Gates of Heaven 2022

Gates of Heaven is a signature event organised by Bangalore Randonneurs. Prequalification is completion of an LRM after 2019. Having completed the chalukyas-1200 KM enabled me to register. Preparation After every ride more than 600 km, I find some numbness In my little finger. So got a hand gripper and used it for the last … More Gates of Heaven 2022

The fifteen-puncture ride – My second Super Randonneur  title 

Our friends from WCCG madipakkam chapter came for send-off. On Friday evening we started the ride from JBC-velachery. The route was through our familiar medavakkam-mambakkam route. Srihari and I started with good speed and progressing well. WE were aiming to reach Chengalpattu using the day light, otherwise becomes dark. Reached the first check point ICICI … More The fifteen-puncture ride – My second Super Randonneur  title 

A trip to Jawadhu hills

Jawadhu hills or jawadhu malai is situated in the Tiruvannamalai district of southern most state of india, Tamilnadu. awadhu hill is a nice weekend getaway from Chennai.  If you want to know more about the Jawadhu Hills. My first visit to jawadhu hills was during the ‘Greencruiser 400 BRM’ in Jan 2020 and my second … More A trip to Jawadhu hills

CHALUKYAS 1200 – My first ultra randonneuring experience – Part II

Warning: Long post as well as late post. Ride story: Got up at 3:00 am on the ride day and had breakfast by 4:00 am and checked out of the hotel by 4:30 and reached the venue by 5:00. It was raining not so heavily. Wearing our rain coats and waiting in the rain opposite … More CHALUKYAS 1200 – My first ultra randonneuring experience – Part II

CHALUKYAS 1200 -My first ultra randonneuring experience – Part I

Having completed an SR series in august 2021, wanted to taste ultra randonneuring experience. Registered for the event 45 days prior with bangalore randonneurs(BR). So had 45 days in hand for planning and practicing. Two zoom sessions were organised by BR in which an idea about the route, things to carry etc., were briefed by … More CHALUKYAS 1200 -My first ultra randonneuring experience – Part I

ROADHAMMER-600 BRM   My first Super Randonneur title 

Exactly two years ago on this day I completed my first 200 k brevet with my WCCG madipakkam chapter friends. Missed 300 k due to my cousin brothers death and completed 300 K at Pondicherry. Completed 400 k with our team again. My first attempt at 600 k ended in me and my friend quitting … More ROADHAMMER-600 BRM   My first Super Randonneur title