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 […]

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 […]

WEST BANGALORE RIDE ROUTE – “BACK TO UNIVERSITY” | BEGINNER FRIENDLY

Strava Route Link: https://www.strava.com/routes/13091401 Distance: 13KM Route Start Point: Nagarbhavi Circle Difficulty Level: Beginner Elevation Gain: 136m Ride Time: 40-60 Minutes Route Profile: Rolling Road Quality: Smooth Tarmac Traffic Level: Moderate If you stay in West Bangalore, Bangalore University is one of the best places to go cycling – fantastic roads, tree cover, rolling terrain, […]

SEPTEMBER CYCLING EVENTS IN BANGALORE

We’re nurturing our events page (bumsonthesaddle.com/events) to track and share all cycling events and rides in Bangalore to ensure riding miles are even simpler to achieve. Keen to have your event shared with the Bangalore cycling community? Let us know! As a cyclist, completing your first 100km ride is always an exciting achievement. We’re super […]

CYCLING TO WORK: COMMUTER PROFILE – DIVYA KOTTADIEL

We love bicycles, and at BUMSONTHESADDLE we aim to share this passion with as many people as possible. Biking to Work can be one of the simplest things most Bangaloreans can do to kick off a fantastic day. The BOTS “Wheels of Change” project aims to get more people biking to work via corporate workshops, partnerships, events […]

CYCLING TO WORK: COMMUTER PROFILE – GANAPATHY SUBRAMANIAN

We love bicycles, and at BUMSONTHESADDLE we aim to share this passion with as many people as possible. Biking to Work can be one of the simplest things most Bangaloreans can do to kick off a fantastic day. The BOTS “Wheels of Change” project aims to get more people biking to work via corporate workshops, partnerships, events […]

MEDIA – PEDALLING TO THE FUTURE | DECCAN HERALD

A nice writeup on BUMSONTHESADDLE, the inception and our effort in getting more people on bike via our shop rides as a part of the club culture column on the Deccan Herald. Thanks guys! The BOTSWOMEN riders and the Tarmac Chronicles. Looking good! They thought of cycling to their offices instead of using their motor […]

BOTS TARMAC CHRONICLES EPISODE 5 – Seattle, USA to Hesaraghatta

Wondering how we rode all the way from Seattle to Hesaraghatta? — We didn’t, but Justin did. Read on to know the journey. We met Justin Koh, a long distance cyclist & Amazonian, about a week back and invited him to ride with us on the 5th Episode of the Tarmac Chronicles. We set off […]

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

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 […]