TFN – the volunteers

2017-12-08T01:17:29+00:00

TFN has been running for 10 years now solely on volunteer power. All the different aspects of support I have detailed out a bit earlier, are manned by volunteers. The volunteers are from different walks

TFN – the volunteers 2017-12-08T01:17:29+00:00

TFN – the clean tour

2017-12-08T01:13:14+00:00

Starting from the very first TFN in 2008, it has been our endeavor to ensure that from the surroundings perspective, it is a very clean tour. We do not want to litter even to the

TFN – the clean tour 2017-12-08T01:13:14+00:00

TFN – personal support vehicles

2017-12-08T00:42:11+00:00

Some riders tend to bring along their own support vehicles and this could be for many personal reasons. While we understand that you may need the vehicle to go along with you, we would want

TFN – personal support vehicles 2017-12-08T00:42:11+00:00

TFN – the route profile, the cue sheets, the daily briefing.

2017-12-08T00:40:32+00:00

I’ve bunched these together since they are to do with the route mainly. The daily routes have been put up on the TFN site and I’m sure most of you have studied them by now.

TFN – the route profile, the cue sheets, the daily briefing. 2017-12-08T00:40:32+00:00

TFN – the rest day

2017-12-08T00:09:30+00:00

Ooty, after Kalahatty, is when we all rest! That is the day when an aerial shot of the hotel grounds will leave no doubt that cyclists have taken over……. Festooned with multi colored cycling attire

TFN – the rest day 2017-12-08T00:09:30+00:00

TFN – the safety aspect

2017-12-07T18:44:14+00:00

As detailed in the sections before, TFN does a lot of things to enhance the safety and ease of the riders while they traverse the 1000 kms of the ride. But the major onus of

TFN – the safety aspect 2017-12-07T18:44:14+00:00

TFN – the forest crossings

2017-12-07T18:42:27+00:00

Crossing forest reserves has been an integral part of TFNs right from the first one. The fact that we have done it 9 times before does not make it any less important or easier. Cyclists

TFN – the forest crossings 2017-12-07T18:42:27+00:00

TFN – the sweep support

2017-12-07T13:33:56+00:00

Over many TFNs, the sweep has become a sort of dreaded word for many! Nothing could be farther from reality. There is no real need for this anxiety and I hope to dispel this

TFN – the sweep support 2017-12-07T13:33:56+00:00

TFN — the medical support

2017-12-07T13:21:52+00:00

The medical team provided by our longstanding partners Sita Bhateja Hospitals and Spectrum Physio, consists of a doctor, nurses and physiotherapists. The medical team has a fully equipped ambulance going along with us. The

TFN — the medical support 2017-12-07T13:21:52+00:00

TFN – the mechanical support

2017-12-07T13:10:08+00:00

Our associate sponsor, Firefox, sends two mechanics with us on the tour to handle all the mechanical needs that would inevitably arise on a tour of this proportion. They will also carry with them some

TFN – the mechanical support 2017-12-07T13:10:08+00:00
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