Preparing KTM 500 EXC for Raid de Himalaya 2013 motorcycle & car rally


KTM 500 EXC Upgrades


Follow me as I prepare my motorcycle for the Raid de Himalaya. The highest motorcycle rally in the world that will cover over 2000 miles and reaches passes upto 18,300 feet. I will ride a KTM 500 EXC, but have to make a few changes here and there to make sure my changes of completing the event are high.

I plan on explaining each product that I used for this raid, so it can serve as a guide on how to prepare your motorcycle for  a 7 day long motorcycle rally.

So stay tuned and keep reading about  KTM 500 EXC Upgrades for Raid de Himalaya ... 


Preparing for the Raid De Himalaya 2013

My plans for racing in the Raid de Himalaya 2010 didn't quite work out due to a very non-avoidable reason: My only brother in law, decided to tie the knot on Oct 10th, which was the same day as the Raid was flagged off from Pinjore Garden, in India. I couldn't have chosen to go for the raid and miss my brother in law's wedding, but since both the events were not too far from each other, I was able to go and meet all old rally friends, and spectate the first stage of the Raid. It was very exciting. 


Preparing for the Raid De Himalaya 2010

Ready for Raid de Himalaya 2010

Raid-De-Himalaya 99 win 11 years ago, I participated in the Raid de Himalaya 1999. Our team effort was a success and we won the best team prize as most of our team mates won the top 5 positions of the raid.

After a gap of one year, I went back to the raid once again in 2001 with similar results. We won all the top positions of the Raid in various motorcycle categories. I won the 1st prize for my category.

I was prepared to participated in the 2002 Raid de Himalaya but some personal commitments took over