loss of power at those altitudes as the basic lack of oxygen means that no matter how accurate the fuelling, there is less charge to explode in the...
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-21-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,147
Posted By arn
For those areas you need to carry extra fuel or...

For those areas you need to carry extra fuel or have a larger tank, as the Tandi Leh sector is beyond the range of your tank.

Apart from that there are no fueling related issues. I've just...
Forum: Asia 09-02-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,211
Posted By arn
AFAIK, it's only the use of satellite PHONES that...

AFAIK, it's only the use of satellite PHONES that is illegal in India. You could easily explain your device as an emergency radio beacon cum tracker (definitely allowed) if asked by any official.
Forum: Asia Pacific 08-15-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,690
Posted By arn
You can pre emptively fill tubeless tyres with a...

You can pre emptively fill tubeless tyres with a sealant, and carry the inserts, kit and pump with you in case you need to repair a puncture. I'll check to confirm, but I think the 220 has tubeless...
Forum: Asia Pacific 08-13-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,690
Posted By arn
............else message is too short :huh

............else message is too short :huh
Forum: Asia Pacific 08-09-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,690
Posted By arn
I don't think the KTMs sold here are much good...

I don't think the KTMs sold here are much good for touring - small tanks, no wind protection, VERY firm seat (which is not so much a problem if the road is very smooth....but then it won't be so...
Forum: Asia Pacific 02-25-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By arn
... and a short blast on the horn is just a...

... and a short blast on the horn is just a signal and indicates one's own location for safety reasons (mainly for the benefit of fellow motorists who have better things to while driving than...
Forum: Asia 02-24-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,546
Posted By arn
I did not reply as I had not used this recently,...

I did not reply as I had not used this recently, but more than 3 years back, so my findings may not hold good at present.

3 years back the MMI and Satguide maps had far fewer POIs as compared to...
Forum: Asia 02-11-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,546
Posted By arn
IMO = In My Opinion :) ...

IMO = In My Opinion :)

http://www.mapmyindia.com/
Forum: Asia Pacific 02-11-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,058
Posted By arn
Non O ring poor quality chain therefore needs...

Non O ring poor quality chain therefore needs lube every 200 km, adjustment every 750, clutches that can die in less 10000km, body panels that are guaranteed to break with saddlebags and will...
Forum: Asia 02-07-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,546
Posted By arn
RTO = Road Transport Organization. ...

RTO = Road Transport Organization.

Essentially people who are in charge of making the rules and regulations for traffic in each state. I think financial incentives are given to officials who come...
Forum: Asia Pacific 12-08-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By arn
Whatever is reasonably cheap and DOES NOT BREAK...

Whatever is reasonably cheap and DOES NOT BREAK DOWN regularly, 250 -500cc
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 711,449
Posted By arn
^^ Really neat!

^^ Really neat!
Forum: Asia 07-05-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,989
Posted By arn
Sure, we should be able to meet, as you will be...

Sure, we should be able to meet, as you will be landing in Mumbai, besides I know Andy as well.

Have you visited India before? It may take you some time to come to terms with the traffic. At that...
Forum: Asia 06-30-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,989
Posted By arn
Lots of nice places to see, but do not forget to...

Lots of nice places to see, but do not forget to get your rain gear along. Ex Pune, you'll be just 4-5 hs away from some of the prettiest beaches you've seen (in Maharashtra), and an excursion to Goa...
Forum: Asia 06-03-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,131
Posted By arn
By July the monsoon will have reached north India...

By July the monsoon will have reached north India too. However, it's not the unending sheets of rain that you can experience in the South, and the high mountains have an independent weather system...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6,739
Views: 2,089,885
Posted By arn
What IS that stuff?:ear

What IS that stuff?:ear
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6,739
Views: 2,089,885
Posted By arn
No. This is probably the least reliable...

No. This is probably the least reliable mechanised vehicle in India which greatly increases the probability of having this sort of MISadventure. It robs you of precious holiday time. The last line...
Forum: Asia 05-27-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,131
Posted By arn
Yes, it's got "expensive" if that's the word for...

Yes, it's got "expensive" if that's the word for a $10 hotel room. Most cost more.

Rs 150 and 200 rooms are still let out by villagers and my personal experience at one such place was extremely...
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