How to: Start a career in mountain bike racing in India

Mountain bike racing has evolved a lot in India ever since the first mountain bike Nationals held in Chandigarh in 2000. It is exciting to see the number of mountain bike races being organized every year from North to South of India. This evolution has not only helped the riders enhance their skills, but has pushed the organizers to set up races more professionally, while encouraging bicycle brands to bring in better equipment. How to start racing career? Symptoms: You got a mountain bike and love dirt. At the same…

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4th Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival 2017

India witnessed the fourth edition of the wicked Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival in Manali, where mountain bikers from all around the world ride and race together for 1 week in the holiday season of the beautiful Himalayan town ‘Manali’, aka “The Mountain Biking Capital of India”. Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival which is organized by Himalayan Mountain Bike Network hosted a BMX Jam session, flagging off the week’s two wheeled festivities. The weekend included, India’s roughest Downhill Mountain Bike Race and a challenging 2-day Cross Country MTB stage race. The concept behind…

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News: 11th Indian National XC Championship 2015

The 2015 season kicked off with Maharashtra hosting the 11th National XC Championship in January. Sports capital of the state, Pune City was the action zone for India’s strongest Cross Country racers. With over 200 racers listed in different categories, Men/Women – Elite, Juniors & Sub Juniors, the race venue was packed with shredders. Being a National Championship, the racers were representing their states in ‘Time Trials’ and ‘Mass Start’ events. A 3 Km course through thorn infested walking trail, gradual climbs and a moderate descent, was full of surprises! Elite Men…

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