Pedal2Mumbai – A 4-day, 1010 kms Cycle Ride in Support of Mumbai Car Free Day

From this post on Bangalore Bikers Club:

The Bangalore Cycling Club (a cycle team run by Venkatesh of Wheelsports) will be pedaling to Mumbai from Bangalore starting tomorrow morning (Feb 16, 2010). They will be covering a distance of 1010 kms in 4 days as per the following itinerary:

  • Feb 16 – Bengaluru to Davanagere 265 km
  • Feb 17 – Davanagere to Belgaum 246 km
  • Feb 18 – Belgaum to Pune 336 km
  • Feb 19 – Pune to Mumbai 163 km
  • Feb 20 – Rest at Mumbai
  • Feb 21 – Participate in the Mumbai Cyclothon and the Mumbai Car Free Day

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Bangalore Bikers Club Meetup at EGL

After a discussion started by Sudhanshu, a couple of folks decided to meet at the Embassy Golf Links (EGL) business park cafeteria today.

Since we didn’t know each other personally, we spent the first few minutes hanging around the food counter (the designated meeting spot) staring at folks wondering if they are the one. I reached first, and then figured out another guy (Ashwatha) who was looking as unsure as I was. Turned out we both were from the same organization, which was both delightful and embarrassing as as we hadn’t seen each other in the office earlier even after working together for 3+ years. I could then spot the third guy – Sampath from a mile away as he was coming in the baggy biker shorts. We waited for a few minutes for Sudhanshu, and after he came in, we sat down with food and discussed, what else, biking?

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