In Conversation with David Kumar, an incredible mountain biker from Shimla. David recently won MTB Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh, after getting side tracked for 2.5 years due to injury. He talks about the trials & tribulations of his tumultuous journey with injury to return to the top step of the…View More David Kumar: Rise of the Phoenix!
The Winter Gran Fondo Ladakh is a Century ride in sub-zero temperatures at 3500 metres ASL in the beautiful land of Leh and is being held between the 8th to 14th February 2023. Get ready for an experience of a lifetime on your bicycle. Get ready to pedal your bike…View More Winter Gran Fondo Ladakh: Snow Far, Snow Good!
In Conversation with Milind Tambe, a Navy Veteran, who did the Indian Coastal Cycling expedition & then rode to Khardung La with friend and fellow cyclist, Shriram Kondhawekar… On the 5700 km coastal journey and 500 km mountain journey, Milind had a strong partner in crime in the form of…View More From Indian Coastal Cycling to Khardung La!
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…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,…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…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…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…View More Mountain Biking in Ladakh: The Birth of the Sport!