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    Default Re: Quest of first Bike Tour - Hyderabad to Hampi - Total 1000Km with my better half

    Quote Originally Posted by Prabakar Murali View Post
    Nice and clean write up!! Beautiful and Scenic pictures!! Could you shed some light on the performance and mileage of the bike with pillion and luggage? Did you feel any vibrations while cruising at speeds?
    Thanks Prabhakar.

    Mileage: I didn't measured but it was less than 45 Kmpl.
    550 Kms of NH44 at 85-90 Kmph cruise
    300 Kms of under construction road, speed varied from 10-40 Kmph
    150 Kms of good road with moderate speed 60-75 Kmph.

    Highway Cruising: With pillion and bags I was able to cruise 90+ easily. However I kept it 85-90 only. Vibration was nil.

    Driving Comfort: We didn't feel any backpain or tiredness after ride.

    Stability: There was stretch of 170+ km (onward route) / 120 km (back route) of under-construction road of gravel and even some places boulders. But it able to sail through, thanks to MRF Zapper. It said to be soft compound tire but I don't see any cuts after trip. Not even loss of tire pressure.
    Luckily avoided two accident places, jumping over unmarked breakers on flat road. These breaker are not visible at speed of 70+ and breaking may skid the bike.

    Only problem with bike after journey: chain cover bold screw thread worn out. Not sure how it happened.
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    Tours: Hyderabad to Hampi

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    Default Re: Quest of first Bike Touring - Total 1000Km with my better half

    Beautiful!
    Great to see someone ride with his woman.... wish mine was up to it

    Hope you guys have many more such adventures!

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    Default Re: Quest of first Bike Tour - Hyderabad to Hampi - Total 1000Km with my better half

    Quote Originally Posted by anoopkumar0 View Post
    Thanks Prabhakar.

    Mileage: I didn't measured but it was less than 45 Kmpl.
    550 Kms of NH44 at 85-90 Kmph cruise
    300 Kms of under construction road, speed varied from 10-40 Kmph
    150 Kms of good road with moderate speed 60-75 Kmph.

    Highway Cruising: With pillion and bags I was able to cruise 90+ easily. However I kept it 85-90 only. Vibration was nil.

    Driving Comfort: We didn't feel any backpain or tiredness after ride.

    Stability: There was stretch of 170+ km (onward route) / 120 km (back route) of under-construction road of gravel and even some places boulders. But it able to sail through, thanks to MRF Zapper. It said to be soft compound tire but I don't see any cuts after trip. Not even loss of tire pressure.
    Luckily avoided two accident places, jumping over unmarked breakers on flat road. These breaker are not visible at speed of 70+ and breaking may skid the bike.

    Only problem with bike after journey: chain cover bold screw thread worn out. Not sure how it happened.
    Happy to see this travelogue. That too when some one says who would you travel so far on a 160cc bike. That is the question that I face after my recent 1200kms round trip.
    Appreciate all the effort in writing and posting lovely pics. Congratulations to Mrs. Anoop for tagging along and keeping you motivated.

    Kudos for taking the bad road that lasted 180kms. I would ahve taken a detour instead
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    Default Re: Quest of first Bike Touring - Total 1000Km with my better half

    Super write up, Anoop, keep going, lets ride together someday!!
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    Default Re: Quest of first Bike Touring - Total 1000Km with my better half

    Great write-up accompanied with excellent pics..thanks for sharing

    ATGATT !!!

    Cheers,
    WindPacer
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    Thanks @xfiasco , @windPace
    @DigantRai : Once started there is no going back. . Got lots of learning from first tour.

    Cool Guy (iPhone in hand) : Bro, why are you wasting 5000/- rupees on a helmet.
    Me: (:facepalm)

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    Default Re: Quest of first Bike Tour - Hyderabad to Hampi - Total 1000Km with my better half

    what was the experience of pillion rider for this long journey?

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