Megadventure IBRMC HYD Chapter presents -- Ride de Konkan. ( June 1st - 10th )

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Konkan Addict -- Phase 2 ( Relive the spirit of Prachin Konkan )

In 2016 I got addicted to Konkan on my solo ride. Konkan is like a drug that gets you addicted and wants you keep coming back for more. Promised myself then, that I shall return to the lap of Konkan soon. Now in 2019 I am privileged to share this amazing journey along with few of my Hyd Brothers on the same mesmerising Ride De Konkan.

My previous travel blog of Konkan.


IBRMC HYD Chapter presents -- Ride de Konkan. ( June 1st - 10th )


The Konkan region is the most beautiful and God gifted land between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea at western coastline of India and known as little slice of paradise of Maharashtra.Konkan region is well famous for its long and narrow stretch of sparkling beaches with crystal blue waters and white-black sand. Tarkarli Beach of Sindhudurg,Ganpatipule Beach and Dapoli of Ratnagiri,Harihareshwar and Diveagar beach of Raigad district are the few most famous beaches of Konkan.

This ride is planned over 10 days, we will try covering most of the beach destinations that fall in our path.
Pristine beaches of Konkan, Ancient but magnificent temples and forts, exotic backwaters and mouth-watering Konkani food would surely be the highlights of this ride.

Ride Itinerary will be shared soon.

Highlights :
To touch unexplored parts of Konkan, beaches, and the coastline.
Explore konkani food, culture, forts, caves, lighthouses, etc.

About the Ride:
Event Category: Overnight Ride / MA
Event Date/Time: 1st June 2019 (Saturday) till 10th June 2019 (Monday)
Distance : 2000 km +

Places covered under this ride ...

athani >> chikkodi >> sankeshwar >> gadhinglaj >> ajara >> amboli >> Vengurla >> tarkarli >> malvan >> kunkeshwar >> ganeshgule >> ratnagiri >> aare ware >> ganpatipule >> jaigad >> hedvi >> velneshwar >> palshet >> guhagar >> anjanvel >> gopalgad >> chiplun >> vita >> jath >> bijapur etc.

Major forts of Maharashtra are situated along with the Konkan coastline, it also includes the sea forts of Sindhudurg Fort,Janjira Fort and Vijaydurg Fort. We shall be covering few of these magnificent forts as well. Specially the Sea forts.


On this ride you will encounter innumerable beaches from the beginning of the ride. If you aint a beach person or doesn't loves the beach, if you find all beaches are similar, then this one is not for you. The weather prediction is gonna be warm. This is just before the onset of monsoons in the konkan region, so expect hot and humid climate. Keeping the monsoons in hand, there might be rainy riding days, so you might have to ride in the wet conditions. If you cannot bear such climate, or not game for such challenges, then this one is not for you. No fancy stay, or resort stay is promised on this ride. Sea food is abundantly promised.


Important things about the ride:
Number of Slots : 8 to 12


Important Points about this ride


The ride is open for all HYD chapter riders who are active members (have met us in person).
This is a endurance ride, where riders need to clock 650 km a day, ( somedays ) so if you can do it, then please join the ride.
Cost enroute will be on actuals. Carry your own booze,Bikes to be serviced before the ride.


All other IBR rules and regulations are mandatory and all riders are expected to wear complete riding gears, a full face helmet, a riding jacket or Knee and elbow guards, gloves etc.

All riders to carry their own set of spares, Tent, Mat, Sleeping Bags, spare tubes etc.
A list of essentials will be shared later to all participants. Please don't expect anything fancy.

Things to carry:
Mandatory Documents:
• RC book/card
• Driving License
• Bike Insurance
• PUC

Mandatory Riding Gears For Rider & Pillion:
• Full face helmet (Both Rider & Pillion)
• Riding Jacket or Any thick jacket with elbow guards (Both Rider & Pillion)
• Riding pants or Jeans with knee guards (Both Rider & Pillion)
• Riding Gloves (Both Rider & Pillion)
• Riding Boots/High Ankle boots (NO Sports Or Casual Shoes Allowed)
Optional Depending on Ride & Weather:
• Rain Gear: Rain suit/ rain pants. (Cover for the saddle bag or wrap the clothes in a plastic cover and keep in the bag).
• Saddlebags/Tank bags (Plastics to keep things dry inside)

