Discussion in 'Travelogues from North India' started by flaxman12, Oct 31, 2018.
The jams on the Jammu- Srinagar are pathetic to say the least-real torture for both men and machines
replacement of clutch plate at ramban .
Clutch plates gave up so soon.. Strange.
+1 to that, even accelerating in wrong gear shouldn't have burnt the plates so soon, unless the bike was stuck somewhere and half clutching was being done.
than the clutch plate must be faulty because i rarely use half clutch
next day in morning i left for srinagar near banihal a screw driver got stuck into rear Tyre and damaged that badly .tubeless Tyre was damaged and mechanic advised me to use a tube because puncture was wide .i wanted to buy a new tyre in srinagar ,but could not get the size and in leh also i could not get the new tyre [off road-130-17-70]so i was forced to ride with tube tyre and and later it proved devastated for my raid dream. because 2 punctures during rally
i was very much disappointed by all these mechanical problems . around 4 pm i left banihal and reached shrinagar after a 3 hour ride .my senior friend and hostel mate[jnu] dr .parvej ahmed khan [professor-urdu-central university of kashmir]was waiting for me. i searched a offroad tyre with him in shrinagar city but could nor get one .
that night i also visited cafe motorcyclist ,situated on the bank of dal lake ,this is special motorcyclist cafe run by my jnu times friend mustak shah ,who is a local shrinagar resident ,he himself is a motorcyclist and planning to start a motorcycle helpline service for motorcyclist on shrinagar to leh route
next day around 8 am i left for leh .except zozila stretch road is in very good condition
road to leh,just before drass
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