Speed and Style @ Crankworx 2015

The Speed and Style at Crankworx wasn’t without it’s drama. With the best course of the 3 Crankworx events the only that could go wrong was the weather.   Tyler McCaul and Kyle Strait who finished 1st and 2nd in the final The rain turned up for the Speed and Style event on queue and made the ramps slippery but added water to the berms. As the riders competed the course changed and the results were shuffled. When the round of 16 was done it would be Tyler McCaul on…

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Ride > Race > Party > Repeat

India’s wildest mountain bike festival, where mountain bikers from all over the world ride, race and party together for a week in the beautiful Himalayan town of Manali aka ‘The Mountain Biking Capital of India’. This lifestyle is much required to improve the riding culture of this country where the sport is fairly new and progression is on full swing. Stoked participants. Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival 2015 was conducted in Manali and Solang Valley (Himachal Pradesh) from 16th to 19th July 2015. This festival had 2 professional mountain bike races in…

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Enduroad DH concept – Leaked Images

Once upon a time “heavy” duty downhill bikes were the real deal. Then came different geometries changing the overall design and performance. Once these bikes started becoming lighter and Enduro bikes took over with different wheel sizes giving birth to serious debates worldwide. Meanwhile, a famous beer manufacturer  teamed up with few mountain bike designers and started designing out of the box concepts. Here is a leaked image of their latest “Enduroad DH” concept bike which is going to hit the trails in 2016. Super sleek full carbon frame Enduroad…

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Summer Twenty12 B.C

Summer Twenty12 B.C By Vinay Menon Location: Vancouver – CANADA Also featured in Issue #12 | Nov 2012 The summer of twenty twelve came along super plush for me with Nepal’s Mustang region escapade, Bengaluru Turahalli DH race Podium and tons of good old Pune City hometown trail rips with buddies. Soon enough the heavy monsoon clouds were taking over my town. It had been two years since Id hit the bright trails of B.C. Canada, so escaping to B.C. it was! With Bengaluru DH Race dirt still fresh on the…

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Mountain bike Republic of Sikkim

Mountain bike Republic of Sikkim (Riding session in Sikkim on Republic Day) By: Vineet Sharma Location: Gangtok, Sikkim – INDIA Also featured in Issue #2 | March 2011 I again visited my favorite Himalayan wonderland – Sikkim in January. Sikkim is tucked away in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas’ and is under passed in scenic beauty making it one of the best mountain biking destinations in India. I was enjoying my week in Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim which is situated at a height of approximately 5500 Feet above…

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