Video: RUSHES – Episode 1 | Feat: Vinay Menon

Here’s some winter sun riding by our Deputy Editor Vinay “VENOM” Menon and our team’s trail correspondent Ajay Padval on their home trails in Pune, Maharashtra. RUSHES is a new series by “TheVIBE”. Showcasing the pioneers of Indian alternative sports scene in their crisp Vibe style. Here’s the freeride mountain biking pioneer of India, Vinay Menon taking you through his backyard trails!

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Summer Twenty15 B.C

Words/Photo: Vinay Menon. Monsoon skies building up on our hemisphere, I got chasing the sunlight on another. The B.C shores were insight, right in time for their summer. With a new frame from Polygon Bikes India and a blazing custom kit from Psynyde Bikes, the Canadian fest began. Fresh off the gluey Manali dirt, my tires were yet to flake off the desi silt. First up on reaching Vancouver were the North Shore trails! Still running on an Indian time frame, I followed MTBBC’s Martin Littlejohn and crew down on…

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Video: Project Solo | Spiti

Words/Photos/Video: Vinay Menon The ‘Himachal DH MTB Trophy’ in Solang Valley got me to the mountains earlier in July. With a week full of digging at Ski Himalayas Park and racing over the weekend, the Solang stay was wild. As the event dust settled and riders exited Manali town, I packed my gear for ‘Project Solo’. Spiti region was marked on the map and an SUV ride began from Manali thru the mega mountains of Himachal Pradesh. Metal bridges, prayer flags, snow-capped mountains in the horizon; a 12 hour photogenic drive…

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