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A Red Bike for the Red Planet: Mission Istanbul

May 29, 2012
A Red Bike for the Red Planet: Mission Istanbul

As fate would have it, I ended up getting a Ducati Red MultiStrada. For any motorcycle freak on this planet, there is no color called RED, it is always Ducati Red. I arrived by flight from Dubai to Istanbul yesterday flying over the forbidden land of Iran. I was sad and happy at the...

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The Mission Will continue!

May 27, 2012
The Mission Will continue!

The Mission must be completed!  For those who came in late: I am on a ride from Dubai to Misano, Italy on a Ducati Multistrada for the World Ducati Week 2012. I have to reach there on 22nd June, not later. As I started from Dubai and tried to load the MTS on the...

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Thou Shall Not Pass: Stuck in Dubai: “You CANNOT Travel to Iran!”

May 25, 2012
Thou Shall Not Pass: Stuck in Dubai: “You CANNOT Travel to Iran!”

Here is my host in Dubai – Vivek Sathish, a mallu, a South India and an avid motorcyclist. He was also a long time member on xBhp by the handle : CBR954RR. Obviously he owned and rode the same bike. He has been settled in Dubai forever and knows it and the motorcycling c...

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The Second Day : Hello, Mr.Largest!

May 23, 2012
The Second Day : Hello, Mr.Largest!

The Largest Mosque, the largest roller coaster, the largest largest. And yes the largest Ducati showroom and facility in the world. All in Abu Dabhi and the nearby Emirates. I have come to love the way the Sheikhs think, of how this country thinks. Yesterday I was subjected to the magnificent road and construction...

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Shifting Sands: Day 4 Preview

May 22, 2012
Shifting Sands: Day 4 Preview

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The First Day: Hello Mr.MultiStrada: Time to Stretch Your Legs!

May 21, 2012
The First Day: Hello Mr.MultiStrada: Time to Stretch Your Legs!

It was  a roadblock, but thankfully the skies were still relatively ‘unclaimed’ and my plane from New Delhi flew to it’s relatively short destination of Dubai.   I have been around, various countries, but somehow Dubai had only been a transitory destination at best. I did not have the privilege to see the Sheikhs...

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