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Old 8th April 2013, 15:33   #4531
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Had a very nice meet. An amazing group to hang out !!!
Kudos to Karthik, Waseem and Jayanth for the excellent planning. The breakfast and lunch were really awesome.
About Speedway: The ‘Speedway’ is a very nice facility, located not so far from Bangalore. I have tried my hands on ATV and loved the excellent off-road terrain they have. The most fun part was sitting the open/rear part of Mustysekhon’s gypsy and doing a fast lap on this track Great experience !!!!
Adding some photos from my humble/simple P&S cam:

Reached the first meeting point a little early at 6.45 AM.
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Reached Breakfast point at 7.55 AM.

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Our cars parked near the hotel
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Thatte idli, it was too good !!
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Eye-Catcher. Had a nice and scary off-roading in the ATV track of Speedway later in this beauty !!
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Reached Speedway and parked our rides
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Discussions started within no time
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ATV – 150 cc
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Gloss black alloys for abarth. Only one day old !!
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Punto’s !!
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ATV’s ready for action
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Into the track
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Some from Karting
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Alstonlobo got a nice shade/position for clicking
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Some more from karting
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More cameras
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And some discussions too
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The track
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Look at those tee’s
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Team ready action
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Mud racers in action
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Spotted the “spotter” on NICE road in the return journey
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Hope to see you guys soon for the next meet
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Old 8th April 2013, 15:54   #4532
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What an awesome meet. Had a total blast. The idlis, The ATVs, the Karts and finally that awesome Lunch made it one of the best Sundays with the bhpians.

First lot of pictures from my Lens:
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Old 8th April 2013, 17:42   #4533
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What an awesome meet it was! Sadly could not reach meeting point A since we woke up late! Managed to reach the breakfast point just in time! All eyes were on us as we reached the Thatte Idli shop! Let the pics do the talking!

Following is the first batch of pics!

The delicious Thatte Idli
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A big thanks and salute to Waseem sir who offered to take care of our little one as we relished our breakfast!
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On the way to Speedway, I spotted the spotter spotting me spotting him! That's lavish_n riding shotgun with IronH4WK.
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First pic in Speedway premises from my end
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My lovely ladies warming up
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The ATVs being rolled out for us, one by one
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Mean machines
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Evil twins
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Viju takes off without any delay
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Meanwhile the scene at the go-karting track
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The ATV track
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IronH4WK's first time on a go-kart
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But definitely not the last
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Some action from karting. Sorry for not tagging everybody's handle here
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This is how my daughter looked after the initial hour in Speedway! However, she's not complaining!
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Old 8th April 2013, 18:09   #4534
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Here comes the second lot of pics

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My wife's happiest moment, me signing the disclaimer form!
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More action
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Head is scratching buddy?
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Meeeeeeeeeee!
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Meanwhile Viju helping himself to another round
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Fastest woman on the track!
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And the gentlemen speed up!
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The heat is building up
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IronH4WK looking right
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IronH4WK looking left
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Oh me ATV!
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Here I go!
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Going!
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Gone!
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Nearing the end
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From the fastest woman to the bravest woman!
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Viju doing what he does best!
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Old 8th April 2013, 18:19   #4535
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Great meeting everyone. Here are links to 2 360 degree photospheres that give you a nice feel of the track at speedway.
Be sure to view them in the rotating panorama mode!
More pics soon!

https://plus.google.com/108572898773...ts/DVZi7W8PP1F
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Old 8th April 2013, 18:21   #4536
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Viju
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Mrs Lobo!
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Meanwhile at go-karting
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The local press turned up too!
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And the convoy of cars
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Beemer!
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Live to Drive!
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BMW style!
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ATVs cooling off!
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Mustyshekon - The calm before the storm! The attendees would know what I mean!
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H4WK in action!
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The boys wanna race
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And the winner is!
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Our very own Narain 'Karthik'eyan
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The best lap
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My daughter's tbhp christening!
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The moment we have all waited for. The main highlight of the meet! Mustyshekon's show stopping Gypsy!
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More pics from my cam.
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The Gypsy in action!

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What a ride eh?

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Unseen pics of IronH4WK hacking into Bangalore Traffic Police's CCTV for spotting stickered cars!
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After a long day, me relaxing with my little one
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Last but never the least, The customary group pic!
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Once we left Speedway on the way to the restaurant, my daughter was crying hysterically. Cancelled lunch plan and headed off straight home. All in all it was a fun event! Thanks to all who put in efforts for making the event a successful one. Let's do another one soon! Cheers!
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Hi all,

What an amazing sunday! Especially when you consider you are meeting these folks for the first time ever- and you have never spoke, not even a pm!


I missed the meeting spot, and i had breakfast alone at bidadi barely half a km before where the rest of bhpians were having breakfast

But yes since then it was an awesome fun event thanks to karthikk who made sure everyone was comfortable.

ATV was weird- for every biker there you just cant lean into the corners, you need to turn!

Karting was awesome and yes the karts were fairly fast, well maintained and the track was interesting( uphill,downhill,tight turns, blind turns). Recommended!

thanks to silverwood there was a sumptuous lunch at taj. Recommended again!

Headed back having met some really fun folks who share your same passion and thoughts. Looking forward to another mini meet soon!

Special thanks to astonlobo for so many pics mate! thanks for some really nice fb cover/profile pic grade pics!

cheers!
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PS:for the group pic i hope i have got the members right,

Standing L-R, -keyank, Mrs.Astonlobo, nkrishnap, Mrs.nkrishnap, sidhu, diesel_convert, denver, vidyanand, ironh4wk, lavish_n, astonlobo, mustysekhon, ( ), crazy driver, silverwood

Sitting L-R, -sai_ace, aajohn, d3mon, asdon,viju, pc77, ikoner, ( ), aviorp, karthikk, rohittunga, mashmash, ( )

Apologies for those whose names i dont recall or if i have messed up someones name..
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As I was saying in the sms, I was planning to take both Abarth Puntos onto the karting track for a small photoshoot. The 2 Abarths (white+red and red+black) with the tyre walls and chicanes on the racetrack would have looked electrifying - perfect racetrack-ish photo background for the race-bred Abarth brand, hehe.
I'm you have some photos of your hooter that with such a background would make me repent further about not attending the meet?

I definitely expected those panning shots from alstonlobo
Very nice pictures buddy

Mods: I feel that this meet needs a separate thread. please do the needful if you feel its justified
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Mods: I feel that this meet needs a separate thread. please do the needful if you feel its justified
They've already put it on the Facebook page
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OMG!! What all I've missed

I knew I wouldn't be able to attend due to some prior commitments. Was quietly following the thread to see the meet planning in progress.
Consoled myself thinking that it would be OK to miss it considering the summer heat is too much now-a-days.
But now after seeing all the fun, I am like:


Moral of the Story: Never miss a Team-BHP Meet !!
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Some few pics from this side. I took few pics , was busy sliding the kart around . .The heat was too much .

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