North Quest Challenge 2019

. High altitude mountain biking is a whole different wheel game. One of the highest altitude, accredited XCM races in the world – North Quest Challenge was back with its 3rd edition earlier this September in Leh, India. Some of the biggest names of Indian cross country racing were cranking it at the NQC at 3500mts for 2 days, fighting wind, climbs and the altitude! Organised by Wisdom Eventosport under the aegis of the Cycling Federation of India, North Quest Challenge included categories for all levels of riders. Elite men,…

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Event Alert: Shirui Lily Downhill Championship 2019

Coming up this October, the 3rd Shirui Lily MTB Downhill Championship 2019. Race Venue: Jorcheng, Lunghar village, Ukhrul. Dates: 16th October: Arrival 17th October: Seeding Run (Hardtail & Full Suspension) 18th October: Final Run (Hardtail) 19th October: Final Run (Full Suspension) Prizes (full suspension) 1st – 40,000 plus trophy, medal and certificate. 2nd – 25,000 plus trophy, medal and certificate. 3 rd – 15,000 plus trophy, medal and certificate. 4th to 10th – 3,000 each plus certificate. Certificates for every participants. Prizes ( hard tail) 1st – 20,000/- plus trophy,…

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Ladakh Mountain Bike Festival 2019

One of the highest riding zones of India, Ladakh runs the magnificent Himalayas through its horizon. Known for its mountaineering, bicycle touring, bouldering topography, Ladakh now has a new feather in the cap, the “Disko Valley Bike Park” by Unexplored Ladakh. Ladakh’s first Pump track and Downhill comp at the Ladakh Mountain Bike Festival 2019 was clubbed with the inauguration of the Disko Valley Bike Park. In its first phase, the Disko Valley Bike Park currently includes a 200mts dirt pump track, table top jumps, a 500mts short track DH…

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Video: Marzocchi Proving Grounds 2019

Press Release  Prineville, Oregon (September 9, 2019) – Deep in the heart of Oregon’s western wilderness a freeride competition concluded with Reed Boggs, Juan Diego Salido and DJ Brandt atop the podium, their performances earning them the last three qualifying spots for the 2019 edition of Red Bull Rampage. The man-made course featured multiple lines to let athletes choose their own path and style, with huge drops, massive doubles, berm presses and rhythm sections that allowed the rider to showcase their creative line selection and capacity to go big when…

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Video: 27.5 vs 29, Reynolds vs Reynolds on the new Polygon Siskiu D Series

. Introducing the all new Siskiu D series – an all round XC trail bike that can handle everything from your fun local trails to all day Alpine epics.  This upgraded series is built around a light weight, ALX aluminum suspension frame with more modern geometry – offering slacker head tube angle, longer reach, lower BB and shorter chain-stay to boost rider’s performance in climbing or descending, no matter the distance, technicality or gradient. The bikes’ are offered with updated kinematic system, with more optimized anti squat number for…

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Event Alert: Ladakh MTB Festival 2019

. The high, dry mountains of Ladakh are spot-on for epic freeriding. Not to forget the abundance of natural singletrack trails that run throughout the region. Mountain biking in Ladakh is not something new; there have been plenty of prominent riders who’ve visited the region in the past. Renowned riders like Andi Wittmann, Guido Tschugg and Kelly Mcgarry have treaded the uncharted Ladakh terrain. Though Ladakh has an impeccable landscape for mountain biking, it lacks the infrastructure to build a strong culture. We see places like Pune, Bengaluru, Himachal and…

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