5th Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival – Reboot

Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival started back in 2014 and defined celebration of world-class mountain biking in India by organizing multiple mountain biking events for professional and passionate riders around the globe. This event took the mountain biking culture of India to the next level and also encouraged the athletes to enhance their riding skills. The 5th Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival which was originally scheduled for October 2018 was cancelled due to unfortunate floods and landslides in Himachal Pradesh. This natural calamity affected the event and participation forcing the organizers to push…

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Making country proud – Rinku Thakur

The best and youngest mountain biking weapon of India “Rinku Thakur” has seen enough podiums already and his journey has just started. Currently standing #1 in Asian Enduro Series ranking (Junior Category) Rinku has been regularly making his hometown and country proud. Know more about young lad Rinku in this exclusive interview by Freerider Mountain Bike Magazine. Rinku Thakur Hometown: Manali Current Bike: Yeti SB6 Years Riding: Riding fulltime since 2013 Current sponsors: Himalayan Mountain Bike Network FR MTB: How did you get into mountain biking? RINKU: I started my…

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Coming soon to India: Polygon Siskiu

Polygon Siskiu N series is an aluminum full suspension enduro bike with a combination of parts and technology design to be ready to be ridden in the most demanding of conditions. An aggressive, agile, and fast bike for the rider who wants to defeat their personal limitations all-day in the mountains to the local trails.  Wheelsports India, distributor/dealers of Polygon bike in India has recently announced “the new Siskiu range will be coming soon in their inventory”. All models of Siskiu N are built around a lightweight aluminum frame…

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AES Nepal 2018 – Done and Dusted

Asian Enduro Series Nepal 2018, the third edition of its kind organized by Gnarly, successfully concluded in the hills of Nagarkot, along the eastern rim of Kathmandu, Nepal. Almost a hundred international participants and half as many Nepalese riders took part in the heart pumping action on 8 special stages. The race by far is unprecedented in Nepal in terms of foreign participation for a mountain biking stage race. The first two days of AES Nepal were practice, and the second two days were race days, with eight enduro special…

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Video: Asian Enduro Series 2017 | Rd 1 – Nepal

The second edition of Asian Enduro Series has successfully concluded along the rugged hills of Nagarkot, east of Kathmandu, with more than 80 participants from 17 countries. The race, organised by Gnarly and based off Hotel Country Villa, took place from 6th to 9th April, the first two days (6th and 7th) being practice days and last two days (8th and 9th) being race days. Riders rolled past the tower and through a melange of jungles, serene settlements and paddy fields. Sponsored by Gravity Nepal and powered by Red Bull,…

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