India

  • 2015 UCI AsiaTour review

    - Jan 11, 2016
    Before the 2016 UCI AsiaTour gets underway, it seems an appropriate time to reflect on the last year of racing and try to make sense of everything that happened....Read More
  • Naveen John diary: Bangalore to Belgium

    - Jun 18, 2015
    When Cycling iQ contacted India’s Specialized Kynkyny Cycling Team last month for a follow-up article on the team, little did we know that a few of its riders were days away from boarding a Belgium-bound plane for a two-month stint of...
  • Revisited: India’s Specialized Kynkyny Cycling Team (Part II)

    - Jun 18, 2015
    Two years after its formation, SKCT was outgrowing the domestic racing scene and team sponsor Specialized was just beginning to penetrate the market through its combined distribution-retail partnership with Bangalore-based retailer ‘Bums On The Saddle’. Team founder Vivek...
  • Revisited: India’s Specialized Kynkyny Cycling Team (Part I)

    - Jun 17, 2015
    Almost four years have passed since Cycling iQ first investigated an ambitious amateur road cycling team from Bangalore aspiring to become India’s first UCI Continental cycling team. In the first part of a two-part article, we...
  • 2013 Asian Cycling Championships Elite Men’s Road Race

    - Mar 29, 2013
    71 cyclists from 24 nations assembled at the Buddh International FI Circuit near Delhi, India, to participate in the 156.2 kilometer Elite Men’s Road Race at the 2013 Asian Cycling Championships last weekend. Cycling iQ and local...
  • 2013 Asian Cycling Championships Elite Mens ITT

    - Mar 16, 2013
    In addition to the Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix, the Buddh International Circuit, which lies 50km southeast of India’s capital city New Delhi, also host bike races, but usually of the motored variety. Yesterday, Asia’s best...
  • 2013 Asian Cycling Championships launch

    - Feb 24, 2013
    From 07-17 March, India hosts the Asian Cycling Championships for the third time in the event’s 50 year history. Most of the Asian Cycling Confederation’s 41 eligible nations will send their best riders to New Delhi...
  • 2013 UCI Road Cycling calendar Asia-Pacific

    - Sep 25, 2012
    It’s that time of year again! The UCI has published its 2013 calendars for the WorldTour and respective Continental Circuits.  Cycling iQ has put together a simple map of all scheduled UCI World Tour, Asia Tour...
  • Indian cycling turns pro: Specialized KYNKYNY

    - Apr 4, 2012
    A major milestone in India’s evolution as a professional cycling region was achieved on Saturday, 31 March in Bangalore, with the launch of the country’s first fully-sponsored professional cycling team; Specialized KYNKYNY. As Cycling iQ discovered,...
  • Pro Cycling: how far would you go? Asia

    - Mar 30, 2012
    As professional road cycling continues to spread its global wings, it has been fascinating to witness the number of Asian, Australian and Kiwi cyclists breaking into the top echelon of professional road cycling; sometimes via quite long...