Modification wish list for KTM Duke 390- Part 2: The windshield

Been long since my I posted on the modification wish list. As mentioned before regarding the windshield, I’ve changed it with additional enforcement, let’s get started. Yes, this is the windshield of Bajaj Pulsar 200 AS which I managed to purchase after half hour of pursuing the in-charge at the Bajaj services centre. During that…

Modification wish list for KTM Duke 390- Part 1

The bike has crossed 12,000 kilometers (km) till now and I have been having tremendous amount of fun. The screaming wind blowing on the highway with eyes watering and heart racing speeds, cornering the curves up and down the hills, sliding on the off-roads and throwing dirt. The bike is absolutely fantastic and its worth…

Sore bum and Difficulty in seeing

Recently I did a ride to Belgavi from Pune. It’s a nice ride of approximately 342Km on the NH4 (National Highway 4). These roads I have been traveling since long time. The road has undergone many changes from single lane to double lanes and currently four lanes. The route includes two states, Maharashtra and Karnataka…

Transition from RE to KTM and the unexpected problems

Its been a difficult change from riding my Royal Enfield (RE) Electra 5S to KTM Duke 390 the naked entry level racer bike. My RE was purchased in March 2006, since then I have been tripping on it everywhere. As I used the bike for routine commuting as well as long tours, it had become…