GHV Endeavor Dirt Pump Track Championship 2019 – Mumbai

Mumbai is usually associated with the urban chaos and polluted skies. A breath of fresh air on the outskirts of Mumbai, in Murbad, Thane is the newly built GHV Endeavor Trail – Dirt Pump Track at “Green Home Villas”. Fighting the extreme pre-monsoon temperature spike, over 50 mountain bikers and BMX riders landed in the quite Manivali village in Murbad. The timed trials, had racers boosting out of the starting deck onto a 400mts course with well sculpted berms, pumps and doubles. Amateurs and Elites put up a good show…

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Event Alert: Rayate MTB Race 2019 – Kalyan, Maharashtra

. Coming up on 23rd June 2019 in Kalyan, Maharashtra. The “Kalyan Cyclist Rayate MTB Race 2019“ .   REGISTER HERE .  CROSS COUNTRY (MEN) 1st prize: Rs.5,000 + certificate + trophy + GHV Pump Track vouchers 2nd prize: Rs.3,000 + certificate + trophy + GHV Pump Track vouchers 3rd prize: Certificate + trophy + GHV Pump Track vouchers   CROSS COUNTRY (WOMEN) 1st prize: Rs.5,000 + certificate + trophy + GHV Pump Track vouchers 2nd prize: Rs.3,000 + certificate + trophy + GHV Pump Track vouchers 3rd prize: Certificate + trophy…

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Event Alert: North Quest Challenge 2019 – Ladakh, India

Coming up this September in one of the highest riding zones of India, Ladakh, for its 3rd year, North Quest Challenge 2019.  Last year saw nearly 250 racers competing over different categories. The 2018 champion Kiran Kumar Raju from Bengaluru pulled all his power to take the win at this highest accredited XC race in the world. The North Quest Challenge is accredited by the Cycling Federation of India (CFI). The race was xcm (cross country marathon) format, a gruelling 9.5km course x 6laps with a 3km constant climb…

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Video: Grand Himalayan Enduro 2019 – Highlights | Nepal

. Here’s all the action from GRAND HIMALAYAN ENDURO 2019 – Nepal Round 1 – Asian Enduro Series  (Enduro World Series Qualifier) The Grand Himalayan Enduro 2019 is presented by Gravity Nepal & organised by GNARLY.  Racing in Kathmandu’s eastern rim of Nagarkot with 8 stages from April 6th through April 7th 2019.  The Event was Brought to you by Arna, Powered by VEE Tire Co., Energy Partner: M150. Official Video Partner: http://ReFrame.Live Heli Rescue Partner: Airlife Rescue, Support: Freedom Adventures, Trail Team: Gurkha Warriors, Race Village: Hotel Country Villa,…

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Video: Valley play in Mechuka – Arunachal Pradesh, India

. Words: Vinay Menon \\ Photos: Cephas Joseph, Vinay Menon, AMBIA Temperatures nearing minus five after dark, Mechuka in Arunachal Pradesh, India is a hidden gem of a place. Located at 6000ft above sea level, the Mechuka Valley shares its northern border with China. Having an Indian Air Force air strip as well, this sleepy remote town stores epic hillscapes and beautiful views. Visiting Mechuka came about as I was attending the Mechuka Adventure Festival ‘s Downhill Mountain Bike race, organized by AMBIA. Joining me on this trip, my buddy,…

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Enduro Championship Bangladesh 2019

. Mountain Biking in Bangladesh is growing rapidly. As more Bangladeshi racers compete at the Asian Enduro Series every year, there has been a rise in the number of mountain biking events and further more, “Enduro” followers in the country. The recent ‘Enduro Championship Bangladesh 2019’ was a warmup for the local riders to get ready for the Asian Enduro Series 2019 season. Here’s some action from the Chittagong region in Bangladesh. Stage 1 – 1.2km – Higher dificulty level with steeps and sharp corners Stage 2 – 1km –…

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Pranita Soman | Rider Interview

. Photos: Giant Starkenn India, Kimaya Morye   Pranita Soman from Maharashtra, India is the youngest woman to win the Indian National MTB XC Championship elite title in 2017. She grabbed a gold in the Junior category as well, the same week! Following up with more podium finishes at the 2018 XC Nationals in juniors and elites. Pranita is not all trail and dirt, she’s an elite road cyclist too. Freeridermag caught up with Pranita to know more about her cycling journey. Hometown: Sangamner, Dist – Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India Discipline:…

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Video: Yusuf Shaikh takes over Mumbai

BMX + Parkour + Football free styling tricks on streets of Mumbai! India’s National BMX flatland champion, Yusuf Shaikh is joined by his budds, Akash Singh and Manju Gowali in this feature by “Wandering Minds India”  Yusuf Shaikh (India’s Flatland BMX Champion 2016) – https://www.instagram.com/yusufbmx/ Akash Singh – https://www.instagram.com/akash_ultim… Manju Gowali – https://www.instagram.com/manju_gowali/ Follow us on… Instagram: @wanderingminds_india (https://www.instagram.com/wanderingmi…) Facebook: @wanderingmindsindia (http://facebook.com/wanderingmindsindia) Film by: Sushil Ahire Instagram: @sushilahire (http://instagram.com/sushilahire) .

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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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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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