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The Story Behind The Design: The Italian Superbike

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The Story Behind The Design: The Italian Superbike

Before I narrate my story about Ducati, I should confess. My heart is with the Honda CBR Fireblade series. Like most kids from the 80s and 90s, I had a poster of a Fireblade on my wall and so, obviously, it is my childhood emotional bond. Today, I ride a Honda and a BMW but let’s just say that I love motorcycles. For sure I appreciate Ducati for the aggressive yet elegant stance. Today, kids of all ages drool over a Panigale and cheer for Andrea Dovizioso. And in India, a few are fortunate to own it while many are...

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IPL - Looking at the 'Glamour'

IPL - Looking at the 'Glamour'

Few years ago, my wife was surprised to see me watch an Indian Premiere League (IPL) cricket match. She stopped to see if I was checking out the cheerleaders or if I suddenly found interest in cricket. Looking at that priceless face, I said,...

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The Original Superbike - RD 350 Rider's T-shirt - story behind the design.

The Original Superbike - RD 350 Rider's T-shirt - story behind the design.

The RD 350 is still great fun today!

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Classic Bikes - story behind the design

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Classic Bikes - story behind the design

When you are the ‘70s born, growing up in the ‘80s and ‘90s was a lot of fun. It was the world of macho men: men went to a barber’s shop and not a beauty salon. Rocky, Rambo, and Die Hard were awesome. And telephones were fixed on a wall or a table. We didn’t have a million marathon runners. And motorsports, in general, was a lot cooler. The motorcycles were very unruly and in the smell of all things unpleasant, garages built fast motorcycles.In the late ‘80s, I had moved to a boarding school in Chennai. My social life...

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Men and Mental Health

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Men and Mental Health

Statistics show that in India, one in every five women is battling a mental health condition. The same statistics also reveal that one in every 10 men is battling mental health issues, but these are not given the priority they deserve.

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