Planning from 2 months for Mumbai Goa Costal Route in the shortest duration. Took references from friends who have done the route, we planned daily targets along with Jetty timings..Essential Things to carry had to be specific as it was a self supported Ride & carrying our own stuff.
Day1:- Started from My Place near Dadar to Gateway , We met at CSMT early 5.30am to catch the first ferry towards Mandwa. The journey started from Mandwa 7.30 towards Alibaug as the road is very smooth. Pretty excited & anxious we took off. But as the route proceeded from Revdanda towards Murud the road gets a bit rough till Agardanda jetty. We refuelled ourselves at Dighi. With Patchy Roads and elevation, i had to deal with a cramp in my left leg.
So with proper Hydration. we managed to catch the Last jetty of the day and headed forward. Riding after dark is a big challenge as poor visibility & Bad roads. Locals were very helpful on the route. All Well that ends well The delicious Surmai at Supekars in Kelshi was a prize for our hard work.
Wandering Further into the view of karde beach we found ourselves to end of the Dirt road , after inquiring we crossed the beach over a flat patch of rock towards Ladghar beach off road. there we had to cross a Small Patch of grass land to join the Road. It was a unique & thrilling experience to ride over Flat rock at Sea.
we drifted down to the Road lined with pine trees with an endless view of the sea. The Light Rain boosted our energy & the sea kept us motivated. Kids & People Greeted us all over the way. Ratnagiri gave a relief by smooth roads for some time.