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…View More Transition from Randonneuring to Racing: The How To!
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…View More A tourer’s perspective of randonneuring…
Meet GK Fat Bike Rider from Vijaywada who had his life transformed by the humble bicycle. He lost 44 kg in 7 months just by riding his bike. A lot… Bicycles Transform Lives… We all have our different reasons for riding a cycle. Some to compete, others to represent the…View More Transforming from Mota Bhai Biryani Waala to GK Fat Bike Rider…
Meet Sameera Auluck from Ludhiana, a fashion designer and mother of three, who went cycling from Delhi to Mumbai in December 2020. Through the freezing cold winter of the north! With the pandemic raging on, Sameera along with a group of cyclists rode from India Gate in Delhi to Gateway…View More Pedalling from India Gate to Gateway of India!
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…View More La La Land Ultra: Race Against the Mountain Course
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…View More India’s First Self-Supported Ultra Cycle Race!
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…View More London Edinburgh London: A first timer’s perspective!
For an outsider looking in, cyclists are one and the same. Crazy people perched on a tiny saddle, pushing away on those pedals. Yet, there are a bazillion different genres of pushing those pedals. Randonneuring in India has picked up significantly in the last few years, with a brevet being…View More Riding a 1400 km brevet with Nitin Yadav