Video: Assam Downhill Championship 2018 presented by Spokehub Racing

. Video by: Whacky Talky \\ Photos: Anjan Deka, Gautam Agarwal  The Assam Downhill Championship 2018, was a first of it’s kind in the region, held on the Garchuk hills, Nalapara in Guwahati. The mountain town saw a large number of participants from the northeastern states of India along with strong riders from Himachal Pradesh. Here are the highlights from a weekend of racing and good times.  Assam Downhill Championship is an initiative of Spokehub Racing to promote mountain biking in the Northeast. The current track designed by the team, gives…

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Video: YT squad at the World Champs 2018 – Lenzerheide

AARON GWIN TAKES 5TH PLACE AT THE UCI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Riding a prototype YT TUES 29er bike for only the second time in competition, Aaron Gwin took 5th place here in Switzerland in front of a raucous crowd of 20,000+ people. His team mate Angel Suarez was on a scorcher of a run that would have placed him 6th, but a front wheel wash out in the final sector put an end to a dream run.   

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Video: Dusty Days On The Shore

 Canadian videographer Tristan and DegganCaleb Harapnuik, local British Columbian downhill racer shot a rowdy video late summer to celebrate just having fun, even while filming a sponsored video.  

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4th Kohima Downhill 2017 | Nagaland, India

Kohima, Nagaland in north-east India, steamed up again this winter during the Hornbill Festival 2017. Around the same time, Native Station organizes their mountain biking celebration – Kohima Downhill. Successfully entering it’s 4th year of action, the Kohima Downhill saw expert downhill racers from India, Nepal and UK. A new track and fresh dirt made it a delight for all the racers in attendance. This year the mountain biking community lost a brother, Ajay Padval. An inspiration to many young riders, Ajay passed away earlier in July this year. The 4th Kohima Downhill…

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Event Alert: Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018

Coming up in January 2018, on the outskirts of Bengaluru city in Karnataka, India, the 3rd Bangalore Mountain Festival. The BMF 2018 includes — Trail run (10 km), trial run half marathon (21 Km), cross country MTB (30 km) and downhill MTB (1 km). They have been further divided into Open Men, Open Women and Elite championships. Winners will be fighting it out for prizes worth Rs.2,00,000/- Checkout the highlights from 2017 edition of Bangalore Mountain Festival. .Video: Bangalore Mountain Festival Video: The Trail Next Door Video: Vinay Menon / Psynyde Bikes…

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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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Rolling MTB Championship 2017

A good send off to the hot Pune summers, Rolling MTB Championship 2017 saw over 40 participants racing over the weekend in Downhill and Cross Country. Conducted on the foot hills of Sinhagad, 30kms off Pune City, Rolling Bike Park had some roosty trails on the platter for racers. A kilometer long descent had off-cambered sections and baby head rocks sticking out to test your suspension. With steep washy lines down the forest, full suspension and hardtailers gave their best to win the trophy and cash prize! Cross country race was in…

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23rd Asian MTB Championships 2017 | DH Seeding

23rd Asian Continental Championships – Xuancheng, CHINA hosted by Asian Cycling Confederation. DHI Seeding Results: 29 riders from various nationalities reported for the seeding run today where Japanese riders Kazuki Shimizu from Japan clocked the fastest time followed by Yuki Kushima and Hajime Imoto. A post shared by Freerider MTB MAG (@freeridermtb) on May 12, 2017 at 3:03pm PDT

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Nagaland DH Championship 2017

The Nagaland Downhill Championship was successfully conducted where 20 hardcore downhillers from the state with balls of steel competed for the coveted title – “The Fastest Naga DH Rider” The event was solely organised to promote, motivate and reward riders from Nagaland   The 1st Nagaland Downhill Championship organized by Trail Hounds Cycling Club at Mokokchung was won by Benny Metha, a 17-year old, representing Xtreme Tribal Brothers (XTB) racing team from Kohima and bagged the title of “Fastest Naga Downhill Mountain Biker”. Benny clocked 4 minutes 13:75 seconds to…

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Event Alert: Asia Pacific DH Challenge 2017 | BALI

If you haven’t spotted yet mark your calendar for the biggest international downhill race in Asia. This event is back in Bali and will be held from 24th to 26th November 2017 in Besakih Mountain bike Park in Bali, Indonesia. After one year break, the Asia Pacific Downhill Challenge 2017 is stepping up the level of competition. The international mountain bike downhill race is organized by Orange sport management in cooperation with the Indonesian Bicycle Federation (ISSI) to introduce the fast-growing action of mountain bike sport in Indonesia. Presenting this…

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