PANAJI: A total of 12 cyclists completed the TriGoa Foundation’s 300km cycle ride on Sunday (October 25), thus bringing down the curtains on Audax Season 2019-20. Neeraj Gupta completed the 300km ride in 13 hours 55 minutes followed by Fintan Dourado, Gaurav Gupta, Sunil Verma, Lazarus Noronha, Deepak Varghese, Nataraj Nayak, Umesh Velip, Prashant Tari, Koustubh Pawaskar, Rupesh Teli and Achintya Kambli; stated a press release issued here on Monday.
“This TriGoa Brevets Randonneur Mondiaux (BRM) 300kms passed through the heart of Goa and touched the borders of Maharashtra and Karnataka. The route was picturesque over rolling hills and good roads.”Rajesh Malhotra, Founder, TriGoa Foundation
Five cyclists, namely – Fintan Dourado, Sunil Verma, Umesh Velip, Nataraj Nayak from Goa and Rupesh Teli from Kudal; completed their Super Randonneurs series.
Riders, who complete the BRMs of 200, 300, 400 and 600kms in one calendar year are called Super Randonneurs and there are over 40 SR with Venuvardhan Reddy holding the distinction of completing six, SR series in one calendar year, says the press communiqué.
Audax season of 2020-21 would begin with the TriGoa Coastline-BRM 200kms and Brevet Populaire 100kms scheduled for November 22. The organisers plan to hold training rides and workshops in preparations for the upcoming BRMs. Details can be obtained by contacting TriGoa Foundation 7447724744 or email firstname.lastname@example.org