SANDURO MTB Challenge 2021 – Jaipur, Rajasthan

Located around an abandoned, now dry sand dam covered by the Aravali Ranges and Nahargarh Reserve, the SANDURO cross country race by MTB Jaipur flagged off. Earlier this month, the second edition of SANDURO rolled about in Aakeda Doongar Village near Jaipur. The wide scenic beauty added more flavor to the adventure here. Countryside roads and trails complete this route. SANDURO is a pre cursor to the upcoming MTB JAIPUR 2nd Edition. The weekend race included two categories, ‘Amateur’ (Non-competitive) – 10 kms and ‘Elite’ (Competitive) 22 kms – 2 Laps. From the two…

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17th Indian National MTB Championship 2021 – Downhill | Gadag, Karnataka

For FRMTB by: Shashank CK – Chain Adventures Becoming a strong fixture of the Indian National MTB Championship, the 2nd official year of Downhill Nationals was flagged off in Gadag, Karnataka. The 17th Indian National MTB Championship 2021 hosted by the Karnataka state cycling association, saw the XC/DH course running through a designated forest zone. The Gadag Zoo, was ground zero for the Cross Country as well as the Downhill races for the weekend. A short track Downhill course was scoped out by India’s winning-est downhill racer, Gautam Taode and…

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Event: 3rd Assam Downhill Championship 2020

Words: Cheyann Nongrum \\ Photos: Bishal Jyoti Saikia, Jashim Click, SasankadipGogoi Visiting the hills of Assam, the Assam Downhill Championship 3.0 took place on the 19th and 20th of December 2020. The event took place once again on the famous Monkey Trail at 6th Mile. Being the first race of the year for most of our North Eastern Riders, many were excited to see where they stand and for some, experience their first downhill race. This year, the track had a full makeover with the help of India’s Downhill Mountain…

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Video: Ladakh Mountain Bike Festival 2020

Staying in isolation, sailing through the nationwide lockdown, 2020 has been low strung for the larger part. With most of the sporting events cancelled this year, the handful of mountain bike events too were hanging on govt permissions. To fuel the joy of downhill mountain bikers in India, Ladakh Tourism Dept waved the green flag for “Ladakh Mountain Bike Festival 2020” at Disko Valley Bike Park by team Unexplored Ladakh. A select list of racers were invited with logistical support for the attending riders.   View this post on Instagram…

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Aakash Waghmare | Rider Interview

Trials riding is one of mountain biking’s most technical forms of riding. Fact is, trials riding is older than downhill. Being a UCI accepted discipline, trials riding has seen world championships for more than 30 years! Downhill world champs started years after! Trials masters like Hans Rey, Libor Karas, Ryan Leech, Jeff Lenosky, Von Williams to name a few put this style of riding on the screens over time. The youtube generation of riders now have uber creative riders like Danny Mcaskill and Fabio Wibmer for inspiration. Their creative filmmaking…

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Video: Shredding the uncharted Tibetan plateau

. Here’s a teaser by Unexplored Ladakh and team who recent went scouting for new terrain to shred in ‘Changthang’ valley, Ladakh. It has been a whole 2 weeks of freeriding in the big mountains of Changthang (northern plains) of Ladakh. The boys have been shredding the gnarly hills and scouting for some possible big descents. The beauty and with the vastness of this place, we surely need more time to ride these mighty Himalayas. Let’s embrace the nature around us. The full movie segment will be dropping soon!! Stay…

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Rahul Mishra | Rider Interview

Trials riding is one of mountain biking’s most technical forms of riding. Fact is, trials riding is older than downhill. Being a UCI accepted discipline, trials riding has seen world championships for more than 30 years! Downhill world champs started years after! Trials masters like Hans Rey, Libor Karas, Ryan Leech, Jeff Lenosky, Von Williams to name a few put this style of riding on the screens over time. The youtube generation of riders now have uber creative riders like Danny Mcaskill and Fabio Wibmer for inspiration. Their creative filmmaking…

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Kushagra Rastogi | Rider Interview

Trials riding is one of mountain biking’s most technical forms of riding. Fact is, trials riding is older than downhill. Being a UCI accepted discipline, trials riding has seen world championships for more than 30 years! Downhill world champs started years after! Trials masters like Hans Rey, Libor Karas, Ryan Leech, Jeff Lenosky, Von Williams to name a few put this style of riding on the screens over time. The youtube generation of riders now have uber creative riders like Danny Mcaskill and Fabio Wibmer for inspiration. Their creative filmmaking…

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Tharun Shiv | Rider Interview

Trials riding is one of mountain biking’s most technical forms of riding. Fact is, trials riding is older than downhill. Being a UCI accepted discipline, trials riding has seen world championships for more than 30 years! Downhill world champs started years after! Trials masters like Hans Rey, Libor Karas, Ryan Leech, Jeff Lenosky, Von Williams to name a few put this style of riding on the screens over time. The youtube generation of riders now have uber creative riders like Danny Mcaskill and Fabio Wibmer for inspiration. Their creative filmmaking…

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