Grand Tour — Reaching Jaisalmer

The final leg to reach the destination Jaisalmer was tough due to several reasons. For starters the bottom bracket ball bearings were not in good shape although Jodhpur cycle shop mechanics had told me otherwise. The next thing was the distance and the desert terrain. Jodhpur -- Pokharan -- Jaisalmer route Starting off early on … Continue reading Grand Tour — Reaching Jaisalmer

Grand Tour — Sawai Madhopur to Ajmer

The next section of the onward route was a mix of everything, smooth four lane national highways to terrible unpaved, rock and dust filled patches and some bike issues. The Sheopur ride through valleys and hills had induced a yaw in the rear portion of the bike. It turned out that the stress of the … Continue reading Grand Tour — Sawai Madhopur to Ajmer

Grand Tour — Kanpur to Ranthambore

Getting into the meat of the grand tour details here, by breaking it down into several parts/blogs; starting with the onward leg, from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh, my residence, to Ranthambore Tiger Sanctuary right next to Sawai Madhopur town in Rajasthan state. Route Map for this section The journey started off on the 7th of … Continue reading Grand Tour — Kanpur to Ranthambore