BFGs behaved ok, I am not satisfied with their on road grip. On sharp turns on hills they skid a bit as compared to stock safari tyres.
Off road they are fantastic, they get you out with least possible wheel spin and lots of grip in any off road terrain.
Great pics aman. For Lachungla there is an easy shortcut after Nakeela.
As for AT tires, even Conti ATs skid on wet tarmac more than the soft HT tires.
I guess no AT tire designed for offroading can beat HT tires in terms of on tarmac grip
Short cuts were the most fun to drive, because you are not sure that they will meet the road, and how will be their intersection with the road.
And the best part of shortcuts was just coming ahead a carvan of taxis in a flash without overtaking them.
That means the comparable non AT Yoko's will offer even better grip.
For example BFG Long Trail offers better grip than BFG AT.
Ditto for Continental Latitude vs Continental AT
Anyways dry grep is great, but its the wet grip which is slightly less, esp while braking, though while cornering there are no issues.
BTW, after 10 minutes of contemplating what to do, I remembered that I was carrying two sturdy wooden planks with me. :D Next few minutes were spent laying them over the gap, approximating their alignment so that the car will pass over them. Needless to say that when I was taking the car over the planks, it was very interesting.
Aman you've been quite for tooo long buddy :)
Third T-BHP Safari on this route. You guys being up North have this wonderful advantage.
Good going buddy, What makes you think you are not a good writer, i am already engrossed.
Suman started it all, Tanveer is doing this trial over and over again, and now you topping it up fine :)
Fabulous pics, Aman.
More pics , sarchu to leh
Road block after tanglagla pass
Reached Leh around 5pm after leaving sarchu at 6 am ,
Our hotel in Leh, spend 3 nights there on alternate days,
Got permits next day for pangong lake and left around 1pm,
pics on way to changla pass
Great pics aman. So what time did you reach the lake at night? You stayed at Tangste or Lake?
Nice pics Aman. Safari looks great as ever.
Indian Army seems to be doing a good job there by offering FREE Medical Services at such high altitudes and tough terrain, of course not to forget Free Tea.
Did you get a chance to enjoy the Army hospitality ?
So when are you doing this trip.......
Coz these pics do only 20% justice to the actual view....
what do you say tanveer on this?
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