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JBF(Scotland) supports two projects in Delhi; The Informal School, which gives basic education to working children ranging from 5 to 15 years old and The Mobile Cattle Clinic, which provides free veterinary care to some of the thousands of stray and free-roaming cattle on the streets of Delhi. I aim to visit them when in Delhi. Check out their website for further information about their work.

I am appalled by the number of people, especially children under 5, that die of preventable diseases due to lack of safe water or sanitation. WaterAid works in 17 countries providing water, sanitation and hygiene education to some of the world's poorest people. I will visit one of their projects on my journey. Please take a few minutes to look at their website and see the excellent work that they do.

Overland To Egypt. Author Gordon May's next journey was on a 1952 BSA D1 Bantam from the UK to Egypt and back. The website contains details of many improvements and modifications made to the bike in prepartaion for the ride and information on ordering the book, Overland To Egypt.

Overland To Vietnam. The next journey! Gordon will be heading from the UK to Vietnam through Central and South East Asia on his 1941 G3L Matchless. The new website contains details of the route, equipment used and modifications made to the motorcycle.

Royal Enfield Books. Online supplier of books about Royal Enfield, including reprints of some out-of-print titles and books by Gordon May, such as Made In India. There is also a wide range of workshop manuals and hard-to-find spare parts books.

The official Royal Enfield factory website in India and ultimate destination for Gordon

The Royal Enfield UK importer, Watsonian Squire

The US Royal Enfield importer's website.

Hitchcocks Motorcycles. The world's largest supplier of Royal Enfield spares

The Royal Enfield Owners Club. A must for owners and would-be owners alike.

Judith Coyle Copywriting. PR & Editorial. Judith has six years of experience of writing and editing copy for motorcycling-related books, magazines and websites.

Vac-Bag. A smart and inexpensive way to preserve your bike over winter or if you are not going to be riding it for a while.

Moving the Bullet around to have work done to it is made easy using a Motolug collapsible trailer. Superbly designed and constructed to a high standard in the UK, the Motolug S7 folds away into the boot of my car or garage when not in use.

Maldon Shot Blasting & Powder Coating. Great personal servive, fast turn around and most importantly, an excellent job. What more can I say!

If you would like the to ride a Royal Enfield in India, check out Enduro India. Taking two weeks, you will have the adventure of a lifetime and raise funds for charity at the same time.

Horizons Unlimited. A website dedicated to the overland motorcycle traveller and packed full of useful information. The forum, The Hubb, offers great support to travellers.

Joining the Institute of Advanced Motorists is a great way to meet other bikers and learn some essential life saving riding skills. Advanced motorists generally get cheaper insurance too!

Royal-enfield.net. This superb American site has lots of interesting information and photographs of Royal Enfields old and new.

Pig Farmer Magazines. A great source of out-of-date motorcycle magazines and articles. The owner, Keith, is immensely helpful.

XS To India. In July 2007 Jonny Krause rode from Scotland to Delhi in 23 days on a 25 year old Yamaha raising funds and awareness for JBF. I stumbled upon his blog as he entered Turkey when researching possible routes for my trip.


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