Event: Grey Ghost MTB Challenge 2021 – Himachal Pradesh, India

The 2021 Grey Ghost MTB Challenge flagged off yesterday in the high altitude mountains of Keylong in Himachal Pradesh, India. A cross country race hosted by the Lahaul Spiti Cycling Association saw over 130 riders descending upon the picturesque venue. Open to all levels of riders, the Grey Ghost MTB Challenge included India’s national cross country MTB champions fighting it out for the big win. The route was challenging and interesting and was a mix of terrain with jeep roads, tarmac climbs, technical singletrack section which was targeted at riders…

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Event Alert: Grey Ghost MTB Challenge 2021 – Himachal Pradesh, India

\\ #FRMTB Event Alert Lahaul Spiti Cycling Association in association with District Administration, Lahaul & Spiti are hosting the 2021 “Grey Ghost MTB Challenge” this July. A cross country race set in the high altitude mountains of Lahaul & Spiti. With cash prizes summing up to rupees 2 Lakhs, India’s top cross country racers will be fighting it out for the win. With wide categories to race in, the Grey Ghost MTB Challenge 2021 is open to all levels of riders. * Free entry for all the women and junior participants!…

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Video: Course Preview – 15th Indian National MTB Championship 2018 | XC

The 15th Indian National MTB Championship 2018 is coming up in Pune, Maharashtra from 26 to 28 of October. The XC course is about  3.7kms in length and will include multiple laps of this track based on the categories. Here’s Himachal Pradesh’s Shiven (XCO – Elite Men) spinning you through a course preview.  It’s a great track for National Championships, with steep climbs and a lot of single tracks. – Shiven .

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Making country proud – Rinku Thakur

The best and youngest mountain biking weapon of India “Rinku Thakur” has seen enough podiums already and his journey has just started. Currently standing #1 in Asian Enduro Series ranking (Junior Category) Rinku has been regularly making his hometown and country proud. Know more about young lad Rinku in this exclusive interview by Freerider Mountain Bike Magazine. Rinku Thakur Hometown: Manali Current Bike: Yeti SB6 Years Riding: Riding fulltime since 2013 Current sponsors: Himalayan Mountain Bike Network FR MTB: How did you get into mountain biking? RINKU: I started my…

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Coming soon to India: Polygon Siskiu

Polygon Siskiu N series is an aluminum full suspension enduro bike with a combination of parts and technology design to be ready to be ridden in the most demanding of conditions. An aggressive, agile, and fast bike for the rider who wants to defeat their personal limitations all-day in the mountains to the local trails.  Wheelsports India, distributor/dealers of Polygon bike in India has recently announced “the new Siskiu range will be coming soon in their inventory”. All models of Siskiu N are built around a lightweight aluminum frame…

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Himalayan Mountain Bike Photo Contest 2017

October 12th,  the 4th edition of the wicked Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival returned to Manali, Himachal Pradesh – The Mountain Biking Capital of India. The festival includes BMX street and flatland sessions, roughest Downhill mountain bike race of India and the gnarliest cross country race in the country. Newest addition this year to the Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival was the “Himalayan Mountain Bike Photo Contest” in association with F-Stop Gear. Here, invited photographers competed to put together the best action and lifestyle slideshow from 4th Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival. This contest…

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4th Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival 2017

India witnessed the fourth edition of the wicked Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival in Manali, where mountain bikers from all around the world ride and race together for 1 week in the holiday season of the beautiful Himalayan town ‘Manali’, aka “The Mountain Biking Capital of India”. Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival which is organized by Himalayan Mountain Bike Network hosted a BMX Jam session, flagging off the week’s two wheeled festivities. The weekend included, India’s roughest Downhill Mountain Bike Race and a challenging 2-day Cross Country MTB stage race. The concept behind…

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Have you registered for 4th Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival?

The registrations are on for the most happening mountain biking event of India – 4th Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival. The festival will consist of various mountain biking events and activities assisted with mountain bike races, demos, workshops, live concerts and bike expo. IMPORTANT:  Last Date for Online Registrations is 25th September 2017. On-Spot Registrations are NOT AVAILABLE.  Follow this link to complete your registrations before 25th September 2017: http://himalayanmtb.com/4th-himalayan-mountain-bike-festival-2017/ Here is the event schedule: The festival is organized by Himalayan Mountain Bike Network which is the leading mountain bike adventure company…

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Himalayan Trails n Dust MTB Challenge – Janjehli

Two days of pure mountain bike action on the best trails of Janjehli Valley, surrounded by spectacular scenery. The leader in mountain bike adventures and holidays in the Himalayas – Himalayan Mountain Bike Network have been organizing mountain bike races since last 7 years. The famous Himalayan Trails n Dust Mountain Bike Challenge by this team is one of the hottest mountain bike race in India. Manali and Kullu have been the main venues for this race. This Year Himachal Tourism invited Himalayan Mountain Bike Network team to conduct this race to introduce a new…

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Video: Spiti Awakening

Tucked away from civilization, hidden from the bipeds, rests a surreal mountain scape in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh – Spiti. At an altitude of about 4500m, Spiti has many unexplored riding zones. The past couple of years I’ve been wandering in this region, looking for trails and cliffs to ride off of and have started to see more in each visit. Having dug out some trails with ace trail creator Steve Storey a few seasons ago, my visit this time was circled up. Joined by my team buddy…

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