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    Strawberry Crush FAQs

    1. How Many Participants are there in this Bootcamp?
    Entry is restricted to 20 participants only and will be given on first come, first serve basis.

    2. What kind of bike is suitable?
    Road bikes, hybrids or hardtail MTBs are suitable in that order.

    For road bikes, we recommend a minimum gearing of 34×28 for climbing.

    3. Who is this ride meant for?
    This ride is perfect for all new and beginner cyclists. Or even seasoned cyclists who are new to climbing.

    It will give you the confidence of climbing on your bicycle and never again will you fear a climb!

    4. What do we need to bring for this ride?
    Your bicycle and relevant accessories like helmet, lights, riding apparel, and other items you carry on your everyday rides.

    Identity Proof like Driving Licence, Aadhar, Passport etc.

    Covid vaccination certificate of the 2nd dose at least 15 days prior to event date or RTPCR test 72 hours prior to the event date.

    Most importantly, an attitude to learn!

    5. What all is being provided in this ride?
    Check ticket details above.

    6. What’s the weather going to be like?
    Cool nights and sunny but pleasant days. Rain isn’t expected, but you never know, so do pack a rain jacket for riding.

    7. How do I get to Mahabaleshwar?
    The best way to get to Mahabaleshwar from Mumbai or Pune is by bus. A number of Volvos operate to this hill station and it is a simple task to carry your bicycle in a Volvo bus.

    For more details on transporting your bicycle by bus, read this.

    8. Will there be a backup vehicle?
    Yes. This ride is fully supported. There will be a backup vehicle carrying midride nutrition and hydration, along with a seasoned bicycle technician.

    There are also two bicycle instructors, who will be riding with you and providing support to all the participants.

    9. Type of accommodation?
    Rooms will be in comfortable hotels and will be on triple-sharing basis.

    10. Food being provided during and after the ride.
    Food will be nutritious wholesome food before and after the rides. During the ride, the support vehicle will carry midride nutrition and hydration.