Here’s a list of the best amateur bicycle races in India, where you can work on your skills and competitive spirit. The list comprises both road and mountain bike races. Amateur Bicycle Races in India Amateur races are arguably the purest form of racing. You spend money, time, energy and for what. Just for pride. To beat your competition. And…View More Amateur Bicycle Races in India: MTB & Road
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 at the Aravalli Trailhunters finale… Over the years ATH has…View More Aravalli Trailhunters Finale 2019: The Force!
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 handover the baton! Stroke Heat VI: Race Report First lets…View More ATH 6.3: Stroke Heat VI: Race Report!
Race report from season finale of Aravalli Trailhunters: Meet the Force. The MTB race was held in Gurgaon on the 2nd of December. In the first week of November Gautam Chima from Aravalli Trailhunters called me up and told me they needed a hand with the season finale in December. I was more than happy to give a hand, a…View More Aravalli Trailhunters: Meet the Force: Season Finale!
Cycling in India has grown by giant pedal strokes. Every metro city in the country has colourfully attired cyclists out on weekends in large numbers. Yet, the most popular genre that has caught on with recreational cyclists is randonneuring, followed distantly by travellers and a spec on this already small cycling planet of amateur racers. We chat to Gautam Chima,…View More Pedalling along with Aravalli Trailhunters
Thinking about participating in the MTB Shimla race? Don’t know what to expect? Read on to know a first timer’s experience of riding in the MTB Shimla 2017. Why Race? Often during a MotoGP race you hear the commentator saying that the rider coming third has the best seat in the ring for the battle between the first two. They…View More MTB Shimla 2017 Race: A First Timer’s Perspective
Race report from the ATH KMP 100 Road Race held on the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Expressway on the outskirts of Delhi. My first road race and it was as a spectator and motorcycle marshal. My motorcycle had the photographer as pillion as we rushed from the peloton, to the breakaway to those getting dropped. I literally had the best seat in the…View More The ATH KMP 100 Road Race
A race report from ATH’s Teekling The Top. The MTB race was held in Teekli Village near Gurgaon in March 2017. The Prelude Cycling is pretty darn addictive and from the time I bought my new (slightly used!) 29er, I have been enjoying hitting the dirt, sometimes harder than intended! Thanks, in no small part to the Aravalli Trailhunters (ATH).…View More ATH ‘Teekling the Top’: MTB Race