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Mysore Calling : Free T-Shirt and Gatorade Goodies!

A Free ride, organized by Bangalore Cyclists group and Gatorade! 

Bangalore is Poised with Ride options. Here is one more weekend gateway to all you BCG riders. Pass on to Non-BCG riders as well. We are heading to the City of Mysore and to the Chamudeswari hills 


Elevation chart to the city of Mysore:

Elevation chart of Chamunti Hills:


05.30 AM : HSR BDA Complex

05.40 AM : Silk Board

06.15 AM : Shopperstop Bennerghatta road

06.45 AM : Metro Cash N Carry, Kanakpura Road

07: 00 -7-30 AM : Registration & Strictly the Ride Start. No more waiting. This will be flagged off after the registration & distribution of Energy Drink and T-shirt

People may opt to Climb Chamundi Hills or may head to Mysore. 


The Return journey options Depends on the Rider

1. Ride back on the same day from Mysore to Bangalore

2. Take a Volvo bus/ Bike Career on the same day from Mysore to Bangalore

3. Stay back in Mysore.

a> Ride back on the next Morning to Bangalore

b> Sight Seeing & Ride back to Bangalore

c> Sight Seeing & take Bus to Bangalore 

Bike career may only be arranged on request and if the number of request is more than 10. The Expense need to be borne by the Rider. Only available on the starting day of ride. 

Please note: Since this is a self supported ride, all riders will be subject to scrutiny to make sure they are able to ride this long distance.

What to bring: 
1. Bike & Accessories 
- A working/Serviced cycle,(Check Air pressure) 
- helmet 
- For Early Morning/night ride - Powerful front light & Back LED blinkers 
- Spare tubes (Minimum 1, Preferably 2 ) 
- pucture kits and minimal tools (ellen key set) help in case you or your friends end up with a flat. 
2. Hydration / Food 
- Hydration (water/ electral/glucose / Sports drink/ ORS) 
- Snacks (chocolates, Banana, Chikki (ground nut + jagri)) 
3. Clothing (depends mostly on the type of ride) 
- Shoes 
- Gloves 
- Bright reflective Clothing (for night rides) 
- For inside forest dark clothes (If you dont a singel scratch in your skin full sleeves and trousers to avoid damage to skin from thorns when you pass by a wild bush or tree) 
- paded cycling shorts gives you a more comfertable rides 
4. Additional Money for Food ,Travel back and any other Eventualities. 
- its not a Race, its a Ride 
- Follow Traffic Rules 
- Ride with the Group 
- Maintain Sufficient distance between cycles. 
- Be Alert on the Road and watch your back 
- Motorists (also) have the right of way. Keep left. Over take form right :P 
- If you have not been keeping well, Dont ride. 
- It is a self supported event. While other cyclists generally stop to help, be prepared to take care of yourself and your bike. 
General Instructions :- 
- Do a Warm up before your ride. 
- Hydrate yourself with ORS or glucose at regular intervals.Plain water is not always good. 
- Reach out to Fellow rider who is in need of help. 

Once you RSVP and share your contact details, I'll add you to the whatsapp group where there is a riders discussion.

Avinash K,


Ride Safe..Ride Long... 

P.S - The group, Host or the Organizers are not claiming any responsibility for the cycles or any kind of damage caused. So please take individual care and responsibility to make it a smooth ride. If you're not following group rules, you wont be considered in the group even if you have started the ride with us or even if you share the same route further.

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  • Abhik M.

    Thank you everyone for your support and encouragement throughout the journey

    August 24, 2014

  • Abhik M.

    This was awesome.......

    1 · August 24, 2014

  • Shankar P

    Hi Avinash - Do have any planned breaks for breakfast and lunch en route and is there a common meeting point in Mysore so everyone can gather on their arrival (i am sure not all the riders will be riding at the same pace and some will reach ahead of the others). Any help would be appreciated.

    August 22, 2014

  • Nitin C.

    What tentative time will we reach Mysore? Any folks yet for riding back to Bangalore the next day?

    August 21, 2014

    • Nitin C.

      Let me ask the question another way. Do we plan to have predefined break points where the group will meet up in the middle e.g. for lunch?

      August 22, 2014

    • Avinash K.

      No. that will be decided during the ride

      August 23, 2014

  • Prakash B.


    I would like to join for the ride and return on the same day by Bus.. You ppl arrange for bus facility too.?

    Thanks in advance.

    August 21, 2014

    • Avinash K.

      I had a plan to arrange it but unfortunately there are not enough positive response for the same. So each rider have to take a volvo back to bangalore. If any change I will update it here. Keep checking the page

      August 21, 2014

  • Sunil

    Regarding option 3 do we have some staying place in mind ?
    I am planning to go with option 3.With next day early morning cycling to Chamundi hills and then return back to Bangalore.

    August 21, 2014

    • Avinash K.

      Awesome choice. But there is no hotel/lodge booked for staying back. As this is just an open ride to Mysore. Riders need to take care of there lodging. Let me see if there are some bike friendly hotel to stay. Will update by tom evening

      August 21, 2014

  • Shankar P

    Hi Avinash - I am returning the same day by bus. Can you kindly let us know if bus will be arranged for those who want to return the same day. Also, any confirmation on the bike career from Mysore back to Bangalore. Do you have enough numbers to arrange for one.

    August 21, 2014

    • Avinash K.

      Not enough response for bike career. Buses are available from Mysore to Bangalore (Volvo) in which it is safe to carry bikes as well. But max 3 bikes per bus is suggested.

      August 21, 2014

  • nisha

    hi, i want to join this. but i have not done any long trips on cycle can i come?

    August 14, 2014

    • nisha

      ok. thanks for guidance

      August 19, 2014

    • Prakash B.

      Pyramid Valley on the same date.? where is that place?

      August 21, 2014

  • Ashok

    Is this ride on? I saw another ride to Pyramid Valley on the same date?

    August 21, 2014

    • Pawan K.

      It is on, Ashok. We have multiple rides happening on the same day. We BCG have started giving you options now ;)

      2 · August 21, 2014

  • Kushagra S.

    Aren't we having ride to Mysore on 29th (Ganesh Chaturthi holiday) as well?

    August 20, 2014

    • Avinash K.

      29Th Ride to Pondy & 30th Ride to Tirupathi. 2 separate batch

      August 21, 2014

  • Siva

    Is this route fit for a road bike?

    2 · August 14, 2014

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