Bikes that won Congressional Medal of Ugly

We love and respect bicycles in general. We appreciate the hard work executed by the design and R-n-D team  to create this simple machine. However there are few bicycles available in market for all the wrong reasons. These bikes also deserve the “Congressional Medal of Ugly”. Here are top 5 ugly bikes in our list: #5 Many hate them, Many love them. E-mountain bikes are one of the hottest product in the market today. However this one starts our list of ugly. We are not sure if the manufacturer wants…

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Product Feature: Loose Riders Global Alliance – C/S Pants and Second Skin Gloves

We got our hands on… and legs in some new Loose Riders gear. Our team bomber, Vinay Menon put the new LRGA C/S Pants and the Second Skin Gloves through some dirty times. May it be hauling your bike up the hill or pedaling around on trails, the LRGA C/S Pants keep the pistons cool. With sufficient vents and comfortable stretchable layers, the C/S Pants work well in Indian temperatures. The durable fabric and stitches on the pants are strong enough for those rough spills and slams.  Sure the designers behind the…

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Some of the “Best Value for Money” bikes in India and Nepal for the next season – Part 1

Check out the prime 5 mountain bikes that deserve your attention!   2018 is here. Another year with new plans, new destinations and new equipment. Here’s a short list of what could be some of the “Best Value for Money” bikes that you can consider for yourself for coming year / years. 1: “The Best Value for Money” Enduro Bike | Commencal Meta AM V4.2 Race (Brushed) Enduro mountain biking is now the most popular style globally and is pretty big in Nepal too. India will also be hosting “Himalayan…

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Meekboyz Bikes – The World’s Best Downhill Mountain Bikes for Children

As a family, The Meeks know a thing or two about success as they follow their sons Rory and Toby around the world’s BMX racing circuit. Originally from New Zealand, but now based in Hong Kong, parents Steve and Donna dedicate all their free time to enabling their boys to train, race and follow their passions for any sport involving two wheels. At the tender ages of 10 and 12, Rory and Toby are already veterans of success, with Toby holding the Hong Kong Number One spot in BMX for…

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Launched: Eminent Cycles

Today, Eminent Cycles, announced the debut of both their brand and a groundbreaking new mountain bike model, the HASTE. The HASTE is a lightweight, carbon, enduro bike that brings several innovations to the table, including floating rear shock and rear brake. While Eminent’s founders, Kevin Sigismondo and Jeff Soncrant, note that the HASTE offers top-in- class performance, both contend that their brand is dedicated to more than merely building elite-level bikes. “It’s more than simply owning a great bike,” says Sigismondo, “It’s about providing Eminent riders with an elite level…

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Mavic’s 2018 lineup

Highlighted by the new Deemax Pro, the wheelset Sam Hill just rode to the Enduro World Series Championship, Mavic’s 2018 U.S. mountain bike range has yet to hit shelves but already boasts some serious credentials. Combining race-proven performance with new technologies and modern styling, the 2018 line sees Mavic’s mountain bike range take some major steps forward. Following is an overview of select items from the ‘18 lineup, which will be available at Mavic.com and at select retailers nationwide. Photos of the ‘18 U.S. mountain bike range are available for…

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Sam Hill’s 2017 World Champs custom Nukeproof Mega

The world is stoked ever since custom Nukeproof Mega was spotted on Sam Hill’s Instagram feed couple of days ago. This is the custom Nukeproof Mega that Team CRC Mavic rider Sam Hill will race on at this weekend’s Downhill World Champs in Cairns, Australia Sam’s World Champs bike appears to be a very similar setup to the bike that currently leads the EWS series. The prototype Mega 275C has a carbon front triangle and uses an aluminum rear, one-of-a-kind custom painted in glittered green and gold. The Australian outlaw will…

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Is Sony RX0 the new GoPro killer?

Action cameras; those cute little gadgets which takes beating at unimaginable locations to give us different images which are not possible by big cameras. So far GoPro has been leading the market but the new release by Sony could be the next best thing to have in your riding kit. The new RX0 packs high-end photo and video capabilities into a pint-sized action camera body. The camera itself measures 2.38×1.63×1.19″ (61×40.6×30.5mm) and weighs just 110.6 g. It’s has a durable build that’s waterproof (down to 33ft/10m), shockproof (from drops of…

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Top 5 Freeride Bikes from early 2000

Downhill and Freeride Mountain bikes have come a long way with space age technology and whacky designs that will make you go big and faster than ever. The early 2000 saw major progression in the freeride scene with riders like Robbie Bourdon, Steve Romaniuk and more who stoked the globe with their Go Big or Go Home attitude. The bikes used by these icons may not be as fancy as what you get today, but they were something we all wanted. Here are our top picks for the best FR…

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Sigma BC 12.12 STS wireless computer

Fancy phone applications like Strava and more are being used extensively to measure rides these days. We rarely get to see bicycle computers installed on mountain bikes these days. But we love to have one on the bike as they are somehow more reliable in measuring good ol’ distance and basic data like Avg Speed, Max speed etc for your satisfaction. We decided to check out the Sigma BC 12.12 STS computer a while ago and are still using it happily. As you all are aware, Sigma is a well-known…

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