Week 170 update of the Cycling Monks Strava Group. Week ending 3rd September 2023.
Club Stats. 3067 members collectively rode 105740 km in 3020 rides, climbing 546134 metres in 4931 hours!
The number of members are up by 8 as compared to last week. The week saw everyone collectively ride less. With total distance, elevation gained, number of rides and time spent on the saddle were all down.
2 riders averaged more than 100 km a day.
1 rode 500s and 20 rode at least a 200.
59 averaged above 30 kmph for the week. 8 climbed more than 4000 metres… Incredible riding by everyone.
Kudos to all the riders who have been working hard on their saddles…
2 riders averaged more than 100 km a day!
Rupesh Bali from Chandigarh was top of the charts. He rode an incredible 799 km. He was third last week.
In second place is MSK Sreenivasan from Tamil Nadu who rode 796 km in the week.
Third spot is taken by Gajendra Dutta Mishra from Uttar Pradesh. He rode 688 km.
The women’s leaderboard has gotten tougher this week. To be in the top 10, you needed to ride 228+ km…
There are 18 women in the top 100 this week, 1 less than last week.
Miruthula Gopu from Tamil Nadu was top of the charts this week. Riding an incredible 487 km. She is 12th overall.
Next up is Lavanya Reddy from Telangana. Who rode an impressive 305 km. She is 51st overall.
Third is Ishika Gupta from Delhi who rode 293 km. She is 57th overall.
Leaderboard: Longest Ride
1 massive 500 from Kerala.
Top spot goes to Sujith K from Kerala for the longest ride. He did a 577 km long ride!
Next up is Ajith Kumar from Tamil Nadu having done a 450 km long ride.
Third is Miruthula Gopu from Tamil Nadu, who did a 447 km long ride.
The top 59 have been riding at a seriously impressive pace.
Fastest of the lot is Aravindh Panneerchelvam from Tamil Nadu who averaged an incredible 39.5 kmph over the week!
Second fastest for the week is Ashwin Govindasamy from Tamil Nadu whose weekly average is a fantastic 38.2 kmph. He was second last week.
Third is Mayank Tripathi from Canada averaging 37.8 kmph over the week.
Leaderboard: Queen/ King of the Mountain
The climbing leaderboard went to the Nilgiris.
Climber of the week is Joel Sundaram from Karnataka having climbed 9906 metres.
Second is Neel Shivakumar from Karnataka who climbed 7560 metres.
Third is Vivek Deshmukh from Maharashtra, who climbed 6612 metres during the week.