Khardung La in Ladakh region is at an altitude of 17582 feet
Khardung La is known as the world’s highest motorable road. Situated in the picturesque Ladakh region the road to the Khardung La is full of amazing natural landscapes and treacherous terrain. People choose to visit the region by car. But adventure lovers take the journey on the mighty Royal Enfields, which can easily withstand the tough road conditions and the thin air of the region.
This video shows how three motorcycle riders took the road from Amritsar to Khardung La in their Royal Enfield Classic 350’s which are the most popular models in India among the Royal Enfield range. The Classic 350 is also popularly known as the ‘Bullet’. The motorcycle is powered by a 346 cc four stroke single cylinder air cooled twin spark engine which is paired with a five speed gearbox and churns out 19.8 bhp of peak power and 28 Nm of peak torque. The engine is very responsive and refined therefore delivering a pristine performance.
The supreme ride quality is a vital reason which attracts the people toward the Classic 350. This motorcycle rides on 35 mm hydraulic telescopic fork suspensions at the front and gas charged 5 step adjustable hydraulic coil springs at the rear. The braking duty is done by large 280 mm disc at the front wheel, while the rear sports 153 mm drum brake.