Event Alert: 7th Himalayan Outdoor Festival 2018 | Nepal

7th Edition of the Himalayan Outdoor Festival comprises of rock climbing, trail running and mountain biking. 3 Days of mountain sports celebration in the Himalayas. Come on in, join the fun! Ride: Downhill Individual (DHI), Cross Country Olympic (XCO), Night Uphill, Cross Country Eliminator (XCE) Rock : Bouldering, Dyno, Natural Rock Run : 5K, 10K+, 20K +, 2K(U-13), Night Uphill Adventure Film Screening,  Live Music/ Dj, Food Stalls, Gears Sales, Fun Games, Art Market Categories : Male : U-13, U -19, Elite, Masters 30+, Masters 40+, Female : U – 21, Elite…

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Event Alert: BBCh 2017 Schedule

The 2017 season looks hot! Bangalore Bicycle Championships is one of the most anticipated race series of the country. With Road Cycling and Mountain Biking races spread across the year, BBCh has been able to give the cyclists a quality platform to improve their racing skills.

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Suman Tamang | Rider Interview

Full Name:  Suman Tamang Nickname: Khatra Hometown: Lalitpur, Bhainsepa Favorite Drinks: Red Bull Music: Acoustic and any relaxing music. FR MTB MAG: When did you start racing? SUMAN: I have been racing since 3 years. My first race was 3rd National Downhill Championship of Nepal in 2013 in which I got 13th position. FR MTB MAG: Who inspired you to get in the world of mountain biking or who are your biggest influences in the sport? SUMAN: My brothers Shyam Limbu, Anuj Adhikary, Rajesh Lama, Sushovit Chaudhary, Suwas Maharjan, Bikash…

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Video: Himalayan DH MTB Trophy 2016

Its always groovy in Solang! The 3rd “Himalayan Downhill Mountain Bike Trophy” at Ski Himalayas Park in Solang, H.P, India was sinfully tuned. With India and Nepal’s top downhill racers in attendance the 2 KM course was shredded once again. Heres a highlight reel with all the action. Camera: E.I.K.A, Adwait Parchure. Edit: Vinay Menon

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Leogang DH World Cup 2016 – Final Results

What an awesome day at Leogang DH world cup 2016! … and here are the final results: ELITE MEN   ELITE WOMEN   Check out the Leogang DH track with Brendan Fairclough and Troy Brosnan  

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The Syndicate Project – Episode 3 Fort William

Peaty raced his last Fort William World Cup and also got a “Royal” treatment at the venue. It didn’t rain in Ft. William, so Peaty went gravel grinding, Ratboy took up watersports, and Greg hung around to kickstart his season in the latest episode of THE SYNDICATE. Steve Peat is one the most iconic mountain biker who has completed a long journey with style and an impression that will last forever in this sport. His professional cycling career started back in 1995 and has a big success list following him ever since.…

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3rd Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival 2016

The biggest and baddest mountain bikers party is back again in Manali “The Mountain Biking Capital of India”. This concept is first of its kind mountain biking festival in India which started in 2014, where mountain bikers from all around the world ride and party together for 1 week in the summer holiday season of the beautiful Himalayan town ‘Manali’. The festival consists of various mountain biking events and activities assisted with mountain bike races, demos and workshops. This year Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival has expanded to 3 exciting cycling…

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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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Riding a Colombian salt mine

Riding a Colombian salt mine – the world’s first underground downhill track Rocks, minerals, stairs, ramps and wall rides paired with low oxygen, water leaks, minimum reaction times and a blinding darkness – that’s Ride Into The Earth, Colombian rider Marcelo Gutiérrez’ latest project. The mountain bike champion went down a salt mine trail at 70km/h, a 2000m track located in Zipaquirá near Bogotá, where Colombia’s first wonder, a Salt Cathedral located in an underground salt mine, can be found. It’s an unique tourist attraction that has received multiple awards…

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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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