Race Report from the Ultimate Ladakh Cycling Challenge 2020. A 4 stage MTB XC race held in Ladakh in extreme conditions of cold and altitude… Ultimate Ladakh Cycling Challenge 2020 This past week, some of the most talented mountain bikers of India congregated in the fantastic land of Ladakh to do what their do best, race bikes. With the pandemic…View More Racing at the Top of the World!
Cycling from Kanyakumari to Ladakh with Tahseen and Pankaj as they pedalled the length of the country to spread the message of ‘Be Generous’! This chalk & cheese duo share about their 40 day ride covering 3900 km and climbing 109638 ft. Those who have watched Lord of the Rings, will recollect Frodo’s journey, fraught with danger, as he travelled…View More K2K with the deadly duo Tahseen and Pankaj!
The full video of cycling in the Himalayas for 90 days is FINALLY live! The ride covered Spiti, Zanskar, Batalik, Ladakh, Nubra, Shyok, Pangong Tso, Hanle, Tso Moriri, Garhwal and Kumaon! Check it out and do subscribe to the CyclingMonks YouTube channel. If you prefer reading, you can check out the day wise blog here: https://www.cyclingmonks.com/90-days-cycling-himalayas/View More Cycling in the Himalayas
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 Ultra Rohtang La, Baralacha La, Nakee La, Lachung La, Tanglang…View More La La Land Ultra: Race Against the Mountain Course
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 different parts of the country. More often than not, the…View More Mountain Biking in Ladakh: The Birth of the Sport!
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 found such cheap accommodation the previous evening in Keylong my…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 72: Bharatpur to Keylong The morning in the Bharatpur dhaba…View More 90 Days Cycling in the Himalayas: Day 72: Bharatpur to Keylong
On the 71st we cycled from Whiskey Nala to Bharatpur on the Leh-Manali highway as we crossed Nakeela Pass. 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 71: Whiskey Nala to Bharatpur Whiskey Nala needed some good old rum to see me…View More 90 Days Cycling in the Himalayas: Day 71: Whiskey Nala to Bharatpur