CYCLING TIPS DURING THE MONSOONS

The rains are here. Bangalore turns into a special place in the monsoon season. One day it is raining, the next day is sunny. The weather fluctuates on an hourly basis. If you’re a fair-weather cyclist, like some of us, you definitely don’t look forward to riding out! The weather may seem off-putting, but don’t […]

NORTH BANGALORE ROAD RIDES – ACHIEVE A NANDI

Distance: 120km Elevation Gain: 1000+ m Estimated Time To Complete: 5h 30m Route Profile: Hilly Road Quality: Good roads Difficulty Level: Advanced Traffic Levels: Airport/Highway route – High on the airport highway. Okay after the turn off towards Nandi. Stone Hill/non-highway route – Very low. Watch out for vehicles coming in the opposite direction Airport/Highway […]

WEST BANGALORE ROAD RIDES – MANCHANABELE DAM RIDE

Distance: 76.4km Elevation Gain: 975m Estimated Time To Complete: 3h 15m of riding Route Profile: Rolling Road Quality: Very good roads Traffic Level: Okay. Watch out for lorries even on the inside roads. Avoid the Mysore road at all costs. Strava Route Link: https://www.strava.com/routes/14558930 Route Start Point: BUMSONTHESADDLE Jayanagar Difficulty Level: Intermediate Built across the […]

WEST BANGALORE RIDE ROUTE – SHADY BIG BANYAN TREE RIDE

Distance: 67Km Elevation Gain: 899m Estimated Time To Complete: 3 – 4 hours Route Profile: Rolling Road Quality: Smooth tarmac Traffic Level: Moderate Strava Route Link: https://www.strava.com/routes/14542166 Route Start Point: BUMSONTHESADDLE, Jayanagar Difficulty Level: Intermediate Looking to visit some popular destinations around Bangalore on your bike? TheDoddaAalada Mara (Big Banyan Tree), as we call it […]

WEST BANGALORE RIDE ROUTE – “NELAMANGALA 100” | INTERMEDIATE

Elevation Gain: 1266m Ride Time: 4-6 hours Route Profile: Rolling Road Quality: Smooth Tarmac Traffic Level: Moderate. Traffic levels increase in Bangalore on the way back. Strava Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/14287585 A scenic route with good roads and minimal traffic makes this route one of my favorites. With an elevation gain of 1266m, this route is great to […]

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

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 […]