Himalayan Mountain Bike Photo Contest 2017

October 12th,  the 4th edition of the wicked Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival returned to Manali, Himachal Pradesh – The Mountain Biking Capital of India. The festival includes BMX street and flatland sessions, roughest Downhill mountain bike race of India and the gnarliest cross country race in the country. Newest addition this year to the Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival was the “Himalayan Mountain Bike Photo Contest” in association with F-Stop Gear. Here, invited photographers competed to put together the best action and lifestyle slideshow from 4th Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival. This contest…

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4th Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival 2017

India witnessed the fourth edition of the wicked Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival in Manali, where mountain bikers from all around the world ride and race together for 1 week in the holiday season of the beautiful Himalayan town ‘Manali’, aka “The Mountain Biking Capital of India”. Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival which is organized by Himalayan Mountain Bike Network hosted a BMX Jam session, flagging off the week’s two wheeled festivities. The weekend included, India’s roughest Downhill Mountain Bike Race and a challenging 2-day Cross Country MTB stage race. The concept behind…

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14th National MTB Championship 2017 | DH

A weekend of two wheeled slush fight, the 14th Indian MTB National Championship 2017, rolled down at the ‘Oxford Golf Resort’ on the outskirts of Pune City. This year, once again ‘Starkenn Giant’ powered the event, pushing the quality of the gig. An 800mts downhill section, which was part of the XC race too, was the site for the gravity race. For the first time, under CFI (Cycling Federation of India) banner, a Downhill race at the Nationals has been included. A collective effort by veteran downhill riders of Pune and…

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14th National MTB Championship 2017 | XC

Monsoon skies of Pune, Maharashtra, looked over the 14th Indian MTB National Championship 2017, held at the ‘Oxford Golf Resort’ on the outskirts of Pune City. This year again ‘Starkenn Giant’ powered the event, pushing the quality of the track, as well as the race. The 3 day event included Cross Country Mass start and Time trials split into, Men and Women juniors, sub-juniors, youth and Elite. The track designed by GT Adventures for 2017 included straight wide sprint sections leading to a steep, 800 mts technical descent, a section…

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Event Alert | Red Bull Hardline 2017

Hard by name, hard by nature, Red Bull Hardline isn’t an event for the faint of heart. Returning to the hills of the Dyfi Valley in Wales for the fourth consecutive year, the brainchild of visionary Downhill rider Dan Atherton was conceived to push the progression of the sport for both riders and fans. The course he designed for the 2017 edition combines heart-stopping grades and rocky technical sections, punctuated with a 50-foot jump that will send the riders right off the mountainside and virtually over the heads of the…

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Event Alert | Wah Khri Mountain Biking Challenge 2017

Wakhri Mountain Biking Challenge is coming up – 4th November, 2017 This is a video of the David Scott’s Off road Trail for the Wah Khri Mountain Biking challenge. We request all the participants to watch this video to get a rough idea about the trail. Participants have to keep in mind that they have to slow down in tight & technical turns, where there will be flags indicating the various zones of the trail i.e., GREEN, YELLOW & RED. The trail on this video is mainly Downhill and few pedaling…

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Video: Suzuki Nine Knights MTB 2017 | Highlights

Current Freeride Mountain Bike world champion Emil Johansson (SWE) put down six never before landed tricks during the Suzuki Nine Knights MTB Contest, at Reschenpass in South Tyrol, Italy, to win the Slopestyle Bike category. In the last 25 minutes of a 99-minute jam format contest, Johansson landed an array of new flip combinations to beat Italian Diego Caversazi, whose Frontflip Superman and Cash Roll on the Sendolf Kicker earned him second place. As Diego and Emil pushed each other and the possibilities of technical Slopestyle biking to the extreme,…

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Video: Team Japan | Practice – World Champs 2017, Cairns

A post shared by Freerider MTB MAG (@freeridermtb) on Sep 9, 2017 at 7:23am PDT Team Japan warming up for the Finals tomorrow. #MTBWORLDCHAMPS2017 #frmtb #freeridermtbmag #freeridermag #cairns #australia #japanmtb #worldchampionships A post shared by Freerider MTB MAG (@freeridermtb) on Sep 9, 2017 at 8:03am PDT Photo: Hiroyuki Nakagawa | Video: W D Media

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Video: Red Bull Rampage 2017 | Meet the riders

Virgin, Utah, once again beckons the best mountain bike riders to the desert to compete in one of the biggest tests of skill and guts in the world. Judged by former competitors, the 21 invited athletes have found an all-new event zone with more natural terrain options than recent years — returning the 12th edition of Rampage to the roots of big mountain riding, raw and untamed. Pre-Qualified Riders Antoine Bizet (FRA) Andreu Lacondeguy (SPA) Brandon Semenuk (CAN) Carson Storch (USA) Kurt Sorge (CAN) Kyle Strait (USA) Pierre Edouard Ferry…

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Red Bull District Ride Is Back!

After three years away, the ultimate urban freeride MTB contest returned to the plazas of Nuremberg, Germany. Here is the Recap of the Finals from Red Bull District Ride: Thousands of fans packed the streets as the world’s best riders threw down gravity-defying runs through the city’s different “districts.“

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