The Indian Cycling Podcast

The Indian Cycling Podcast
Your one-stop destination for all the events, personalities and discussions on cycling in India.

BMX culture: India style
May 23 • 52 min
BMX or Bicycle Motocross is a cycle sport performed on BMX cycle, either in competitive BMX racing or freestyle BMX. We talk to Hamza Khan, the owner of WallRide Park in Hyderabad talks about the BMX culture in India and introduces us to the concept of…
The Giro Explainer
May 16 • 42 min
The Giro d’Italia is taking place right now. It is one of the oldest stage race and the year’s first Grand Tour. Along with Tour de France and the Vuelta Espana, it forms the troika of races considered most prestigious. This is an explainer episode…
Naveen John at the Asian Road Championships
May 6 • 76 min
Naveen John is a multiple national road racing champion. He took part in the Asian Road Racing Championships at Taskhent, Uzbekistan. We do a deep-dive into the event, the races and the Indian contingent. Naveen John is the biggest name in India’s…
Episode-10: Road Racing with Parashuram
May 2 • 65 min
Parashuram Chenji is a two time National Road silver medallist winning the U23 Silver in 2016 and the Elite Criterium in 2017. Parashu talks about his journey in cycling so far. He is especially known for his ability to read a race and his fellow riders.…
Alpi-4000 with Krishna and Rajesh
Apr 25 • 74 min
ALPI 4000 Brevet goes around Alps’ over 4000 high peaks and covers a distance of 1530 km. Randonneurs Krishna Kunam and Rajesh Krishnamaneni completed the inaugural event in 2018. They talk about their experiences riding the highest Alps of Northern…
Training essentials by Gokul and Hour Ride record
Apr 18 • 57 min
Gokul talks to Harsha about how to train for general fitness and events. We de-clutter the various jargon and acronyms that are thrown about about by cyclists: ERG, FTP, Zones etc. We also talk about Victor Campenaerts’s new hour ride record and we…
Maxwell Trevor: The fire still burns - Part 2
Apr 11 • 40 min
We continue our conversation with Maxwell Trevor. He talks about the future of cycling in India, coaching and how to bring more kids into the system. Do listen and send us your feedback to [email protected] . The Indian Cycling Podcast is also…
Maxwell Trevor: The fire still burns - Part 1
Apr 2 • 30 min
Maxwell Trevor set Indian velodromes on fire with his speed in the 1980s. He is a national record holder, winner of more than 250 medals and an eleven-time national track cycling champion. He is a UCI Certified coach and runs an academy identifying and…
Saddle tech and Milan San-Remo
Mar 28 • 48 min
In this episode we have Krishnendu Basu (Krish) talk about the common issues riders face with Saddles and how to overcome them. In the second half we do a race analysis of “Milan San Remo” that happened over the weekend. Do listen and send us your…
Individual Time Trial at BBCh
Mar 21 • 46 min
Our guest Akash Panda and co-host Gokul educate Harsha about Individual Time Trial (ITT) as an event. They talk about the Bangalore Bicycle Championship’s ITT event that took place on 19-March
Deep-dive into cadence and cleats
Mar 13 • 31 min
What is cadence? Why use cleats and cycling shoes? Gokul does a deep-dive into their importance and how it helps a rider.
Handicap Race and Hyderabad Racing Circuit
Mar 13 • 36 min
Our first guest, Khiyar Pasha is the Director Sportiff of Hyderabad Racing Circuit. We talk about the recently conducted handicap race. How it works, why it’s fun and what a cyclist means when he says, “Let’s work together …..” .
The First One.
Mar 7 • 9 min
The Indian Cycling Podcast introduces the hosts and sets out the goals of the podcast.