Video: Darkfest 2020 | Tonight with DBNC News – Week 1 Update

The DBNC News team catch up with the Darkfest Crew in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Things are really kicking off on site and we have our best journalists on the job to document the progress. Thanks for watching and stay tuned for more updates.  Filmed/Edited: Thomas Sandell FPV Race Drone: Sam Reynolds Special thanks: Duran Van Eeden (title), Ryan Franklin, Colin Loudon, Justin Novella + Bianca Van Breda (Hellsend Dirt Compound), Angus Thompson, Seb & Ike Klaassen. .

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MTB Downhill makes its debut at the 13th South Asian Games 2019 – Nepal

By: Vinay Menon 13th South Asian Games rolled off in Kathmandu, Nepal from the 1st of December through 10th December 2019. Cross Country and Downhill Mountain biking made their first ever appearance at a South Asian Games. For the inaugural show, what could’ve been better than Nepal’s world class trails! The race track was created in Gokarna Sahid Smarak Park, Gokarna. Downhill course measured close to 1 km and the Cross-country trail came up to 4 km/lap. The downhill track was a short course of about a kilometer, but the…

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Event Alert: 5th Bangalore Mountain Festival 2020 – Bengaluru, Karnataka

Coming up on 26th January 2020, on the outskirts of Bengaluru city in Karnataka, India, the 5th Bangalore Mountain Festival 2020.  BMF 2020 includes — Trail run (10 km), trial run half marathon (21 Km), cross country MTB (30 km) and downhill MTB (1 km). They have been further divided into Open Men, Open Women and Elite championships. *DOWNHILL RACERS CLICK HERE TO REGISTER   Checkout the Cross Country and Downhill highlights from 2018 edition of Bangalore Mountain Festival. 3rd Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018 .

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Event Alert: Temghar MTB Challenge 2020

Coming up this January, Temghar MTB Challenge 2020, organized by Backpack Outdoors and Rolling Academy – The Bikepark. A weekend format full of learning, socializing, chilling out and racing. The Temghar MTB Challenge is a platform for all levels of riders to come together and ride. The event will include Cross Country and Downhill . Additionally, there will be a fun challenge – hill climb! TENTATIVE SCHEDULE: 11th January 2019, Saturday: Tracks open for practice between 10 am to 5 pm. MTB Workshop. 10:00 am: Tracks open for practice &…

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Video: Black Sage 2019 Short Film

This was the third year of Black Sage Fest, held at the Oregon Dirt Park & hosted by Carson Storch and Kyle Jameson. Dedicated to Jordie Lunn.  Riders:   Jordie Lunn Kyle Jameson Carson Storch Paul Genovese Dusty Wygle Cam McCaul Tyler McCaul Reed Boggs Alex Kolohov Christian Rigal Matt Edleston Tom Van Steenbergen Bas Van Steenbergen Ethan Nell DJ Brandt Nicholi Rogatkin Jaxson Riddle Beinvenido Aguado Ryan Howard Kirt Voreis Dustin Gilding Cam Zink McClayne Empey Ryan Mcnulty Jacob Guthrie Tyler Bereman Antoine Bizet   .

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Video: Meet the Women Pushing Freeride MTB Boundaries | Originate With Michelle Parker

Michelle Parker is no stranger to going all in with new sports, and mountain biking is no exception. When the opportunity presents itself to connect with the sport’s top female riders in Virgin, Utah—the birthplace of Red Bull Rampage, the biggest show in free ride mountain biking—she packs her bags. Throughout her time in Utah, Michelle’s curiosity and inspiration guide her through a moment in mountain biking history, as an unparalleled group of riders test the waters of riding a Rampage-style line. Join Tahnée Seagrave, Vaea Verbeeck, Hannah Bergemann, Veronique…

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Indian National XC/DH team selections for 13th South Asian Games 2019

The 13th South Asian Games 2019 is scheduled to take place from December 1st to 10th in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Nepal. Seven nations will be participating in the 13th SAG. Nepal, Pakistan, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Bangladesh and India will fight it out for the top spots. For 2019, Indian Cross Country and Downhill MTB team will be entering the competition. This would be a first for the DH contingent from India. Selections for the same were conducted in Gahunje, Maharashtra. Near Pune, the XC and DH courses for this…

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Event Alert: 6th MTB Kerala 2019 – Wayanad, India

. Famous for the adrenaline rush it offers and the thrilling experiences, MTB Kerala returns with another edition to captivate all the cycling lovers. MTB Kerala, an International mountain cycling challenge over the years has become a prominent initiative by Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala.  The event brings together an exhilarating experience for the participants and viewers both alike with its challenging track and power packed performances. The 6th Edition of MTB Kerala 2019 is scheduled to be held at Priyadarshini Tea Environs, Manathavady , Wayanad from 20th till 22nd December 2019. The event…

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Video: BMX Dirt – FISE China 2019 – Highlights

Not the most stacked event at FISE this year. With the park event happening at the same time and the Worlds happening next week, a lot of the riders opted to skip the dirt event. Three runs, best run counts. Here are the full highlights from Dirt Finals at FISE Chengdu 2019.  Results: 1. Jacob Leiva 2. Jaden Chipman 3. Ryan Nyquist 4. Alec Danelutti 5. Kaden Stone 6. Jose Cedano 7. Victor Ariel Muñoz 8. Sergio Layos 9. Rhys Kember . Checkout the #Qualifiers here:  .

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Shirui Lily MTB Downhill 2019 – Manipur, India

Photos: Kahorpam Horam / Chiko Adventures Ukhrul, Manipur in India was the action ground for the 3rd SHIRUI LILY MTB DOWNHILL race earlier this October. Part of the SHIRUI LILY FESTIVAL 2019, the race was organised by Chiko Adventures and Manipur Extreme Sports (MXS). A 1.3km course with features like wooden berms, jumps with an extended steep loose descent was on offer for the racers. The track was one of the tougher ones in the country, requiring expert skills to tackle the high speed and tech descent. Organised in the SHIRUI LILY…

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