MVS Criterium – Race Report

“Pfft, amateurs.” It was confidence, and a display of how I can at times be very cocky. We’re sitting in the mid-day heat of Coimbatore, and we have a good hour and a half to go for our race. I spot a few riders spinning around on their bikes to warm up. In this hot … Continue reading MVS Criterium – Race Report

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Indore Cyclothon: A Race Report.

TEN. . . . . . Five, four, three, two, one, GO! *click, click, click, click*   The familiar sound of riders clipping into their pedals at the start of a race surrounds me as I head off from the start line of the Indore Cyclothon. It’s a big race, this one. With Two Lakh … Continue reading Indore Cyclothon: A Race Report.

2017 Indian National Road Cycling Championships: Top ten contenders at the Mass Start

The Mass Start, as it is called in India -- because the global colloquialism of just calling it a “Road Race” hasn’t caught on for some reason -- is arguably the most popular format of bicycle racing. It is probably the most prestigious title to hold in India, since, in theory, winning it means you … Continue reading 2017 Indian National Road Cycling Championships: Top ten contenders at the Mass Start

2017 Indian National Road Cycling Championships: Riders to watch out for in the Individual Time Trial.

Arguably the most prestigious race to win in Indian Road Cycling is that of the Individual Time Trial. In excess of 40 riders take part each year, each state and union territory with an active cycling association selecting their 2 best men for the job. However, the favorites can be narrowed down to a small … Continue reading 2017 Indian National Road Cycling Championships: Riders to watch out for in the Individual Time Trial.