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  • Exploring Kashmir in our Compass

    Travelling with a senior citizen and a six year old child comes with its own challenges, opportunities and rules. Here are our ground rules for road trips: No driving at night. At best we can start…
  • Pics: The Virtus in micro-detail

    A few observations on my first day of ownership with the Virtus. Do note that this is the 1.0 litre highline variant. The show stopper here are the tail lights. Beautifully designed and really adds…
  • Visiting M&M's SUV proving track

    After the tour, we had a short presentation about 4x4 basics before we started the off-road track experience. It is a well-designed obstacle course testing almost every capability of the new Thar.…
  • Concluded my 4-month bike search

    Mile muncher. Even before 1st service could cruise above 100 (the main reason I sold Himalayan). No fuss. Loads of reserve power at even 110. Suspension is great. It take potholes and bad roads quite…
  • Ola MoveOS 2.0 observations

    ECO mode in MoveOS 2.0 is the same as in 1.0.x in terms of acceleration. We just got an option to trigger it manually in 2.0. Initial acceleration till 20kmph is pathetic. Even an old chetak with…
  • Impatience causes accidents

    A clear example of how ego and impatience cause accident. Caught on my dashcam in Electronics City, Bangalore.
  • Ola ends 8 month old used car biz

    According to Ola, the company has reassessed its priorities and decided to shut down Ola Cars and quick commerce arm Ola Dash. The infrastructure, technology and capabilities will now be repurposed…
  • Weightloss thread, 1192 days later

    Happy to share that the journey continues - on and on and on. Today is the 1192nd continuous day of the documented journey. As mentioned earlier, although the effort had started in Feb 2019, it took…
  • VW Virtus vs Slavia vs City

    Tough to choose between the Virtus & Slavia. I personally prefer the styling of the Virtus GT-Line (although Slavia is handsome too) and it would hence be my choice. The Honda City CVT is a close…
  • Sold my Kawasaki Versys 650

    May be the writing was on the wall since long, but I was just not acknowledging it. But after 6 more months of denial - I have finally decided to take a temporary break from biking. Rode the Versys…
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