We go cycling up Mana Pass, Niti Pass, and Barahoti in Uttarakhand, along the Indo-China border with Shivangee Rana… Most of us grew up listening to tales of yore from our parents and grandparents. We would sit wide-eyed in amazement as we heard stories of a time, which are unfathomable.…View More Cycling up Mana & Niti Pass with Shivangee!
FootHills MTB Challenge 2022: Race Report!
Race Report from the FootHills MTB Challenge 2022 held in Dehradun, Uttarakhand and organised by Team AdvenThrill in partnership with CyclingMonks.com The FootHills MTB Challenge 2022 was the second iteration of this Dehradun race. It is held in memory of Late Tanishk Chaudhary, who lost his life after being hit…View More FootHills MTB Challenge 2022: Race Report!
Uttarakhand: Elation in Elevation
Our video from the beautiful land of Uttarakhand… Two of us from CyclingMonks.com went for a fortnight long cycle ride in Uttarakhand. We rode in both Garhwal and Kumaon. The bicycle ride started in Dehradun, went up to Mussoorie, further up to Dhanolti, down to Tehri Reservoir, down and along…View More Uttarakhand: Elation in Elevation
Day 10-13: Chilling with tigers around Corbett!
In the third blog of this travel trilogy, we go cycling around Corbett Park in Uttarakhand. We start in Marchula and end in Dehradun… After spending four glorious days in Kumaon, it was time for us to get back to Garhwal. As we reflected on the past few days, the…View More Day 10-13: Chilling with tigers around Corbett!
Day 6 – 9: Elation in Elevation: Kumaon
The second part in our Uttarakhand trilogy. We rode from Rudraprayag, cycling through Kumaon, visited Kausani and turned back to Dehradun… Often people travelling on motorcycles and bicycles ride for some cause. One current favourite is ‘women empowerment’. Where people ride, with a backup vehicle flaunting a lot of stickers…View More Day 6 – 9: Elation in Elevation: Kumaon
Uttarakhand: Elation in Elevation: Day 1 to 5
Cycling in Garhwal is Elation in Elevation. You can only love the climbs. This blog covers the first five days of the ride… Uttarkhand has been home territory from the time I was knee high to a pup! We would go tripping there since forever. The place feels so comforting,…View More Uttarakhand: Elation in Elevation: Day 1 to 5
90 Days Cycling in the Himlayas: Day 87-90: Adibadri to Haldwani
All good things must come to an end and so did this 90 day long cycle journey! The last few days saw the ride from temple town, Adibadri till Haldwani at the base of the Kumaoni Himalayas… This was part of our 90 day ride in the Himalayas covering Spiti,…View More 90 Days Cycling in the Himlayas: Day 87-90: Adibadri to Haldwani
90 Days Cycling in the Himalayas: Day 85-86: Banyani to Adibadri
The 85th and 86th days of cycling in the Himalayas saw the ride progressing from Banyani to Chirbhatiya and Adibadri in the Garhwal area of Uttarakhand. This was part of the 90 day ride in the Himalayas covering Spiti, Zanskar, Batalik, Ladakh, Nubra, Shyok, Pangong, Hanle, Tso Moriri, Garhwal and…View More 90 Days Cycling in the Himalayas: Day 85-86: Banyani to Adibadri