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Cycle your way across Dharwad, take home a unique trophy


Bengaluru: It’s a double-delight for cyclists in and across the twin-cities in this day and age—they get to extend their endurance and earn a trophy within the form of a map of the undivided Dharwad district.
The innovative reward of Hubballi Bicycle Club (HBC) is seeing an increasing number of people getting on to the saddle to get the coveted trophy.

HBC’s flagship match RADHE (Ride Across Dharwad Hubballi Excursion), which started as a week-end amusing experience, has reworked itself to Endura Series, throwing a problem at cyclists to discuss with different landmarks within the district. Riders will have to duvet 100km in 6 hours 45 mins below every of the 4 rides which might be a part of the collection.

Yogesh Shanbagh, in-charge of RADHE, stated that they had only 17 riders for the primary 50km in April 2018. “The number rose to 30 via mid-2018 even if the gap was once larger to 100km,” he stated, explaining the way it triggered HBC to throw the 100km collection problem at riders aged 18 and above, and also reward them uniquely.

After being flagged off at Channamma Circle in Hubballi at 6am on the third Sunday of every month, cyclists experience to the day’s vacation spot and succeed in the top level, and the detour direction makes positive they experience 100km. They are given water and food dietary supplements at keep watch over issues, and lunch at the end-point. Those finishing the day’s experience are given a medal which is the map of the area of Dharwad district which that they had covered.

In their try to get all the 4 medals, cyclists building up their endurance. They later give all those medals (4 maps of various regions of the district) to HBC, which sticks them together and returns it as a trophy. So far, 9 have got it.

One such trophy winner, Joseph Anthony, stated despite the fact that he was once born and taken up in Hubballi, he had never seen the natural face of the district. “Thanks to the make stronger from HBC volunteers, I loved amusing rides of RADHE and also successfully completed its Endura Series. This showed me how stunning our district is — its nation-state, inexperienced fields, lakes and satisfied villagers,” the railway employee stated, adding the enjoy could also be making him to discover the internal parts of the district.

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Four locations

* Basavanna Temple in Kalaghatagi. Cyclists take a diversion at Haliyal Road.

* Shambhulingeshwara Temple in Kundagol. This experience comprises 35km detourous direction.

* Malaprabha irrigation canal bund in Navalgund.


* Karnatak University-Dharwad. En direction, cyclists contact Amminbhavi and Garag in Dharwad taluk.


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MEDAL FOR METTLE: Cyclists at Karnatak University-Dharwad, one of the 4 locations to be covered below RADHE Endura Series. A trophy within the form of Dharwad district is given to people who complete the collection




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