28th Oct 2017

GMC Day 01 - THE LAUNCH

  • From:HASSAN Via:BELUR To:CHIKKAMANGALURU Cycling Distance (KM):90 Kms

    Activities / Highlights: Flag-off from Hassan. The cyclists pedal their way through BELUR and YAGACHI reservoir before ending the day at Chikmagalur. Nestled in the foothills of the Mullayanagiri mountain range, Chikmagalur would be an ideal place for the cyclists to break ice with the other GMCíans.

29th Oct 2017

GMC Day 02 - THE INITIATION

  • From:CHIKKAMANGALURU Via:MUTHODI FOREST To:ATTIGUNDI Cycling Distance (KM):80 Kms

    Activities / Highlights: The first exposure to GMC off-road trail. The gravel infested trail, with almost unending climb sets the tone for the remainder of the ride. This is the chance to get all your muscles and sinews ready before attempting the more torturous sections in the coming days. Day ends at Atthigundi.

30th Oct 2017

GMC Day 03 - MTB’ers DELIGHT

  • From:ATTIGUNDI Via:BHADRA WILD LIFE SANCTUARY To:SHIMOGA Cycling Distance (KM):90 Kms

    Activities / Highlights: A long off-road stretch with average ups and downs amidst the Rolling Meadows and thick, canopy covered routes. Kemmanagundi at its greenest offers beautiful background for great selfies. Day-3 ends at Shivamogga, also known as the ‘Gateway of Malnad’.

31ST Oct 2017

GMC Day 04 - HOMELY HINGAARA

  • From:SHIMOGA Via:AGUMBE To:GUDDEKERE Cycling Distance (KM):90 Kms

    Activities / Highlights: A day with dual opportunities to duel! The MTB friendly segment through the Mandagadde bird sanctuary is a short but sweet ride. After another long day of cycling, we encounter the reputed hospitality of Hingaara Homestay at the remote Guddekere. A word of caution, look out for snakes crossing your path!.

01ST Nov 2017

GMC Day 05 - KODACHADRI KARNIVAL

  • From:GUDDEKERE Via:NAGARA FORT To:KODACHADRI Cycling Distance (KM):70 Kms

    Activities / Highlights: Another long ride day with limited shade. But the biggest challenge of GMC2017 awaits! Scaling Kodachadri on a cycle. A feat attempted only by a handful, the torture of off-road, uphill climb is dotted with vicious hairpin curves. An evening to assuage your aching body at Nittur.

02ND NOV 2017

GMC Day 06 - STREAMY SCENE

  • From:KODACHADRI Via:SHARAWATHI BACK WATER To:JOGFALLS Cycling Distance (KM):80 Kms

    Activities / Highlights: An adventurous day for the cyclists! The trail passes through some dense woods before hitting an off-road stretch that leads to the banks of backwaters of Sharavathi River. A little bit of chilling in the water before boarding boats to cross over. Another ride through the woods before we end the day at Jog Falls.

03RD NOV 2017

GMC Day 07 - CROWNING GLORY

  • From:JOGFALLS Via:KOGARU FOREST To:MURUDESHWARA Cycling Distance (KM):80 Kms

    Activities / Highlights: The last day of GMC2017. The 7-day MTB challenge concludes at Murudeshwara. Winners announced; memories re-lived; tired bodies relieved… and party till you drop. After days of camaraderie, it is time head back to the reality of civilization. Memories are forever!