My raid de Himalaya endeavour with a stock motorcycle

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  1. Gaurav Chopra

    Gaurav Chopra zestbiker-if there is a SPIRIT,I ride it

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    The jams on the Jammu- Srinagar are pathetic to say the least-real torture for both men and machines
     
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    replacement of clutch plate at ramban .

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    Clutch plates gave up so soon.. Strange.
     
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    +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.
     
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    than the clutch plate must be faulty because i rarely use half clutch
     
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    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

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    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 .

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    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

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    next day around 8 am i left for leh .except zozila stretch road is in very good condition

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    road to leh,just before drass
     
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