iXS European Downhill Cup #1 Kranjska Gora

First Race of the Season in Kranjska Gora Finally, the day has come: next weekend the first race of the iXS European Downhill Cup will lure the European downhill elite to Kranjska Gora (Slovenia). More than 450 riders from 24 different nations will attend the race and among them will be some of the biggest names of the scene. It will be the eighth season for the iXS European Downhill Cup and it definitely belongs to the most important series, right after the World Cup itself. The huge numbers of…

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Video: Moving Mountains – Teaser

A pair of wheels can take you places. Checkout two mountain fanatics power out a new zone located on the outskirts of urban war land Mumbai. The Crew: Riders: Vinay Menon and Piyush Chavan Production House: Milestone Films Producer: Pria Mundra Director : Suraj Wanvari DOP : Varun Dutt Additional Camera: Sarthak Johar Editor: Aneesh

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Oakley Crowbar MX Goggles

Also featured in Issue #26 The ‘Oakley Crowbar MX’ with clear lens came our way a few weeks ago. With comfortable fit on MX and DH helmets, the Crowbars come with a pack of tear-offs, a good deal to pull the set through a season. Oakley’s scratch resistant lens is as good as always. Our test crew didn’t have a fogging problem with these Crowbars. The foam padding worked well and didn’t leave a goggle print on our face after a ride! And of course kept sweat off our eyes.…

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Indian DH champ set to race British Downhill Series

India’s youngest DH champ Piyush Chavan has been grabbing podiums at National level downhill comps since 2012. With four years of gravity race experience inside his helmet, Piyush has now set his eyes on the “British Downhill Series”. The eighteen year old BBA student from Pune City is all fired up to compete with UK’s fastest racers at the ‘BDS’ – Round 2 in Nevis Range, Fort William on 16th -17th May 2015. With very limited support from sponsors, Piyush has managed to race several international comps including the ‘Asia Pacific Downhill Challenge’ –…

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How to: Bunny Hop

Bunny Hopping Basic Crash Course with our Test Pilot Jeewan Jeet Singh Dhillon A Bunny Hope is a very useful trick that will allow you to launch your bike anywhere… anytime without a ramp. Learning this trick can be quite challenging; but regular practice by following the steps shown in the video above will definitely help you to improve faster. This trick can be helpful on trails or when you want to just vent it out. Know more about Jeewan Jeet Singh Dhillon  

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Video: Define Yourself | Featuring Harith Noah

Define yourself is an attempt to redefine the misconceptions about the lives of people associated with Extreme Sports. How opposite to the ideas of society are the lives of such people who follow extreme discipline and sport nerves of steel to be at top of their game. Catchup with one of India’s young MX star – Harith Noah from Kerala who lives life full throttle. Hers a video cut by Visual Entity.

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India’s first Govt funded Skatepark opens in Pune

Pune now has another first added to its list! A community skatepark. Approximately Rs.60Lakhs has been packed into this advanced level concrete bowl, located in the heart of the city. With its official opening on the 19th of April 2015, the first government funded skatepark of the country is set to feed the emerging skate, BMX and inline scene. Deputy Mayor of Pune, Aba Bagul took the initiative to make this park a reality. Built with the sole purpose of giving a new and exciting medium of recreation to the…

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Trek Superfly 5

Also featured in Issue # 26 | March-April 2015 Superfly 5 by Trek Bike landed in India a while ago and our test pilot Jeewan got a chance to bomb this bike. Trek claims that their Superfly lineup is crazy-light and the fastest! Trek has applied a “Smart Wheel Size” theory in this range. It means different wheel sizes for different frame sizes. 27.5” on 15.5” frames, 29er on 17.5” and up. We tested the radioactive yellow 17.5 frame size with 29 inch wheels… hated and loved by many. FRAME…

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