Chennai goes racing: No Contact ITT by MRC…

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…

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Photo Feature: Hyderabad Racing Circuit

Race report from the Hyderabad Racing Circuit race on the 26th of January. Prajwal Pangali writes and shoots the ‘handicap’ race which happened on republic day! Hyderabad Racing Circuit Prajwal and a bunch of buddies in Hyderabad have started the 2020 season with a road race. The race was not of the regular variety. It took a leaf out of…

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Neha Tikam, dancing on her pedals to Gold at Deccan Cliffhanger

In Conversation with endurance cyclist Neha Tikam from Pune as she shares her experience of winning Deccan Cliffhanger, where she rode 640 km from Pune to Goa in 34 hours 6 minutes and 45 seconds… Winning Deccan Cliffhanger the dancer’s way! Google D&D and images of the popular game Dungeons & Dragons will pop up. This article isn’t a tale…

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La La Land Ultra: Race Against the Mountain Course

Race Report from La La Land Ultra: A self-supported ultra distance cycle race which started in Manali and went all the way till Turtuk covering 700 km! This first of its kind race had an average altitude of 13000 ft. and crossed multiple 18000 ft. high passes… La La Land Ultra Rohtang La, Baralacha La, Nakee La, Lachung La, Tanglang…

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Mad Over Biking: A New MOB in Town!

In Conversation with Rahul Garg, the man behind Mad Over Biking. A cycling community which has been regularly organising road races in Delhi! He talks us through the challenges, joy and excitement of organising such races. What do you do once you have bought an ultra-cool carbon roadbike, fitted it with top quality wheels, bought shoes and pedals which helped…

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India’s First Self-Supported Ultra Cycle Race!

In April 2019, a self-supported ultra cycle race was organised, called the MangoTrans. A first of its kind in India, which will soon be followed by La La Land Ultra! Self-Supported Ultra Cycle Race There are those who want a shot of adrenaline in a short time. For these people there are closed circuit, sprint, XCO and downhill races. These…

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Best Cycle Races in India for the Competitive Cyclist!

You really want to race your cycle and are wondering which are the best cycle races in India? Search no more, we have put together a list of some of the best cycling races that the country currently has to offer! Cycle Races in India One of the best ways of bumping up your fitness on a bike is to…

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London Edinburgh London: A first timer’s perspective!

The London Edinburgh London is one of the most well known brevets across the globe. Second only to the mother of them all, Paris Brest Paris. Sayi Rama Krishna speaks to CyclingMonks about his experience of participating in this gruelling bicycle event. LEL, as it is popularly known, is held every four years, with the first in 1989. Sayi rode…

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