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Old 12th April 2010, 16:29   #46
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some pics from me ....... super fun had a blast
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Old 12th April 2010, 16:37   #47
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some action pics.......
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Old 12th April 2010, 17:22   #48
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Ok, here are a few photographs from my camera.

Roll number 18... Present!
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Few of the vehicles that came along..
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Alok in his gypsy..
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Gogi and Tejas, giving the jeep its first OTR run!
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I wonder what these guys are shooting!
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After going for a swim, Devang's gypsy decides that it wants to be heard, and starts honking on its on! This is him, trying to shut her up!
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Allan's incredible machine..
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Hvkumar, not to be left behind - even though his was a 2wd scorpio!
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Tejas' Classic looking mean before wading into the water..
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And Pinky bhai arrives with his rhino!
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Ibrahim tries to scale another part of the river bank, after successfully making it up a similar path.
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Afsos, he can't clear the top..
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But he did go down the bank (a couple of meters away from the previous part)
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*onstAr looking good, clearing the bank!
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Thats a cool bike - although i don't think it attempted any obstacles
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OTR RTO !
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Mr Gogi's beautiful jeep, beginning to scale the 1st 'official' obstacle.. And she cleared it comfortably, without breaking a sweat!
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Its Allan's turn next - he doesn't seem too bothered!
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Ibrahim does it with 2 feet in the air!
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After Allan practically 'made' a path in the soft slushy mud (where Ibrahim wedged himself in for quite a while), the other vehicles too decided to give it a go. Here's Gogi's jeep.
Easyy!
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Old 12th April 2010, 17:26   #49
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After baking in the heat for a few hours, some of us decided to go forward and find the lake - the others, decided to find lunch.
The water sure looked cool and inviting!
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Any idea how this could get MORE fun?! Enter: Alok's raft!
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Ah, after a hard days work..
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hey that raft is super cool..you guys DID have a blast : claps
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Nice pictures guys. Great to see Gogi and hvk there too. Looks like awesome fun.
How did u guys handle the heat. It must have been intense.
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And Pinky bhai arrives with his rhino!
A bit impatient at having to wait in a line of vehicles clambering up the mud bank

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The Rhino (somehow Pinky does not sound quite in character here) decides to hammer its way through a steeper section

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Resulting in a line of vehicles at the new spot

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Until a certain someone decides to attack elsewhere yet again

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Wow! amazing action series from western offroaders. As HVK said you folks are (offroad) corrupted lot. Didn't see GTO there in his classic.
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Any idea how this could get MORE fun?! Enter: Alok's raft!
Raft? Why did you need a raft when you have a boat?

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Other documented uses:

Aqua farming

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Tupperware storage

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JCB

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And the most promising of them all

Goldfish Bowl

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Oh man, never saw something like this before. Would love some more details on the fabrication, effectiveness and also how to pack lunch in it

Ingenuity at it's best
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Old 12th April 2010, 19:33   #56
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Truely!
'Rice box' is what we call it, and its not too effective against water!
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Crazy good stuff. Ibrahim as usual in his indomitable spirit tries to 'make his own road', and usually succeeds.

@ Tejas > What tires are you running on your Classic and how did they perform in the slush ?

Im quite tempted to INVEST in an offroad specific machine and am more inclined towards a Cheapsy(cheap gypsy)... and then push its limits on the modifications. Guys, anyone selling a Cheapsy, do let me know... and should i go for the old one or the King ? SOry for going slight OT.
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Jay go for an MPFi..
If I hear of one on sale, I'll let you know.. but this'll cost around 3L..
If that's too much, then go for a carb 1.3 (King).. But please stay away from the 1litre gypsies..
Also note that carb gypsies will be low low low on milage.

Coming back to the OTR, "Raft? Why did you need a raft when you have a boat?"
- Nice one!! Lol...
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Dear all - first I would like to compliment our gracious host Dr.Mohan along with the entire Alibag team for inviting us to this wonderful OTR. I enjoyed every bit of the day's event as everybody did. Thank you Dr.Mohan and team. The terrain was carefully chosen and it was a healthy mix, having varying degrees of difficulty which made the event exciting.

I request people who drove the Thar on the track / people who saw it go around / people who photographed it post their comments in any way they think suitable.

Best regards,

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Tupperware storage, that was a good one LOL!

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