Started out as a simple weekend biketrip, ended up something totally different but great!
However, one of our friends had to ride back the next day due to unavailability of leaves at work. So, for our first pit-stop we decided to halt at Guhagar (Around 291 kms from Mumbai via NH66), a small town in Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra, known for its virgin beach, coir items, coconuts, betel nuts and mainly Alphanso mangoes.
We had a great time over some drinks, music and some witty banter. FYI, this place serves some authentic delicious Malvani thali, prawns, fish et al. So go for it.
Next morning, after breakfast, we made our way back to NH66, where our friend Akshay would make his way back to the city life and we would continue our journey to Goa!
However, Jugal faced a small technical snag with the gear pedal of his KTM Duke 390, but nothing that a small spanner couldn’t fix. After we rejoined Ravi on the main highway, we started with the madness of the twisties. And boy did our bikes handle them like pros.
One good thing about the Yamaha R15 ver 2 is that, being a track bike, it handles corners and turns phenomenally well. In-fact it is quite fun to do it, and NH66 offers an abundance of it!
Well I wouldn’t bore much with the content and let the photographs do the talking. It is GOA after all! Let’s just say, Goa is not a place, it’s a state of mind!
Until then, RIDE HARD!