Bhagamandala – Bekalfort – Kasargod – Jalsoor
September 6,7 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.
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.
The pics are shot on the route last year and during the recee.
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.
|Total Distance||Day 1 : 90 kms
Day 2 : 50 kms
|Road Condition||MTB or Hybrid bikes prefered. From bagamandala to Karike road is patchy (30) everything else is road-bikeable|
|Riding expertise||Beginners to Experienced|
|Places of Interest||1. Bekal fort
|Altitude||Day 1 : Ascend 60m
Day 2 : Ascend 200m
Day 0 – Friday, Sept 5, 2014
Pickup from Jaynagar and Hockey stadium 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.
Day 1 – Saturday, Sept 6, 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 September 6, 2013
|5:00 a.m||Reach Bagamandala|
|5:30 a.m||Start Ride towards bekal fort|
|8:00 a.m||Breakfast enroute|
|12:30 p.m||Lunch enroute|
|2:30 p.m||Reach Bekal fort (70 kms)|
|2:30 to 4:00 p.m||Bekal fort sight seeing|
|4:00 p.m||Ride towards Kasargod|
|6:00 p.m||Reach Kasargod, Dinner and stay at hotel|
Click here for more information : Day-1
Day 2 – Sunday, Sept 7 2013
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 September 7, 2013
|5:00 a.m||wake up and get ready|
|6:30 a.m||start the ride|
|8:00 a.m||Breakfast enroute|
|1:00 p.m||Reach Sulya|
|1:30 p.m||Board the bus and start towards bangalore. Lunch enroute.|
|9:30 p.m||Reach Bangalore|
Click here for more information : Day-2
We will be taking only 35 riders for this event, so hurry and register now.
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
2010 and 2011 C2C Ride photo links