Must Have Bike Spares & Tools:
• Throttle Cable
• Clutch Cable
• Spark Plug
• Tyre Tubes Front & Back
• Tool Kit, Complete set of Spanner, Ring Spanner, Allen Keys
• Duplicate Keys
• Fuse (2 pairs)
• Engine Oil
• Front Light Bulb
• Chain Link
• Insulation Tape
Optional Bike Spares & Tools:
• Clutch and Throttle Levers
• Fuel Pipe
• Puncture Kit
• Foot Pump / Electronic Air Pump
• Tail Light Bulb
• Indicator Light Bulbs
• Bungees (Flat/Round/4 way/Spider net Bungee)
• Chain Lube
• Wire
• Jumper Cables for Jumpstarting
• Mseal

****All other IBR rules and regulations are mandatory.****



Final decision lies with IBR HYD Chapter Heads in case of exceptions.
 
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lonewolf said:
Confirmed Riders so Far --

1) Chiraag
2) Amit Satsangi
3) Rishi
4) Yashwant
5) Big Phani
6) Sunil
7) Shubhashakti Mishra
8) Cnu -- Ysr
9) Eshwar
 

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2) Amit Satsangi
3) Rishi
4) Yashwant
5) Big Phani
6) Sunil
7) Shubhashakti Mishra
8) Cnu -- Ysr
9) Eshwar
10) Sandeep


Vijay Sarda -- will confirm soon
Naveen -- tentative
 

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Confirmed Riders so Far --

1) Chiraag
2) Amit Satsangi
3) Rishi
4) Yashwant
5) Big Phani
6) Sunil
7) Shubhashakti Mishra
8) Cnu -- Ysr
9) Eshwar
10) Ashley Paul
11) Omkar

Tentative -

Vijay Sarda -- will confirm soon
Naveen -- will confirm soon
Sandeep -- will confirm soon
 

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Its an awesum plan...make the best of it..ride hard
 

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1) Chiraag
2) Amit Satsangi
3) Rishi
4) Yashwant
5) Big Phani
6) Cnu -- Ysr
7) Eshwar
8) Ashley Paul
9) Omkar
 

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Excellent plan Chirag.. The iteniary covers Tal (bottom) Konkan as it is known in Maharashtra, is beautiful..

You will find 100s of crabs on Ganeshgule beach.. And if you are lucky you can sight Dolphins as you sip beer on the beach..
 

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Excellent plan Chirag.. The iteniary covers Tal (bottom) Konkan as it is known in Maharashtra, is beautiful..

You will find 100s of crabs on Ganeshgule beach.. And if you are lucky you can sight Dolphins as you sip beer on the beach..
Perfect !!! we are looking for such....... sea food heaven !!!
 

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Imagine long, winding roads snaking through the lush green Sahyadri’s; a long coastline dotted with virgin, untouched beaches and clear, turquoise waters; and the deep sense of spirituality that radiates from the small beach towns on the way - and you'll have a small taste of what made our Konkan mega adventure so special.

9 riders on their steeds, made their way from Hyderabad towards the unexplored terrain of the Konkan coast, braving the sweltering humidity and the beating sun. We rode through the picturesque Amboli Ghats, reached the port town of Vengurla and made our way up to the Anjanavel lighthouse at Gopalgad, and then made our exit via Chiplun Ghats.

A ferry ride to the island fort of Sindhudurg, marveling at the Sangam and Tsunami Island at Devbagh, seeking the blessings of the Almighty at the beach temples of Kunkeshwar and Ganapatipule - these were some of the many experiences that we picked up along the way.

We had days when we rode hard, days where we were just local tourists and days where we did nothing but relax. The mouth wateringly delicious Konkani cuisine made sure that our spirits never sagged.

As usual, boys played well, had lots of bakar and ended up with loads of memories that we will cherish forever.20190602_133356-min.jpg20190602_160027-min.jpg20190603_090153-min.jpg20190603_093027-min.jpg20190603_094211-min.jpg20190604_012215-min.jpg20190604_131102-min.jpg20190605_081201-min.jpg20190606_111222_047-min.jpg20190606_130432-min.jpg
 
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