Freewheeling with Mohit Raj Kapoor as he talks to us about cycle touring in India and his ride from Jaipur to Malaysia and more… Mohit, all of 23, is an avid tourer who has ridden the length of the country and most of South East Asia. His first ride was…
This user review of the Bryton Rider 450 is after having lived with it for 7 months. Through the monsoons, north Indian winters and 40 degree desert summer! Checking out the features, testing its battery life and then drawing conclusions about this value for money cycle computer… Bryton Rider 450…View More Bryton Rider 450 User Review: The Power Bank!
As COVID-19 has the world in its deathly grip, we are constantly bombarded by news which is soul sucking. It is difficult to stay positive in the midst of these prophets of gloom. Even more so as the country is under a lock down and you are stuck at home…View More Lockdown Stories: Cycle Art by Pritesh
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…View More CyclingMonks: New Logo In Town!
We chat with India’s rising MTB star, Adonis Tangpu, soon after winning a double Gold at the MTB Nationals and representing the country in Thailand… Mysore’s Gem: Adonis Tangpu Every once in a while, along comes someone special. Someone who makes you drop whatever you are doing and take a…View More #InConversation with Adonis Tangpu: A Rising Star!
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…View More Photo Feature: Hyderabad Racing Circuit
Hyderabad boy, Prajwal Pingali, raced at Temghar MTB Challenge 2020 in Maharashtra, and also captured some stunning shots from the downhill race there. Captions and lucid explanations by ace downhill rider Slade Gomes! 2019 was the first edition of the mountain biking festival near Pune, Maharashtra. This year it got…View More Temghar MTB Challenge 2020 by Prajwal Pingali
Rolling downhill with Slade Gomes, Indian National Downhill Champion; as he talks in depth about his journey of getting into the sport, winning and what lies ahead! Speeding Downhill with Slade Gomes Flash, wham, bam, damn… and before you know it, a speed demon has passed you by and the…View More Rolling Downhill with Slade Gomes!
Race Report from the Aravalli Trailhunters Finale held in Gurgaon. This is an annual MTB XC race in the Aravalli forests being conducted successfully for the last 6 years… Aravalli Trailhunters Finale Crash, bam, wham and still happy as a ham. That is the sound and feelings of mountain bikers…View More Aravalli Trailhunters Finale 2019: The Force!