Video: Course Preview – 15th Indian National MTB Championship 2018 | XC

The 15th Indian National MTB Championship 2018 is coming up in Pune, Maharashtra from 26 to 28 of October. The XC course is about  3.7kms in length and will include multiple laps of this track based on the categories. Here’s Himachal Pradesh’s Shiven (XCO – Elite Men) spinning you through a course preview.  It’s a great track for National Championships, with steep climbs and a lot of single tracks. – Shiven .

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Vindreckers Enduro Championship 2018 | Bangladesh

Introducing Enduro and Downhill mountain bike racing in Bangladesh, Vindreckers got clocking with their Enduro Championship this February in peaceful, green Mirshorai in Chittagong. The Vindreckers Enduro Championship 2018  (VEC’18) had a good start line from beginners to experienced riders. With 35 racers ready with their number plates, for a first time event, the VEC’18 looked promising. Due to the longer trails connecting several hills in the region, an “Enduro” style race was the best choice for the organizers. With a distance of 3.3kms the 4 chosen trails included about…

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Event Highlights: 1st Ra.Khe.Pa XC Championship 2018 | Nepal

Photos: Santosh Rai, Nepal Cycling Association \\ Video: Nishant Shah The first Ra.Khe.Pa XCO MTB Championship in Nepal flagged off on 13th January on the Hattiban Hills in Pharping Kathmandu. Checkout all the action from the forest. Video: Nishant Shah Elite Men The Elite men had to pull up 9 Laps of the 3.85 Kms power churner of a course. The dry track saw a few riders fighting for traction in some bits.           Elite Women The Elite Women racers had to pedal out 6 laps of…

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Danish and Swiss riders victorious at UCI World Cup Germany

Langvad and Schurter conquer a German classic at UCI World Cup round 2. Albstadt in the south west of Germany returned for it’s fourth consecutive UCI World Cup season and under the heat of an early summer sun, proved yet again why many view it to be a modern classic. In the women’s race, there was drama before the riders had even lined up in their grid boxes. With minutes to go, it was announced that Jolanda Neff, the 23 year-old Swiss starlet would not be racing. A viral infection…

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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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6th National Downhill Championship – Nepal | Briefing Day

The 6th National Downhill Championship – Nepal is scheduled for 2nd April 2016. The race will be held at 2.8Km long gravity assisted track located in Hattiban near Kathmandu. The participant reported in good number despite rainy day. The National DH championship will have a total of 6 categories; Open, Elite, Overall Title, Women, Juniors and 30+. The top 4 riders during this race will be selected for the coming Asian Mountain Bike Championships which will be held in Thailand in the Month of May 2016. Local sensation Rajesh Magar…

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Polygon Collosus DHX

We wouldn’t be surprised if you are not aware of Polygon bikes. Polygon is an Indonesian bike company that has been building good looking bikes for a while which have raced on world cup tracks and has support of well-known riders like Kurt Sorge. These are some of the finest bikes in the world! A while ago, FR MTB MAG boss Vinay Menon sourced the DHX which is Polygons flagship DH bike loaded with top notch component. He recently thrashed the bike around all the bike parks in B.C Canada and was…

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9th National MTB Championship

9th National Mountain Bike Championship – Pune (25th – 29th July 2012) By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #11 | Sept 2012 Pune, the eight largest metropolis in India witnessed the 9th National Mountain Bike Championship organized by Maharashtra cycling association and Cycling Federation of India. The riders from various Indian states team got an opportunity to compete in a National level mountain bike race as it happened after many years. Teams from Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Indian…

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