A Holiday Gift from Ryan Leech

Whether you’ve been naughty or nice, Ryan Leech Connection (RLC) has you on their Christmas list. For the third year, RLC is offering a free course for everyone just in time for the holidays. Take part in the Trailhead Tip Traps course – no purchase necessary! Have you ever received tips from a friend at the start of a trail? Maybe you’ve given some advice yourself? As well-intentioned as that help may be, it could be a trap! Trials legend and internationally renowned online MTB coach, Ryan Leech and his…

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Introducing Cachet XX

After over a year of designing, testing and refining Cachet Bikes along with Jordie Lunn are proud to present the first of the long awaited signature series frames. BEHOLD THE ‘XX’ This is a TRUE signature pro model frame which means that Jordie worked with Cachet Bikes from start to finish. Jordie picked the materials, and  geometry that fits his body type and riding  style. The signature frame has a custom tube set made from 6061 -T6 aluminum and comes in a gnarly  paint job designed by Jordie. “At last…

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The all new Santa Cruz V10 for 2019

A project two years in the making, the newest Santa Cruz V10 has arrived—but wait, there are two! As Santa Cruz developed the 29er race bike for the Syndicate, it became apparent that not all riders would fit on or prefer the 29-inch bike, so they made a 27.5 bike, too. To be clear, it’s two completely different frames—the production versions of both bikes were developed in parallel, and they’re both the recipients of two seasons of high-level suspension testing and tuning under the Syndicate. In addition to the two…

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Bikes stolen from Hans Rey’s garage

Mountain Bike pioneer / legend Hans “No Way” Rey flashed a shocking news on 30th November when his garage in the UK was broken by burglars who stole 8 bikes from there. “Attention Burglary. My garage and camper van have been broken into in the East Midlands in England. At least 8 of my precious bicycles have been stolen. Some of these bikes are very unique and are not even for sale in the UK. If you come across any of these, please let me know.“ They were all made…

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Registrations Open for the ROS MTB XC Race

Here is a great way to start 2019. Riders of the Storm, better known as ROS a mountain biking club based in Chandigarh. The team members of ROS are passionate riders who also organize mountain bike races regularly in the Shivalik Hills around Chandigarh. The club has announced the ROS season 2 with the much awaited mountain bike race that will be held on 13th January 2019. The race route is expected to be around Chandigarh and will consist a bit of everything. 35 Km of climbs and descent on…

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PK Ripper – Perry Kramer’s signature classic

Scot Enterprises, better known as SE Bikes was founded back in 1977. They created the PK Ripper that became the most legendary BMX bike of all time. The PK Ripper is the most famous and longest-running BMX bike in the history of the sport. This year SE has adorned each Looptail with the “PK” of the “PK Ripper” Perry Kramer’s, signature. This bike also comes equipped with Redline Flight cranks, a Kashimax RS seat, Oakley B-1B grips, super knobby CST Caesar tires, and Skyway Tuff II Tuffwheels with gold rivet flanges. Quite…

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FR MAG Top 10 of 2018

2018 was a radical year that saw great progression in mountain biking culture of India. From Red Bull Pump Track World Championship qualifiers in Hyderabad to riders taking top spots in Asian Enduro circuit. Here are our top 10 stories and interviews that were featured in 2018. Don’t forget to bookmark them. 10: River riding in Meghalaya with Gregory Allya Warjri 9: 5 Fire-fuelling tips to get the most out of the MTB riding season 8: Rider Interview | Slade Gomes 7: Project Solo | GuiDe National Geopark – China…

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Snow Bike Festival 2019

The Snow Bike Festival is back! Recently reaccredited by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) as a “Stage Race Class 1” race, this renowned event is one of only 20 stage races worldwide to be classified as such a highly ranked event, as well as the only one that takes place on snow. There are various new innovations planned for the 2019 edition to elevate the rider experience and truly make it a once in a lifetime race. Some of the special planned highlights include: The location of the finish village moving into the centre…

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Spirit of Mogli – Pump Track Attack

Spirit of Mogli was started with an aim to bring people closer through art, music and cycling. Located on the outskirts of Pune in the middle of a lush green organic farm, it has been attracting musicians, dancers, and cyclists for its peaceful vibes since early 2017. The Barn that was once used to rear poultry has now become a hub for artists and musicians to form new collaborations and create an environment of free expression in the middle of this farm. A short walk from the barn is the…

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Sangai MTB Downhill

Every year the State of Manipur celebrates the “Manipur Sangai Festival” from 21st to 30th November. The ‘Festival’ is named after the State animal, Sangai, the brow-antlered deer found only in Manipur. It started in the year 2010 and has grown over the years into a big platform for Manipur to showcase its rich tradition and culture to the world. The festival is labeled as the grandest festival of the State today and helps promote Manipur as a world class tourism destination. Every edition of the festival showcases the tourism…

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