BBCh #7 | 22Km Time Trial Madness | 21 Aug

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Ever taken part in an individual Time Trial ? Known how much fun it can be ? Imagine this multi-fold. BBCh #7 is all about introducing the Team Time Trial to Bangalore, with the hope of encouraging team formation. This would help us take our local bike racing scene to the next level! While you could definitely race all by …

BOTS University – introducing a Team Time Trial

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plagiarized from the Team Time Trial writeup on Wikipedia by Karan Bhuta, our latest intern at BumsOnTheSaddle! Thanks Karan. A team time trial (TTT) is a road-based bicycle race in which teams of cyclists race against the clock. Teams start at equal intervals. Late starters have the advantage of knowing what times they need to beat (and this also makes …

The first ever DH race in India

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Vinay Menon in action, shot by Chenthil The first ever Downhill race in India was conducted in Bangalore as a part of the Bangalore Bicycle Championships It absolutely rocked. The whole setup, the spectators and the race itself were mind blowing. Watching the downhill bikes flowing on the trail were a treat indeed. A special shout-out to all the Pune …

BBCh 6 – Turahalli Downhill Race

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Whoohooo … a downhill race in Bangalore and maybe the first ever in the country ! What is DownHill biking ? Downhill biking is a gravity-assisted time trial mountain biking event. Riders race against the clock on courses which typically take two to five minutes to complete. More info about DownHill biking (about the kind of equipment, safety, rules etc) …

BOTS University – Downhill session, Bangalore

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The July BBCh race is gonna be the first Downhill race ever in Bangalore – and we were trying to figure out the best way to introduce this discipline here. A Downhill camp – yeah !!!! 2/3 weekend – Introduction to DH racing 9/10 weekend – Trail maintenance 6/17 weekend – Race weekend 3 June – Introduction to DH racing …

Bangalore Bicycle Championships == awesome

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Check out the brilliant videography/photography by Sagar TU of the prev BBCh race Fantastic !! More awesomeness Snaps by Harsha Snaps by Sreedath Snaps by the BOTS Veloscope team (coming soon) We will update this post with more snaps as they trickle in We love our local racing scene – we put in a ton of hard work behind the …

33km Off Road Race | BBCh #4

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race route (download gpx file) Race Details Where: Whitefield When: Sunday, 15th May 2011 What: Off Road Who: Anybody and everybody How long: a 33km ride (3 laps of 11km) Why: For the one prize that you can never buy off-the-shelf at any store Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, …

56km Road Race | BBCh #3

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This race is a circuit race, 5.6 km loop, 10 times around making it a 56 km event. The road is practically traffic free, and the asphalt is brand new black with beautiful white markings! Race Details Where: somewhere on NH7 When: Sunday, 17th Apr 2011 What: Road race Who: Anybody and everybody How long: a 56km scorching fast ride …

Cross Country race | BBCh #2 | 2011

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Its race weekend ! Whoohooo ! The second race of the season at the Bangalore Bicycle Championships is set to be a fantastic XC race. The fast flowing single tracks mixed with the hard packed undulating cross country terrain and the occasional get-off-your-bike sections is bound to get some adrenaline flowing ! Race Details Where: off Sarjapura road Map to …

Firestorm – Mountain Biking Race

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Date: 26th March 2011 Venue: Asola Sanctuary, Aravalli Hills, Delhi/NCR Set in the broken terrain of the Asola Wildlife Sanctuary in Delhi/NCR, the single track is scattered with broken rocks, thorny Kikar trees & the occasional sambhar deer to ensure some thrills and spills. Around 120 bikers, experts & enthusiasts alike, will go head to head in a multi lap …