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Cruise to the Coast – 2

Bhagamandala – Bekalfort – Kasargod – Jalsoor

October 11,12 2014

CAM’s most popular ride ever is back. Last year  C2C rides got filled up within 4-5 days of announcement. Hurry and register soon if you are interested. The First and Second edition of  C2C this year got filled up in a week. 

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Event Poster

Event Poster

Monsoon is the time of C2C for CAMies, in the last four years more than 350 enthusiasts have cycled through this amazing interstate route. What better than a monsoon to ride through the route that has umpteen waterfalls. A chance to visit this enchanting route through the western ghats of Kerala and the winding roads of Coorg-district.

This complete experience for only 4500 Rs.

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The pics are shot on the route last year and during the recee.

Ride information

This September, join CAM to criuse to one of the most famous beach-forts in south india. Pedal from Bagamandala towards western ghats of kerala and on towards Bekal fort. Bekal fort is the largest fort in kerala. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bekal_Fort

The cost for the entire experience is 4500 Rs only. In case you don’t have a bike, we can arrange for imported rented bikes for  900 Rs .

This 130 km ride is spread over a weekend, departing from Bangalore on a Friday night and back in Bangalore on Sunday night. In case you are not able to ride the complete distance, you could put your ride in our support vehicle and follow the fellow riders.

Ride Specification

Total DistanceDay 1 : 90 kms
Day 2 : 50 kms
Road ConditionMTB or Hybrid bikes prefered. From bagamandala to Karike road is patchy (30) everything else is road-bikeable
Riding expertiseBeginners to Experienced
Places of Interest1. Bekal fort
2. Bhagamandala
Altitude Day 1 : Ascend 60m
Descend 950m

Day 2 : Ascend 200m
Descend 100m

Day 0 – Friday, Oct 10, 2014

Pickup from Hockey Stadium, Madiwala and Jaynagar around 9:00 p.m, load the bikes on to support vehicles and board the bus. Option of pre-drop off of bikes is also available.

 

Riding on the beach – Photo by Arijit – C2C 2010

 

Day 1 – Saturday, Oct 11, 2014

Bhagamandala to Bekalfort to Kasargod, via pristine beauty of the kerala western ghats. The path has complete downhill initially and later rolling hills and beautiful vistas. A stopover at Bekal fort to admire the beauty of the famous fort.

Distance: 90 kms

Itinerary : Saturday October 11, 2014

5:00 a.mReach Bagamandala
5:30 a.mStart Ride towards bekal fort
8:00 a.mBreakfast enroute
12:30 p.mLunch enroute
2:30 p.mReach Bekal fort (70 kms)
2:30 to 4:00 p.mBekal fort sight seeing
4:00 p.mRide towards Kasargod
6:00 p.mReach Kasargod, Dinner and stay at hotel

Map :

Click here for more information : Day-1

Day 2 – Sunday, Oct 12, 2014

Kasargod-Jalsoor. The ride is through the forest section and next to the river. Nice single track road and minimum traffic.

Distance: 50 kms

Itinerary : Sunday October 12, 2014

5:00 a.mwake up and get ready
6:30 a.mstart the ride
8:00 a.mBreakfast enroute
1:00 p.mReach Sulya
1:30 p.mBoard the bus and start towards bangalore. Lunch enroute.
9:30 p.mReach Bangalore

Map :

Click here for more information : Day-2

We will be taking only 35 riders for this event, so hurry and register now.

day-2 towards jalsoor – Photo by Vishal Goel

The Cost of the event is 4500 Rs. This includes

a. Transportation of the rider and bike to and fro bangalore (on an ultra luxuary bus)

b. Food during the event

c. Support vehicles

d. Stay in a decent hotel at Kasargod (sharing basis, non A.C)

e. Hydration and snacks during the ride.

f. Interstate tax for the vehicles

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2010 and 2011 C2C Ride photo links

Arijit – Picasa web album – Not a public album.

 

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