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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Video: FEST Sessions – Malmedy 2020

By riders for riders, The Fest Series has gained popularity worldwide by pushing freeride forward with massive jumps, insane tricks and heavy metal highlight edits. The crew is expanding their concept by presenting a new format: Fest Sessions. Fest Sessions take a back to basics approach by exploring all aspects of freeride. With the simple goal of enjoying sessions with friends, this format will take place on big jumps, in bikeparks and throughout the backcountry, bringing a wide variety of terrain to the world’s best and most stylish freeriders.  “Fest was…

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Video: No Dull Days | Ladakh, India

By: Unexplored Ladakh  Steep chutes with perfect loose sand got our bikes acclimatized for some serious riding in the eastern part of Ladakh. A region prominent for it’s vast open highlands and steep mountain lines got us excited for days to follow.   The lines got steeper and the rides a little faster, it was the perfect freeride gateway. We were fortunate enough to witness Veronique Sandler and Hannah Bergeman sending some of the steepest lines in Ladakh last November; when they came to shoot for their Movie ‘Accomplice’. It…

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Video: #SickEdit Challenge | India

. Goodwave Adventures and Big Bad Bikes in association with LBB and Loose Riders India bring to you the #SickEdit challenge. There’s some great merchandise to be won! View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Freerider Mtn Bike Magazine (@freeridermtb) on Sep 1, 2020 at 2:45am PDT Please read the challenge rules: 1. Make a 15-30 second edit of your sickest MTB trail move. 2. Post your video on Instagram, tag @goodwavekayak @bigbadbikes @looseridersindia @lbbcycles and follow all four handles. 3. Make sure to use the hashtags #BengaluruEnduro and #SickEdit in your post *Remember* – Contest open to…

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Video: Wild West | Tom Van Steenbergen

Tom Van Steenbergen unleashes an onslaught of creativity both on and off the bike in his most important project to date ‘Wild West’. From unique features to first time tricks, Tom’s creative freedom was let loose like never before. The end result is 2 and a half minutes of Tom’s most ambitious freeride and slopestyle riding to date. Filmed in Oliver, BC, “Wild West’ is visual representation of Tom’s personality on and off the bike, brought to life by director Calvin Huth. Over a 6 week period of building, testing…

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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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Video: Watch the slickest new mountain bike film – ACCOMPLICE

. It’s a moment time-stamped in our brains. Maybe it was a birthday gift. Or perhaps you saved paycheck after paycheck to finally purchase one. However you met your first bicycle, it was the pedal strokes that came afterward that hooked you onto something intangible. Adventure. Connection. Freedom. From the producers of ‘UnReal’ and the director of ‘Where The Trail Ends’ comes ACCOMPLICE, an homage to all the crazy adventures and crazier comrades that result from our finest sidekick. On the surface, ACCOMPLICE takes you to mind-blowing locations across the…

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