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You've read about it..
You've trained all year for it..
And now, it's back!

The RideACycle Foundation http://www.rideacycle.org is proud to present to you Tour Of Nilgiris, 2010 http://www.tourofnilgiris.com
Third year in the running, The Tour of Nilgiris, 2010, is Bigger, Badder, Better..

3 states, a 100 reasons to ride this December. Come be a part of India's Longest Cycle Ride, because it just got bigger.
You'll get to taste rolling terrain and steep inclines, challenging passes and more all while sweating it out riding through terrain that will get your heart pumping and adrenalin rushing.

The Trilogy, which is the 'greenest' cycling tour this side of the continent, will have 100 riders roughing it out for 8 days across 1020 kms of the most scenic places in South India.


This edition of the TFN will have you pedal your cleats out to the highest peak in Ooty (at 2634 mts above sl) and through the oldest teak plantation in the world, and you get to do all of this while bonding with the friendliest and most unique people you'll ever meet.


Well, what are you waiting for? Register yourself for the ride, start training for The Ride of your life, live the Nilgiris and get your bragging rights to have ridden the best known, most organized cycling tour in India.

The Floodgates open on June 1st. Crank up those miles and watch this space for all the exciting news and updates as we run up to The Tour Of Nilgiris,this December.

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Comment by RNair on October 28, 2010 at 1:53pm
After months of intense speculation, we are proud to announce that TfN Ten is now BSA TfN Ten.
That's right, folks.
2 years in a row and this is just the beginning...
Look out for more exciting news and updates on this and see you all soon at 'India's Original Bike Tour'; BSA TfN Ten
Comment by RNair on June 1, 2010 at 7:36pm
Did you miss ... you havn't as yet ... you still have hope .... go and register at www.tourofnilgiris.com
 
July 1st. Payday for many but also a date that many from the cycling community were eagerly waiting for.
Registrations for TFN Ten were open at 9 am and thus started the mad dash to register and 'submit' the form.

Bharani, a TFN09'er and an avid cyclist in the Chennai circuit, was a classic example. Having being informed to have all his information ready, he was waiting for the registrations to open at 9am.

But to his dismay, he didnt have a passport sized photo to upload. Quick thinking and some photoshop'ing' helped him upload the picture but that cost him 6 minutes!

For all of us who worked our butts out to make sure the site was up on time and didnt crash in the stampede, 9 am was verdict time!

The site worked like a charm and the registrations just kept pouring in.

Social networking sites like FB and Twitter became impromptu message boards for the lucky ones with trigger fingers who registered themselves early, not to mention loud prayers of hope and some even pleading to be chosen. 

Jack Lee, who gets to play the (un)enviable task of chosing the lucky 100 will in the next couple of days be the Most hated/loved person in India.

Do we hear Z class security being offered?!

Nonetheless, the action has just begun. TFN Ten - Ride, Cherish, Remember!
Comment by RNair on June 1, 2010 at 6:44am
Dear Bikers and Runners,
The wait is finally over... Registrations for TFN Ten starts off at the Ninth hour on June 1, Just hours to go!!
So make sure you get your names registered at Registration page of TFN Site , so that you get to be on The Tour of the year.
Remember to have details like your blood group and any known medical conditions you have and a passport size photo and a photo of you (preferably with ur bike) handy for upload while registering.

This is It!
Prepare to have the Tour of your life.
Comment by Bertram Fonseca on May 31, 2010 at 6:19pm
Looking forward to be part of this Tour !!!
Comment by RNair on May 31, 2010 at 4:18pm
The registration for the tour opens on June 1 at 9am. www.tourofnilgiris.com
Comment by RNair on May 31, 2010 at 1:48pm
Thanks a lot. This year I took personal interest in the route and I hope we have done our best. The route is truly spectacular.
Comment by Anool J M on May 31, 2010 at 9:55am
Yay ! Lookin' forward to this edition. Seems like you've done a good job on the new route. Can't wait.

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