Many people tackle the mountain passes to Ladakh or Spiti on bought or rented bikes. The Enfield Club (Map p307; 251094), by the turn-off to Vashisht, does Enfield repairs and sells second-hand machines.
Lots of places rent out motorbikes, but make sure the price includes third-party insurance. The going rate per day is Rs 450 for a 500cc Enfield and Rs 300 to Rs 350 for a 100cc to 150cc Yamaha, Honda or Bajaj. Reliable rental places:
Anu Auto Works (9816163378; Vashisht Rd)
Himalayan Inder Motors (9816113973; Gompa Rd)
Life Adventure Tours ( 253825; Diamond Hotel, Model Town Rd)