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View Poll Results: Distance covered by solo driving
0-200 65 12.60%
200-300 29 5.62%
300-400 46 8.91%
400-500 38 7.36%
500-600 54 10.47%
600-700 54 10.47%
700-800 51 9.88%
800 and above (Please specify) 179 34.69%
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Old 4th April 2008, 14:14   #16
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Around 920 Km Hyderabad-Calicut in a Santro, with a night halt at Mysore ( around 720 Km or so ). Was fun! I had to sing aloud once in a while to break the monotony however
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Old 4th April 2008, 15:28   #17
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longest solo drive was 650kM from Bangalore - Hyderabad in a zen without a music system in it. it was a freat drive
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Old 4th April 2008, 16:41   #18
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Bangalore - Mysore - Calicut ~ 350 Kms. Pitstop at Mysore for beer and lots of music.
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Old 4th April 2008, 17:10   #19
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Bangalore to Palaghat - 400~kms. Half way thru when in Salem, realized that I have reached just the mid mark! Started getting nuts!

Drove for another hour with the music blaring like crazy! (Usual 10-15 point level in Sony Xplod but had set it to 35!!!)

Finally stopped at a road side tea shop had two glasses of tea - it was so relaxing.
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Old 4th April 2008, 22:47   #20
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i did bangalore to ahmedabad around 1500km one way. Return was with a old friend. Break journey was in pune and it took two days one way. I say the NE-1 was great if you love straight roads. Did approx 175 in OHC VTEC.

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Old 5th April 2008, 17:03   #21
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100+ kms I do twice a week.
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Old 5th April 2008, 17:14   #22
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495 kms bangalore to kannur via mangalore.

it does get boring at times.
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Old 5th April 2008, 17:27   #23
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Vijayawada-Hyderabad Door to Door distance of 320 KMs. It was a bit on the boring side. Positive sides thought are occasional smoke whenever I like with a good cup of tea.
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Old 5th April 2008, 17:41   #24
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1100kms Mumbai-Bangalore Non-stop maruti800, psychedelic trance and thrash metal were good companions

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Old 5th April 2008, 17:55   #25
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did bangalore - coorg - bangalore alone in a Gypsy. And to top it, my clutch blew in coorg while off roading. had to travel from coorg to bangalore on a near zero clutch. took whole day for me to reach bangalore from coorg. the last 30 KMS in bangalore were horrible but my Gypsy made it and I kissed my Gypsy when i reached home.

Driving alone is one heck of an experience.. just awsome..
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Old 5th April 2008, 18:11   #26
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Noida to Bhuj, 1300kms. Start time 0530h at Noida. Reached Bhuj at 1845h.
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Old 5th April 2008, 18:18   #27
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Longest solo stretch was about 440kms total: Ernakulam to Trivandrum and then back after a 1 hour break.

I quite enjoyed it. My speeds, my music, my volume levels. NO backseat drivers. Heaven.

The fact that I'm reasonably familiar with the roads (6-8 trips a year along the same roads) probably helped.
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Old 6th April 2008, 15:07   #28
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Blessed with some great bunch of friends & family members, I hardly ever drive alone on the highway. My longest solo's would be a trip from Deolali (Nasik) to Mumbai in my Esteem VX, and Boston - New York in my Accord.
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I had to think for 15 minutes before I realised that I've never been on an highway alone in all my driving life of more than 80000 kms over 10 years in 7 countries.

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Old 6th April 2008, 17:26   #30
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My longest solo drive is also my most memorable drive - from Harare to Cape Town in a 3.5 litre Diesel Nissan pickup. It is the trip of a lifetime - through some of the most beautiful scenes that nature can throw at you and including 2 nights spent on the pickup bed, under the African sky.

I wish I could do that again. Dont remember the mileage, and dont really care how long it really was - it was over 2,500 kms of beautiful roads.

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