CENTRAL BANGALORE RIDE ROUTE – “LUNGS OF THE CITY” CUBBON PARK

Abhiram

Distance: 15KM Estimated Time To Complete: 1 hour Route Profile: Flat Road Quality: Good Roads Traffic Level: High traffic on main roads. No automobile traffic inside Cubbon Park (Mon-Sat/5-8AM, Sun/Full Day) Strava Route Link: www.strava.com/routes/14228331 The route provided start from Jayanagar. But, since Cubbon park is right at the center of the city, it is pretty close to almost all …

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JUNE CYCLING EVENTS IN BANGALORE

Rohan Kini

Sign up for rides on our website or Facebook June is awesome – fantastic weather for riding! And we have an event packed month to help you enjoy it to the fullest. Head over to our events page (website / Facebook) and sign up for events to stay current on what’s happening. We’re nurturing our events page (bumsonthesaddle.com/events) to track …

BOTS TRAIL NOTES EPISODE 1: KICKASS TRAILS – BACK TO TURAHALLI!

Rohan Kini

You can almost forget how beautiful Turahalli forest can be if you’ve not been there for ages. NOT! Beautiful. #$@!@^# beautiful. After endless delays, kalmane coffees, broken bikes and sorting out souls-without-helmets we finally set off towards our quest for the day – the Peacock Trail inside Turahalli Forest off Kanakpura road, Bangalore. 14 of us today. Most folks knew …

TARMAC CHRONICLES EPISODE 3: THE NEVER-EVER-AGAIN RIDE

Suraj LN Swamy

Wondering why Episode 3 took 45hrs to appear on our blog? Read on to know why! The 5:45AM Saturday morning – pleasant weather, no traffic – seemed to promise a great ride chronicle! The chroniclers rocked up at the Specialized Concept Store on time to kick-off the awesome ride. Wait a minute! Someone just broke a spoke, even before the …

#BOTSWOMEN‬ – THE KICKOFF RIDE TO GET MORE WOMEN CYCLING

Payal Kini

#BOTSWOMEN With the number of women working at BUMSONTHESADDLE, we have always been toying with the idea of women focussed initiatives to encourage more women to ride across the country. We rode 14.7 kms this morning and finished off the ride with some ultra thin idli’s! We will be riding alternate Saturday’s. Stay tuned to the BUMSONTHESADDLE page for details. …

1200KM RIDE KICKOFF IN BANGALORE TODAY | RANDONNEURING INDIA

Rohan Kini

The last time I rode a brevet was in 2011, yup. Its been a while! 13 hours on the saddle was not a journey I was too kicked about! But then, the camaraderie, the achievement and the post-event memory were pretty great though. Damn, coming to think about it, a brevet does hit the spot! Randonneuring has taken off in India …

BOTS training rides for the Vodafone Cycling Marathon

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TRAINING RIDE DETAILS When: Feb 1 (Sat), Feb 2 (Sun), Feb 8 (Sat) Where: Specialized Concept Store, Infantry Road (opp The Hindu) Ride Start Time: 6:30am Route: http://bit.ly/1ewCOh4 Distance: 10km – 30km (10km laps) All depends on how much you would like to stretch your legs REGISTRATION LINK We will be running short training rides every weekend till the day of the main event to ensure you are …