We chat with Faisal Qadir, who successfully did an Everesting in Ladakh this year. Climbing 8800+ metres at a whopping altitude of 3600m AMSL! Surely the highest Everesting ever done in India… Since the onset of the pandemic in 2020, Everesting for cyclists became big. In India and abroad you…View More Conquering Nirvana: Faisal Qadir’s Epic Everesting in Ladakh…
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!
Kalyan Cyclist Foundation organised MTB Rayate 2022, the third edition of this race, we at CyclingMonks.com are stoked to have partnered in these cool shenanigans! Cycling has been getting popular around the country, with many new riders taking up cycling as a lifestyle and a means of getting fit. Mountain…View More MTB Rayate 2022: Racing XCO and Enduro in the Western Ghats
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!
Wondering where your next mountain bike getaway can be? Look no further, as Himalayan Ninja gives options of Cycling in Shimla … One of the best ways to explore different corners of the world is on the saddle of a bicycle. For cyclists residing in North Indian cities, the Himalayas…View More Shimla’s Trails with Himalayan Ninja!
In Conversation with Pranita Soman, the first Indian Cyclist to win GOLD in both MTB and Road National Championships in the same year! Athletes sacrifice a lot to be at the top of their sport. Life is focussed only on one thing, to train and perform on THE day. It…View More Indian Cycling’s Golden Girl: Pranita Soman
Photo Feature of the 2021 Track Nationals by Jonas Spinoy, as he spent his time trackside which were held in Jaipur, Rajasthan in December… Jonas shares a bunch of memories captured through his lens, from what he describes as gladiators in a Roman Arena! My love for tracks started in…View More Photo Feature: Trackside in Jaipur by Jonas
The 2021 Indian Downhill Championship saw 29 boys and 1 girl race their way to the bottom in Alandi, Maharashtra. A Race Report… The MTB Cross Country racing was not the only action at the 2021 MTB National Championships. For the last half decade, there has also been a niche…View More 2021 Indian Downhill Championship: Fast Boys & Girl!