In conversation with Grinshina Kartik about endurance cycling in India and abroad and the challenges that women face in this sport… In our ongoing Freewheeling series of Instagram Live Conversations, we chatted with Grinshina Kartik. She is an endurance cyclist based in Bangalore, who has ridden around large swathes of…
Cycling from Mumbai to Kanyakumari, Chidambram tells us tales of his first bicycle tour along the western coast of India! Tales of people, places, cultures and helpful strangers… Cycling from Mumbai to Kanyakumari Often in life, the heart desires to do something different, something epic. Chidrambram like many others, works…View More West Coast Fiesta: Cycling from Mumbai to Kanyakumari: 1775 km
Baton, baton, baton… The most repeated phrase during Aravalli Trailhunters‘ third race of the season. A relay race in the heat of May in the forest of Asola, Delhi. ‘Left hand’, ‘right hand’ were the other two phrases as teams got their brains and bodies in a twist trying to…View More ATH 6.3: Stroke Heat VI: Race Report!
Mountain Biking has hit the biggest and baddest mountains in the world. Tenzin Jampel from Leh, tells us about the culture of mountain biking in Ladakh. Mountain Biking in Ladakh Cycling has been growing at an exponential pace in India, but all the disciplines of cycling aren’t expanding equally in…View More Mountain Biking in Ladakh: The Birth of the Sport!
The last section of the blog of riding from Goa to Ooty. Cycling in the Nilgiris sees you climbing gorgeous hills till the highest point, Ooty. Cycling in the Nilgiris If you haven’t read the first and second part of this journey from Goa to Ooty then you can read…View More Cycling in the Nilgiris: The final push!
Cycling through the Western Ghats as I rode from Goa to Ooty. This is the second part in the journey along the gorgeous hills of Karnataka. Cycling Through the Western Ghats… This is the second part in the blog from Goa to Ooty. If you haven’t read the first part,…View More Cycling Through The Western Ghats: Part Deux!
Cycling Goa to Ooty through the Western Ghats is a pleasure. Especially if you ride the route in winter. I rode this scenic route self-supported on a Fuji Touring in Feb-Mar 2019. The route is a foodies’ delight! Cycling Goa to Ooty… Ultra Spice Race. An ultra cycle race conducted…View More Cycling Goa to Ooty: Through the Western Ghats
On the 73rd day we rode from Keylong to Manali over Rohtang Pass on the Leh-Manali highway. 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 73: Keylong to Manali Overjoyed at having…View More 90 Days Cycling in the Himalayas: Day 73: Keylong to Manali
On the 72nd day we rode from Bharatpur to Keylong over Baralacha La, as we moved from Ladakh in J&K to Lahaul in Himachal Pradesh. This was part of our 90 day ride in the Himalayas covering Spiti, Zanskar, Batalik, Nubra, Shyok, Pangong, Hanle, Tso Moriri, Garhwal and Kumaon. Day…View More 90 Days Cycling in the Himalayas: Day 72: Bharatpur to Keylong