SOUTH BANGALORE RIDE ROUTE – “TK FALLS” | INTERMEDIATE

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Elevation Gain: 616m Distance: 51.41km Ride time: 3 hours Route profile: Primarily descents Road quality: Smooth tarmac; 1.2 kms of rough patch Traffic Level: Low Strava Route – TK Falls TK falls or Thottikallu falls are on the same route as Muninagara dam for the most part. The only difference is that you need to turn right just before Thattaguppe …

SOUTH BANGALORE RIDE ROUTE – THE BORDER – 100 MILER

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Elevation Gain: 1,558m Distance: 166.81km Ride time: 5-6 hours Route profile: Rolling Road quality: Smooth tarmac; ocassional bad patches Traffic Level: Low Strava Route – 100 miler Our very first 100 miler had to be exciting, challenging and scenic at the same time to encourage people to get into brevets. Thally lake on the other side of the state border …

HELLO FROM PAWAN DUBEY

Shaun George Ride Leadership Program

Hey guys, my name is Pawan and I got into cycling with a simple gift to myself in November 2016 – a bicycle! I learned how to ride the bike with the help of a few friends and started with just riding in and around the locality – short distances, typically to the shopping complex or to my dance classes. …

HELLO FROM ABHIRAM BELLUR

Shaun George BOTS News, Ride Leadership Program

The BUMSONTHESADDLE ride lead role was a great experience. It helped me grow my personality, interpersonal communication skills, and management skills, all while doing something I love – riding my bicycle. Over the years, I had the opportunity to meet plenty of new riders, got to hear some amazing stories and picked up new riding techniques. The memories made, will …

HELLO FROM SARANG ARVIND

Shaun George BOTS News, Ride Leadership Program

The Ride Lead role is more than just riding a bike. It has been over a year since I started leading rides and it’s been a great experience on multiple fronts. The BUMSONTHESADDLE Ride Leadership Program has put my planning and organizing skills to test. I have had the freedom to plan events and even help in organizing. An opportunity …

HELLO FROM CHINTAN DHANDHA

Shaun George Ride Leadership Program

I first stumbled across BUMSONTHESADDLE when I brought in my road bike for service. Back then they used to do the Sunday 50k rides and these were usually around South Bangalore. I joined the first ride about 2 years back. Until this point, I had only done smallish breakfast rides, max of about 30k. The ride was lead by a …

HELLO FROM BALA

Shaun George Ride Leadership Program

I started riding when I was a kid and used my bike for commuting to school and then later to college. Lost touch with cycling for a few years in between and then started riding again about 5 years ago. I started riding longer distances with a bunch of friends. I got really into it, bought my road bike last …