SL7 High Altitude Training Centre – Ooty

Went for a three day training camp at SL7 HATC, ooty. Reached metupalayalam by train and from there i pedalled to the training centre. 60 kms from metupalayalam with 2500 m elevation gain, and some rain, with no pain, reached the centre with rain washed bike and myself. I was welcomed with great hospitality. Day … More SL7 High Altitude Training Centre – Ooty

Bicycle Ride to Pondicherry and back in a day

As preparation for GOH, I wanted to test my ability to do long rides as I haven’t done much rides in January-2022. Started from home at 5:00 am in the morning, as planned and joined Ramesh at echangadu and naazia at santhosapuram. It was a speed ride from the beginning. There was not much traffic … More Bicycle Ride to Pondicherry and back in a day

My fall at a hill top while cycling at malaysia

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

Failure is not a crime, lack of effort is.

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.