Don’t drink and ride, man


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So I recently attended the HRR festival in Mumbai, and it was an absolute blast. The fact that I’m a huge metalhead and got to watch one of the four pillars of the thrash metal genre in Megadeth, live, with my very own eyes, was pinch-yourself-because-you-must-be-sleeping surreal. [Read more…]


The spark that ignited the flame


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Honda’s Activa has been taking the Indian scooter market to the cleaners for a while now, and the latest results for the financial year 2014-15 are no different, with the scooter hitting a massive one crore units sold. It owes all this success to another Honda though. [Read more…]


Hero live up to their moniker, at least off the field


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This might seem a little off-topic, so for those who can’t take your blinkers off (or lift your visor up) leave now or forever hold your peace. Anyway, disclaimer out of the way lets crack on. I want to talk about the Indian football scene today, and Hero’s role in it [Read more…]


Unleash the wrath of the gods, for there is no hope


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Every day, on my way to Bike India HQ, I am compelled to cross a signal. This in itself isn’t a problem. It is mildly annoying – I’m not some weird, twisted signal-lover of some sort, but it isn’t a big deal. [Read more…]


Video games don’t make you violent, not playing them does


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Ever since I was a young kid, I have loved videos games. And in a twist of fate that would prove prophetic, racing games were (and still are) one of my top go-to gaming genres. [Read more…]