Nino Schurter Set on Absa Cape Epic Revenge

The 2017 Absa Cape Epic champion, plus reigning World and Olympic XCO Champion, Nino Schurter will return to the race in 2019 – with one aim. To regain the title he was forced to concede in 2018. Aiding him in this quest is his new partner Andri Frischknecht, and the supporting team, DSV / SCOTT-SRAM, of European Champion Lars Forster and Gert Heyns. Schurter’s title defence was over before it really began in 2018. Matthias Stirnemann, with whom Schurter won the 2017 Absa Cape Epic, started the race with an…

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Mechukha Downhill MTB Championship 2018

Tucked away in the remote mountains of Arunachal Pradesh in India, Mechuka shares borders with our neighbor, China. A two day scenic drive through the mountains will lead you to the epic landscapes of Mechuka Valley. Being included for the 2nd time during the popular “Adventure Mechuka” event in Arunachal Pradesh, team AMBIA created a promising downhill race for 2018. With all the buzz around “MTB Arunachal”, a seven day, stage XC race, Downhill race was a great addition in the event schedule, bringing more attention towards this growing discipline.…

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Temghar MTB Challenge 2019 – Maharashtra

The Pawa Collagen – Temghar MTB Challenge 2019, organized by Backpack Outdoors, Rolling Academy and Mumbai MTB Offroaders at Camp Hideout, Temghar Dam Backwaters near Pune saw mountain bikers going full force on prime dirt trails. 2019’s season opener, the Temghar MTB Challenge included over 45 participants from Pune, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Nashik and Indore. India’s DH and XC national/state champions were in action over the weekend. The XC riders described the tracks (XCO and XCC) to be challenging, technical as well as scenic as one part of the track was…

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BC Bike Ride Expands Tour Packages in British Columbia

 BC Bike Ride – powered by the world-renowned BC Bike Race – is expanding its operations and event style tours to include new adventures and new regions. The Ride will now include the Kootenays, the Coast, and – returning for year three – Northern British Columbia. “The wonderful things in life are the things you do, not the things you have.” ~ Reinhold Messner. Race and Ride both fall under the brand BCBR and with 12 years of experience executing a mobile stage race with 600 racers and over 200 staff, the BC…

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Indian National MTB Championship 2018 – Downhill

. The 15TH National MTB Championship 2018, India saw the 2nd year of Downhill mountain biking in the mix. On a new course created at “Sunny’s World Adventure Park” in Pune, Maharashtra, by GT Adventures and Starkenn Giant Bicycles India. The 1 km descent wasn’t one of the best in the country, but the trail had some hairy sections to keep things interesting. With a major amount of pedal churning sections included, the racers had to not only bomb down the hill, but also had to propel them wheels hard!…

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Event Alert | Enduro Championship Bangladesh 2019

MTB Bangladesh has announced the Enduro Championship of 2019, season 1. This time the organizers are going to arrange the competition on the largest enduro race-friendly trail found in Bangladesh. Like the previous seasons, there will be 3 gnarly stages but bigger than before. Each track is approximately more than 1.5 kilometers, consists of 95% descend and 5% climb. This championship is a 3 round series. Champion will be declared after the 3rd and final round which will be held at the end of the year 2019. The champion will…

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Mondraker Enduro2

The mountain bike event Enduro2 has secured title sponsorship from Mondraker, starting 2019. The event which takes place for the third time from September 5th to 7 th 2019, is therefore renamed into Mondraker Enduro2. The registration portal opens December 30th, 2018. Mondraker Enduro2 Davos – Mountain Bike Fun for Teams of Two The mountain bike race Mondraker Enduro2 takes place at the destination of Davos Klosters for the third time from September 5th to 7th 2019. It is one of the few Enduro races for teams of two in…

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EVENT ALERT – Temghar MTB Challenge Pune

Action packed mountain bike racing! 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 develop and show their sport. The event will have the two disciplines of Cross Country (Olympic and Circuit) and a Downhill time trial. ABOUT THE EVENT: Race + MTB Workshop + Camping + Socializing + Fun The purpose of this race/event is to bring mountain biking enthusiasts together, irrespective of their level of riding. For this, 3 different…

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Registrations Open for the ROS MTB XC Race

Here is a great way to start 2019. Riders of the Storm, better known as ROS a mountain biking club based in Chandigarh. The team members of ROS are passionate riders who also organize mountain bike races regularly in the Shivalik Hills around Chandigarh. The club has announced the ROS season 2 with the much awaited mountain bike race that will be held on 13th January 2019. The race route is expected to be around Chandigarh and will consist a bit of everything. 35 Km of climbs and descent on…

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