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!
On the 1st of August, Chennai had their first No Contact ITT. An Indididual Time Trial to satisfy the hunger of the racing junta in these Covid times… Racers want to race. No matter hell or high water. Or lockdowns! With this lockdown now having extended to 5 months and no respite in sight, the racing folks of Chennai took…View More Chennai goes racing: No Contact ITT by MRC…
To understand the amateur cycle racing scene in India, we race around the world with Baba Velo, who shares his oodles of experience with us… India is seeing a fast-growing cycling culture. Metros and Tier II cities are experiencing an explosion in bicycle sales, as more people are getting onto bikes. Yet, cycling as a sport, hasn’t kept pace with…View More Road Racing around the world with Baba Velo
#InConversation with elite mountain biker of India, Shiven Aerohawk, as he talks about his journey of being the best in the business and then some more… If you ever go to the high mountains and look closely at the cliffs, you will spot bharal (mountain goats), navigating their way through near vertical rock faces seemingly defying all laws of gravity.…View More Shiven Aerohawk: Bettering the Best in India!
We chat with India’s rising MTB star, Adonis Tangpu, soon after winning a double Gold at the MTB Nationals and representing the country in Thailand… Mysore’s Gem: Adonis Tangpu Every once in a while, along comes someone special. Someone who makes you drop whatever you are doing and take a second look. Meet Adonis Tangpu. The name Adonis comes from…View More #InConversation with Adonis Tangpu: A Rising Star!
Race report from the Hyderabad Racing Circuit race on the 26th of January. Prajwal Pangali writes and shoots the ‘handicap’ race which happened on republic day! Hyderabad Racing Circuit Prajwal and a bunch of buddies in Hyderabad have started the 2020 season with a road race. The race was not of the regular variety. It took a leaf out of…View More Photo Feature: Hyderabad Racing Circuit
Rolling downhill with Slade Gomes, Indian National Downhill Champion; as he talks in depth about his journey of getting into the sport, winning and what lies ahead! Speeding Downhill with Slade Gomes Flash, wham, bam, damn… and before you know it, a speed demon has passed you by and the Downhill race is over! Mumbai, based 22 year old Slade,…View More Rolling Downhill with Slade Gomes!
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!