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Meet Naresh Kumar Dab, affectionately known as Coach Mr. Dab, a dynamic businessman and proud owner of his own company. His cycling journey kicked off during the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic on July 7, 2020, with an invigorating 15km ride. Captivated by the rhythm of the pedals, Naresh swiftly developed a deep appreciation for this newfound passion.

Learning and Progress:  Embracing the camaraderie of fellow riders, Naresh honed his skills, gaining invaluable insights into cycling gear, road etiquette, and hand signaling. His dedication to continuous learning transformed him into a seasoned cyclist.

Milestones and Achievements:  Leading the sports activity group, RAFTAAR The Club, Naresh achieved remarkable milestones, completing his first SR (Super Randonneurs) in 2021, conquering the LOC Kargil ride twice, and embarking on an epic 1400km journey from Delhi to Mumbai. A two-time champion at the HDOR Challenge, he earned the prestigious title of Global No. 1 in this esteemed event. As of December 2023, Naresh is on the verge of reaching the incredible milestone of cycling 100,000kms.

Community and Connections:  Naresh's passion extends to fostering community bonds. Formerly riding with various groups, he now leads RAFTAAR The Club, a well-known cycling community recognized for its vibrant spirit and shared love for cycling.

Impact on Life:  For Naresh, cycling has been a transformative force. From a self-described lazy individual to a daily rider with a disciplined schedule, this sport has ignited a passion within him that transcends mere physical activity. His journey exemplifies the power of cycling to reshape lives and create enduring connections.

Ride Details

Ride Date Distance (KM) No. of Rides Elevation Gain(M) Total Participants
7-Jan-24 100.59 1 269 41
26-Jan-24 100.52 1 267 27
18-Feb-24 103.32 1 383 23
24-Feb-24 101.34 1 337 24
10-Mar-24 104.03 1 346 34
24-Mar-24 101.44 1 252 36
Total 611.24 6 1854 185