Brevets are a nice mixture of touring and racing. You have enough time to enjoy the countryside as you do while touring, but you are at the same time racing the clock. Which is why it is so popular in India. You enjoy the camaraderie of fellow riders, without the cut throat competition of racing. While at the same time,…View More A tourer’s perspective of randonneuring…
An inspirational young cyclist, Agasthi, from Hyderabad has been pulling tricks on the national and international arena. Prajwal writes about him, after riding and building with him… It’s incredible what exposure to adventure sports at a young age can do to the mind of a child. Shaping their attitude towards victory, confidence, and humility, as well as failure, injury, and…View More Agasthi: Kid of the Skies
Here’s why you should cycle to work, as per Mayur Bathija, who has been riding regularly for the last couple of years in Bangalore… Wondering whether you should cycle to work or not? Worried about how to do it? Mayur, who has been commuting regularly for the last couple of years, writes about how it is done. He is passionate…View More Why You Should Cycle to Work by Mayur Bathija
The first VLog is out of cycling from Goa to Kanpur, covering 2300 km in 18 days, all alone! Check it out and subscribe to our YouTube channel…View More Episode 1: Cycling Goa to Kanpur
Check out this story of CyclingMonks member, slibero, of his travels through the Spiti Valley on the forum. “It will be painful right? Yes it will be. Very painful? Yes…” At this point in the conversation it became clear to me that I was profoundly unprepared for the upcoming trip. After our plans to cycle in Mongolia in 2015 were…View More Flipbook of Landscapes
Its been all quiet on the western front for far too long. No new stories and blogs emanating from this keyboard. On the 1st of April we promised to do more with this blog going forward, but we were doing less! Or so it seemed on the outside. Behind the scenes we have been working hard to update, upgrade and…View More CyclingMonks Forums: Your Voice
Its been 18 months since CyclingMonks first hit the interweb. In this year and a half, I am happy that this blog has grown, improved and learnt a lot along the way. The essence of CyclingMonks from the beginning has been to share stories about cycling in India, from every corner of the country. Tales which range from travelling this…View More CyclingMonks: New Logo In Town!
All good things must come to an end and so did this 90 day long cycle journey! The last few days saw the ride from temple town, Adibadri till Haldwani at the base of the Kumaoni Himalayas… This was part of our 90 day ride in the Himalayas covering Spiti, Zanskar, Batalik, Ladakh, Nubra, Shyok, Pangong, Hanle, Tso Moriri, Garhwal…View More 90 Days Cycling in the Himlayas: Day 87-90: Adibadri to Haldwani