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Old 16th June 2010, 16:16   #46
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@redliner - am gonna have to report your post to the mods as a personal attack on me. you deserve to be banned or atleast an infraction.

khan/jaggu please do the needful!

@raj.barcode- so sorry buddy , i was threstend by the others that i will not be allowed on the trip if i opened my mouth abt it.


anyway , i would like to thank jack33 and robinson for showing us around and giving us an awesome time.

robinson has such immense enthusiasm and energy for offroading, and he really kept us motivated and pepped up all the time.

It was a treat to watch jack33 drive his mm540 to the limit on wet tarmac on skinny ndms tyres.
Hi Sid, Thanks for the compliments. I guess we all were just superb to handle that terrain and the drive with minimum facilities in that extreme climate.

Lets prepare for the real monsoon OTR during July, as its going to the peak of rain, which am sure will be extreme in terms of the track.

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Old 16th June 2010, 16:47   #47
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Some pictures from my side. Narration will be done by Jaggu.
Part1: from Bangalore to Munnar. What a scenic beauty it was.


The line up after the E-city toll


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Pictures taken on the way to Munnar;



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Old 16th June 2010, 16:56   #48
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Pictures till we reached Munnar
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Old 16th June 2010, 17:07   #49
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Getting prepared for the OTR

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Some manly talk : my rain coat is better than yours


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Some pictures from my side. Narration will be done by Jaggu.
Part1: from Bangalore to Munnar. What a scenic beauty it was.

You know what scenic beauty is? It is all those 4X4 standing next to each other. Brilliant.
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Old 16th June 2010, 17:14   #51
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Siddu fixing the hub

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This Tyre attracted lot of admiration form the off roaders:

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Funny story to Viji's raincoat. He thought it was a tent, and then figured it was a raincoat, and then realized it was a PONCHO!
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Ok guys pics of trail 1 is updated in page 2 and 3. Take a look and enjoy!
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Ok guys pics of trail 1 is updated in page 2 and 3. Take a look and enjoy!
The best thing about this is you get to relive the moments...and thus the after effects of the OTR linger on for a couple of more days
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Jaggu: Superb writing and pics there! When will DwArF go on such trials?!
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Lovely pics and the terrain is Oh! So Yummy!

How steep were the gradients? Don't kick me for this, but would have loved to join you guys on my bike for this.
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Lovely pics and the terrain is Oh! So Yummy!

How steep were the gradients? Don't kick me for this, but would have loved to join you guys on my bike for this.
Dude, bring a fold-able stretcher as well along with the bike. And a sack for the bike - or whatever is left of it.
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Dude, bring a fold-able stretcher as well along with the bike. And a sack for the bike - or whatever is left of it.
ROFL! Aye Aye Cap'n!

But seriously din't see any extremely deep slush patches or crazy inclines (or maybe the pics are not up yet!). But as long as the above two are not there or are there in moderation it should be climbable by bike I suppose. Not entirely sure though, maybe I am just overestimating me & my bike's capabilities!

Waiting for more pics if there are any.

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It would be possible but will be a pain on a bike, as i said early terrain is super slippery and inclines are sometime crazy which is not captured in the pictures.
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Wow! The twilight zone of India! Where is this place ??
Its close to your place, called Kerala other wise known as "God's own country" The location we did OTR is Koviloor village go via top station and Munnar.
Come down some day you will feel home.
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