What to do in and around Bangalore?

Discussion in 'Asia' started by hscrugby, Jun 12, 2012.

  1. hscrugby

    hscrugby "That guy"

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    Anyone here got any stuff to do there? I'm headed there for work, and have two weekends free while I'm there. So any recommendations would be appreciated. A coworker has his little brother's bike that I can borrow so a fat guy on a 250 or his 500cc will be involved in this trip. (I'm taking my own gear. I'm paranoid and I've seen pictures. I don't think they are ATGATT. )

    We're staying at the Leelaa Palace. But will also have drivers etc to go exploring, if I get too scared on the bike. :lol3 (Or is there anywhere to rent a bigger bike than a 250? decent priced?)
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  2. uxc

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    If you have time, go to Kerla. The lesser roads up in the hills are fun and it's a lot cooler:
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    Just watch out for the buses.
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    hscrugby "That guy"

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    I'm back in the USA now. But am planning to head back around march April for longer this time. I will keep that in mind. Ended up on a little duke that was awesome and on a 110cc Honda that did not like my fat ass riding it.
    Thanks for the heads up.
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    uxc adventure nerd

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    Oops. I should have checked the date. Do you have any photos?
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  5. Max_hammer

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    On a weekend trip You can go to Coorg/otty from Banglore. Both these places are 1 day ride...
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  6. hscrugby

    hscrugby "That guy"

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    Missed your reply, I ended up not being able to extend the trip past the work portion like I wanted, so only motored around in town some.

    The main thing I will suggest to anyone going over there, take any and all gear you want to wear.
    It seemed even helmets were abnormal, even though I think they are "required" now.
    about half the people seemed to have the helmet on the bike, not their head.

    I ended up inter office mailing several pairs of cheaper riding gloves over there for my coworkers to use.

    I am going to head back around the same time frame this coming year, and I'm planning on staying on my own dime for an extra 2 weeks, and going to try and ride up to see the Taj Mahal. That should let me see lots of the country side and ride. (But I will be taking my full gear with me) :lol3
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