Race day details – Race2Nandi (28 June 2009)

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Quick info Category – Road race with mass start (first past the finish point being declared the winner) Date : 28th June 2009 Registration – 6:30 am (please register online) Race Start – 7:00 am sharp Start point – on the service road opp Cafe Coffee Day (on the right) on Bellary Road (aka the new Airport road). Around 11 …

Critical Masses, June 2009 – Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai

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Critical masses in the Bangalore and Pune this weekend – 27th June. more details Critical Mass tracking site for Bangalore ZenOfCycling – talking about the CM in Pune Mumbai Bikers talking about the critical mass in Mumbai Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, a high-intensity road race, a jaw-grinding brevet, …

Bangalore Bicycle Championships 2009 – Race2Nandi

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Are you a part of the first ever set of bicycle races in the city – The Bangalore Bicycle Championships 2009 ? These are a series of races aimed at pushing your bicycling skills, across different styles (Road, Off Road, Time Trial, etc). A first, most definitely – in terms of organization as well as entertainment and competitive value. We …

Humble Cyclists

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( picked up from here ) Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, a high-intensity road race, a jaw-grinding brevet, fixie rides thru packed Indian city or a kick-ass technical single track – I love it all. Apart from riding bicycles, I love being all geeky and know everything there is …

A race ready bicycle

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The Duathlon is a few days away and we hope bicyclists/runners in Bangalore city are prepared to ride n run their hearts out. While you are training hard to get respectable timings, its a good idea to ensure your bicycle is race ready too. Wash it Give your bicycle a nice wash – its amazing how different a clean bicycle …

BOTS talking …

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Nikhil explaining biking We recently conducted a Bicycle Workshop for the participants of the Duathlon the coming Sunday. As usual, it was a blast meeting fresh faces and ensuring they have the correct information as they get set to enter this wunnerful wunnerful world :) Last month has been a flurry of activity on the evangelism front, with BumsOnTheSaddle being …

Transitions in the Bangalore Duathlon

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Transitions are touted as the 4th sport in a Triathlon – apart from Running, Swimming and Bicycling. A slow transition can add minutes to your overall time and kill your ranking. The above video has some interesting points on how to handle transitions effectively. All contenstants in the upcoming Bangalore Duathlon should go over the video so that they can …

Bangalore Duathlon – a primer

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we are a week away from having a Duathlon in Bangalore (14th June) – do sign up if you havent. BOTS cycling workshops Since a lot of runners are giving cycling a shot for the first time since their school days – BumsOnTheSaddle is having a cycling workshop on 7th June (the coming Sunday) between 8am – 10am at Coffee …

Pune Critical Mass

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Whohoo. Pune is going to have a Critical Mass soon. A good writeup on this event is posted up by our good friends from Pune, Zen Of Cycling. All the best guys. Date: June 06, 2009 (Saturday) Time: 5:15 pm Meet Point: Bremen Chawk, Aundh (Near Fire Brigade office). End Point: Sambhaji Park, J. M. Road, Pune Time: 6:30 pm …

Drafting and Group riding Workshop

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Drafting and Group Riding All Pumped up for the 2nd Leg of the Bangalore Bicycle Championships ? (look how exciting the first race was) A grand Road Race is planned sometime end of this month. We will post up updates on the blog as the route is finalized and as further details crystallize. Towards that – a mini workshop on …