Event Report: Temghar MTB Challenge 2020

Organized by Backpack Outdoors and Rolling Academy at Camp Hideout, Temghar Dam Backwaters near Lavasa City, over 40 riders from Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Nashik and Hyderabad joined in for the 2nd edition of Temghar MTB Challenge 2020. The races included a 30km cross country competition and a Downhill time trials. High energy of riders and visitors at the Temghar MTB Challenge 2020 is a great start to this year’s mountain biking festivities of India.  Vitthal Bhosale, the current Maharashtra state cross country champion took the win in XCO (30…

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Video: Robbie Maddison & Tyler Bereman Run Wild in Los Angeles | Duct Out

Traffic. We’ve all been there—trapped in gridlock, inching along at a snail’s pace, slowly losing our sanity and wishing we could break free. In “Duct Out,” freeride motocross riders Tyler Bereman and Robbie Maddison do exactly that—they escape Los Angeles holiday weekend traffic by parking their truck, hopping on their dirt bikes and ripping through the city landscape to make it their personal playground. They pass iconic landmarks, tear through back alleys and crisscross the LA river aqueduct on their mission to navigate the path less travelled and escape the…

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Video: Darkfest 2020 | Tonight with DBNC News – Week 1 Update

The DBNC News team catch up with the Darkfest Crew in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Things are really kicking off on site and we have our best journalists on the job to document the progress. Thanks for watching and stay tuned for more updates.  Filmed/Edited: Thomas Sandell FPV Race Drone: Sam Reynolds Special thanks: Duran Van Eeden (title), Ryan Franklin, Colin Loudon, Justin Novella + Bianca Van Breda (Hellsend Dirt Compound), Angus Thompson, Seb & Ike Klaassen. .

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MTB Downhill makes its debut at the 13th South Asian Games 2019 – Nepal

By: Vinay Menon 13th South Asian Games rolled off in Kathmandu, Nepal from the 1st of December through 10th December 2019. Cross Country and Downhill Mountain biking made their first ever appearance at a South Asian Games. For the inaugural show, what could’ve been better than Nepal’s world class trails! The race track was created in Gokarna Sahid Smarak Park, Gokarna. Downhill course measured close to 1 km and the Cross-country trail came up to 4 km/lap. The downhill track was a short course of about a kilometer, but the…

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Event Alert: 5th Bangalore Mountain Festival 2020 – Bengaluru, Karnataka

Coming up on 26th January 2020, on the outskirts of Bengaluru city in Karnataka, India, the 5th Bangalore Mountain Festival 2020.  BMF 2020 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. *DOWNHILL RACERS CLICK HERE TO REGISTER   Checkout the Cross Country and Downhill highlights from 2018 edition of Bangalore Mountain Festival. 3rd Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018 .

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Poonam Rana Kholiya | Rider Interview

By: Vinay Menon. Relatively new to the sport, Poonam Rana Kholiya has made a name for herself by winning podium spots in most of the Cross Country races she’s raced in. Poonam is the current Indian National MTB Cross Country champion. Freeridermag caught up with the Uttarakhand native in this exclusive interview. Name: Poonam Rana Kholiya Age: 21 Hometown: Haldwani, Uttarakhand. Current bike: Trek Super Fly 6 FRMTB: How did you get into mountain biking? Poonam: In 2016 I started mountain biking, my first ride (expedition) was from Nabhidhang to…

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Video: Santacruz Bicycles TALLBOY 2020

If ever there was a gravity riders’ XC bike, the this is it. The new 120mm Tallboy takes a leap further into what short-travel bikes really are capable of. With kick-ass lower-link VPP suspension, a streamlined design, the typical Santa Cruz refinement, and rather radical geometry, the Tallboy is back to being a genre-bending folk hero.  See all the details at https://www.santacruzbicycles.com/ // Find a local shop at https://www.santacruzbicycles.com/dealer

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Video: DJ Brandt – Freedom 35

Going big from a whole different angle! DJ Brandt is back in the desert living his best life in Freedom 35. Rider: DJ Brandt Video: Tory Powers / FulFrame Editing: Tory Powers / DJ Brandt Additional Cinematography: Peter Jamison Music: Stamatis Stabos – Unknown Shore Location: Utah Main Sponsors: COMMENCAL / ROCKSTAR Energy  COMMENCAL Bicycles on Youtube: http://bit.ly/YoutubeCOMMENCAL   Visit COMMENCAL Store: https://www.commencal-store.com/   COMMENCAL News: https://news.commencal.com/   COMMENCAL Bicycles on Facebook: http://bit.ly/FacebookCOMMENCAL   COMMENCAL Bicycles on Instagram: http://bit.ly/InstagramCOMMENCAL   .

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