Video: Velosolutions – Asphalt BMX & Pump Track in Switzerland

Words/Photo:  Claudio Caluori. The National Cycling Federation Swiss Cycling, based in the Velodrome Suisse in Grenchen, wanted to add another training facility to their headquarters. It had to be a full asphalt BMX training track with Olymic sized start tower, a Velosolutions asphalt pump track, beginners jumps, plus a sprint and exercise area, all together on 8000m². Once again, Velosolutions couldn’t resist the challenge and took it. It turned out the biggest challenge was not the actual construction of the tracks, but the drainage of the whole area. The ground…

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Video: Continental Drift with Buehler and Macfarlane

Garett Buehler has a laid back friendly demeanor that captures the essence of mountain biking. This of course translates into his riding style as one of the premier mountain bike athletes we see in the industry today. What you don’t see is his keen eye for talent. Native to New Zealand, Conor Macfarlane has been tearing it up for the past couple years making a strong statement as a threat to be an elite rider in the near future. With snow on the ground in Nelson BC this past Spring, Garett…

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Video: UPSTREAM – Vertriders in the Engadin

Experience stunning views of the Engadin with the Vertriders on their big mountain adventure through the Swiss Alps! The Engadin, a long valley in the Swiss Alps, follows the river Inn & offers challenging trails for mountain bikers. ‘Upstream’ captures the essence of mountain biking through amazing cinematography and power packed riding. For more on Vaude: http://www.vaude.com/

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Slowdown

Photos: Ang Thsering | Words: Tangi Rebours | http://www.enduromtbnepal.com Fast food, fast cars, fast tracked, fast bikes…. Everything and everybody nowadays has to be fast. I still wonder why in our society we always apologize for our lack of speed? I don’t consider myself a lazy man but I like to take my time.  When I am in a rush I usually make a lot of mistakes, in life and on my bike… To escape the pressures of modern life I like to take my bike to the mountains, alone or with…

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Nandi Hill – Project 101

Also featured in Issue #26 | March – April 2015 Words: Ignatius Chen Chin Fa | Photography: Robin Darius Conz / Loose Riders India LOCATION: Bangalore -Karnataka (India) Welcome to the South of India and this is my story about where we ride and what we have been upto. So our day begins at 6.30 with the morning calls from riders with a healthy dose of coffee and tea and idly and dosa. The NH -7 on the way to Nandi is a long and wide road with speedy cabs faring passengers to the airport…

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