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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Rewind: Mission impossible made possible

The MTB rider, who hit a top speed of 167.6km/h in Chile in December 2016 to break the speed record for a standard mountain bike, returned to his daredevil ways to clock 106km/h on the notorious Hahnenkamm downhill course in his native Austria. Once again, the 43-year-old stressed it was on a fairly standard bike, although his choice of courses are far from regular. “My goal is to do everything with a regular bike that everybody can buy,” he explained after his latest stunt. “It is a pure way of riding. It is not…

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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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Video: Bangalore Mountain Festival 2017 Recap

Earlier this year, the 2nd installment of the Bangalore Mountain festival took place near Nandi Hills, Bangalore. The Downhill race was definitely the highlight with riders from Bangalore, Pune, Nepal, Shillong, Mumbai, etc. All coming down for this event. It was pretty crazy to say the least. Here is a quick highlight reel. – Robin Conz

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Event Highlights: 1st Ra.Khe.Pa XC Championship 2018 | Nepal

Photos: Santosh Rai, Nepal Cycling Association \\ Video: Nishant Shah The first Ra.Khe.Pa XCO MTB Championship in Nepal flagged off on 13th January on the Hattiban Hills in Pharping Kathmandu. Checkout all the action from the forest. Video: Nishant Shah Elite Men The Elite men had to pull up 9 Laps of the 3.85 Kms power churner of a course. The dry track saw a few riders fighting for traction in some bits.           Elite Women The Elite Women racers had to pedal out 6 laps of…

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Event Alert: 7th Himalayan Outdoor Festival 2018 | Nepal

7th Edition of the Himalayan Outdoor Festival comprises of rock climbing, trail running and mountain biking. 3 Days of mountain sports celebration in the Himalayas. Come on in, join the fun! Ride: Downhill Individual (DHI), Cross Country Olympic (XCO), Night Uphill, Cross Country Eliminator (XCE) Rock : Bouldering, Dyno, Natural Rock Run : 5K, 10K+, 20K +, 2K(U-13), Night Uphill Adventure Film Screening,  Live Music/ Dj, Food Stalls, Gears Sales, Fun Games, Art Market Categories : Male : U-13, U -19, Elite, Masters 30+, Masters 40+, Female : U – 21, Elite…

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Event Alert: Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018

Coming up in January 2018, on the outskirts of Bengaluru city in Karnataka, India, the 3rd Bangalore Mountain Festival. The BMF 2018 includes — Trail run (10 km), trial run half marathon (21 Km), cross country MTB (30 km) and downhill MTB (1 km). They have been further divided into Open Men, Open Women and Elite championships. Winners will be fighting it out for prizes worth Rs.2,00,000/- Checkout the highlights from 2017 edition of Bangalore Mountain Festival. .Video: Bangalore Mountain Festival Video: The Trail Next Door Video: Vinay Menon / Psynyde Bikes…

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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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