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Old 17th January 2010, 23:39   #16
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Think We Got Bhp?

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A fine bunch

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More to follow, only 2 hours of sleep since last night...

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Old 18th January 2010, 00:18   #17
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Thanks Mr Mohan for organizing this. It was a wonderful weekend and a perfect OTR with real good challanges. I will upload the pics tmrw from office, but just to refresh a video from my side.

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allan, somehow all your vehicles have amazing road presence.just love the tires on all your cars.
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the amount of dust was there on the car, on clothes, inside outside was not a joke.

next time lets try something near riverside area. any suggestion??

@Crazy, awsome video. keep posting.

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Was a great wkend....did some decent night offroad close to a friends farm at pali followed by some partying right there.

Next was this great one at Sawarsi...had good fun, will post pics soon.

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the amount of dust was there on the car, on clothes, inside outside was not a joke.

next time lets try something near riverside area. any suggestion??
True, i think we should have been better equipped for the dust.

River side - Beyond lonavala market(railway station) the road that leads to Pavna dam runs along a river most of the time. I am sure there is a lot of scope there.

Good thing abt this place is that the dust is less and since the river is right there we will have more FUN!!!

Also we can get there in hardly any time as it is only 10kms approx from lonavala.

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http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/travel...avana-dam.html (A ride: Lonavla - Lion's Point - Pavana Dam)

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Old 18th January 2010, 11:09   #21
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What are you guys complaining about dust for? You'll were in gypsies with doors and hoods! You should have seen my state! When i took off my sunglases, i looked like phantom!

Anyways, everytime is a learning experience.

Neville, special thanks to you for helping me with the hill decent and the crevice crossing. I realized that i sometimes do not leave the clutch completely and also back off the throttle at just the moment when i shouldn't.

And i definitely need a tyre upgrade ASAP.

Guys, please post pics.
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Old 18th January 2010, 11:35   #22
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What are you guys complaining about dust for? You'll were in gypsies with doors and hoods! You should have seen my state! When i took off my sunglases, i looked like phantom!

Anyways, everytime is a learning experience.

I realized that i sometimes do not leave the clutch completely and also back off the throttle at just the moment when i shouldn't.


Guys, please post pics.

this is the reason why you got stuck most of the time...

3 trips more and you will know your jeep inside out.
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was a blast, detailed report later during the day


A video of the crawler, up a small climb and down a not so steep gradient alone,
she performed beautifully, with loads of articulation,
just need to learn her better,
was bored on my way back, following the towing convoy, hence the video.

tokk just three pictures as i was driving throughout

thank u mohan, best mumbai otr so far
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Old 18th January 2010, 11:53   #24
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[the amount of dust was there on the car, on clothes, inside outside was not a joke.]

Huh. What did you expect Devang?
1.you are offroading in Jan (dry weather)
2.in a bauxite mine and
3.you decided to start at 2pm in the afternoon

I think this track is an excellent find and will be formidable in the monsoons. Infact I feel even reaching the mine will be a challenge once the winding roads to the approach that are presently very soft dust/sand will themselves become obstacles. Special thanks to Mohan for this find.

Tejas, you are most welcome. I think you and Prashant did great for starters.
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[quote=Tejas@perioimpl;1687648]Anyways, everytime is a learning experience. quote]

Oh Ya that sure was a major learning...First offroad ever and that starts with a small patch in the night..wow dint expect those stones/boulders to be so difficult. The crevice crossing in the afternoon looked very difficult to a first timer like me but was a good confidence booster i must say. Thanx to Devang & Allan for all the guidance.

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most wc Kaushik,

now be a good boy and post the pics.
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Hi Mumbai Off-Roaders,

Nice to see the tribe growing, and though out the year you guys have a variety of terrain.

Looking forward to more trip and BIGGER EVENTS from you guys.

Regards,

Arka

PS - Please ensure everyone carries the recovery gear & First-Aid Kit.
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most wc Kaushik,

now be a good boy and post the pics.
Ya dude will do that tonight....you know i dont have access to CD's, pendrives, other email id's etc in office right?? Unfortunately due to the same reason i have only recently finished posting the Ladakh log on tbhp and havent even started the GJ, RJ trip travelogue.
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Old 18th January 2010, 12:56   #29
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What goes up

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Must come down

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Why not take a, "Chance pe Dance"

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wow , you guys sure had some fun. Will be glued to see more pics. Cheers!!
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