Slade Gomes | Rider Interview

Name: Slade Gomes Age: 21 Mountain biking since: 2015 Profession: Engineering Student Hometown: Mumbai, India Current Location: Pune, India Current Bike: Lapierre Zesty AM 327 650B (2015) Current Sponsors: Parents FRM: How would you describe yourself? Slade: I am the one who has a split personality or I should say , split lifestyle. I spend one half of the day working hard at class and studying my engineering stuff at college like a studious kid While I spend the other half of the day shredding hard on the trails riding downhill…

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Video: Assam Downhill Championship 2018 presented by Spokehub Racing

. Video by: Whacky Talky \\ Photos: Anjan Deka, Gautam Agarwal  The Assam Downhill Championship 2018, was a first of it’s kind in the region, held on the Garchuk hills, Nalapara in Guwahati. The mountain town saw a large number of participants from the northeastern states of India along with strong riders from Himachal Pradesh. Here are the highlights from a weekend of racing and good times.  Assam Downhill Championship is an initiative of Spokehub Racing to promote mountain biking in the Northeast. The current track designed by the team, gives…

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Video: Red Bull Hardline 2018 track preview with Gee Atherton

Join Gee Atherton in the preview from Red Bull Hardline 2018 in Wales, UK. The hills of Dyfi Valley in Wales, United Kingdom, are molded into a relentless test of MTB skill as Dan Atherton’s brainchild returns for a fifth year. Twenty of the world’s best and bravest riders are put to the test in this one-of-a-kind race.   

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Video: Loose Riders | Antoine Boulard introducing the C/S Goggles

. Loose Riders brings you the C/S Goggles, a collaboration with X-Force: Tested and approved by LRGA pro team rider Antoine Boulard!  Introducing the C/S Goggles: -World’s Best Anti-Fog Lenses (Ipso Award ® Gold winner 2017-18) -Ultra wide field of vision – Frame-less look – Interchangeable Strap System – Proven technology, an X-Force ® collaboration product The C/S Goggles start at 69.90/- USD Available at selected stores and on: https://www.switchbladeonline.com/ind… In India, connect with LOOSE RIDERS INDIA to place an order. Video: Arthur Chambre. Visit: http://www.loose-riders.com Follow : https://www.facebook.com/looseriders | https://www.instagram.com/looseriders for more daily…

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Propain Rage Carbon 2019 available in 29″ and 27.5″

The Rage Carbon in 29” has already been tested diligently this season in the Downhill World Cup. British racer Phil Atwill and the newly crowned Austrian national champion David Trummer switched immediately to the big wheels after the first test ride. The Rage Carbon is now available with big wheels to all ambitious downhill racers. The Carbon frame didn’t need to be adapted for the conversion to 29”. The only things to change are the upper and lower rocker arms to optimize the height of the bottom bracket to 29”…

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Video: River riding in Meghalaya with Gregory Allya Warjri

Follow Gregory from Shillong, India, as he rides his bike down a river in Meghalaya! This looks fun!  Mountain biking is one sport that I love. Have been riding since I was a kid. Been riding varied terrain in Meghalaya and I always like trying something new.  After tarmac, loose & rocky terrain, this one has to be one of the most exciting and challenging one yet, with it’s slippery slab, deep holes and pools that you might fall into. I’d want to organize a race one day on…

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Video: YT squad at the World Champs 2018 – Lenzerheide

AARON GWIN TAKES 5TH PLACE AT THE UCI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Riding a prototype YT TUES 29er bike for only the second time in competition, Aaron Gwin took 5th place here in Switzerland in front of a raucous crowd of 20,000+ people. His team mate Angel Suarez was on a scorcher of a run that would have placed him 6th, but a front wheel wash out in the final sector put an end to a dream run.   

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Product Feature: Dirtlej – Dirtsuit Light Edition

What is the most tiring task after a good mucky day on the trails? It is the cleaning part! Well, here’s an interesting new product from Germany to keep the rider feeling like a clean baby while the sky pours!  Our team recently got their hands on the new Dirtsuit Light Edition. A lighter version of the rowdy “Dirtsuit Classic Edition”. Built for light trail riding, hiking and casual usage, the light edition packs in some efficient protection from the rain/dirt/wind while being low on the weighing scale, at…

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Video: Fest Series | Black Sage 2018

2018 Black Sage Final Cut brought to you by Clay Porter & Metis Creative. This year went off! Kyle And Carson Worked hard to make the course bigger and better then last year, Most of all making sure the crew was stoked and the riding shows for it!  Huge shout out to – 10 Barrel Brewing, and RedBull, Oregrown, Host Campers, and the Oregon Dirt Park!

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