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Old 20th September 2016, 06:53   #196
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2 hidden gems enroute to Tso Moriri, September of 2016...

The last Indian Village (Purga) enroute to Tso Moriri &

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Tso Kyogar, The Emerald Lake

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Himalayan owners: I used the bike for 200 kms within the city no issues till now. One thing I noticed is that the left side handle extension is finished in silver the right side is finished in black. Is that how it is supposed to be?
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One thing I noticed is that the left side handle extension is finished in silver the right side is finished in black. Is that how it is supposed to be?
Lolz. Please take/pull out the black protective rubber from the right side to reveal the silver bar end weight.

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Lolz. Please take/pull out the black protective rubber from the right side to reveal the silver bar end weight.

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Done, I feel so dumb right now. Also I observed that the fuel Guage has a mind of its own and the trip meter is not staying constant at A or B. It automatically goes to F and keeps flashing. Am I missing something?
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Done, I feel so dumb right now. Also I observed that the fuel Guage has a mind of its own and the trip meter is not staying constant at A or B. It automatically goes to F and keeps flashing. Am I missing something?
Yes Viper,

Once the fuel needle reaches red zone in the gauge, Trip F will be displayed though you have selected Trip A or B through console button.
Once you refill and the fuel gauge crosses red zone, Trip A or B will be viewed to you.
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Yes Viper,

Once the fuel needle reaches red zone in the gauge, Trip F will be displayed though you have selected Trip A or B through console button.
Once you refill and the fuel gauge crosses red zone, Trip A or B will be viewed to you.
Thanks Karthik,
Do you think the fuel guage is accurate? sometimes it shows half way when i switch on the ignition, but drops as soon as i start riding. Your experience please?
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Thanks Karthik,
Do you think the fuel guage is accurate? sometimes it shows half way when i switch on the ignition, but drops as soon as i start riding. Your experience please?
I too noticed a sudden drop once it crosses half way mark.
Hope it's the design of the gauge and nothing to remorse.
After the red zone, tank has 5L + 3L reserve fuel as defined in the manual.
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More Plains starts... September of 2016

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And then this is what you get

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The hail visible on the horizon in the above picture is really part snow!

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And you turn your head and you see this

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The feeling is...

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Thanks Karthik,
Do you think the fuel guage is accurate? sometimes it shows half way when i switch on the ignition, but drops as soon as i start riding. Your experience please?
Is the bike leaned over or on the side stand when you switch on the ignition? If so, then that will affect your fuel gauge reading.
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Is the bike leaned over or on the side stand when you switch on the ignition? If so, then that will affect your fuel gauge reading.
Umm not really. That's why I was asking
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Went for a short ride to manchinbele today. Bike felt sure footed and was able to do some mild offloading and the bike performed flawlessly. I was riding standing on the foot pegs and it handled no roads quite well. 400 kms no issues yet. I am a happy man today
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Taken on the banks of manchinbele
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Absolutely lovely pictures dkaile.

Also a great Yoda fan
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Somewhere after Sarchu, Ladakh. September of 2016...

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These are amazing views. How did the himalayan perform?
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