Video: Volcano Mission on Mt Bromo, Indonesia with Matej Charvat

Words/Photos: Matej Charvat There are not many of active volcanoes in Europe. We know them from movies, books or even just from the internet. Until I stood at the edge of an active crater, I just simply couldn’t imagine the power, which is somewhere deep there under. This mission couldn’t have happened without a bike and a camera. The feeling when you are walking up the crater, feeling kind of little rumble, and you know something is happening deep in your body. Everything around is shaking a bit and the wind…

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Video: Loose Riders Travel | Vink and Vinny T in Cikole, Indonesia

Nico Vink, Vincent Tupin and Gaetan Rey (Shaperideshoot) land into the amazing bikepark of Cikole, Indonesia. This spot is virtually unknown to the Western world, but it provides everything you need to have the time of your life. An amazing flow, endless berms, kickers everywhere, a very fast shuttle service and most of all: THE DIRT! It’s so grippy you have to ride it for yourself to believe it. You know things will get heated when Vink and Vinny T get to shred a place like this so please sit…

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Event Alert: Asia Pacific DH Challenge 2017 | BALI

If you haven’t spotted yet mark your calendar for the biggest international downhill race in Asia. This event is back in Bali and will be held from 24th to 26th November 2017 in Besakih Mountain bike Park in Bali, Indonesia. After one year break, the Asia Pacific Downhill Challenge 2017 is stepping up the level of competition. The international mountain bike downhill race is organized by Orange sport management in cooperation with the Indonesian Bicycle Federation (ISSI) to introduce the fast-growing action of mountain bike sport in Indonesia. Presenting this…

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Video: Bike Camp Jawa | Matej Charvat – MY RIDE

Matej Charvat, as a first WorldCup rider ever travelled thru whole Jawa, East to West and rode the most famous tracks. When we say Indonesia…the most of us will think about the Island of Gods, Bali…but Matej saved the surfing for later. First he pointed to Jawa, where he managed a CharvatBros Bike Camp for local racing team. They traveled whole island of Jawa with Spartan Racing Team and rode seven of the most famous tracks along the way. How was it? You can just check the next episode of…

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Video: Polygon Escapes to Bali 2016

Polygon Bali Escapes is a week of riding holidays with Polygon UR pro riders. It takes you from jungle bike park, long single track that finishes on a black sand beach to riding down a volcano at sunrise! All this with the chill vibe of Bali and some bbq on the beach, pumptrack session, surfing and snorkeling. Sam Reynolds, Alexandre Fayolle and Couscous had the chance to participate to this first edition and are ready for the next Polygon Escapes that will be held in October 2017. Save the date…

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22nd Asian MTB Champs 2016 – Thailand | Practice Day

The “22nd Asian MTB Championships” is underway in Thailand. After a long struggle finally 4 Indian mountain bikers were given the opportunity to represent the nation at this Asian level event. Riders Piyush Chavan and Nilesh Dhumal are on the Downhill lineup while Purna Pradhan and Venkateshwarlu Kunchala will be competing in the cross country category. The timed Downhill practice run was clocked off yesterday with 28 riders lining up the start list. As of now, Japan’s stealth bomber – Kazuki Shimzu is leading with a 1:58 on the 1Km…

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