Ludhiana, June 14, 2017 (Online News Ludhiana): Ludhiana Pedallers Club, the foremost and biggest of recreational club of Punjab has been promoting cycling in this region since 2012. A team of cyclists went on a cycling expedition to Bir-Billing area of kangra in Himachal Pradesh.
18 cyclists of the group led by Ranjodh Singh, Patron of the club, Manmohan Singh Bhogal, Chairman and Davinder Singh Nagi, President created a new record to lead the cyclists to 64 km of gruelling track in upper reached of Himalaya on a two days mountain cycling expedition. They started pedalling from Bir to Billing, which is famous of Paragliding, on an uphill ride of 16 km climbing 4000 feet in less than 12 kms and there by 12 km of completely off-road track from Billing to Rajgunda, a remote village in the Kangra Valley.
In 32 kms journey, the riders faced an uphill task scaling the heights of the Dauladhar range, amidst snow clad peaks and stayed overnight in a tent, feeling the closeness to nature in totally isolated world of nature. There is no telephone or wifi connection in that area, so feel that you are in a totally different atmosphere. The group consisted of businessmen, doctor, lawyer, professionals and students from all age group.
The return trip involved downhill cycling with patience and control on the bikes, testing the courage and stamina of the riders. All the members completed the expedition in full spirit and happiness!
This ride story will help the younger generation to join outdoor supports, be with nature and build their stamina for greater challenges in life.