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BOTS Tarmac Chronicles - road riding in Bangalore

The first episode of the BOTS TARMAC CHRONICLES started off with a BANG this awesome Saturday Morning.

Deviating from the regular, and restructuring the old “BOTS Airport Ride”, Tarmac Chronicles are aimed at exploring and enjoying new tarmac routes every week as a group.

Tarmac Chronicles1 - road riding in Bangalore

The riders did a mix of urban-rural set up taking a deviation from the devanhalli town, and venturing into a route that leads to Buddigere. It was a perfect concoction of teeth grinding head winds, chest thumping smooth-n-fast stretches, gut rattling broken roads & yummy farm animals; along with the usual urban smoke belchers on the Airport Road.

Tarmac Chronicles1 - road riding in Bangalore

The 86km loop took around 4 hours along with a satisfying breakfast and a quick Rider Catchup(TM, pffft) session. The route was brilliant, and it was fantastic to ride together as a pack, get stronger and have a blast doing it.

Do keep a look out for our rides on Strava.
BOTS Strava Clubhttps://www.strava.com/clubs/bumsonthesaddle

Know the next route that you think we should Chronicle? Shout em out!!


Rohan Kini

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 to know about bicycles, technology, bike fit, and service.

I started BUMSONTHESADDLE to share this passion for cycling.

DISCIPLINE: Partial towards MOUNTAIN BIKING but love it all
CURRENT BIKE(S): Specialized Rockhopper, Specialized Tarmac, Pure Cycles Original
DREAM BIKE: S-Works Epic HT & S-Work Roubaix

OTHER PASSIONS: Technology, Photography, Baking, Travel, and Reading