90 Days Cycling in the Himlayas: Day 48: Leh to Khardung

On the 48th day we cycled from Leh over Khardung La to reach Khardung Village on the other side after dark! This was part of our 90 day Himalayan ride covering Spiti, Zanskar, Batalik, Ladakh, Nubra, Shyok, Pangong, Hanle, Tso Moriri, Garhwal and Kumaon.  Day 48 Leh to Khardung D-day. Time to hit escape velocity and climb one of the highest motorable passes in the world. Preparation is Key Mithun joined us for…

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90 Days Cycling in the Himalayas: Day 41-47: Leh

A holiday from the ongoing vacation! Our stay in Leh got extended, as we spent another week doing nothing in this mountain city. This was part of our 90 day ride in the Himalayas covering Spiti, Zanskar, Batalik, Ladakh, Nubra, Shyok, Pangong, Hanle, Tso Moriri, Garhwal and Kumaon. The Week That Wasn’t! Day 41 Mithun had been threatening to leave…

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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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90 Days Cycling in the Himalayas: Day 38-40: Leh

The days that we visited the Thikse Monastery, Leh Palace and Tsemo Gompa in Ladakh on a cycle. This was part of our 90 day ride in the Himalayas covering Spiti, Zanskar, Batalik, Ladakh, Nubra, Shyok, Pangong, Hanle, Tso Moriri, Garhwal and Kumaon! Day 38-40: Leh After spending Independence Day in Leh, it was time to do a lot more…

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90 Days Cycling in the Himlayas: Day 35: Nimmu to Leh

On the 35th day of our 90 day cycle ride in the Himalayas, we rode from Nimmu to Leh, past the famous Sangam, Magnetic Hill and Gurudwara Pathar Sahib. This was part of our Himalayan ride covering Spiti, Zanskar, Batalik, Ladakh, Nubra, Shyok, Pangong, Hanle, Tso Moriri, Garhwal and Kumaon! Day 35 Nimmu to Leh It was Driftjockey’s last riding…

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90 Days Cycling in the Himalayas: Day 34: Khaltsi to Nimmu

On the 34th day we rode on the boring Srinagar-Leh highway from Khaltsi to Nimmu with scenic views. This was part of our 90 day ride in the Himalayas covering Spiti, Zanskar, Batalik, Ladakh, Nubra, Shyok, Pangong, Hanle, Tso Moriri, Garhwal and Kumaon! Day 34 Khaltsi to Nimmu We were back on the national highway. Khaltsi is a small town…

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90 Days Cycling in the Himalayas: Day 33: Garkone to Khaltsi

On the 33rd day we rode parallel to the Indo-Pak border following the Indus River from Garkone to Khaltsi. This was part of our 90 day ride in the Himalayas covering Spiti, Zanskar, Batalik, Ladakh, Nubra, Shyok, Pangong, Hanle, Tso Moriri, Garhwal and Kumaon! Day 33 Garkone to Khaltsi I woke multiple times during the night, while Driftjockey was sound…

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