Like a brevet, this populaire is a completely self-supported ride to be completed in a fixed time. A populaire is usually of a distance less than 200K. Note that brevets and populaires are not competitive rides.
Start: Indian Institute of Science Gymkhana Gate, Yeshwantpur
End: Indian Institute of Science Centenary Gate, New BEL Road
Time limit: 3 hours 45 minutes
Please note that the road between Mariamma Circle in Malleshwaram and C N R Rao Circle is closed. Please approach via Mekhri Circle if you're coming from South Bangalore.
The ride is open to all cyclists regardless of their affiliation.
Online registration for the populaires is FREE.
However, if you register on the spot at the venue, a surcharge of INR 50 will be applied since we'd like to minimize the inconvenience of handling on-the-spot registrations.
rules and regulations for a randonnée.
Since this is a daylight ride, the following rules are relaxed for this ride:
You will need to sign a waiver at the start.
You can see the current list of registrants here.
Please note on-the-spot registrations at the venue will attract a surcharge of INR 50 since we'd like to minimize the inconvenience of handling on-the-spot registrations.
Traffic: Roads have very low traffic, even on SH-39 to Hesaraghatta. However, you may find the occasional heavy vehicle (BMTC buses) on the route. Some roads (about 5km) in the end have medium to heavy traffic.
Terrain: Here is the elevation profile generated from the GPX by utrack.crempa.net for the route:
For a GPX you can analyze, see this attachments.
Please note map and GPX are provided for convenience only. The cue-sheet is the only official route guide.
cue-sheet is available both in HTML and PDF versions (attached to the cue-sheet page). You may prefer the HTML form if you would like to reformat it in case the PDF has small fonts.
Please bring the cue-sheet printed with you for the ride, we may have a limited number of cue-sheets to give out.
Draft results are now available. Please send corrections to the organizers before May 22.