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Old 4th April 2010, 23:01   #1
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Default OTR Report: Half Day @ Bidaraguppe (Off Sarjapur Road)

All participants on time; close to 15 vehicles; dry spot; very hot weather; loads of fun.

The pictures:
Willy being prepared!
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The briefing session:
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The first pit:
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Second pit:

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... and Nishant gets stuck.
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Nishanth is all smiles while his passenger is holding on, literally!
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Warn winch to the rescue!
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Bumper? What bumper?
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Old 4th April 2010, 23:17   #2
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While tracking the third spot, Rajesh ended up doing some recovery for the locals also:
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All having a free for all!
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... and Nishant gets stuck.
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Sidhu struggling with the levers in Rajesh's vehicle.
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Another successful recovery and another biriyani IOU to Rajesh!
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No, not Nishant getting stuck, but him clearing a hurdle.
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That's it from me.
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Nice looking trail and pics. Keep up coming

Good to see Nishant in action and all smiles. Rajesh back in OTR action and helping the locals as well. Super !
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Old 5th April 2010, 00:29   #4
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Pictures from my side. Not much though.

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We were all so jealous and pissed with the fact that Nishant's jeep looks so amazing, that we decided to split his jeep apart from every direction!

Ofcourse, we were disappointed. A 550 made for the Army - much much stronger than we thought.

This is a great training ground for starters and guys who wanna test their newly built 4x4's out...very less chances of anything going broke (vehicle and wallet included)...I sense a lot more action at this place in the future!

Even the RS you see in the picture did a couple of climbs and descents!

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This is a great training ground for starters and guys who wanna test their newly built 4x4's out...very less chances of anything going broke (vehicle and wallet included)...I sense a lot more action at this place in the future!
This OTR was organised for this very purpose.
There were lots of people who had new vehicles and also people who had added something new on their vehicles or rebuilt it completely.
This was a welcome break and a much needed OTR for most of us.

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Superb! this was really good! and i missed it, the jeep is still in garage and i thought ill go mad if i come there without a vehicle So guys please post more pictures!!
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Sadly i missed it. Was in Kerala. Waiting for the next one. When will this heat abate .

I am too waiting to test my baby .

hey Rajesh . How is your jeep dong after locking it right .
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A good OTR. It was good to take out my "KHAKHI" into the terrain it enjoys being in the most. Man it performed great. (Wish I could say the same about the driver though!!) The only problem i could see was the front wheel arch extensions. Was amazed at the amount of power it has. thanks to all seniors and friends who helped me out and for the wonderful pics. I think Asish has some videos too. I'll see if i can get those and put it up.

I am sure all of us enjoyed OTR and the "After hrs" of it too..
Both the "KHAKHI" n I are looking forward to the next one.

Cheers

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Hi Bangalore JEEPers,

Nice terrain, and I agree with Venky, that it is a good initiation area for newbies.

Nishanth's JEEPs looks very smart. How was it recovered?

Did you guys anchor the front with 2 JEEPs and reverse the JEEP down the slope with the Steering locked to the left?

Or was it winched up the slope by Swastik Viji?

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Arka

PS - Please use Gloves and Cable Dampers with ISW Ropes.
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How did nishant get stuck at that angle? Was he trying a make an ascent sideways?
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How was it recovered?
Looks like it was pivoted and turned anticlockwise?
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