1948 supercharged vincent black lightning at the Bonneville salt flats.

1948 supercharged vincent black lightning at the Bonneville salt flats.
Roland "Rollie" Free at 150mph on his record breaking run.

161.8kmph(100mph)!!

Monster dog parked on the highway on test run no 1

taking a break

removing the cover

Drag bike??

engine complete!

Khardung la one of the world's highest motorable passes.

Khardung la one of the world's highest motorable passes.

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

motorcycle ride around and over the greatest mountain range on earth.

Juleh!!
Work on monster dog is suspended for the next few months, too many work commitments.

Plus we are in the process of preparing for our annual motorcycle ride to Ladakh the roof of India.

Four friends Two royal enfield 535cc motorcycles and one army spec mahindra 550, leave behind our routine life for our annual "get out onto the road" trip for 20 days from the 30th of may 2009.

Ride start :

30th of may delhi.
31st chandigarh to manali
1st of june manali
2nd manali to malana and hopefully kheerganga.
3rd manali
the main ride starts now( manali to leh)
4th manali to jispa
5th jispa to pang
6th pang to tso mori lake
7th tso mori
8th tso mori to leh via mahe bridge and chumthang
9th leh
10th
11th
12th
13th
14th
15th
16th
17th
18th
19th leave leh via air

1oth to the 18th are open for discussion in leh but khardungla , marsimek la, nubra valley and the various monasteries around leh are on the cards.

Juleh!!

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Alluminium block.

Alluminium block.
Block being bored out to size.

Alluminium block.

Alluminium block.
The final honing process.

the finished right shift gearbox

Right shift conversion

Right shift conversion
the standard 5 speed