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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Event: Nagaland Pump Track Challenge – Nagaland, India

Pumping out the city lockdown blues, riders from Kohima, Nagaland came together and put up a casual pump track race on one of the only pump tracks of Kohima city, on Saturday. With travel restrictions going on, a small number of local riders joined in for the weekend. The race consisted of two runs. Run 1 with ‘3 Laps’ and Run 2 with ‘5 Laps’. After a cloudy morning of timed runs, the winner – Kevilebo Zotso went home with currency notes in his bag! Results Winner – Kevilebo Zhotso…

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Event: Grey Ghost MTB Challenge 2021 – Himachal Pradesh, India

The 2021 Grey Ghost MTB Challenge flagged off yesterday in the high altitude mountains of Keylong in Himachal Pradesh, India. A cross country race hosted by the Lahaul Spiti Cycling Association saw over 130 riders descending upon the picturesque venue. Open to all levels of riders, the Grey Ghost MTB Challenge included India’s national cross country MTB champions fighting it out for the big win. The route was challenging and interesting and was a mix of terrain with jeep roads, tarmac climbs, technical singletrack section which was targeted at riders…

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Event Alert: Grey Ghost MTB Challenge 2021 – Himachal Pradesh, India

\\ #FRMTB Event Alert Lahaul Spiti Cycling Association in association with District Administration, Lahaul & Spiti are hosting the 2021 “Grey Ghost MTB Challenge” this July. A cross country race set in the high altitude mountains of Lahaul & Spiti. With cash prizes summing up to rupees 2 Lakhs, India’s top cross country racers will be fighting it out for the win. With wide categories to race in, the Grey Ghost MTB Challenge 2021 is open to all levels of riders. * Free entry for all the women and junior participants!…

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Video: DARKFEST 2021 | Highlights – Stellenbosch, South Africa

Darkfest 2021 highlights cut is here! This had to be the best year yet, with the biggest freeride mtb dirt jumps in the world and the best riders sending crazier tricks than ever before on their downhill bikes. Massive double backflips, a world record 100ft frontflip and style for miles. Sit back, turn it up and enjoy the good times!!  Monster King of Darkness – Sam Hodgson  Kenda Best Trick – Bienve Aguado Alba NS Stay True Award – Ike Klassen Adidas 5 Ten Best Style – Szymon Godziek Helfare…

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Video: Red Bull Formation 2021 Highlights

Red Bull Formation MTB camp is a wrap for 2021 after a week of building and riding lines in the Utah desert. From May 24, eight world-class female riders gathered to author a new era in the world of women’s freeride mountain biking. Crafting lines, sessioning hits and fuelling the progression, the week’s work culminated into a day of epic top-to-bottom lines. For the athletes it was time to go big one final time before this edition of Red Bull Formation concluded. As the camp neared a close, one athlete…

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Video: 4th Mokokchung MTB Festival – Nagaland, India

Downhill races in India have been catching speeds lately. Nagaland has a wide list of downhill races and interesting trails. Here’s a highlight reel of the 4th edition of Nagaland’s rad downhill race – Mokokchung Mountain Bike Festival organised by Trail Hounds Cycling Club.  Mokokchung Drone Footage Credit: Imsong Vlogs

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SANDURO MTB Challenge 2021 – Jaipur, Rajasthan

Located around an abandoned, now dry sand dam covered by the Aravali Ranges and Nahargarh Reserve, the SANDURO cross country race by MTB Jaipur flagged off. Earlier this month, the second edition of SANDURO rolled about in Aakeda Doongar Village near Jaipur. The wide scenic beauty added more flavor to the adventure here. Countryside roads and trails complete this route. SANDURO is a pre cursor to the upcoming MTB JAIPUR 2nd Edition. The weekend race included two categories, ‘Amateur’ (Non-competitive) – 10 kms and ‘Elite’ (Competitive) 22 kms – 2 Laps. From the two…

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17th Indian National MTB Championship 2021 – Downhill | Gadag, Karnataka

For FRMTB by: Shashank CK – Chain Adventures Becoming a strong fixture of the Indian National MTB Championship, the 2nd official year of Downhill Nationals was flagged off in Gadag, Karnataka. The 17th Indian National MTB Championship 2021 hosted by the Karnataka state cycling association, saw the XC/DH course running through a designated forest zone. The Gadag Zoo, was ground zero for the Cross Country as well as the Downhill races for the weekend. A short track Downhill course was scoped out by India’s winning-est downhill racer, Gautam Taode and…

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