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|4th June 2010, 21:25||#139|
Join Date: Jul 2007
Thanked: 40 Times
Total maximum distance travelled by me as sole driver on a trip is approx 2500kms (BLR - PUNE - LONAVALA - MUMBAI - GANPATIPULE - BLR).
And as for max distance travelled in a single day is approx 860kms (BLR - PUNE) after 14+ hrs of non-stop driving. Just loved the drive!
And what a trip it was?! Ahhh!!
|10th August 2010, 15:03||#141|
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Hosur, Tamilnadu
Thanked: 72 Times
Ok, there are several, some trips I'll never forget are
Hero Honda CBZ - August 2003: Bangalore - Mangalore - Goa - Pune - Jalgaon -Pench - Hyderabad - Bangalore - Some 3700 kms solo.
A passionate write up is at
Hero Honda CBZ - August 2004: Bangalore - Hyderabad - Pench - Agra - Kaladhungi - Nainital - Delhi (returned to Blr by train with bike) - Some 3000 kms solo.
Trip report at Travelogues
And countless trips from Bangalore to Kanyakumari in my trusty 2005 Zen - solo one way and bring back family in return journey. :-)
|10th August 2010, 15:29||#142|
Join Date: Sep 2009
Thanked: 4 Times
first ever solo trip bglre-kochi-bangalre via salem/plght in my gypsy last month-approx 1200km. and planning to do it again on coming 12th thrusday(day after tommarow) but thru Pollachi,valapari,chalakudy route.
|17th August 2010, 11:39||#144|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: San Jose, California
Thanked: 13 Times
My longest solo drive has been the craziest trip of my lifetime about 2500Km of driving within a span of little less than 48 hrs.
San Jose - Las Vegas - Grand Canyon - San Jose
Day 1 - San Jose - Las Vegas --> 860 Km
Day 2 - Las Vegas - Grand Canyon - San Jose --> 1664 Km
|16th September 2010, 22:16||#145|
Join Date: Oct 2009
Thanked: 56 Times
My solo ride was trichur-calicut-kasargod-mangalore -udupi/manipal,around 450km on kinetic honda!! when i was doing my bbm there.Last year i did coimbatore-calicut-kasargod-mangalore-goa and back on my vista.Approx 1500km,stayed one night in goa and it took 4days to complete the trip.
Now planning to go for the drive of my life time!! coimbatore-manali-leh and return.apprx 5k odd km i have to drive and it may take 20 to 25 days n i have to do it before november 15th otherwise my current tools(i10 or linea) can't get through the Mighty passes.And more over i have to get this solo ride's approval from my wifey too which i think is the toughest part than the route.Regards guys and if i do then i will try to post a live thread for the dream trip.
|16th September 2010, 22:41||#146|
Senior - BHPian
My Solo long drive was from Bangalore to Trichy and back. I guess 700 odd kms. With one puncture and tyre change, Massive jam at Hosur, I was dead tired by the end of it.
|19th September 2010, 16:40||#148|
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Bangalore / Bettendorf
Thanked: 20 Times
I work as a Sales Consulting Engineer and my job requires me to travel. One of the best solo i have ever done was in the last year. It was in the U.S, working in Chicago. Had to go to Florida. Landed in Jacksonville, hired a car (Nissan Maxima) it was a week long trip and had to visit 5 clients a day. Here is the route I took.
Jacksonville - Gainesville - Ocala - Daytona Beach - Orlando - Clearwater - Tampa - Sarasota - Naples - Westpalm beach - Fort Lauderdale - Miami. Flew out from Miami!
Total distance covered - 1200 Miles
Total Time - 5 Days
Did I enjoy it - Hell yeah! There is nothing better than a good car and awesome roads!
Last edited by Zombie69 : 19th September 2010 at 16:42.
|20th September 2010, 15:29||#149|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Thanked: 2 Times
I drive solo from Hyderabad to warangal or kamareddy (nizamabad district) atleast twice a month and music is my only companion.
I prefer eating in Dhabas as there are some quite good ones in the route.
|11th December 2010, 02:49||#150|
Senior - BHPian
Re: SOLO LONG DRIVES - Maximum distance traveled
Time to change my personal best. My maximum distance travelled/singly driven would be from OH to Miami FL and back- 2472 miles i.e 3978 kms.
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