India is locked down for next 21 days as a preventive measure to safeguard millions from corona infection. A great and bold move welcomed by all. Now this is time to think and reflect and write as many posts while sitting at home and pondering over good and not so good events that have taken … More My fall at a hill top while cycling at malaysia
Last week i attempted a 600 km brevet cycling. I quit at 515 km due to mind games. That guilty feeling is still there. I have to use remorse as fuel and move on. I was not even tired when i quit. I had sufficient time to complete. My cycle was not damaged and i … More Failure is not a crime, lack of effort is.
Sivanthangal is a village located near kundrathur. Seven to eight kilometres behind the Chennai airport, this place was chosen for the monthly cyclists meetup. water is being pumped from the quarry for further mining of rocks. See you soon in another beautiful location.
Last week I have successfuly completed the ‘two states 225 km ride’. After a couple of days rest, we decided to ride up pallavaram hills. Pallavaram is a very busy town near to Chennai airport. The hills between tirusulem and pallavaram often called interchangeably in either name, is a scenic place within the city. A … More Cycling in Chennai- pallavaram hills
As always picture speaks better than words
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Lessons learnt from first brevet experience. … More Lessons learn from first 200 km brevet experience
Things to do few months ahead Physical Ride frequently for short distances daily Endurance rides on weekends Cross-training like running/swimming/ exercise atleast once in a week Most importantly rest day is also important to avoid burn out feeling and for recovery. Mental/ psychological/planning Discuss about your preparation with your peers from other groups. The belief … More Preparing for your first brevet
Doing things you love to do is the greatest pleasure. And when 70 other people are joining in the fun, its going to be super awesome. The theme for this month cycling is “NO ROADS NOVEMBER”. Since all of us are regular riders except a few, organising was great as usual. Only the routes we … More Cycling in Chennai – A ride to ottiyambakkam quarry
1600 cyclists gathered at one place and the event started with a drone taking photos. The gps route map using strava iOS app The ride stats – screenshot Two expats have turned up for the event and one of them was me. We were honoured with jerseys. Thank you Indonesia.