Video: DARKFEST 2018 | On location

WEEK 1 Nico Vink, Sam Reynolds and Clemens Kaudela attack the Franschoek area with 3 massive diggers, in search of the most gnarly course built to date.  When Sam showed me the jumps, I was blown away by the sheer size of these things. Pretty nervous to ride them to be honest – Nico Vink Music: DJ Smokey   \\  Film by: Thomas Sandell and David Clifford Holmes \\  Photos by: Eric Palmer   .

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Event Alert: The Impossible Race 2018 | Gujarat, India

The Impossible Race, MTB Polo is a three day stage race covering 151kms of unchartered trails and forests. Each day will be a 50 kilometers of grinding and shredding. From 23rd to 25th February 2018. Riders will be shuttled with their bikes from Ahmedabad to Polo and back. The race will take you through dense forests, fields, narrow ridges, rocky descents, tarmac and hike sections. The terrain is mostly dry, scattered with rocks, roots and boulders. The riverbed sections will have loose gravel and sand in some areas. The trails…

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Video: Bangalore Mountain Festival 2017 Recap

Earlier this year, the 2nd installment of the Bangalore Mountain festival took place near Nandi Hills, Bangalore. The Downhill race was definitely the highlight with riders from Bangalore, Pune, Nepal, Shillong, Mumbai, etc. All coming down for this event. It was pretty crazy to say the least. Here is a quick highlight reel. – Robin Conz

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Event Highlights: 1st Ra.Khe.Pa XC Championship 2018 | Nepal

Photos: Santosh Rai, Nepal Cycling Association \\ Video: Nishant Shah The first Ra.Khe.Pa XCO MTB Championship in Nepal flagged off on 13th January on the Hattiban Hills in Pharping Kathmandu. Checkout all the action from the forest. Video: Nishant Shah Elite Men The Elite men had to pull up 9 Laps of the 3.85 Kms power churner of a course. The dry track saw a few riders fighting for traction in some bits.           Elite Women The Elite Women racers had to pedal out 6 laps of…

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Event Highlights: MTB Mysuru 2018

The recent MTB Mysuru in Karnataka, India had a strong show by India’s national XC champs in attendance. 8 Laps on the 3.2kms course proved challenging in different ways for each rider. Here’s a quick clip from the hot day in Mysuru winters!   K Kiran Kumar Raju @ MTB Mysuru \\ Videos from Gopro by Deepak Majipatil & Krishna Kumar mounted on KKR.           RESULTS Elite Men Winner: Shiven AeroHawk 2nd: K Kiran Kumar Raju – Cyclist 3rd: Tejasvi Sam   Amateur Winner: Madhu Kumar 2nd: Santosh K 3rd: Vinay R   Masters…

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Event Alert: 7th Himalayan Outdoor Festival 2018 | Nepal

7th Edition of the Himalayan Outdoor Festival comprises of rock climbing, trail running and mountain biking. 3 Days of mountain sports celebration in the Himalayas. Come on in, join the fun! Ride: Downhill Individual (DHI), Cross Country Olympic (XCO), Night Uphill, Cross Country Eliminator (XCE) Rock : Bouldering, Dyno, Natural Rock Run : 5K, 10K+, 20K +, 2K(U-13), Night Uphill Adventure Film Screening,  Live Music/ Dj, Food Stalls, Gears Sales, Fun Games, Art Market Categories : Male : U-13, U -19, Elite, Masters 30+, Masters 40+, Female : U – 21, Elite…

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Video: 4th Kohima Downhill 2017 | Nagaland, India

Words: Yanpvuo Kikon WINNERS of the 4th KOHIMA DOWNHILL 2017 1st – Suman Tamang – S.T. (Nepal) 2nd – Apshai Griffith Niangti (Shillong) 3rd – Prachit Thapa (Nepal) 4th – Gautam Taode (Pune) 5th – Ollie Hemstock (United Kingdom) Best Local Rider – Seyieo Sekhose (Kohima)  THANK YOU #MTBFAM Indian MTB Community, our sponsors and supporters for making this possible! Without you all none of this would have been possible – Psynyde Bikes (http://psynydebikes.com/) Lhouvizosier Mezhur Sekhose Kekhrie Mezhur Sekhose Chan Kikon Dr. Ruovinuo Thenuo Seyie Auto Winterxmade (http://wintermade.in/) Photographers…

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Saalfelden Leogang to host additional BIKE Festival

The upcoming mountain bike season will feature a brand new highlight. Besides the well-established BIKE Festivals in Riva del Garda and Willingen, the iconic MTB destination of Saalfelden Leogang will also host a BIKE Festival next year. From August 31 till September 2, 2018, mountain biking will take centre stage in Austria for a full weekend. “We are more than happy that we were able to convert this region to organising an additional festival. Saalfelden Leogang has been dedicating itself to the sport of mountain biking for many years now, and has been…

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4th Kohima Downhill 2017 | Nagaland, India

Kohima, Nagaland in north-east India, steamed up again this winter during the Hornbill Festival 2017. Around the same time, Native Station organizes their mountain biking celebration – Kohima Downhill. Successfully entering it’s 4th year of action, the Kohima Downhill saw expert downhill racers from India, Nepal and UK. A new track and fresh dirt made it a delight for all the racers in attendance. This year the mountain biking community lost a brother, Ajay Padval. An inspiration to many young riders, Ajay passed away earlier in July this year. The 4th Kohima Downhill…

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White Style – ‘Fight Style’ goes into its first round

White Style, the only mountain bike Slopestyle contest on snow, returns to the slopes of Leogang for the opening round of the FMB World Tour 2018 on January 26. This year, Saalfelden Leogang has a surprise in store for both riders and spectators: a new head-to-head format! For the first time ever, 20 of the best slopestyle heavy hitters will step into the ring and fight for the championship belt.  Judging White Style 2018 will be a new challenge as for the first time, the event will see an all new and thrilling…

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