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
A write up of the bike trip from Ajmer to Jodhpur, final destination being Jaisalmer.
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
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
A write up to thank people who helped me out when things got tough, during my bike trip through Rajasthan.
After upgrading my old faithful MTB by re-balling the rear axle with professional grade ball bearings, I was looking at the next level of long distance bike touring. The plan ? -- To crack the 2000 km. mark. The good news is that I made it to approx. 2300 km. and would have crossed the … Continue reading My Grand Tour
Bit of info on Orchha town, it's historical structures.