These rides are for the medium level / expert level rider looking to ride, long (minimum 80 kms or above) group cycle rides, at a fast pace (18 kmph+) without support vehicles. The rides are to different scenic locations outside / on the outskirts of Bangalore & includes a vegetarian breakfast. Do get in touch with the organizer for the destination and route map for this week's ride.
Whom is twaah! Endurance ride for?
Cyclists who are 18 years and above
Expert level cyclist's, looking forward to an endurance ride of at least 80 kms plus (mostly century rides).
Intermediate level cyclists, looking to do 1st century ride (who've already ridden a minimum of around 70 kms at least once.)
IDEALLY NOT ADVISABLE for beginner level riders/riders who've not finished at least a couple of 50 km + rides (for any clarification/guidance, please contact organizer)
What is the schedule for twaah! Endurance ride?
Century rides, start at Silk Board. (before 6:00 AM, depending on the distance to be covered.)
Additional start points may be added one day before, based on registered participant's locations.
Start time for such additional start points (if any) will be intimated to registered participants (only) one day prior to ride.
Pre-fixed break-points along the route will be shared with participants, one day before the ride.
Breakfast point will be decided based on the direction/destination of the ride.
Ride to get over in around 6 hours (around 12:00 AM)
What to expect during the ride?
Registered participants would be added to twaah! WhatsApp + Strava group.
Briefing on pre-ride preparations, start timings, destination, route, rest-points, breakfast points etc. will happen, the evening before the ride.
New Centurions will be given advice on endurance cycling & motivation to complete the distance.
Routes selected may have traffic/congestion at certain areas & certain times.
Breakfast will be vegetarian and based on ride requirements for the body.
Let's not carry nor throw-away any plastic waste during the ride.
Last but definitely not least, please bring cycling helmets. Note: we are very concerned about your head :)
Exclusions: Cycle rental, lunch or any other expenses
Cycle rentals: Branded, geared, hybrid cycles (incl. Bianchi / Cannondale / Btwin etc.) suitable for the participant's height/body type can be arranged via 3rd party vendor at Rs 450/- per participant - on or before the previous Thursday of the ride. The cycle can be collected from near Silk Board on the evening before the ride and returnable immediately after the ride.
We can collect the cycle for you and deliver on the morning of the ride, upon receiving the cycle rental amount of Rs. 450 + transportation charge of Rs.50
90% cash back on cancellation of a ride by Thursday 9:00 PM
50% cash back on cancellation after Thursday 9:00 PM
Cancellations not applicable for cycle rental or transportation charges (As cycle rentals are from 3rd party vendor.)
The decision of the lead rider is final, during the ride, as it is his / her responsibility to ensure the safety of all.
In case of extreme situations like a personal emergency or total cycle breakdown etc. during the ride, we'll help the participant + cycle to get back to start destination (as fast & as much as possible), but cost incurred for the same will be borne by the participant.
In case the ride gets postponed/delayed etc. because of natural calamities or conditions beyond the control of the organizer, participants can select a replacement ride date on any subsequent weekend.
Two Wheels And A Handlebar
twaah! aims to play a big role in mobilizing cyclists in our city. To achieve this, twaah! plans to work with cyclists, housing societies, companies, and other institutions to bring an active lifestyle change in the way people commute. The aim of twaah! Is to get 10,000 new cyclists on our roads.