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Newbie/Fewbie Morning Drive through Al Qudra - 10 Jan 2020

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Lets have a slight different kind of challenge in the Qudra Area. This area is famous for its white sand and will offer a good mix of playable dunes, technical dunes to test your car control. Depending on the convoy level and participation, we might have a quick fewbie level drive after the newbie drive.

Level Newbie and above

When: 10 January 2020

Meeting time: 6:45 AM, convoy will move at sharp 7:00 AM

Where: Al Qudra Parking

GPS Coordinate: https://goo.gl/maps/Ru8v4AiVBHVVeaBU9

Type of Car: Any proper 4x4 with front and back tow hooks and 10 inches of ground clearance.

Plan: Drive, train and enjoy till about 12:00 PM

What to bring along: Loads of snacks, plenty of water - whatever you like with little extra to share, water, liquids, smiles, stories, enthusiasm and willingness to learn.

Approximate finish time: 12:00 PM

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Hi @Srikumar i just got my car fixed and its all good to go now. 

Hope i can join this drive as absolute newbie, since my last drive was bummer. 

 

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4 hours ago, Rizwanm2 said:

Hi @Srikumar i just got my car fixed and its all good to go now. 

Hope i can join this drive as absolute newbie, since my last drive was bummer. 

 

You are welcome to join. See you on Friday morning

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Good Morning,

 

Exited to see you all again on Friday for another exiting drive ....

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Hi @Srikumar

Just wanted to confirm the we go rain or shine? Not at all worried about a bit of rain personally... just wanted to be sure we go to enjoy another new challenge. 

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After Christmas and New Years holidays - am looking forward to seeing you all and have a good drive tomorrow morning- 

 

see you Team and let’s have some fun ! 

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12 hours ago, Wrangeld said:

Hi @Srikumar

Just wanted to confirm the we go rain or shine? Not at all worried about a bit of rain personally... just wanted to be sure we go to enjoy another new challenge. 

Hi @Wrangeld, the weather still seems to be holding up. If there is a rain we would definitely alter the route a bit, but yes the drive is still on at this stage. 

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30 minutes ago, Srikumar said:

Hi @Wrangeld, the weather still seems to be holding up. If there is a rain we would definitely alter the route a bit, but yes the drive is still on at this stage. 

That's great to know. We are looking forward to a bit of mud!

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Driving in rain here is same as after the rain, means to drive on wet, solid, compacted sand. Lot easier than regular dry sand that even yaris can also drive after the rain. Unless rain is very heavy to impair the visibility, it's all safe and more fun to drive.

Make sure gopro, dash cam batteries are charged as recording rainy drive will be awesome to view.

Well after few cars crosses on the wet track it might become slightly sticky, so whenever you encounter those churn up track, move 2-3 meter aside to make a parallel track on the fresh sand. Secondly stuck on wet sand is not easy to recover as on dry sand, so on first refusal immediately engage lo gear and move slowly with caution as spinning tires on wet sand will make situation worst very fast.

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1 hour ago, Gaurav said:

Driving in rain here is same as after the rain, means to drive on wet, solid, compacted sand. Lot easier than regular dry sand that even yaris can also drive after the rain. Unless rain is very heavy to impair the visibility, it's all safe and more fun to drive.

Make sure gopro, dash cam batteries are charged as recording rainy drive will be awesome to view.

Well after few cars crosses on the wet track it might become slightly sticky, so whenever you encounter those churn up track, move 2-3 meter aside to make a parallel track on the fresh sand. Secondly stuck on wet sand is not easy to recover as on dry sand, so on first refusal immediately engage lo gear and move slowly with caution as spinning tires on wet sand will make situation worst very fast.

AWesome. Thanks for the advice. Hoping to have the chance to put this into practice tomorrow. 

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