For those cyclists who want to shift from randonneuring to racing, this article will help you understand the commonalities and challenges… India might have millions of people cycling every day across the country. But only a small fraction are people who consider it a sport. And within this tiny ecosystem of ours, randonneurs and endurance riding is arguably the most…View More Transition from Randonneuring to Racing: The How To!
Here’s a list of the best amateur bicycle races in India, where you can work on your skills and competitive spirit. The list comprises both road and mountain bike races. Amateur Bicycle Races in India Amateur races are arguably the purest form of racing. You spend money, time, energy and for what. Just for pride. To beat your competition. And…View More Amateur Bicycle Races in India: MTB & Road
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
Race Report from the Ultimate Ladakh Cycling Challenge 2020. A 4 stage MTB XC race held in Ladakh in extreme conditions of cold and altitude… Ultimate Ladakh Cycling Challenge 2020 This past week, some of the most talented mountain bikers of India congregated in the fantastic land of Ladakh to do what their do best, race bikes. With the pandemic…View More Racing at the Top of the World!
On the 1st of August, Chennai had their first No Contact ITT. An Indididual Time Trial to satisfy the hunger of the racing junta in these Covid times… Racers want to race. No matter hell or high water. Or lockdowns! With this lockdown now having extended to 5 months and no respite in sight, the racing folks of Chennai took…View More Chennai goes racing: No Contact ITT by MRC…
Check out these two incredible videos of urban downhill riding through the Himachali town of Shimla by Ashish Sherpa and Akshit Gaur. Cross Country (XC) Mountain bikers aren’t really known for their downhill skills. Especially super light boys who climb trails like mountain goats. Which is what makes these couple of videos rather unique from Ashish and Akshit. These 19…View More Blitzing through Shimla with Ashish Sherpa
To understand the amateur cycle racing scene in India, we race around the world with Baba Velo, who shares his oodles of experience with us… India is seeing a fast-growing cycling culture. Metros and Tier II cities are experiencing an explosion in bicycle sales, as more people are getting onto bikes. Yet, cycling as a sport, hasn’t kept pace with…View More Road Racing around the world with Baba Velo
#InConversation with elite mountain biker of India, Shiven Aerohawk, as he talks about his journey of being the best in the business and then some more… If you ever go to the high mountains and look closely at the cliffs, you will spot bharal (mountain goats), navigating their way through near vertical rock faces seemingly defying all laws of gravity.…View More Shiven Aerohawk: Bettering the Best in India!