The Jaipur meet turned out to be the most surprising meet of #roadTripUnited after the Ahmedabad meet as despite being a Wednesday, more than 150 bikers came together to celebrate the spirit of biking and brotherhood. We were not really expecting such a big turnout of bikers here that too in the evening on a working … Continue reading "Jaipur: The Surprising Meet of #roadTripUnited"
The Ahmedabad meet of the #roadTripUnited was going to be our last big meet on a weekend and we all were very excited about it. But just a couple of days before the meet, we lost a fellow biker from Ahmedabad, Moin Shaikh, in a tragic road accident. Moin was riding with his biking friends on … Continue reading "Ahmedabad: Dedicated to Moin Shaikh #roadTripUnited"
The Vadodara meet was going to be the second meet in Gujarat for #roadTripUnited. We arrived in Vadodara 3-4 days in advance, so it gave all of us a much-needed break to reenergize ourselves for the remaining days of the trip as well as to catch up with some pending work. And our hotel in … Continue reading "Vadodara: Second Meet in Gujarat for #roadTripUnited"
Mumbai to Surat is not a great distance and we left from Maximum City for the Diamond City taking our own sweet time. Enroute we had a quick break with the boys of Boisar before heading onward to Surat. Before we entered Surat we were met and escorted to our hotel by the wonderful and very helpful … Continue reading "Surat after dark at #roadTripUnited"
Mumbai, the city of dreams and Pune, the automobile hub was our next meet. And boy was this going to be a big one. Motorcyclists from both the cities rode down together to Lonavala for one mega G2G! From Goa, the #roadTripUnited crew rode via the scenic and serpentine ghat roads of Maharashtra to Pune. Enroute we … Continue reading "The Mega Mumbai – Pune Meet of #roadTripUnited"
From the coastal city of Mangalore, the #roadTripUnited crew moved to the coastal state of Goa. And it turned out to be a lovely ride hugging the seashore with some gorgeous vistas. In Goa, we stayed in Treebo Sea Coin, Colva, a stone’s throw from the beach. We had a pleasant surprise there with some … Continue reading "#roadTripUnited in Goa, the Party state!"
We were heading to Mangalore after a fair few years and we’re excited to be going there again. The last time we were in this pretty coastal town was during the #thankYouRide and had fond memories of the impromptu G2G we had. On this occasion though we had planned a meet with the motorcyclists of … Continue reading "Mangalore: The Coastal Run of #roadTripUnited"
We had the Kerala G2Gs back to back. Saturday was Trivandrum and we immediately left for Kochi for a meet on Sunday. In Kochi we did a proper long ride with the bikers of the city as we rode 40 km out of town to Tokico Cafe from the starting point near Lulu Mall. It … Continue reading "Kochi: The Long Ride at #roadTripUnited"
Kanyakumari, the southernmost point of mainland India is where the cavalcade took a U-Turn, from there it was up, up and away! The first stop as we headed north was the lovely city of Trivandrum. The roads from Coimbatore to Kanyakumari isn’t the 4-lane bliss that we have come to expect on the Golden Quadrilateral, … Continue reading "Post the U-Turn: Trivandrum at #roadTripUnited"
An oft repeated motorcycling phrase is ‘when was the last time you did something for the first time?’. On the #roadTripUnited project we did something for the first time. We rode down to Coimbatore to meet the bikers of the city. The xBhp Coimbatore chapter is really strong, and during the Interstate get together, … Continue reading "Coimbatore, The First! @ #roadTripUnited"