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  • Sandakphu in a Scorpio!

    For the start, this was a long weekend, around the Republic day of India, 26th January 2015. Somehow, both my daughter and me, had been harbouring a wish to visit Darjeeling, again, right from around…
  • Curse of the Taxi Badge

    Need to totally destroy the aspirational value of a car? Introduce it in the commercial (taxi) segment. In a perception-driven market such as India, where flops remain flops irrespective of multiple…
  • Airbags: All you need to know

    India has a poor record and reputation when compared to developed nations in the west when it comes to road fatalities. Hence, it is time and with a reason that we practice safe driving and opt for…
  • My Alfa Romeo Story

    For me, it is not the fastest car nor does it have big numbers to brag, not very showy, not too comfortable and certainly not all that reliable; but after a dull day in office, I start her up and…
  • The Apple Electric Car?

    Was going through a design blog "Core77" today. Apart from the usual news of a new table design by a renowned designer to a design exhibition in some part of the world was the mention of a rumor about…
  • Making Handle Bar Risers

    Ninja 300 is an excellent machine. But in city traffic or in any stop and go condition, the forward stance puts a weight on palms. I have often felt that if the bar would be somewhat closer to the…
  • Pics: Air Force Show, Bangalore

    Yesterday I have been to the show and returned back by noon. Next time, I'll never go on a weekend, that too on the last day i.e Sunday. We were lucky to have returned by noon, otherwise we would…
  • Pics: India Bike Week, Goa

    Look over the past decade and you will realize how much the Indian automotive scene has revolutionized. This revolution has been well pronounced with the biker culture, which has lifted off like never…
  • Team-BHP Meet @ Mamallapuram

    The unfortunate bang happened near Sriperumbudur. An untended cow suddenly crossed the highway in the path of a speeding Ritz, which slammed brakes and cow. Nikhil who was following, rear ended…
  • Bullet: Cylinder Replacement?

    I had a piston seizure on my Std 350 '73 model running a 40 oversize bore. There was a loud rattling noise and upon dismantling the cylinder I could see fine lines all along the bore and 3 groups…
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