Boring Office Commute, Isn't boring

The biCycle bug bit me very hard past 2 years back. Though i was regular biCycle commuter during college days, the greed for motorbike,car made me take a long break off the saddle. The freedom feeling is back when my bums started resting back on the saddle.

Have been commuting to office for about 2 years now. Its so much fun to ride in those busy streets, drizzling rains, chilled nights of Bangalore streets. Getting back on saddle pulled me back into my college days.

anabhyAse viShaM vidyA- when not practiced, knowledge is poison.
Having connected to "PeterVanGeit" through his great work for CTC, never wanted to miss the Navigation Bootcamp he was conducting. The big reason to attend this bootcamp was also to meet Peter in the Final assignment. None of the excuses really matter for meeting Peter. This assignment opened up the new door for my thirst for the trials. It gave me better understanding of the Google Maps/Earth and helped me create my own trails.  After few trail ri…

Bangalore to Beaches - ByCycle - Day 4 - Wotz Ur Aim

Date: 28th Dec, 2015
Start: Agumbe (0800 Hrs)
End: Agumbe (1800 Hrs)
Distance: 23 Kms ( ByCycle - 8 Kms , Walk 15 Kms)
Terrain: Flat , Thick Forest enroute to OnakeHebbe 

Padsale was the place chosen by us to sleep last night. Padsale used to be there in all the Big houses earlier where they will host the guest. So we were here as perfect guest in “Doddamane”. This was a most homely stay after the 2 days of temple stay.

 Padsale @ DoddaMane
 Rooms @ Doddamane
  Dormitory @ Doddamane
Sanjay, who heads the Agumbe Vikasana Manch was in Doddamane and we had got into some healthy discussion with him last night. We had decided we will be doing some cleaning activity around Agumbe village this morning. Agumbe is well connected to every one who has seen Malgudi Days, and any activity in this village felt homely. This serial was one of the best serial some one would have seen in their child hood and would never miss to see if its screened again on Television.

Doddamane and streets of Agumbe ar…

Bangalore to Beaches - ByCycle - Day 3 - Redefining UpHill

Date: 27th Dec, 2015
Start: Thirthahalli (0800 Hrs)
End: Agumbe (1700 Hrs)
Distance: 50 Kms ( ByCycle - 50 Kms)
Terrain: Moderate except Kundadri Hills 

Today was the journey which Sid would remember for his lifetime, the journey which changed the definition of uphill for him, the journey which reminded me Kalhatti Ghat. An amazing ride in the western Ghats from Thirthalli to Agumbe
The early morning visit to "Thunga River" for getting fresh was the right decision in the morning. We could hear musical flow of the river in the early morning with very few people around. It was time for us to make our hands little dirty to get back the bikes in shape. After a quickie for the cycles, we were all set to start our journey towards Agumbe.
Quickie for the Bikes Temple Stay
Today journey would be a very relaxing one as the distance we were to cover was 50 Kms. And every one had hopes of reaching Doddamane @Agumbe for lunch. Had a quick and heavy break fast @ a restaurant. The fresh &…