4th Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival 2017

India witnessed the fourth edition of the wicked Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival in Manali, where mountain bikers from all around the world ride and race together for 1 week in the holiday season of the beautiful Himalayan town ‘Manali’, aka “The Mountain Biking Capital of India”. Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival which is organized by Himalayan Mountain Bike Network hosted a BMX Jam session, flagging off the week’s two wheeled festivities. The weekend included, India’s roughest Downhill Mountain Bike Race and a challenging 2-day Cross Country MTB stage race. The concept behind…

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Lakshay Jangid | Rider Interview

Name: Lakshay Jangid a.k.a The Survivor (TEAM- STEELZ SILENCERZ) Age: 23 Home Town: Jaipur Years Riding:7.5 Current Bike: Mongoose Fireball, Dartmoor 26 Player What’s looping on your playlist: Salam India (Mary Kom). Competitions/Contests Entered: International online championship 2014 – 11th position/ 49 riders. International online championship 2015 – 3rd position/68 riders. This is ITT championship Lucknow, India 2015 – 1st position/ 36 riders MTB Stunt Net championship (world) – 1st position / 109 riders MTB stunt grand prix 2017 (extreme bike tour) Wodzislow Slaski, Poland – 1st position / 23…

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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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Red Bull District Ride Is Back!

After three years away, the ultimate urban freeride MTB contest returned to the plazas of Nuremberg, Germany. Here is the Recap of the Finals from Red Bull District Ride: Thousands of fans packed the streets as the world’s best riders threw down gravity-defying runs through the city’s different “districts.“

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10 enthralling moments of 2017

All the spills and thrills from a captivating UCI Mountain Bike World Cup series. 1 – Belomoina hints at new era in cross-country – Albstadt XCO, May 28 Ukrainian Yana Belomoina had never before won a World Cup race but in searing temperatures in Germany, the 24-year-old gave a hint to potential future dominance with the victory. It proved to be one of three wins in four straight events, Belomoina also finishing on the podium in the other subsequent remaining races of the season. 2 – Atherton dislocates shoulder – Fort William DHI, June…

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Szymon Godziek extends repertoire

Slopestyle star Szymon Godziek is dazzling audiences once again with his unique style after nailing another world first trick. On a custom built track he performed a backflip in the superman position while holding the seat with only one hand. Godziek also showcased a spectacular backflip over the Tour de Pologne peloton on a road bike earlier in August and his new video displays yet more legendary action. The freestyle rider said: “There were so many takes of my backflip tsunami at Red Bull District Ride, I thought it was worth developing…

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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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In memory of Jason McRoy

Today we celebrate the rad life of mountain biking legend, British Cycling Hall of Fame inductee and UK National downhill champion Jason McRoy. Born on Nov 26, 1971; McRoy developed an early love of cycling which gave him a big success in BMX racing. After recovering from a knee injury Jason McRoy first tried downhill mountain bike racing at age 17 and surprised the mountain biking industry with his style and wins in various races. McRoy became a worldwide celebrity after taking second place in Mammoth Kamikaze race in 1993,…

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5 Things Learned at Red Bull Joyride

For the 14th time the biggest stars in slopestyle mountain biking returned to where it all began: Red Bull Joyride at Crankworx Whistler. Thousands of fans lined the course with its massive jumps and features and cheered on the riders. With the American Nicholi Rogatkin aiming at the never before achieved Triple Crown of Slopestyle title and Canadian Brett Rheeder hell-bent on beating him after a narrow defeat defeat at Crankworx Innsbruck, the story line was set. In the end it all played out different and the victory was taken…

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Have you registered for 4th Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival?

The registrations are on for the most happening mountain biking event of India – 4th Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival. The festival will consist of various mountain biking events and activities assisted with mountain bike races, demos, workshops, live concerts and bike expo. IMPORTANT:  Last Date for Online Registrations is 25th September 2017. On-Spot Registrations are NOT AVAILABLE.  Follow this link to complete your registrations before 25th September 2017: http://himalayanmtb.com/4th-himalayan-mountain-bike-festival-2017/ Here is the event schedule: The festival is organized by Himalayan Mountain Bike Network which is the leading mountain bike adventure company…

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