Solid Strike EVO 2017

Metal is Back: Solid Strike EVO 2017 The Solid Strike has already proven itself as a true racing machine in the past two years with several podiums at National and International level. Now arrives the new incarnation for 2017, the Strike EVO which takes the bike up a level; making it lighter, faster and even more of a blast to ride. The new Strike EVO is an all aluminum build, using no carbon parts and weighs in at an incredible 15.3kgs/33.7lbs! For Solid Bikes owner, Peter Schmid, the project was initially…

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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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Video: Opening new MTB trail in Livigno

LIVIGNO: IT’S MTB TIME AT CAROSELLO 3000! The wait is over.  On Saturday, June 25,  at Carosello 3000 Livigno  comes the time for mountain biking. Bikers will be finally able to vent their desire for freedom on the new trails of the flow country style and on some of the existing natural  paths (while some high-altitude paths have yet to be completely cleared of the snow still lying in the hollows). To reach the top,  bikers can use both gondola lifts: Carosello 3000 in San Rocco area and Livigno Center.…

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Kaisdhar Trail

Kaisdhar Trail By: Naveen Barongpa Location: Kaisdhar, Kullu – INDIA Also featured in Issue #8 Our friends from Himachal Pradesh got together with their bikes, back in winters of 2010 and decided to ride a trail which turned out to be one of the most exciting trails in Kullu. Kaisdhar – Located in Kullu is a wonderful trail that can be completed in a day. Though Naveen, Musa, Boney, Vishal and Sumant had different plans. The gang started riding from Dhalpur and burned a lot of calories while negotiating climbs till…

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BELOW ZERO

BELOW ZERO: Biking in the Himalayas in winter  Text by Claude Balsiger | Photos by Martin Bissig Location: Zanskar, Ladakh – INDIA  Also featured in Issue #22 | July 2014 There are just two ways to reach the snowbound Zanskar valley in the Indian Himalayas in winter: over the frozen Zanskar river or the snow covered high passes. Claude Balsiger and Martin Bissig took both routes on their expedition; across the ice to reach the valley and over the passes to get back out. How bad can it feel to…

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Top 5 Mountain Biking destinations of India

Top 5 Mountain Biking destinations of India Top five highly recommended mountain biking destinations of India that you must check out. By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #25 | Jan-Feb 2015 | 3rd Special Collectors Edition – Printed Rich culture, best spices, great food, highest mountains, adventure everywhere. Welcome to India with your mountain bike and here are top 5 highly recommended epic mountain biking destinations that you must check out. #1 Manali – Himachal Pradesh: Manali, a Himalayan town located in the beautiful Indian state of Himachal Pradesh…

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Freeride Ladakh

Freeride Ladakh By: Piotr “zdan” Zdanecki / http://borntoroam.pl Location: Stok Kangri, Ladakh – INDIA Also featured in Issue#19 | Jan 2014 It has been one of those rainy evenings in autumn, that the best thing you can do is browsing the internet. I have been looking for a place on our planet where mountains are very high and till that moment no one dared to shred paths lying there on a mountain bike. Once I have seen Ladakh on photos, it was love at first sight. Finally, after few months…

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Highway to Heaven

Highway to Heaven By: Naveen Barongpa Location: Leh, Ladakh – INDIA Also featured in Issue #17 | Sept 2013 Our team member Naveen Barongpa is one aggressive rider from the Himalayas. This 30 years old has covered some epic hidden single tracks to famous and demanding routes.  Recently he cycled on the famous Manali to Leh route leading a group. Though he has cycled this route couple of times but this time he got a chance to explain how it goes on this famous route which is on list of…

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