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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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Never Stop Exploring - story behind the design

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Never Stop Exploring - story behind the design

As I was growing up, I frequently shuttled between Chennai and Tirunelveli. I was lucky enough to be exposed to two different cultures – one: ...

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DB5-007 - story behind the design

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DB5-007 - story behind the design

In an era before the Internet, James Bond movies gave access to two things: chicks and cars. Since this is a family website, let’s stick to the cars!

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Senna: Designed To Win - story behind the design.

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Senna: Designed To Win - story behind the design.

In the mid-80s, I was introduced to the world of Formula 1 racing through the-then, India’s only sports magazine called The Sportstar. India was and is a one-sport, cricket crazy nation. It was natural for the media to cover everything about cricket. But if you were lucky, you would have one page on motorsports. And most often, it was after the championship.

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Fun Begins Where Pavement Ends - story behind the design

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Fun Begins Where Pavement Ends - story behind the design

Of the 30 years that I’ve been riding motorcycles, the last 5 years I’ve been riding a BMW GS R1200. Until this point, my riding experience was pretty much limited to streets and highways. I picked the GS because I wanted a motorcycle that was comfortable to tour across India. I wanted a motorcycle to cruise and surf over potholes and no-roads. As much as I loved the travel documentary, “Long Way Around” by the Hollywood actor, Ewan McGregor and his friend, Charley Boorman, the “GS bug” didn’t bite me until I started riding one.

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