Mysuru, July 15:- It is the same cycling couple which founded Cyclopaedia in 2013 to promote an eco-friendly mode of transport. Ekalavya award winner Lokesh Narasimhachar and Fariyal Jamadar are heading to Nurburgring in Germany to participate in the cycling championship.
Lokesh and Fariyal are taking part in the XCO National Championship at Bad Salzdetfuirth on July 22 and 23 and in a 24-hours race at Nurburgring on July 31.
Lokesh and Fariyal are the only two Indians who have been invited to participate in these two races which will witness participants from across the world. The 24-hour race at Nurburgring will be held on F1 track.
XCO National Championship at Salzdetfuirth is all about racing for a distance of 60 km tough terrain. In 24-hour race at Nurburgring, each team or participant is allocated precisely one pit or a plot on the extensive terrain. Every participant’s place is directly on the race track. Everyone has to ride 24 hours within their best time.
Lokesh said that for the tenth time, Salzdetfurth is the venue for an international mountain bike cross country race. With its Formula 1 infrastructure, the Nurburgring offers perfect conditions for the 24-hour race. These event title session get a special attention in the international racing series added Lokesh.