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Bangalore Brevets - 600K conquered on pedal

First of all, a big "thank you" to the Bangalore Brevet team. They have made me super randonneur.

After finishing the 200 Km in January, 300 Km in February, 400 Km in March on pedal, I was skeptical of the 600 Km in April - partly because of the distance and partly because of the heat that peaks around this time in Tamil Nadu.

I had not done any special training for all my previous rides. Nevertheless, I had lately kept myself fit in some or other way - be it the small distance of cycling to office everyday or tennis on the weekends whenever possible or running around the lake in Lalbagh botanical garden. I wish I was still going to roller skating classes or the football matches that my office colleagues play every weekend. Or I wish it was the Bangalore Ultra marathon season. Nothing is happening. Only 10 more days to go - countdown to the 15th of April - Bangalore Brevets 600 Km. I need to work up a bit. My best bet was run - run around the Lalbagh lake. Usually 45 minute…