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JUNE CYCLING EVENTS IN BANGALORE

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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 …

TARMAC CHRONICLES EPISODE 4 – Foggy, Rottweiler, Gulkand, a drunkard, dogs, Di2 & smooth tarmac

Suraj LN Swamy Events Comments

After last weeks horror on Bangalore East roads, I was focused on mapping a “blow MY mind away” route. And I was successful! We kicked off at 6am sharp with riders coming in all the way from Sarjapur to participate. The route followed Ulsoor > OMR > K. R. Puram bridge. Enroute we picked up Andy & The aeroplane man, …

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

Rohan Kini Events Comments

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 Events Comments

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 BOTS News, Events, Women Comments

#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. …

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 …