Skills & Thrills MTB Camps with Nishma Shrestha – Kathmandu, Nepal

Mountain Biking is all about sharing the ride. You share your trail, the excitement and the good times! The South Asian Games 2019 Women’s Downhill Champion, Nishma Shrestha has been working on imparting her biking skills to new riders. Recently the 25year old Kathmandu native organized a mountain biking skills clinic which pulled in a number of enthusiastic riders from Nepal. Freeridermag caught up with the champion racer and coach to know more about her recent mountain bike clinic. FRMTB: Hello Nishma, please introduce yourself to our readers. Nishma: It’s…

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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: Momentum – Ladakh, India

The Higher the altitude, higher the fun! Stands true to the Ladakh region of India. The Unxplored Ladakh crew is always looking for an adventure in their backyard. Sure, with a backyard like theirs, they don’t need to go far! Here’s Skaldan Urgyan, Gyatso Rangjung, Tenzin Jampel, Stanzin, Vinay Menon searching for play zones!  Video: Blackfurst Media   .

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Video: Hipti singletrack – Ladakh, India

. Ladakh’s magnificent mountains keep surprising us every time. Here are our buddies from Unexplored Ladakh out for a spin on the Hipti singletrack! View this post on Instagram   A post shared by ㄒ卄丨几ㄥ乇丂 (@blackfurst) on Apr 30, 2020 at 10:59am PDT Video: Blackfurst Media   .

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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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North Quest Challenge Ladakh 2018

The 2nd ‘North Quest Ladakh – Challenge 2018’ wrapped up last week, in the beautiful city of Leh. Boasting of about 250 mountain bike (MTB) riders participating this year, it is the highest accredited MTB race. While talking to the media, Harkirat Singh, who is one of the organizers at the race said,” This is the highest accredited MTB race in the world. This race is accredited by Cycling Federation of India (CFI). Since the last event, we have seen a huge influx of new riders, new clubs coming up.…

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Video: Bikepacking the Annapurna Circuit

Nepal’s mighty mountains are mesmerizing. Join Brit mountain biker George and friends as they spin their hubs through the Annapurna region. “Bike packing round the Annapurna circuit in Nepal over a couple of weeks , single speed, self supported , great ride!”

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Video: Enduro Thin Air | Singhe Dandur

Picking up dust on the laps of the Himalayas. The trails in the arid and chilly terrains of Mustang are no short of an enduro mountain biker’s holy grail. Singhe attributes his achievement to his loving parents, and stands as a fine example that with unconditional support and encouragement from one’s family, a passion however daring can be pursued regardless of age. Currently, Singhe is a Gravity Nepal team rider and has already secured podium positions in a few races in Nepal.    VIDEO CREDITS Starring: Singhe Dandur Camera:…

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Event Highlights: 1st Ra.Khe.Pa XC Championship 2018 | Nepal

Photos: Santosh Rai, Nepal Cycling Association \\ Video: Nishant Shah The first Ra.Khe.Pa XCO MTB Championship in Nepal flagged off on 13th January on the Hattiban Hills in Pharping Kathmandu. Checkout all the action from the forest. Video: Nishant Shah Elite Men The Elite men had to pull up 9 Laps of the 3.85 Kms power churner of a course. The dry track saw a few riders fighting for traction in some bits.           Elite Women The Elite Women racers had to pedal out 6 laps of…

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