Prodigy MTB Interschool Race 2016

Prodigy MTB Interschool Race 2016 makes a Muddy Debut Prodigy MTB Race 2016, an inter-school cycling event organized on 13th August, 2016 by Gnarly, took place with a grand success in Chobar, outskirts of the Kathmandu valley, Nepal. The event saw almost a hundred school kids from ages 3 to 18 maneuvering muddy tracks of the southern edge of Chobar! While several biking races take place each year in Nepal, a race dedicated to school kids are few and far between – and undoubtedly, Prodigy MTB Race has broken the…

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Palpa Fiction

Tansen Ultra 2015 report. The first ever Tansen Ultra race took place from December 26 to 29, 2015, in the restive town of Tansen of Palpa, Nepal. Organized by Gnarly and Dharohar Adventures, the event came in three flavors: Urban Downhill (DH) mountain biking, Urban Cross-country (XC) mountain biking and half marathon trail running. The 10 hours journey from Kathmandu to Palpa was intense. Traditional Nepali culture was visible all the way, so were the participants eager to assemble their rigs. More than 60 athletes, including participants from Bhutan, India, the…

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BN’B Genesis bike rack

Many of us prefer transporting bike in our cars or public transport to an event or any place instead of riding. Disassembling the bike, wheels etc.  And assembling it again could a pain for many. So the best way to transport or carry your bike is on the bike rack. We sourced BN’B Genesis bike rack on which we loaded, unloaded our bike many times, cruised long distance, drove dirt roads and crossed other obstacles that are commonly found in the Indian traffic. We have seen couple of bike racks…

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Cycle, Fitness & Outdoor Sports Expo 2015

The 3rd   version of India International Cycle, Fitness & Outdoor Sports Expo started on 3rd March in Ludhiana which is arguably the largest hub for bicycles in Asia.  The bicycle industries of Ludhiana feed to more than 50% of India’s bicycle consumption which is over 10 million, each year. The quality of this bike show is nowhere close to other bike expos that take place in China or other countries but it has definitely improved compared to its previous events. More exhibitors were present this time including China and France…

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How to: Basic Bike Maintenance

Basic Bike Maintenance By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #2 | March 2011 Bike repair and maintenance is a very important and an ongoing process that involves action before, during and after your ride. This helps to keep your mountain bike in optimal condition. Here are some tips to help you keep your mountain bike in peak condition. BEFORE RIDE Pre-ride inspection and maintenance check is a very good practice. Just like a fighter pilot who inspects his fighter plane before flying. It’s a very simple process and ensures…

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