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The Unmistakable Beat

A couple of years ago, I had a morning drill everyday:

    Take Kerrigan off her stand and straddle her, hold the decompression switch. Press the kick just till you feel the piston reaching the Top Dead Center, hold the position. Let go of the decompression switch, lift the choke-valve, let go the accelerator, and very gently push the kick all the way down. Then, sweet music – the unmistakable “Thump-Thump-Thump-Thump”.

Over the past four years, we got another two-wheeler, and then a car. In short, I wasn’t riding Kerrigan everyday. With the onset of the last monsoon, she just stood frozen in the parking lot, naked to the elements; but no more.

Today I had some people take her away for an overhaul. They’ve promised to set her right in another 4 days time – there’s a few things wrong with her internals.

I just can’t wait to start the morning drills again.

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  1. NSN1977
    January 16, 2009 at 11:46 PM

    Regular reader of your blog..well i also wanted to do MBA.but shelfed it for time being..as time is not just right for that..but hopefully sometime in my mid 30’s i would write GMAT and do ISB mBA. Anyway keep writing its good to read, pls share more on your passions as well

  2. Prashant
    January 18, 2009 at 11:07 PM

    Hey good to know that you enjoy my blog… ATB for your plans!

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