Race Report from the Grey Ghost MTB Challenge 2021 which was held on 11th July in Keylong, Himachal Pradesh… On a gorgeous overcast Sunday in Lahaul Valley, 120 boys and girls lined up to race up and down those rugged mountains. As the clock struck 8, the Grey Ghost MTB…View More Grey Ghost MTB Challenge: Race Report
In Conversation with Surya Thathu, a young gun who after steadily improving in the shadows for the past few years won Gold at Road and Track National Championship Racing in 2021… Cover Image: Boney Panicker . Surya Thathu roaring like a lion after winning the race… ‘A bicycle journey of…View More Surya Thathu: Gold Standard Cycling!
Meet 16-year-old Karen Marshall from Mysuru, Karnataka. This young lady is the double gold MTB National Champion. She won both the Mass Start and ITT races in her age group with two solid performances. Success doesn’t come overnight and Karen, who won her first cycle race at the tender age…View More Winning Gold with Karen Marshall!
In Conversation with Shiven, MTB National Champion, about Gadag and gives a lot of useful advice for youngsters who want to race… CyclingMonks.com has started a new series, Freewheeling. This series is held on our Instagram platform every Saturday. In this we will talk to a variety of Indian cyclists…View More Freewheeling with Shiven Aerohawk, MTB National Champion
For those cyclists who want to shift from randonneuring to racing, this article will help you understand the commonalities and challenges… India might have millions of people cycling every day across the country. But only a small fraction are people who consider it a sport. And within this tiny ecosystem…View More Transition from Randonneuring to Racing: The How To!
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…View More Amateur Bicycle Races in India: MTB & Road
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!
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…View More Chennai goes racing: No Contact ITT by MRC…