Laraib Khan | Rider Interview

BMX ‘street’ style of riding has been spreading faster across India over the past 10 years. There’s a new wave of riders who are pushing harder, crashing harder and pushing again! We caught up with Mumbai’s Laraib Khan who’s not old enough for a driver’s license but is sure flying high on his BMX. Name: Laraib   Khan Age: 18 Preferred style of riding: Street Years riding: 1.5 years Current bike: Moongose Legion l60 Any supporting brands: —- FRMTB: How, when did BMX riding catch your attention? Laraib: Seeing my friends…

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Skills & Thrills MTB Camps with Nishma Shrestha – Kathmandu, Nepal

Mountain Biking is all about sharing the ride. You share your trail, the excitement and the good times! The South Asian Games 2019 Women’s Downhill Champion, Nishma Shrestha has been working on imparting her biking skills to new riders. Recently the 25year old Kathmandu native organized a mountain biking skills clinic which pulled in a number of enthusiastic riders from Nepal. Freeridermag caught up with the champion racer and coach to know more about her recent mountain bike clinic. FRMTB: Hello Nishma, please introduce yourself to our readers. Nishma: It’s…

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Fuzail Khan | Rider Interview

BMX ‘street’ style of riding has been spreading faster across India over the past 10 years. With new riders joining in, the older ones are pushing harder. We caught up with Mumbai’s Fuzail Khan and dug his mind to know more about his BMX journey and his future plans. Name: Fuzail Khan Age: 25 Preferred riding style: BMX Street Years riding: 9 Current bike: Cult Chase DeHart with custom parts Supporting brands: —– FRMTB: How, when did BMX riding catch your attention?  Fuzail :I’ve been riding bicycles since 2010. When…

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Video: Brett Tippie Podcast

Canada’s ‘Global director of good times’ Brett Tippie, is a legend in Freeride Mountain Biking. One of the original FRO riders, Brett Tippie is a bad ass, on or off the bike. In his podcasts he’ll be interviewing the superstars, the up and comers, the OGs and everyone in between who lives their life on a bike. Get ready for some good times and some big laughs with the Brett Tippie Podcast. “Tequila tonight, tomorrow we ride!”  _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Hans “No Way” Rey reflects on an epic career that started out…

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Jamshed Shah | Rider Interview

The evolving BMX scene of India has been seeing a line up of strong riders jumping in. Today we meet one of the good dudes on and off the bike, twenty four years old Jamshed Shah from Mumbai.   Riding style – Freestyle/Street Riding since – 2010 Occupation/Education – Staff Nurse / BSC nursing FRMTB: What got you into Bmx? Jamshed Shah: Luckily I had good friends in school like Dhroov Rajpal he is the one who got me into the scene initially. He had a Fomas BMX and used to…

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Aakash Waghmare | Rider Interview

Trials riding is one of mountain biking’s most technical forms of riding. Fact is, trials riding is older than downhill. Being a UCI accepted discipline, trials riding has seen world championships for more than 30 years! Downhill world champs started years after! Trials masters like Hans Rey, Libor Karas, Ryan Leech, Jeff Lenosky, Von Williams to name a few put this style of riding on the screens over time. The youtube generation of riders now have uber creative riders like Danny Mcaskill and Fabio Wibmer for inspiration. Their creative filmmaking…

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Rahul Mishra | Rider Interview

Trials riding is one of mountain biking’s most technical forms of riding. Fact is, trials riding is older than downhill. Being a UCI accepted discipline, trials riding has seen world championships for more than 30 years! Downhill world champs started years after! Trials masters like Hans Rey, Libor Karas, Ryan Leech, Jeff Lenosky, Von Williams to name a few put this style of riding on the screens over time. The youtube generation of riders now have uber creative riders like Danny Mcaskill and Fabio Wibmer for inspiration. Their creative filmmaking…

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Kushagra Rastogi | Rider Interview

Trials riding is one of mountain biking’s most technical forms of riding. Fact is, trials riding is older than downhill. Being a UCI accepted discipline, trials riding has seen world championships for more than 30 years! Downhill world champs started years after! Trials masters like Hans Rey, Libor Karas, Ryan Leech, Jeff Lenosky, Von Williams to name a few put this style of riding on the screens over time. The youtube generation of riders now have uber creative riders like Danny Mcaskill and Fabio Wibmer for inspiration. Their creative filmmaking…

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Tharun Shiv | Rider Interview

Trials riding is one of mountain biking’s most technical forms of riding. Fact is, trials riding is older than downhill. Being a UCI accepted discipline, trials riding has seen world championships for more than 30 years! Downhill world champs started years after! Trials masters like Hans Rey, Libor Karas, Ryan Leech, Jeff Lenosky, Von Williams to name a few put this style of riding on the screens over time. The youtube generation of riders now have uber creative riders like Danny Mcaskill and Fabio Wibmer for inspiration. Their creative filmmaking…

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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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