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|26th February 2009, 23:14||#1|
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Bajaj caliber 115,Long ride
I bought used 2003 model bajaj caliber 115CC,i serviced the bike and it is in very good condition.Iam planning to travel to chennai from Bangalore in caliber.The total distance oneway is 350 kms.It is advisable to travel in 115CC Bajaj Caliber.will the bike travel this long distance or gives problem in the mid way.sugesstions needed.
|27th February 2009, 00:51||#2|
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I have done this chennai to bangalore trip on Pulsar 200 thrice without any problem.
I have seen people doing chenna to bangalore run in their Yamaha RX100's and splendors so i guess your bike can take this on easily.
Just take your bike to a bajaj showroom or any good mechanic and check with them about this before you travel.
|27th February 2009, 05:40||#3|
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Caliber old one used to do hill traffic of 400-500km a side easily. chill dude
|27th February 2009, 08:10||#4|
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First off all, this bike is not 115cc, its 111.63 cc. The bore X stroke dimensions are 53.0mm X 50.6mm.
It is one of the last good built bike from bajaj.
You can go ahead and do this journey without any problem. I have seen people doing 400 kms+ in a day on 100cc bikes, and caliber 115 is reasonably high geared, so it can do it in rather a bit more relaxed mode as compared to other 100-110cc bikes.
|27th February 2009, 11:08||#5|
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Carry ORS mixed water to drink.
Wear your helmet.
See if you can manage knee and elbow guards.
Get your bike checked at a good service center for the long drive readyness.
I have owned a caliber, it rides very well. You can comfortably do 500 km in a day on it. I did 300 km on quite a few occasions.
|16th March 2009, 10:33||#6|
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I have a 2003 Caliber 115 with 77k on the odo. Long drives are not really an issue. Get your bike serviced and change all the cables if they are tight. Replace brake shoes if needed. Carry a spare spark plug.
Drink lots of water. Halt every 100km for about 15-20 mins.
Last edited by abdriver2000 : 16th March 2009 at 10:34. Reason: I did not see the date of the original post. Have you already made the trip?
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