Mokokchung MTB Festival 2017 | Nagaland

The hills of Mokokchung town in Nagaland, India was the epicenter of trail shaking mountain bike races, the 2nd Mokokchung Mountain Bike Festival 2017. Organized by the mountain biking enthusiasts of Mokokchung – Trail Hounds Cycling Club, the event comprised of Cross Country and Downhill for Locals and Experts. Results  – Mokokchung XC Expert Category 1. Himal Tamata (Nepal) 2. Okesh Bajracharya (Nepal) 3. Deepak (Nepal) 4. Tendon Michael Terang (Assam, India) 5. Dipankar (Assam, India) U-17 Local Category  1st – Akumdong Longchar (Dimapur) 2nd – Pontiang (Dimapur) 3rd – Jongshir Mar (Mokokchung) Only Woman Participant…

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14th National MTB Championship 2017 | DH

A weekend of two wheeled slush fight, the 14th Indian MTB National Championship 2017, rolled down at the ‘Oxford Golf Resort’ on the outskirts of Pune City. This year, once again ‘Starkenn Giant’ powered the event, pushing the quality of the gig. An 800mts downhill section, which was part of the XC race too, was the site for the gravity race. For the first time, under CFI (Cycling Federation of India) banner, a Downhill race at the Nationals has been included. A collective effort by veteran downhill riders of Pune and…

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14th National MTB Championship 2017 | XC

Monsoon skies of Pune, Maharashtra, looked over the 14th Indian MTB National Championship 2017, held at the ‘Oxford Golf Resort’ on the outskirts of Pune City. This year again ‘Starkenn Giant’ powered the event, pushing the quality of the track, as well as the race. The 3 day event included Cross Country Mass start and Time trials split into, Men and Women juniors, sub-juniors, youth and Elite. The track designed by GT Adventures for 2017 included straight wide sprint sections leading to a steep, 800 mts technical descent, a section…

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Event Alert: The HELL Race 2016

The mega mountain biking challenge in the Dhauladhar ranges of the Himalayas is back with it’s 2nd edition! A 5 day multi stage biking race on the toughest terrain will blaze from 24th November to 28th November this year. The track is a combination that has a stiff uphill to test your mental strength, a fast paced downhill to get your adrenaline pumping & a technical single-track with broken rocks, flowing water streams, hanging bridges and fallen trees. This isn’t just a bike race. The race would reach to the next level…

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Bangalore Bicycle Championship 2016 – MTB Cross Country

Bengaluru has always been a mountain biker friendly town. With the growing number of races within the city, the rider’s have improved rapidly. Earlier this week, the “Bangalore Bicycle Championship – MTB Cross Country” rounds rolled out around the well known Avati Hills. Located at the same venue as this year’s new event – Bangalore Mountain Festival. Set on a 4.6 kms trail around the hills, the course was way better than what the CFI (Cycling Federation of India) scopes. Decent amount of flat pedally bit and some good downhill sections, unlike…

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Event Alert: 14th Nepal National MTB Championship XC

The 14th Nepal National Mountain Bike Championship XC will be held on the 19th of March in Chovar, Kirtipur. Registration forms for the annual event are available at most bike rental shops in Kathmandu and Lalitpur. Entry fee for Nepali nationals and foreigners are Rs 500 and Rs 1000 respectively. Registration fees are inclusive of race-certificates and wholesome lunch on race day. For registrations and more details contact: Ranjan : 9801186899 Indra: 9851151076 Rakesh: 9851163632

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Event Recap: The Impossible Race – Gujarat

When one thinks of India, one pictures the overcrowded streets, snake charmers, mystery and of course the mighty Himalayas. The Indian subcontinent has much more to offer. Having rad mountain biking potential in corners even the riders of the country did not know about. One such corner was Polo forest in Gujarat. Set in the West of the country, Polo forest was a part of the ancient Vijaynagar empire which suddenly ceased to exist. Nobody to date knows why the mass populace vanished, leaving behind ruins of majestic temples and…

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Event Alert: Pisachi Ride 2016

Werewolf mode racing on the outskirts of Bengaluru City is coming up this February. The “BigRock MotoPark” in Kolar, Karnataka packs in one of the raddest MX courses in India along with smooth XC trails.   26th Feb: 4:00pm Onwards – Recce Ride/practice ride One can either stay or come back to the city Stay: optional – 2 people per tent. 1000/- per head Info call: 9844111941.  | [email protected] 27th Feb : Reporting Time: 3:30pm. Registration: / Number Collection Tea, Dinner – Authentic food of Karnataka, hydration, timing device, Bib, medals, trophies…

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2016 Halo Vapour 35 & 50 Wheels Preview | 2015 Eurobike

British wheel manufacturer Halo, have a new wheel set for 2016 in the shape of the all-new Vapour 35 and 50 for the burgeoning ‘plus sized’ market. Delivering a wider rim with a curved design and available in either a 35mm of 50mm internal rim width to suit the specific needs of the rider.  

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Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival 2015

India will witness a first of its kind mountain biking festival this July where mountain bikers from all around the world ride and party together for one week in the summer holiday season of the beautiful Himalayan state ‘Manali’ aka The Mountain Biking Capital of India. Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival powered by Himalayan Mountain Bike Network is scheduled from 16th to 19th July 2015 and will host local trail riding sessions, cross country race, downhill race followed by post ride parties. The idea behind this festival is to bring all…

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