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Old 24th October 2007, 11:13   #91
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What ACI did was different. They were out to complete the trip in the least time possible, without any stops and with multiple drivers. It would be a bit hard for a single person to do the trip in 87 hours! lol
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What ACI did was different. They were out to complete the trip in the least time possible, without any stops and with multiple drivers. It would be a bit hard for a single person to do the trip in 87 hours! lol
Yup that's true but it shows that you can still cover close to 1000kms in a single day between 2 metro cities. Noone would go around the GQ. What was interesting was the journey between 2 cities.

sorry for the OT.

how many hours did you ride continuously i.e. how many breaks?

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Old 24th October 2007, 12:05   #93
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Also, I remember reading somewhere about a member (forget his name) that does it quite regularly in his Scorpio. It's not a fast pace and can be easily done by most here if they don't take too many breaks.
Ex-member 'speedsatya' too was famous for his 12-13 hour mumbai bangalore drives in his beloved 2001 Zen.

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Old 24th October 2007, 12:21   #94
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S@~+#0$# (wth is that !! lol)! ??
Even i used to wonder if this guy just typed a bunch of jibberish for his user ID until i actually took the time to look at it...
Thats 1337 (leet) for santhosh (S@~+#0$#).

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.. with a fully laden car. They had someone from MAI (2l8uloose/Zavo) in the back.
indeed a fully laden car

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Ex-member 'speedsatya' too was famous for his 12-13 hour mumbai bangalore drives in his beloved 2001 Zen.

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He's gonna do that again in the very same car during the coming weekend.
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@techno: Thanks man. I'm sure you would like this sort of bike. The silver one was from Pune. Decent condition, but for the rhs radiator which is patched up.
But yea, the red does look far better!
You bet I would love to have a bike like that. Infact I love the Red VFR so much that I could not stop myself from posing on one which was parked on mainstand Check this(click on thumbnail)



Your trip reminded me of my Touring days.. sigh the good ol days :(
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Old 26th October 2007, 06:21   #97
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Hey there Rtech ..
After having seen the amazing condition of your previous bike on the sale thread i was waiting with baited breath to see what would interest you next .. I didn't think there were any other VFR lovers out there as even i've always had a soft spot for this bike (having ridden it myself). It really is amazingly versatile and a brilliant all rounder. (I'll take the liberty of saying here that you are indeed a man after my own heart).
Congratulations on your new acquisition 'ol chap.
Cheers .. Ride on ...
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Robin, congrats on the possession. A bike that I truly love. After the Ducati 749 . Next time you are in this part of town for such events do inform us too. Would love to catch up and oogle.

Brilliant bike, but even better a ride back to Bombay (well almost). Hoping to see plenty more of such wonderful travelogues. And rides.

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Butttttttttttttttttttttttt Bangalore to Mumbai in 12 hours . Helluva ride.
A certain madman who owned MB 91 also is said to have clocked the same route in 12hrs when he was asked to RUN-IN his car .
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A certain madman who owned MB 91 also is said to have clocked the same route in 12hrs when he was asked to RUN-IN his car .
Ah..! Iceman ?
U also were very fast in getting to 1000kms mark in your Baleno..It took u two days right? My Baleno went for 1st service after a month with only 356 kms..
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Even i used to wonder if this guy just typed a bunch of jibberish for his user ID until i actually took the time to look at it...
Thats 1337 (leet) for santhosh (S@~+#0$#).

LOL, Thanks for the info on leet though.
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Congrats Rtech on the bike, found this link which you might find useful, it contains links to lots of Bike Manuals.

Bike Chat Forums : Links to the manufacturers bike's user manuals
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Old 27th October 2007, 00:47   #102
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Rtech,
Did you check the oil levels before starting the trip ? Considering 1000km, I assume you should have done.
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Wow, i did not see this until now & i did not read what others had to say, but your report was painstackingly constructed. The best part was your enthu to get the bike washed before you had your wash that too after riding her for a 1000kms plus (& 12 hrs plus). This is pure passion, i salute you man. Take a bow here folks, this is very very rare.
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Congrats Rtech, fantastic choice.
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Old 27th October 2007, 18:04   #105
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nice write up rt.......did you hit any bump before that reliance bunk...im not sure if its before or after that bunk....the bump is VERY BAD the roads are so good there that its difficult to spot that bump

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