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View Poll Results: Which Route? And What day?
Lonavala (Old Road) 19 65.52%
Dahanu 6 20.69%
Saturday 6 20.69%
Sunday 16 55.17%
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Old 20th May 2005, 17:50   #91
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hey guys why dont we take the expressway route the old road will be very boring indeed.will bring my video camera
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will be bringing myself ..... ...hopefully

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Old 20th May 2005, 18:28   #93
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hey mad monkey u bringing ur octy. which color is it
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Old 20th May 2005, 18:42   #94
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hey mad monkey u bringing ur octy. which color is it
Check his avatar, it may give you an idea
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Old 20th May 2005, 18:47   #95
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The question is whether our man with the white octy coming?

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Old 20th May 2005, 21:39   #96
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guyz i second that why not use the new route? it'll get us there quicker, n is a lot more safer considering the list of heavyfoots we have in the list
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Old 20th May 2005, 21:52   #97
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yeah true nitroxx the new route would be a much safer option and we would reach faster if we take the expressway route
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Pune Guys wake up !!!!

Tried calling Team Fiat's Kevin but his cell is outta range :(
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Old 21st May 2005, 13:57   #99
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Nitroxx and kooldude

its better to take the old route as it is sunday and u guys are leaving early...there is a chance of you running into hoards of sumo's and qualises that carry people for picnics.

besides the old route is much more scenic , for your photosessions and the ghat is better than that on the expressway ! and yeah you cross ramakants too where you get some mean vada-pav and stuff to munch upon (IMO -its better than the expressway food malls)

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Old 21st May 2005, 14:43   #100
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Agree totally with nc.

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and yeah you cross ramakants too where you get some mean vada-pav and stuff to munch upon
Where exactly is this?

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Old 21st May 2005, 14:54   #101
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Update : My brother may become a proud father in the next 24 hours. My joining this drive is highly doubtful, but if I can make it - I will most certainly be at the designated spot at 6:45 a.m.

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Old 21st May 2005, 14:55   #102
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Read bikefreak's report(sbk's day out) elsewhere on the forum. He mentions that the old road has indeed become very good....
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My brother may become a proud father in the next 24 hours. My joining this drive is highly doubtful, but if I can make it - I will most certainly be at the designated spot at 6:45 a.m.
Congrats to you gto and your bro in advance. Hope you can come.

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Old 21st May 2005, 15:01   #104
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Read bikefreak's report(sbk's day out) elsewhere on the forum. He mentions that the old road has indeed become very good....
yes, bike freak mentioned in his post that the old road is pretty good.
here is the quote.

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One guy by mistake went up the expressway. I saw him and tried to call him up but he realised it himself. We regrouped at just before the Lonavala exit after the tunnel & waited for the guy who had gone on the expressway.
He joined us a few minutes later and said that he had to pay 200 bucks. We thought "not a bad deal !! maybe we could return that way". But then Plain old tarmac is preferable to concrete road. Besides the old Mumbai Pune road was newly laid and almost perfect.
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Old 21st May 2005, 17:12   #105
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Guyz.. cmmon lets take the old road. Its time many of us have been on that road. Wat say!!
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