Looking for a budget backpack for your first trek? Forclaz 70 from Decathlon is a sturdy backpack and delivers excellent value for the money you pay for it.Leave a Comment
On long railway journeys, unscheduled airport waits or on road rambles when the eye cannot decipher forms any more as the outdoors is slowly swathed in the patina of growing shadows, I turn to the book I’m currently reading.
The Kindle on an Indian Railways journey is the perfect “timepass”. Kindle reckons this book will last me 21 hours, which is perfect for a Delhi – Mumbai train
If you’ve read about my biggest dilemma (Drop that book and get a Kindle?), you’d know that I struggled with the thought of using an e-reader. And though Bharat has taken to his Kindle and it makes it to his 5 gadgets that are always in his backpack, I was still stuck between nostalgia and a package promising complete practicality.Leave a Comment
Part 1 of FAQs from the 100 Beach Ride.One Comment
There’s a 10 tonne gorilla in the room here at inditramp HQ. Read on as Sherpa Soul wrestles with this weighty issue and comes out unfazed with the truth and nothing but the truth…
Recently, I was asked a question
Why are foreign made bicycles more expensive than Indian-made cycles and why one should I buy them?
I thought it would be ideal to pen down a response to this question for posterity and because there are many assumptions that are at play here. In this post, I’ve compiled the general assumptions and assertions and provided my opinion, with links to international testing, published research wherever possible.Leave a Comment
Sure if a custom bicycle gives you more pleasure than what you are riding today then, by all means, go get one. But if a used, inexpensive bicycle that you picked up at Cyclop brings an equally big smile to your face – that’s good too.5 Comments
Genetics, eating habits, sedentary lifestyle, poor quality air, water and food. A huge number of predominantly urban Indian children are overweight going on obese. Is this the new generation of children we parents would like to rear?Leave a Comment
Final instalment of our travelogue. I am in Goa and missing Konkan already. This and the bittersweet symphony of a long ride ending. Here’s to everything that makes bikepacking on a fatbike so great. Thank you, India!4 Comments
“Oh my I’m a restless guyGot a home everywhere I goI’m-a trouble on the runHeartbreakin’ son of a gunOh yeah I’m a rambunctious boy” —…Leave a Comment
Allow me to let you on to a secret. “The most beautiful beach on the Konkan coast is…”. Read on to find outOne Comment