Video: Wild West II – Tom Van Steenbergen

Tom Van Steenbergen lays It all on the line with ‘Wild West 2’ – a triumphant return from his award-winning debut edit in the series. In September 2020 Tom Van Steenbergen took the internet by storm with his mind melting production Wild West, directed by Calvin Huth. 1 year on from his award winning edit, Tom returns with Wild West 2, once again pushing the limits of what is physically possible on a mountain bike.  It’s so rad to be able to do another Wild West video. Calvin and…

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Manali MTB Fest 2021 – Himachal Pradesh, India

A gathering of mountain bikers and BMX riders in the picturesque vacation destination – Manali in Himachal Pradesh, India. The Manali MTB Fest 2021 included, BMX comp on Day 1, Cross Country races on Day 2 and final Day 3 saw the most awaited race of the season, the Downhill race at Ski Himalayas in Solang. BMX The BMX comp was organized by team Sharptune from Mumbai. BMX action in the middle of Manali town pulled a large audience who hadn’t witnessed BMX riding first hand! BMX riders from Guwahati,…

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Video: Red Bull Rampage 2021 – Replay

The premier big mountain freeride event in the sport, Red Bull Rampage makes an explosive return in 2021. Marking the 20-year anniversary of some of the biggest and baddest tricks, lines and moments in freeriding history, 15 of the world’s best riders descended upon the rugged desert landscape of southern Utah on October 15.  RUN 1: Cam Zink: 19:00 Jaxson Riddle: 25:46 Kurt Sorge: 35:37 Reed Boggs: 42:50 Thomas Genon: 47:53 Vinny T: 53:18 Kyle Strait: 1:00:45 Ethan Nell: 1:10:40 Szymon Godziek: 1:16:52 Tyler McCaul: 1:22:35 Tom van Steenbergen…

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3rd Ladakh MTB Fest 2021 – Ladakh, India

The third #LadakhMTBFest 2021 was all about speed and good times. The weekend event at #DiskoValleyBikePark in #Ladakh saw riders from #HimachalPradesh, #Maharashtra, #Uttarakhand and the local Ladakh rippers. This high altitude gathering in Ladakh is hosted by the Unexplored Ladakh crew who are also the folks behind Disko Valley Bike Park. The Ladakh MTB Fest included, Pump Track Race for Juniors, Highest Bunny Hop Challenge, Longest Jump Challenge, a race down the berm laden trail ’15 Angry Men’ – Berm Attack along with free sessions down the Disko Valley…

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Video: Etnies ‘Bracken’ – ft. Emil Johansson

Bracken – Emil Johansson created the “Bracken” video part to celebrate the launch of his etnies Signature Camber Crank shoe colorway. I’m stoked to produce my first edit with etnies along with the release of my first signature colorway shoe,” said Emil. “The etnies Camber Crank has been my go-to shoe for trail bike riding for the past year. I love how the shoe stays grippy even in the muddiest conditions and keeps my feet from getting soaked. It is supportive & feels great on the foot all day long.…

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Laraib Khan | Rider Interview

BMX ‘street’ style of riding has been spreading faster across India over the past 10 years. There’s a new wave of riders who are pushing harder, crashing harder and pushing again! We caught up with Mumbai’s Laraib Khan who’s not old enough for a driver’s license but is sure flying high on his BMX. Name: Laraib   Khan Age: 18 Preferred style of riding: Street Years riding: 1.5 years Current bike: Moongose Legion l60 Any supporting brands: —- FRMTB: How, when did BMX riding catch your attention? Laraib: Seeing my friends…

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Skills & Thrills MTB Camps with Nishma Shrestha – Kathmandu, Nepal

Mountain Biking is all about sharing the ride. You share your trail, the excitement and the good times! The South Asian Games 2019 Women’s Downhill Champion, Nishma Shrestha has been working on imparting her biking skills to new riders. Recently the 25year old Kathmandu native organized a mountain biking skills clinic which pulled in a number of enthusiastic riders from Nepal. Freeridermag caught up with the champion racer and coach to know more about her recent mountain bike clinic. FRMTB: Hello Nishma, please introduce yourself to our readers. Nishma: It’s…

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Video: Griffin Paulson | FREAK MODE

It takes dedication to push the bar. Constantly living on the edge that is falling to the dirt or successfully riding out. Griffin has put in the work; devoting his life to the sport and it’s gone to show. In collaboration with Radio Bikes and Fuse Protection we’re pleased to present FREAK MODE.      .

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Event Alert: Ladakh MTB Fest 2021 – Ladakh, India

Coming up next week in the high altitude mountains of #Ladakh #India – The Ladakh MTB Fest 2021 by #UnexploredLadakh. Session at the #DiskoValleyBikePark and race one of the highest altitude downhill race courses of India. A trail dedicated to the sparkling rider, the late #FhzalWani – “Wani’s Way”. The Ladakh MTB Fest 2021 is the 3rd year of this event which sees India’s top mountain bikers throw themselves off of some epic jumps pulling high flying tricks. LADAKH MTB FEST 2021 – REGISTRATION LINK   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Freerider MTB…

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BMX bike tech and maintenance with Rahul Mulani – Mumbai, India

BMX in India has been up and kicking since the 1980s. One of the pioneers of BMX riding in India, Rahul Mulani is a firm fixture in the growth of this sport in the country. From riding quarter pipes in the late 80s to mentoring young BMX riders of India everyday, Rahul is a recognized Voice Over artist for over two decades. Join him in his monthly videos sharing tips and tricks about BMX bikes, riding BMX bikes and living BMX!  0:00 INTRO 0:25 PROFILE GT 1:50 MERRITT 2:15…

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