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View Poll Results: Which gives u a bigger thrill??? - Staight line drag or bending roads
Straight line full speed drag 8 15.09%
Winding, twisty roads 45 84.91%
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Old 22nd June 2004, 19:43   #16
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Has to be winding roads for me too. The most enjoyable part of our trip was cornering the vtec on the twisty roads of Mahableshwar and Panchgani... Nothing like a few twists and turns to make it a perfect drivers day... What say GTO?

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Old 22nd June 2004, 22:05   #17
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You bet Dippy. Remember those fast right handers at 6500 rpm on the racing line?

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I'd preffer going straight (its not a Vtec its WagonR)..... and fast... but would enjoy the twists for a change.
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Old 24th June 2004, 01:34   #19
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Quote[/b] ]I'd preffer going straight
Yeah.. Your Avatar kinda tells that..

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Quote[/b] ]Remember those fast right handers at 6500 rpm on the racing line?
6500RPM, GTO?
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Quote[/b] ]6500RPM, GTO?
Okay, sometimes a little higher than that.

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Old 24th June 2004, 01:42   #21
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Quote[/b] ]Remember those fast right handers at 6500 rpm on the racing line?
How can I forget buddy? I had the best seat in the house.. the Vtecs front seat

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for me it has to be winding and then straight but i love doing either...both are pretty thrilling..

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Well, I've held back posting here only because the answer was all too obvious!

The feeling you get after you've covered a certain twisty stretch of road as fast as your car (and you) can possibly do it leaves you with a feeling that is just surreal. The only thing better is to ride that same stretch of tarmac on a good motorcycle.

Now there is a certain amount of amusment in reaching the top speed of your vehicle in a straight line, but honestly, how long does that feeling last? (well, if you were doing 230mph in a Mclaren F1...it would last, but I'm talking real world here!).

ITs gotto be the twisties for me.

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Quote[/b] (Sam @ June 22 2004,11:48)]Hey maybe i shud post a topic bout passengers and "better halfs" complaing about our driving.
Lol Sam,

That topic aldready exists somewhere in the abyss of TBHP's archives.

Dippy - correction!! u had the second best seat in the vtec!! ;-P

And theres no question in my mind that its the twisties for me!!

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straight straight line
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Old 24th June 2004, 14:52   #26
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Twisties for me, driving Rehaans Accent with those awesome tyres was great, of course the car didn't have the power to excite but the traction the tyres provided was top class.

Oversteering on a FWD and screeching the tyres for over 3-4 secs. LOL

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Quote[/b] (aadix @ June 21 2004,22:17)]no twisty roads for me in a car, dont like twisty roads on a car, plus my better half hates twisties or when i drive really fast

or just the fact that u cant enjoy twisty roads unless u have a car like a vtec

imagine a safari on twisty roads...... half of the time i would be worried where it will over turn!!!!

so thats the reason i stick to bikes for really good twisties!
Hey man .. u got it pretty wrong when u say that one never knows when it would go over --- safari and the sierra are probably the safest indian vehicles for driving on the winding roads and that 2 at full throttle !!!

But u got the other thing right -- nuthing better than the elim on winding roads -- I too own one and trust me when i say that I've done more than anyone else with that bike when it comes to abusing it. ABUSED but PAMPERED, thats my elim
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Hey man .. u got it pretty wrong when u say that one never knows when it would go over --- safari and the sierra are probably the safest indian vehicles for driving on the winding roads and that 2 at full throttle !!!
Weight does not necessarily equate to safety, and the Sierra/Safari duo are among the worst handling Indian cars I have ever driven. A friends Sierra Turbo is awesome on the straights, but its oversteers like crazy....had pathetic brakes...and both of them weigh 2000 kgs!

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hey khaaadu!

cool, that you too have an elim! but me pretty sad with the news of a new elim with p180 engine for 60k! what abt us guys who paid 1l to get That bike?
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Quote[/b] (aadix @ Aug. 06 2004,15:11)]cool, that you too have an elim! but me pretty sad with the news of a new elim with p180 engine for 60k! *what abt us guys who paid 1l to get That bike?
dosent the eliminator currently have the P180 classic engine ..???
atlest the engine block displaces the same 176.xx cc
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