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Goal updates 2012 – 100 mile bike race

Documenting my life online has taught me some things about myself. One of these is that I am not very punctual with writing a report once I achieve a goal. Nevertheless, the experience is not lost. For example, this was a wonderful race. I had never imagined I would be able to ride for a […]

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Getting a PhD is tough..

This is my third year into my PhD. I still have a hard time believing it’s already been two years at Stanford. It just seems like I got here yesterday. Lately I’ve been feeling the stress of this PhD business. So far, I’d been taking life easy. I’d run, bike etc. Not that I don’t […]

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A day before the 100 mile bike race. Levis GranFondo 2012

So, my race of this year is day after tomorrow. Since I was away for a month in August, I couldn’t train and was planning to just ditch it. Riding 100 miles and that too on a hilly terrain seemed super tough. And then PC jumped in. He somehow managed to sign-up for the race […]

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Biking from Stanford to San Francisco

    On one eventful morning in March 2006, I had learnt that I had just cleared the JEE. That monstrous exam that I had spent the last three years preparing for. It was a good day in my life. It was a great day in fact. I felt I had just been re-born. As […]

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