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Molaga Bajji on 29, Sat 4 11.11%
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Old 16th December 2008, 17:04   #361
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Guys how about a quick meet this month?? We've gone quiet all of a sudden!!
WTPT happens every weekend silently for the uninitiated!

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Oh yes. How about coming Sunday ?
Or is it too early for those that joined the last meet ?
Nothing is too early if you are game for a DRAG, my friend is waiting in his custom avatar!


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Lets do a Pondy drive this time.
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I am a bit thirsty specially after the dry molga bajji meet.
Hey ol man, We can fix up another pondy meet weekend, Biju - Organiser, where are you?

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I am in for any meet if on this weekend. We can do like a long drive, with lot of photo shooting opportunities. Dying to get my cam out
Sad about Woodlands Drive In - We used to have our impromptu meets there!

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@ esteem : Hey john, better get the Christmas Cakes ready!!
Oh Yeah, Advanced Merry Christmas John!

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Dont want to commit, need to find some ways to cheat my home minister or I would be in trouble to do again in such a short span of time. Also why again ECR why not look at going to Gingee fort which I had suggested last time around as well
You could get the home minister too. Then the fun in cheating is missing eh?

The fact about Pondy is that it has good waterholes!

How about starting a new thread? John, Biju, Nitrous hear me?

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Old 16th December 2008, 17:18   #362
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why dont we try any other place .. the AP highway is also a great road to drive. I guess we should give Pondy some rest.
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Also why again ECR why not look at going to Gingee fort which I had suggested last time around as well
I like the idea of Gingee fort - have many times driven via the place, but never stopped to check it out.

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Nothing is too early if you are game for a DRAG, my friend is waiting in his custom avatar!
Ha, who is this friend ? I thought you were the only drag-crazy guy here.

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Sad about Woodlands Drive In - We used to have our impromptu meets there! How about starting a new thread? John, Biju, Nitrous hear me?
Yeah, WDI was one good place for meets. Pity it is not available anymore. Maybe the C-tbhp organiser John will do the honours.

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why dont we try any other place .. the AP highway is also a great road to drive.
Another nice idea. Are you mentioning the road leading to Tada ? Tada is a good place - some 90kms from Chennai - only thing is you need to take your food & drinks. Good for trekking and even offroading (for the Jeepers and Safari guys) - we once tried crossing the stream in a Conty and got stuck midway.
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Another nice idea. Are you mentioning the road leading to Tada ? Tada is a good place - some 90kms from Chennai - only thing is you need to take your food & drinks. Good for trekking and even offroading (for the Jeepers and Safari guys) - we once tried crossing the stream in a Conty and got stuck midway.
The drive to Tada IMO is boring, infact very boring. And there is nothing great in Tada.

How about Yelagiri? Or Coney Falls? Or even Tirupati. the uphill and downhill ghat sections are pretty challenging and fun!
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Where is Coney falls and how far from Chennai and which route ? That is a place I have heard of, but never ever been to. Yelagiri also is a good drive.
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Tirupati is a FANTASTIC hillclimb moreso since there are two different routes for going up and coming down.
Buttt , the road TO the hill is BAD with invisible potholes. The last time I was driving on it, I blew a tyre. And that was with a 175/70/R13.
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Tirupati is a FANTASTIC hillclimb moreso since there are two different routes for going up and coming down.
Buttt , the road TO the hill is BAD with invisible potholes. The last time I was driving on it, I blew a tyre. And that was with a 175/70/R13.
Not if you take the GQ . Agreed its a round about . May be 30 -40 kms but atleast worth the cost of a new tyre.

Talking about Tirupati, apart from the temple, there are many other places to visit close by. Another great place is Horsely Hills. Some place that you go and relax. Nothing interesting near by. So,all the more reason to go and settle down in someplace. I think Horsley Hills should be about 150kms from Chennai.

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Tirupati is a FANTASTIC hillclimb moreso since there are two different routes for going up and coming down.
So are we settled on Tirupati?

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Another great place is Horsely Hills. Some place that you go and relax. Nothing interesting near by. So,all the more reason to go and settle down in someplace. I think Horsley Hills should be about 150kms from Chennai.
Or Horsley Hills?
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For Tirupathi, the route worth taking is via Kalahasti. Go down till Tada on the NH5, then turn left at the junction. The roads from there on till Tirupathi were biker heaven! I dont know how much fun it can be in a car though :P (just kidding!!!)

The ride upto Horsley Hills is also fantastic, and Horsley is less of a tourist destination for most people, so it makes it a quiter and nicer place to relax. It's got nothing but an APTDC resort there, and has an elephant reserve nearby (which I have not visited yet).
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The drive to Horsley Hill is around 250kms from Chennai!!
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Please note Tirupathi is crowded during the weekends hence the traffic on the ghats would be bad enough to do serious dragging between the Suzukis and the Hyundais, not that am going to do it. Also the pain of getting your vehicle security cleared at Alipiri will add to the pain. Actually I feel one could take the Periyapalayam - Oothukottai - Puttur - Tirupathi route as well, roads are great upto Puthur Byepass. When I last went the byepass was sad dunno about the current state. For Horsley Hills the best route would be to go via Chittor, Palamaner
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The drive to Horsley Hill is around 250kms from Chennai!!
Yeah, might as well drive to goa & bombay then.
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true esteem!!! guys how about a OTR or something???
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true esteem!!! guys how about a OTR or something???

Wow, if you guys are talking OTR meaninf off road, then we will have to restrict the trip to somewhere closer as the Jeeps are not fast vehicles. Ofcourse they may beat the slower cars and drivers..aaaarrrgh..Just cant resist that, can I



But we could seriously consider the Horse Hills. What say guys!
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let everyone decide. Because a one day trip to Horsely Hilly and back is 500kms & lets see!! If everyone is in to go, I count me in too.
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