Event Alert | 16th Indian National MTB Championship 2020

Coming up this month, February 20th – 22nd in Haldwani, Uttarakhand is the 16th National Mountain Bike Championship. Included in the championship would be, Cross Country – Elite Men and Women, U-23, Juniors. Adding to the excitement, Cycling Federation of India will be including “Downhill” as well. But only the “Elite Men” category will be conducted. Women and Juniors category will not be included this year. Two racers from each state will be eligible to compete in Downhill. All the interested Downhill riders are requested to connect with their state’s…

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Event Alert: 5th Bangalore Mountain Festival 2020 – Bengaluru, Karnataka

Coming up on 26th January 2020, on the outskirts of Bengaluru city in Karnataka, India, the 5th Bangalore Mountain Festival 2020.  BMF 2020 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. *DOWNHILL RACERS CLICK HERE TO REGISTER   Checkout the Cross Country and Downhill highlights from 2018 edition of Bangalore Mountain Festival. 3rd Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018 .

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Event Alert: Temghar MTB Challenge 2020

Coming up this January, Temghar MTB Challenge 2020, organized by Backpack Outdoors and Rolling Academy – The Bikepark. A weekend format full of learning, socializing, chilling out and racing. The Temghar MTB Challenge is a platform for all levels of riders to come together and ride. The event will include Cross Country and Downhill . Additionally, there will be a fun challenge – hill climb! TENTATIVE SCHEDULE: 11th January 2019, Saturday: Tracks open for practice between 10 am to 5 pm. MTB Workshop. 10:00 am: Tracks open for practice &…

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Event Alert: 6th MTB Kerala 2019 – Wayanad, India

. Famous for the adrenaline rush it offers and the thrilling experiences, MTB Kerala returns with another edition to captivate all the cycling lovers. MTB Kerala, an International mountain cycling challenge over the years has become a prominent initiative by Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala.  The event brings together an exhilarating experience for the participants and viewers both alike with its challenging track and power packed performances. The 6th Edition of MTB Kerala 2019 is scheduled to be held at Priyadarshini Tea Environs, Manathavady , Wayanad from 20th till 22nd December 2019. The event…

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Event Alert: Ladakh MTB Festival 2019

. The high, dry mountains of Ladakh are spot-on for epic freeriding. Not to forget the abundance of natural singletrack trails that run throughout the region. Mountain biking in Ladakh is not something new; there have been plenty of prominent riders who’ve visited the region in the past. Renowned riders like Andi Wittmann, Guido Tschugg and Kelly Mcgarry have treaded the uncharted Ladakh terrain. Though Ladakh has an impeccable landscape for mountain biking, it lacks the infrastructure to build a strong culture. We see places like Pune, Bengaluru, Himachal and…

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Event Alert | Pashan Jam Session in Pune, Maharashtra

By: Vinay Menon Freshly packed dirt, mint downhill trails, big gappers and good times in the woods, sounds fun? That’s in store during the “Pashan Fest” from 23rd August to 25th August in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Two young diggers, Abhijeet Gharad and Virendra Mali along with their buddies from Pune have shoveled out some slick trails and progressive features for the riders joining in for the three day jam. Dual slalom, whip-offs and longest jump are some of the things to look out for over the weekend. No federations, no…

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Know More: North Quest Challenge – Ladakh

. One of the highest accredited cross country mountain bike races in the world – North Quest Challenge is just a crank spin away for folks in India. Coming up this September for its 3rd year, the NQC has introduced more categories for all levels of riders. We caught up with the organizers to know more about India’s highest cross country mountain biking challenge. FRMTB: How did the North Quest Challenge come about? NQC: Wisdom EventoSports is a venture between enthusiasts coming together to promote cycling. Promoted by Stany Wangchuk,…

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Event Alert: North Quest Challenge 2019 – Ladakh, India

Coming up this September in one of the highest riding zones of India, Ladakh, for its 3rd year, North Quest Challenge 2019.  Last year saw nearly 250 racers competing over different categories. The 2018 champion Kiran Kumar Raju from Bengaluru pulled all his power to take the win at this highest accredited XC race in the world. The North Quest Challenge is accredited by the Cycling Federation of India (CFI). The race was xcm (cross country marathon) format, a gruelling 9.5km course x 6laps with a 3km constant climb…

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