Rugged Sahyadri is self-supported adventure race. Mountain cycling, trekking & navigation are the three basic disciplines. The Race can be played solo or as a team of 2 (Last 4 years it was only a team event, however from this year edition; 2016 edition, we have introduced solo category too). The Race is held in outskirts of Kolhapur. Route is surprise, will be revealed at the Bib collection day. As the name suggests it is an off road race where the participants will peddle and trek through gut wrenching uphills, exciting downhills, village backroads, thick vegetation, jeep tracks, single track, muddy trails , Bike & hike and savor real mountain biking. This is not a cycling tour, it’s a self-supported race. So brace yourself and come to enjoy the rain and have the experience of a lifetime.
It’s paramount to say that Rugged Sahyadri brought the cycling culture back in Kolhapur. The planned tracks and the overall event is much awaited year after year and attracts strong crowds from every corner of India. As we go from strength to strength, Rugged Sahyadri is shaping up to be one of the biggest adventure events in India with thousands of participants having participated till date.
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