Photo Feature: Cycling from Goa to Kanpur

A photo story of cycling solo from Goa to Kanpur via the Konkan Coast, Mumbai, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh just before the lockdown… Thanks to Mohit Gena for editing these pictures and making them look better than the photographer’s capabilities! These photos are from Goa to Mumbai. Post Mumbai, I had to ride longer and faster everyday, because I…

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Independence on your Bike…

On this 74th Independence Day of our country, it is with great pleasure we bring to you cycling clubs from around the country. Clubs which are representing the cycling scene in the lesser known parts of India. As the Father of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi said, “The future of India lies in its villages.“ To draw a parallel from this. The…

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Goa-Mumbai Touring Teaser

A snippet of cycling from Goa to Mumbai, solo and self-supported in 2020. This route is through a gorgeous part of the country. The Western Ghats along the Konkan coast provide amazing vistas, excellent cuisine, loads of short steep climbs and tiny undisturbed villages. If you like this video, then stay tuned, as we will be bringing the full travelogue…

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Konkan Randonneurs: 600 KM Brevet!

#CyclingMonks accompanied these super cool cyclists of Konkan Randonneurs, as they rode a 600 km brevet from Tavandi to Pune and back. Konkan Randonneurs Konkan Randonneurs are a group of keen cyclists based out of Sawantwadi, Maharashtra. The group is affiliated to the Audax India club, which in turn is affiliated to the parent in France. The group organises timed…

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Temghar MTB Challenge 2020 by Prajwal Pingali

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 bigger and better and Prajwal from Hyderabad went there to…

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India’s First Self-Supported Ultra Cycle Race!

In April 2019, a self-supported ultra cycle race was organised, called the MangoTrans. A first of its kind in India, which will soon be followed by La La Land Ultra! Self-Supported Ultra Cycle Race There are those who want a shot of adrenaline in a short time. For these people there are closed circuit, sprint, XCO and downhill races. These…

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West Coast Fiesta: Cycling from Mumbai to Kanyakumari: 1775 km

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 a corporate job. In fact he has been working for…

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