Border Raid MTB 2016

The First Tsomgo Lake Mountain Bike Race. 27th September, 2016 was World Tourism Day. It was also a day which saw one of the most grueling Mountain Bike Cross Country Endurance events ever to take place in India. The Border Raid MTB organized by Hub Outdoor had riders climbing from 6,200 feet in Gangtok to 12,400 feet above sea level at Tsomgo Lake in a mere 32kms. That is some steep incline. 32 riders participated in this epic sufferfest of mammoth proportions and 30 of them finished the race within…

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EVENT ALERT: Kohima Downhill 2015

Kohima Downhill & 4th Annual Hornbill Cycle Rally Native Station Nagaland have started preparation for organizing 2nd Downhill Mountain Biking Race and 4th Annual Hornbill Cycle Rally. We at Freerider Mountain Bike Magazine have supported Native Station’s motive and continue providing our assistance as much possible to these great bunch of people rolling the wheels in North East India. What’s more exciting?  Department of Tourism has endorsed two of the most exciting cycling events in North-East – Kohima Downhill and Annual Hornbill Cycle Rally which we are clubbing under one…

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Mountain bike Republic of Sikkim

Mountain bike Republic of Sikkim (Riding session in Sikkim on Republic Day) By: Vineet Sharma Location: Gangtok, Sikkim – INDIA Also featured in Issue #2 | March 2011 I again visited my favorite Himalayan wonderland – Sikkim in January. Sikkim is tucked away in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas’ and is under passed in scenic beauty making it one of the best mountain biking destinations in India. I was enjoying my week in Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim which is situated at a height of approximately 5500 Feet above…

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