Guwahati’s Spokehub cycling organized the second ASSAM DOWNHILL CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 in the heart of Guwahati city in north-east India earlier this October. The “Monkey Temple Trail” saw over fifty five competitors lining up on the start arc for the Assam Downhill Championshoip 2.0.
A 1km long course included wooden sections, berms, a few kickers and a big drop named ‘the nut cracker‘. ADC 2019 saw one of the highest numbers of participants compared to any other DH race in India.
Winners – Full suspension category:
1st- Ismamul Howk (Assam)
2nd – Gautam Thode (Maharashtra)
3rd- Apshai G. Niangti (Meghalaya)
Winners – Hardtail category:
1st- Neeraj Bora(Assam)
2nd- Nicholas Syrti (Meghalaya)
3rd- Shalo Kent( Nagaland)
Neeraj Bora was awarded as the fastest under 18 and Atoba Longkumer( Nagaland) was awarded the fastest master. Along with the winners of the ADC2.0, Apshai G Niangti from Meghalaya was awarded, the Northeast Downhill rider of the year 2018-2019 trophy for participating and winning the downhill races in the last season.