Video: Himalayan DH MTB Trophy 2016

Its always groovy in Solang! The 3rd “Himalayan Downhill Mountain Bike Trophy” at Ski Himalayas Park in Solang, H.P, India was sinfully tuned. With India and Nepal’s top downhill racers in attendance the 2 KM course was shredded once again. Heres a highlight reel with all the action. Camera: E.I.K.A, Adwait Parchure. Edit: Vinay Menon

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3rd Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival 2016

The biggest and baddest mountain bikers party is back again in Manali “The Mountain Biking Capital of India”. This concept is first of its kind mountain biking festival in India which started in 2014, where mountain bikers from all around the world ride and party together for 1 week in the summer holiday season of the beautiful Himalayan town ‘Manali’. The festival consists of various mountain biking events and activities assisted with mountain bike races, demos and workshops. This year Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival has expanded to 3 exciting cycling…

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Asian Enduro Series – Nepal | Riders + Rigs

From fully pimped enduro rigs to hardtails, this epic mountain bike race is packed with lot of action, surprises and world class trails that stoked everybody at the practice session today. Mangal Lama from Nepal showing how #Enduro is done. Can you guess who will win the Asian Enduro Series Nepal? Here are few riders with their rigs in the Asian Enduro Series – Nepal. Email your answer to [email protected] or [email protected] Send your answers by 9th April 2016 (10:00 AM IST) A lucky winner will get Asian Enduro Series Nepal…

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ilabb MTB women

The last couple of weeks have been massive for both the female mountain biking community and also the ilabbfamily. Three riders have gained mega results in some of the biggest MTB events in the world. New Zealand downhill mountain biker and ilabbfamily member Alanna Columb has defended her NZ Championship title at Cadrona Bike Park, Wanaka on the 19th of March this year. She was unfazed by the competition, smashing her oponents times. Alanna took it to the next level the following Saturday 26th of March where she took out the Oceania Downhill Championship…

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Getting Canuk’d up With ShapeRideShoot

August was a really busy month for ShapeRideShoot. These guys spent two weeks in Whistler during Crankworx and then drove to Retallack and Nelson to join Kurt Sorge and the Fest crew. After enjoying the best loamy trails they’ve ever ridden in the company of the best dudes to ride with, they had the chance to spend  last couple of days riding at Coast Gravity Park and on some trails of the Sunshine Coast. It was the trip of a lifetime and here is a recap of what happened.  

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Dirt Blizzard, an UnReal Biker’s Dream

With UnReal’s Dirt Blizzard segment being released in-full online today, partners Teton Gravity Research and Anthill Films reimagine the ultimate skier’s dream—a powder day—in mountain biking terms. Dirt falls from the sky like powder snow, while ecstatic riders play across a magical landscape. Behind the scenes however, production of this memorable dream was no small feat, as it required significant coordination from all involved.   The filming of Dirt Blizzard can be described as a true climax in the history of action-sports cinematography. In order to mimic the sensation of…

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Aaron Gwin tripping on a KTM RC 390

Gravity God Aaron Gwin recently created worldwide havoc by winning  the third round of UCI Downhill World Cup 2015 at Leogang in Austria… after his chain snapped at the start line. Gwin recently dreamed shredding on DH course on KTM RC 390 motorcycle…. CHAINLESS! Check out his dream in the video. Aaron Gwin is famous for completing and winning downhill races while his bike is busy troubling him with technical issues. Here is Gwin’s unbelievable run at the fourth stop of the 2014 World Cup series where the rear tire came…

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Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival 2015

India will witness a first of its kind mountain biking festival this July where mountain bikers from all around the world ride and party together for one week in the summer holiday season of the beautiful Himalayan state ‘Manali’ aka The Mountain Biking Capital of India. Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival powered by Himalayan Mountain Bike Network is scheduled from 16th to 19th July 2015 and will host local trail riding sessions, cross country race, downhill race followed by post ride parties. The idea behind this festival is to bring all…

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Wellgo MG-233 Pedals

Wellgo MG-233 Pedals By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #17 | Sept 2013 Wellgo Pedal’s Corp. is one of the leading pedal manufacturers from Taiwan and has been in this industry for over 16 years.  We tried their eye catching red; magnesium platform pedal, MG-233. It’s construction looks simple and yet sturdy.  These magnesium body pedals comes with replaceable spikes which gives great gripping on almost all kind of terrain. Wellgo MG-233 pedals also features sealed DU bushing and a CNC machined Cromo spingle. This packed weighs 350gms only…

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FSA Comet

FSA Comet – Crankset By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #20 | March 2014 FSA has offered many not too heavy on pockets components including this FSA Comet crankset intended for all mountain/trail use. The older version was designed with 3 chainring bolts, which had limitations in terms of using FSA chain ring only.  This revised design is now available with 4 Cr-Mo steel chainring bolts which offer strength, and durability. The forged AL6061 alloy arms are similar and strong too. The FSA comet we have put on test…

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