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Old 23rd September 2005, 00:45   #151
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The Thane Belapur Road - period. Its the best road to test your vehicles suspensions , brakes , balance , handling , FE (bumper to bumper) , Ride Quality et all.
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Old 23rd September 2005, 11:13   #152
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The Thane Belapur Road - period. Its the best road to test your vehicles suspensions , brakes , balance , handling , FE (bumper to bumper) , Ride Quality et all.
good one! n_c
that is one helluva parameter to judge for the "Best Roads In India"
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Old 4th October 2005, 02:40   #153
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Masinagudi - Ooty

36 hairpins... narrow, no guardrails, not much traffic, occasional wildlife sightings, trip inturruption courtesy wild elephants.

My personal fav.

Maneesh
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Masinagudi - Ooty

36 hairpins... narrow, no guardrails, not much traffic, occasional wildlife sightings, trip inturruption courtesy wild elephants.

My personal fav.

Maneesh
Never seen the occasional wildlife on that route, though people have always scared us with stories...great route, nevertheless.
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Old 4th October 2005, 17:57   #155
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Masinagudi - Ooty

36 hairpins... narrow, no guardrails, not much traffic, occasional wildlife sightings, trip inturruption courtesy wild elephants.

My personal fav.

Maneesh
I remember having my M800 give up after the 28th hair pin bend. Made the mistake of not stopping at Mysore (from Bangalore). This must have heated up the engine. But, by far one of the tough roads to navigate
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Old 5th October 2005, 00:07   #156
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dawn and dusk are the best times to see wildlife.
They don't like the mid-day heat.
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Old 21st October 2005, 18:17   #157
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Just back from Goa trip... could not resist writing in this thread about the 100 KM Kolhapur - Belgaum stretch.... it is wonderful. I have not seen many roads like that in India. No traffic for long distances, 100 Kms of mostly straight 4-6 lane road, you can really test your car's top speed here. I did 160 kmph in my NHC before realizing I have my family in the car!!!

Will be writing my travelogue soon!
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It is all becase of blessings of Mr.Balasaheb Thackeray that we all got our Autobahn - (The Mumbai Pune Expressway) to drive our enthusiastic machines
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Itís gotta be the ECR for meÖ Iím not saying itís the best road in India, but you also asked which is the road I feel good driving on. I just love the lack of traffic and the way the sea runs along this road. This road offers me a chance to drive at speeds of 150km/hr and above every weekend and what makes this road even better is that girls love going for a drive on this road too... Hehe!
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ECR = East Coast Road, the road that connects Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry.
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hey boom bastic what s ecr ?

guy s the plan is 2 drive from mum to del and scince v hav such a variety of experience here can u all guy s please put it down so as i can get a picture of it ! !
can some1 rell me about road from mum 2 ahmdbd
fir koi bandha delhi side say road kay barrey main bhi batao howz it from delhi to udaipur ? and all the conditions
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Saajan,

if u culd join anywhr on the eastern express highway. It will take u straight to ahmedabad.

Let us know whr u stay, so that we can guide u better.

Roads in general are in good condition other than some patches on the outskirts of thane.

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hmmm best raods in india. . not been all over. . but have been to Gujarat did a lot of treking in Maharashtra.

1) In Bombay. . .the Palm beach road is ROCKING. . . its really
nice. . .straight smooth. . . and a few turns too.

2) Bombay - AHemdabad is really smooth.

3) Bombay-Goa too is really good.


4) ANd theres this town in Gujarat, Mehsana. . . the road from Ahemdabad to Mehsana (a place in gujarat) is really good.
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My favourites would be the Mumbai - Pune expressway.... Excellent road.... And down south, The ECR highway from Chennai - Pondicherry. The route is clear and roads are excellent, post Mahabalipuram.... Amazing road to drive on......

Rather than calling them my favourites, they're the only highways I've driven on or being driven on.....

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Mumbai Pune Expressway Roks!!!
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Old 31st October 2005, 21:25   #165
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yes i agree mumbai pune express highway is very good no doubt about that but you cannot ignore Palm beach road very good i must say
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