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Old 30th March 2010, 11:09   #1
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It was Saturday and i am as always lazy to wake up early morning. But still i manage to wake up after my friend called me early morning at 6. We had a plan to go to Lavasa City which is near Pune around 50 kms distance. I was not sure my friend would call me or not.

Plan was simple. Take out bikes & head straight towards Lavasa for a ride. We deliberately avoided the car as we wanted to enjoy the ride on bike after a long time. Heard that Lavasa City you can't enter without permission, At least bikes are not allowed. So we wanted to give it a try if possible. Also heard that road to Lavasa is very good.

So we (me & my friend on two Pulsars) started around 6:45. It was really good weather for ride. To my surprise it was quite cold also once we started heading to Lavasa. I didn't take any jacket or helmet with me to enjoy the ride

we had quick breakfast, tea at Pirangut & started off. Took left turn after Pirangut village & road to Lavasa started. It is single lane road but quite wide & in good shape. Much Better than Pune city roads ... Haha ... Courtesy to Politicians involved in Lavasa Project.

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Old 30th March 2010, 11:17   #2
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We seen some weird thing to our left. It was blueish air hanging in at some height. I guess it was some fumes from a fire caught in morning fog. Not sure but. So we stopped there & had some photo session of that thing. It was looking good but.

Next stop is at Lavasa now ... Pics to follow.
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We seen some weird thing to our left. It was blueish air hanging in at some height. I guess it was some fumes from a fire caught in morning fog. Not sure but. So we stopped there & had some photo session of that thing. It was looking good but.

Next stop is at Lavasa now ... Pics to follow.
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I didn't take any jacket or helmet with me to enjoy the ride
No jacket or helmet? That's dangerous.
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Man, A hemlet is a must even if you dont wear pant.
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Typical Pune habit of never wearing a helmet. What say aniketi?
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Typical Pune habit of never wearing a helmet. What say aniketi?
I drove up NDA areas and saw a cyclist practicing for the cycle race between mumbai and pune. He had all the protective gear that included a helmet.
I was so happy seeing that.
Bikers of pune should take inspiration from such things.

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Not sure of the cycle race though, but at least in Bangalore I see folks biking to office with the full gear (well almost everything !)
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Anyway, Aniketi's friend is wearing both the jacket and helmet (he's momentarily propped it on the bike handle bar).
Good friend.
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I didn't take any jacket or helmet with me to enjoy the ride

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Whoa!!! no helmet! thats crazy, we should wear helmets even if its going to the sabzi market but here is the highway.

In blore its good that helmet has been made compulsory.!!
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A little

Once i asked an autowallah in pune that why dont people wear helmets here? He said, "Saheb helmet bekaar cheez hai, Jo pehantaa hai ussey sides mein kuch nai dikhta aur phir shareef logon ki gaadi mein scratches maar detaa hai"

He further added, "I think all 2 wheeler drivers should NOT wear helmets"

I was
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You asked a auto/riksha wallah about anything related to safety? Hilarious
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He must have travelled by that autorikshaw. I ask Autorickshaw wallahs all kinds of things when I'm in their auto. How are rains in this part of the country? How are traffic snarls? Do you earn enough to have a decent living? Do your kids go to school?

With chennai auto drivers, I also ask them whether they've considered their career option as cricket scorers? Considering the fact that their auto meters run faster than IPL scoreboard!
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You asked a auto/riksha wallah about anything related to safety? Hilarious
Yea i did. Its really fun, You should check out the reasons they have for your questions
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Hey aniketi,
Continue your blog dude, may sure you have all safety measure next time

1) How was the weather in Lavasa hot/ok kind of cold?
2) Some pics of Lavasa please would love to see them…
3) Good restaurants.. ?
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