Gary Fisher with his beer – definitely a mountain biker :)
Considered a pioneer in the sport of mountain biking and the Founding Father of the Mountain Bike – and he is in Bangalore to meet all of us!
An active cyclist too – we hear he clocks up about a 100 miles every other day! Great stuff!
Our Agenda for Gary – A quick urban ride (we dont want to be dropped by him) and whisk him back to @bumsonthesaddle and get an opportunity to interact with him
06:15am – Assemble at Jayanth Cycle Mart (Jayanagar 5th Block)
– ride flags off at 6:30 am (we will have a lead car and the route will also be marked out)
07:30am – Ride ends at BumsOnTheSaddle (Jayanagar 4th Block)
Talk from Gary after the ride followed by breakfast.
Please register on http://tinyurl.com/aoy5x9s as it helps us with our food and space logistics.
For details call 9845600536 or BumsOnTheSaddle (080-41233036)
Time to show Gary why Bangalore is the cycling capital of India! Apparently Delhi has around 300 bikers riding with him! Can we do better?
- The “Ride with Gary: Bangalore” Facebook event
- Gary Fisher on Wikipedia
- Gary Fisher on Twitter (@gary_fisher)
- A good interview on Bike Radar
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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