Video: Rajesh Magar among National Geographic’s 2018 “Adventurers of the Year”

Nepalli Bullet, Rajesh Magar is now among National Geographic’s 2018 “Adventurers of the Year”! With a dream and dedication, RJ is set to take over the world stage very soon.  Here’s the full story by Rachel Brown – This Self-Taught Nepali Mountain Biker Might Be Asia’s Fastest Video: JOEY SCHUSLER

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Vindreckers Enduro Championship 2018 | Bangladesh

Introducing Enduro and Downhill mountain bike racing in Bangladesh, Vindreckers got clocking with their Enduro Championship this February in peaceful, green Mirshorai in Chittagong. The Vindreckers Enduro Championship 2018  (VEC’18) had a good start line from beginners to experienced riders. With 35 racers ready with their number plates, for a first time event, the VEC’18 looked promising. Due to the longer trails connecting several hills in the region, an “Enduro” style race was the best choice for the organizers. With a distance of 3.3kms the 4 chosen trails included about…

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How to: Start a career in mountain bike racing in India

Mountain bike racing has evolved a lot in India ever since the first mountain bike Nationals held in Chandigarh in 2000. It is exciting to see the number of mountain bike races being organized every year from North to South of India. This evolution has not only helped the riders enhance their skills, but has pushed the organizers to set up races more professionally, while encouraging bicycle brands to bring in better equipment. How to start racing career? Symptoms: You got a mountain bike and love dirt. At the same…

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Riders and their Rides | Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018 – Downhill

India’s IT hub Bengaluru, is also known for it’s alternative sports followers. The 3rd year of Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018 saw a good number of trail runners, cross country racers and downhill racers. We caught up with some of the gravity loving boys racing at the BMF “Balls of Steel” DH race to know more about their steeds.   Photos: © Kimaya Morye For more details on some of these bikes, checkout – Psynyde Bikes & Components Polygon Bikes India – Wheel Sports Specialized Bikes – Bums on the Saddle Giant Bicycles…

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3rd Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018

South India is known for its bright winters and pleasant climate. This winter, Bengaluru’s Avati hills baked up with the 3rd year of Bangalore Mountain Festival. With three disciplines to choose from to scale the mountain, BMF included Trail running,  Cross Country and Downhill mountain biking. The 2018 edition of BMF is sponsored by 2GO Active Wear in association with Shathayu Ayurveda Yoga Retreat supported by Veloscope, Original Monkey, Red Bull, BOTS, Freerider Mountain Bike Magazine. Cross Country Pedal junkies from all over India lined up for the Cross Country race starting…

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Event Alert: The Hell Race – MTB Challenge Dharamshala 2018

  Mark your calendars – 24TH – 25TH FEBRUARY 2018 Ride in the spiritual town of the Dalai Lama, basking in the glow of the mighty Dhauladhars. A single day, 70km ride on trails through alpine pastures, woods, streams, pine forests. The climb will be immense but the scenery will keep you spellbound.  TOTAL DISTANCE 70Km TOTAL ELEVATION GAIN 2,000m+ . HIGHEST ALTITUDE 1,950m The month of February brings crisp sunshine with perfectly chilled weather in Dharamshala, situated in the lap of snow mountains. The average gradient on the…

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Video: Enduro Thin Air | Singhe Dandur

Picking up dust on the laps of the Himalayas. The trails in the arid and chilly terrains of Mustang are no short of an enduro mountain biker’s holy grail. Singhe attributes his achievement to his loving parents, and stands as a fine example that with unconditional support and encouragement from one’s family, a passion however daring can be pursued regardless of age. Currently, Singhe is a Gravity Nepal team rider and has already secured podium positions in a few races in Nepal.    VIDEO CREDITS Starring: Singhe Dandur Camera:…

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