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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Video: Volcano Mission on Mt Bromo, Indonesia with Matej Charvat

Words/Photos: Matej Charvat There are not many of active volcanoes in Europe. We know them from movies, books or even just from the internet. Until I stood at the edge of an active crater, I just simply couldn’t imagine the power, which is somewhere deep there under. This mission couldn’t have happened without a bike and a camera. The feeling when you are walking up the crater, feeling kind of little rumble, and you know something is happening deep in your body. Everything around is shaking a bit and the wind…

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Mountain Bike in Soria, you can´t imagine it

Our trip to Soria has turned out to be one of the great surprises of this year. It is a region with wonderful qualities for the practice of mountain biking. An unparalleled beauty with great landscape contrasts that make it even more attractive if possible. Its historical legacy is present in all its corners: hermitages, churches and castles appear on all routes. The province has a very irregular geography that translates into a heterogeneous landscape that includes from the high mountain to the deepest valleys, passing through the characteristic summer…

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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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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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