Nepal's national mountain biking team was training for an upcoming national championship race a handful of kilometers outside of Kathmandu in Chobar when the earthquake struck. Initially dazed by the destruction, the cyclists immediately sprung to action when they heard screaming. Using their bare hands and ignoring neighbors who told them it was too hazardous, they worked together to free Pramila Nepali and her 7-year-old son Roshan, who had been buried alive.
Ride to Relief – Bicycle Times #410 Posted by b_puliti - July 4, 2016 - Bike Tour, Look, Nepal, Pedal, Words
An excerpt from this issue's extended Globetrotting column, Ride to Relief: