Items I carried on my month long self-supported cycling trip (Northern Tier, USA)

Packing list for multi-day self-supported cycling trip [Version 2.0]

Some years ago I had posted a packing list that I had used for my Manli-Leh cycling trip. That post generated many thank-you's and even more follow-up questions. The Manali-Leh trip was my first…

Read More

26 Comments7 Minutes

Critical Mass ride, September 25, 2009, Gurgaon, Haryana

Should I be cycling to work everyday?

Before I get to the 'should' let me answer if I 'want' to cycle to work. The unequivocal answer is yes. For me the reasons for cycling to work are many:I enjoy cycling. It is good for my health. I…

Read More

0 Comments9 Minutes

Northern Tier of America cycling route

An Indian Going West. To Discover America.

At age 40, in the middle of raising venture funding for my second tech start-up, I had a massive heart attack. It's a long story, but in essence, while I was lying on the cold OT table and wondering…

Read More

222 Comments5 Minutes

Cycling the Sach Pass – 2.0

At 4,420 meters Sach pass is not among the highest 'motorable' passes in the country, but it is certainly one of the steepest and one of toughest to bicycle across. A couple of years ago, Punit and I…

Read More

26 Comments23 Minutes

Stand on a street corner and see all kinds of cycles being used for commuting.

Bicycle shops in NCR – Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida

There is a post on my blog about choosing a bicycle that has become very popular and I get to reply to lots of comment related to it. Recently I created a list of cycle shops in the NCR (Delhi,…

Read More

16 Comments1 Minutes

Manali to Leh — Route Map

Planning on riding/driving from Manali to Leh? You can explore the route in an interactive map right here and also download a .gpx file of the route for your GPS. On this 470 km trip you will climb…

Read More

14 Comments3 Minutes