EPIC Mountain Bike

We have been hearing about this shop for many years and have been in touch with the people managing it. Freerider Mountain Bike Magazine finally got a chance to visit Epic Bike Shop personally earlier this month and met with the crew who manages the best bicycle shop of Nepal. The personal experience was actually “epic” at this neat bike shop owned by riders for riders. From high quality bikes to riding gear… they got it all. During this visit we interacted with Rupesh Man Shrestha; Founder / CEO of Epic Mountain…

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Top 5 Enduro Mountain Bikes

Enduro Mountain Biking. The hottest sport these days which has caught the world wide mountain bikers who love to fly downhill and crank up back to the mountains to repeat or explore further. Knolly factory rider Steve Storey checking out the trails of Manali, Himachal Pradesh (India) on his Knolly Warden Enduro mountain biking events have started taking place in Nepal and Himalayan Enduro Series is about to start mid 2016 in Manali, Himachal Pradesh, INDIA. Therefore we shortlisted our top 5 latest enduro mountain bikes that can be considered…

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2016 Five Ten Kestrel Lace Preview | 2015 Eurobike

Removing the BOA system and carbon sole shank from the Kestrel shoes released earlier this year and replacing it with a Velcro strap and lace system with a nylon shank. The new Kestrel Lace is a simpler and more economically minded shoe for rider looking for a softer and much simpler shoe. We caught up with Five Ten’s Luke Hontz for the lowdown…    

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Trek Superfly 5

Also featured in Issue # 26 | March-April 2015 Superfly 5 by Trek Bike landed in India a while ago and our test pilot Jeewan got a chance to bomb this bike. Trek claims that their Superfly lineup is crazy-light and the fastest! Trek has applied a “Smart Wheel Size” theory in this range. It means different wheel sizes for different frame sizes. 27.5” on 15.5” frames, 29er on 17.5” and up. We tested the radioactive yellow 17.5 frame size with 29 inch wheels… hated and loved by many. FRAME…

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Five Ten – Freerider – Danny MacAskill shoes

Five Ten – Freerider – Danny MacAskill shoes By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #19 | Jan 2014 Whenever we think of flat pedal riding shoes, Five Ten is probably the first brand that comes to our mind. Five Ten shoes are known for their superior rubber grip soles and a while ago they created a rad looking freeride shoe inspired by Scottish street-trials pro rider Danny MacAskill. Our bike slayer Jeewan Jeet Singh Dhillon got hands on these shoes which feature TPU toecaps, TPR external heel cups, leather…

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Five Ten Freerider VXi shoes

Five Ten Freerider VXi shoes (Pumice / Black) By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #18 | Nov 2013   Five Ten, a renowned name for quality shoes developed the Freerider VXi shoes a while ago for flat pedal shredders who want a super grippy shoe that will never let them down. This is a great looking mountain bike shoe which comes with the Stealth Contact outsole with slick contact area which easily allows to adjust the foot position on the pedals. The Freerider Vxi also comes with a breathable,…

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