Sri Chinmoy Cycling Challenge
Results June 2020:
June 1 to June 30 (last update July 2) - 88'790 km, 223 participants in 32 countries on 6 continents
June 1 to June 29 - 60'614 km, 189 participants in 31 countries on 6 continents
June 1 to June 28 - 58'702 km, 186 participants in 31 countries on 6 continents
June 1 to June 27 - 55'027 km, 176 participants in 31 countries on 6 continents
June 1 to June 23 - 44'224 km, 158 participants in 30 countries on 6 continents
June 1 to June 21 - 42'549 km, 155 participants in 30 countries on 6 continents
June 1 to June 17 - 29'608 km, 140 participants in 29 countries on 5 continents
June 1 to June 15 - 25'340 km, 136 participants in 26 countries on 5 continents
June 1 to June 13 - 18'792 km, 120 participants in 24 countries on 5 continents
June 1 to June 9 - 9'737 km, 76 participants in 18 countries on 5 continents
June 1 to June 6 - 3'289 km, 25 participants in 8 countries on 2 continents
Gallery June 2020:
In the gallery below the participants of this year's Month of Cycling share the photos and inspiration from their rides in June 2020.
Anastasia cycling in Winterthur, Switzerland.
Deeptaksha found a little blue car on his ride outside Zurich, Switzerland.
And a flower-car!
Marko, Vlatko, Rade, Daniel and Eklabhya cycled from Skopje to Ohrid, Macedonia. Total 218 km, 1900m elevation.
Vlatko and Rade checking the GPS somewhere in Macedonian mountains. Are we on the right way?
Through the mountains, cyclists of Sri Chinmoy Cycling Team. Photo by Ekalabhya.
Endre organised a group ride around Tisza lake, 150km east of Budapest, Hungary: 14 people cycled 70 km around the lake.
Thamara and Gloria, first time participants of the Sri Chinmoy Cycling Challenge...
... cycled in Sao Paolo, Brasil under Covid-19 lock-down.
Atul, Indo-Australian living in Brisbane, made this photo on June 30 from a view-point above Brisbane. Atul joined the Month of Cycling for the first time as part of his triathlon training."I am happy to be part of the future ones also. Even though all of us are far away events like Sri Chinmoy Cycling Challenge keep us together and our oneness alive."
First time participant Deirdre from Dublin, Ireland, cycled 297km in June 2020.
Yasen and Hrishikesh on Shiroka Polyana lake, Bulgaria. Spontaneously introducing a new cycling category on the Month of Cycling: water-cycling!
Yasen, Kalin and Hrishikesh practicing water-cycling (pedalling a boat on famous Shiroka Polyana lake, 1500 m over sea level).
Jayasalini cycles on relation Esbjerg-Odense in Danmark.
Guzel, cycling in Nakhabino near Moscow, Russia.
Puroga and Shuna cycled around Balaton Lake (240 km), Hungary.
Vasanti cycling near Heidelberg, Germany.
Sunrise as seen from Chandini's home-trainer bicycle, Bethesda, USA.
Hrishikesh made a road trip from Sofia to Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
On his 170km long ride, he had encounters of all kinds.
And in Plovdiv, he shared his hotel room with his best friend.
First time participant from Petah Tikva, Israel - in June 2020 Yuri cycled 247 km on his home trainer and 576 km outside. Welcome to the Sri Chinmoy Cycling Challenge Yuri!
This is the first time that we were cycling in Israel. Yuri from Petah Tikva, 11 km east from Tel Aviv.
Pragya from Nuremberg, Germany, feeding squirels on her cycling tour.
Sukhada from Perm, Russia, joining the Sri Chinmoy Cycling Challenge for the first time! Welcome Sukhada!
Sukhada cycles along the river Kama ...
... and through the forest where a cyclist-friendly tree always greets her with a smile.
Krasimir cycles in Schlieren and Zurich, Switzerland. Listening to the music...
Guzel in Russian nature near Moscow.
Sardor cycled along Limat river coming out of Zurich lake, Switzerland. On the dam.
Jan cycling on his fiery red bike in Warsaw, Poland.
Eshana cycles in Vojvodina flats, near Zrenjanin, Serbia.
Eshana and Biljana, Zrenjanin, Serbia.
Narmada, cycling in Zurich, Switzerland.
And her brother Hutashan, Zurich, Switzerland.
Shuna was cycling in Hungary and sent this photo of Balaton lake from one of his daily 27km rides.
Rasmivan saw this rainbow on June 28, Bristol, UK.
Kedar, cycling in Zurich, Switzerland.
Graciela from Zurich sent in this photo from one of her rides in Swiss mountains.
Celana, Adarini and PIloo cycling in front of the UN building in Geneva, Switzerland.
Ekalabhya and Rade trying Pony bikes (very popular in 1970s) for a change. Somewhere in Ohrid, Macedonia.
Rade with a modern Bianchi. Behind him is Ohrid lake, Macedonia.
Hrishikesh (r.) and Todor (l.) cycled together in Bulgaria...
... in quite rural areas outside of Sofia. Todor's Pinarello enjoys posing for the photos...
... and sometimes refuses to carry him, so he has to reverse the roles!
Igor cycling in Chisinau, Moldova.
Igor enjoys cycling in untouched Moldavian nature.
Lotuses, photo by Igor, Chisinau, Moldova.
Celana and Varunavi on Geneva lake, Switzerland.
Margarita (l.) and Todorka (r.) from Skopje, Macedonia, enjoying some cycling during the lunch-break.
Rasmivan from Bristol, UK, in the lovely English countryside. Rasmivan joined the Sri Chinmoy Cycling Challenge for the fist time this year. Welcome!
Rasmivan's TREK, ready for action.
Clifton suspension bridge over Avon river. Photo by Rasmivan.
Vandaniya's Bianchi on Thur river bridge, Switzerland.
Rhein river, border between Switzerland and Germany (other side of the river). Photo by Vandaniya.
Vandaniya in Rheinau, Switzerland.
Swimming pool on Pfaeffiker-lake. Photo by Vandaniya.
Pfaeffiker-lake, Switzerland. Photo by Vandaniya.
Take part in a global 30-day Cycling Challenge that stretches over the month of June. Ride together with friends on all continents! Have fun and stay healthy!
For the past eight years, this event has given cyclists around the world opportunity to join together in a oneness-project and get joy from following each other's progress. In June last year 250 participants in 35 countries on 6 continents cycled together 93,000 km.
Sri Chinmoy Cycling Challenge: Month of Cycling - June 2020. Poster by Hrishikesh, Bulgaria.
Rules are simple - during the month of June you can ride wherever you like, with whomever you like. Ride in a soulful and joyful consciousness, be healthy and happy!
Send your name, place where you cycled and the distance crossed to Vandaniya, by email ([email protected]). You can send results daily, weekly or the total distance at the end. Results are posted on this page and updated as they arrive.
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