Day 2: 20th July’16 (Wednesday)
From: Khajjiar to Bairagarh
Route: Sarol, Bhagori, Tissa, Bairagarh
Distance: 130 kms
All the route planning was already done and push off time from hotels on each day was already communicated to the riders. The push off time for Day 2 was 06.30 AM and we left the hotel at 07.30 AM, running 1 hour late than schedule. In order to cover the time, we took less of breaks and were successful in reaching the only breakfast destination on time. It was a small shop that served us with eggs, bread and uncooked paratha’s (Riders life). We already had the info that we won’t find any place to have food after this destination. We spent a lot of time at this place as all the riders were hungry and after a good long wait of 2 hours we left this place around 11.30 AM with about 80 kms still left for the day.
The roads were a mix of plain terrain and off roads but again the heat on the mountains had a toll on us and we had to take breaks at regular intervals. A rider’s life is full of difficulties and the best part is to find happiness out of these difficulties. Since the route was totally isolated, after breakfast we couldn’t find any options to eat/drink anything and also the scorching heat was pilling on the thirst. The preparedness for the Trip was totally tested as we all opened our Saddles and took out ready to eat stuff that we guys had already carried for such situations. Filled Hydration bags helped us with glucose water, ORS and in eateries we had carried fruit cakes, namkeen, chocolates, candies, bread and butter. As we approached Bairagarh we got treated to some incredible beauty, pure scenic views and some magical waterfalls.
Ride finally came to an end around 03.00 PM when we reached hotel chamunda in Bairagarh. All of us were relatively fresh as the journey was not that tiring and the route was pretty reasonable. We checked in to the hotel, got fresh and were served with some amazing food by the hotelier. Since, we had a lot of time on our hands, each of us got our bikes thoroughly checked by the mechanic as tomorrow was the dream day to Mighty Sach Pass.
Exploring is always our motto, although Bairagarh was an isolated town we were lucky that the day we reached, there was a local mela that was setup and people from all the neighboring village had come. Soon as our bikes got checked, few of the riders pushed off to visit the local mela and did some personal shopping along with getting some pakoda’s and jalebi’s for the one’s resting at the Hotel. The day again ended with Long night gossips, booze celebrations and some lovely food.