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The Motorcycle God

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Motorcycles have a grand following. Harley has its great worldwide fans.But seriously...not fan enough to have a shrine ! Well - On the Jodhpur highway, a few km from Pali there is - A shrine to the Bullet Baba!People offer prayers to the bike and its late owner Om Singh.
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Details can be had in the following links below.

http://sify.com/news/rev-up-those-prayers-at-bullet-baba-s-shrine-feature-news-national-kjikEcjgcba.html

Art and Royal Enfield milkman bike

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Creation of Art is many times influenced by things around. Subodh Gupta , a renowned New Delhi based artist has made a art form of the Bullet in chrome n brass.He has rightly identified the iconic status of the Royal Enfield in India and turned it into a class art work.

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A Bullet is for ever- Lets hope we get to see more art on the Royal Enfield Bullet!

BT

Enfield view of the road

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Motorbiking has not been too much regular these days ... some other things take priority! Some snaps from the weekend ride.I tried to get some sunshine on chrome.

Personification of an enfield. Imagine the enfield bike on the road- > What it sees on an Indian road -
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As thumping increases ... Oho a bus on the road..must overtake - here we go touching speedo 30 ! Oops a dog crosses the road - Brakes !Touch 0. ( Thought: Dog marathon on da road?)

Proceed...aha finally nearing 35 speedo- flying family wth kids crossing the road. Brakes again.Touch 0. (Thought:Can't ya stay@home)

Proceed ..speedo 10. Jam jam here comes tha man - Da policeman halting a jap crap rider for breaking the rulez.Touch 0.(Thought:Y not some other place. some other time)

Proceed. Speedo touching 40 ..yay ! Brakes. Stupid people crossing the road.||||| No zeBRA crossing... Brakes. Touch 0.(Thought:Do u guys need a bra !)

Proceed. Sluggish trafic. 20-30 speedo. 1st gear-2nd gear. Speed up again touch 40 -Brakkkke…