Video: Bangalore Mountain Festival 2017 Recap

Earlier this year, the 2nd installment of the Bangalore Mountain festival took place near Nandi Hills, Bangalore. The Downhill race was definitely the highlight with riders from Bangalore, Pune, Nepal, Shillong, Mumbai, etc. All coming down for this event. It was pretty crazy to say the least. Here is a quick highlight reel. – Robin Conz

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Video: The Trail Next Door | Track Attack at BMF 2017

The boys from “The Trail Next Door” landed in Bengaluru to test their racing skills during the “Bangalore Mountain Festival 2.0” on Avathi Hills. Here’s a summary of how their weekend on the rocks looked like!

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Video: Bangalore Mountain Festival 2017 with team Psynyde

The Bangalore Mountain Festival 2.0 2017 has stepped up the competition! Checkout Psynyde Bikes team riders – Ajay Padval and Harith Noah going full throttle onto the podium. Joining the party is Gregory Warjri from Meghalaya on his new Psynyde Furan.

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Event Alert: BBCh 2017 Schedule

The 2017 season looks hot! Bangalore Bicycle Championships is one of the most anticipated race series of the country. With Road Cycling and Mountain Biking races spread across the year, BBCh has been able to give the cyclists a quality platform to improve their racing skills.

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Bangalore Bicycle Championships 2016 – MTB DownHill

Words: Ignatius Chen \\ Photos: Robin Conz, Aayush Basavesh, Veloscope. A beautiful Sunday morning with heavy clouds, slick rocks and grippy soil. With some of India’s top descenders in attendance, breeze on the quite Avathi Hills in Bengaluru whirled out last weekend. The Bangalore Bicycle Championship 2016 – Downhill comp raised the speed bar yet again. Lets get to know the race course first. This is a new trail on the out skirts of Bengaluru town, cooked up by Bangalore Mountain Festival‘s Sunil Nanjappa and our trail correspondent Ajay Padval. The…

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Event Alert: Bangalore Mountain Festival 2016

— Bangalore Mountain Bike Festival(BMF) is a 2 day Cross Country (XC), Downhill Race and Trail Run in Bangalore near Nandi Hills. —Bangalore, mecca of Indian cycling needs a festival of its own, Bangalore is a paradise for mountain bikers/Trail runners who seek unlimited adrenaline rush riding/running in forest area with rocky paths and natural obstacles challenging their skill and technique. —Bangalore is a place where you get hills every 10kms and it will be used to the advantage of trail runners and mountain bikers through this festival —BMF is open…

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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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Kiran Kumar Raju | Rider Interview

K Kiran Kumar Raju By: Vinay Menon | Photos: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #20 | March 2014 Age: 28years Hometown: Bangalore Years riding: 3years Primary steed (Main bike): Specialized Epic 29er Your most preferred style in Mountain biking: XC racing and free ride. FR MTB MAG: How did Mountain biking come about for you? KIRAN: It happened by chance, when I borrowed a friend’s bike to compete in my first ever BBCh mtb race in March’11. I ended up finishing 3rd and was hooked. The track-technicalities and bike…

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Iggy | Rider Interview

Ignatius Chen Chin Fa aka Iggy By: Vinay Menon | Photos: Robin Darius Conz Also featured in Issue #19 | Jan 2014 Nickname: Iggy  Age: 27  Hometown: Bangalore, Karnataka Years riding: Started Mountain Biking 6 Years ago. Focusing on DH for 4 years now. Primary steed: Giant Glory 01 Your most preferred style in Mountain biking: Downhill   How did your inclination towards Downhill Mountain biking come about? After watching a documentary on Downhill Racing in 2009, I headed to the hill with my hardtail and tried riding a few…

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