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Bangalore - Krishnagiri - Vellore and back - 404 Km on bicycle in 21 hrs 44 mins

Even since I restarted my cycling in 2010, I would have done roughly four rides of 100 Km plus, two 200 Km plus, two 300 Km plus and I just added 400 Km plus to my list. All the rides are within 24 hours. Thanks to BBC (http://groups.google.co.in/group/Bangalore-bikers) which is the only reason why I get such opportunities.

Bangalore Brevets
I restarted my cycling with my office colleage Chirag in late 2009. I started with a mere office commute and quarterly weekend rides of hardly 50Km. I accidentally bought a Trek 4300 MTB again through Chirag. I had to use the bike now for some serious cycling. BBC gave me the right platform to kickstart that. Though I started my longer distance cycling with BBC, it is the Bangalore Brevets (http://www.bangalorebrevets.in/TheRoute.htm), which is the real challenging one, because here we are given a fixed time and the clock never stops.

The 400 Km ride
I did my 300 Km plus Brevet ride on Feb 12, 2011. It was time to test 400 for me as the 400K brevet…