Spiti on a bike


in july 2010, i did a cycle ride through Kinnaur and Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. i started from Kalpa and ended my  ride at gramphoo on the manali-leh highway, a distance of about 240 km. i had previously done the route (and to leh via the manali-leh highway) twice by motorcycle and hence knew what was involved, where to stop for nightly halts etc. i did the ride on a cannondale f9 mtb (which my son uses to commute to school now :)).

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