minutes before the mass start. Adrenaline flowing

Its been a long pending update – Race 2 (Race2Nandi) of the Bangalore Bicycle Championships.

In short – it was brilliant !

There were around 100 folks who participated in this event. Around 80 raced, 20 volunteered and many came to cheer along their favorite riders.


top 10 (men)

Position Name Timing
1 Dipankar 1hr 17’ 26” 77
2 Samim 1hr 19’ 30” 66
3 Georg Leuzinger 1hr 25’ 51” 49
4 Vivek Radhakrishnan 1hr 25’ 54” 87
5 Nelly 1hr 27’ 48” 79
6 Jaleel 1 hr 29’ 32” 37
7 ROhan Kini 1hr 30’ 58” 33
8 Ravi Ranjan Kumar 1hr 33’ 56” 12
9 Siddaraju 1hr 39’ 06” 84
10 Prashanth 1hr 39’ 34” 95

top 4 (women)

Position Name Timing
1 Joshine 1hr 46’ 07” 13
2 Freida 2hrs 10’ 00” 63
3 Celine 2hrs 19’ 42” 40
4 Manjula Sridhar 2hrs 59’ 44” 90

A detailed version with timings of all participants is available here


Some fantastic snaps by passionate bikers, who decided to forgo riding so that they can capture memories of us riding instead !

Thanks guys

  • Mahesh
  • Deepak Majipatil
  • glrgroups
  • Harrywins photostream

A big shout to

  • Celine – who decided to race (race, not just ride) despite have a kid of just 1.5 months ! Thumbs up from the BOTS team.
  • Hari – who came all the way from Hyderabad to race.
  • the volunteers – without which this event would have never happened. Plus they all did a kick ass job !!!
  • the racers – who raced their hearts out.

Next Race – 26 July 2009

the next stage of the Championships is just around the corner. Its an off road event so that we can all get out of the tight fitting spandex, breathe a collective sigh of relief and get some real mountain biking action.

Wooo hoo ..

Stay posted for more details.

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WHAT 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 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

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