Hans Rey: Follow me to Livigno

Are you looking for a special biking destination for your summer cycling holidays? Hans Rey will give you one. The MTB legend invites all bikers to follow him to Livigno on the new flow trails of the Mountain Park Carosello 3000. A new concept of track  that can guarantee fun and safety for families and beginners as well as adrenaline and challenges for expert riders. August is a month that more than any other evokes the summer holidays spirit. Located in the heart of the Italian Alps, Livigno has become…

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El Caminito del Rey on a mountain bike

Before getting into the history of the El Camino del Rey I think I should clarify an important point of this project so that none of our readers get the wrong idea. The Caminito del Rey cannot be done by bicycle. We need to thank the company that manages the Caminito del Rey and Malaga Provincial Government for the permission granted us to take these images and to do it on a bike. It was a special opportunity offered to a professional rider I confess that I have been impressed by the quality and…

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Livigno: the summer is magic and flow

Riding on the new flow-trails at Carosello 3000 – Livigno Livigno’s summer is going to be really magic. Carosello 3000 continues with the construction of their  innovative trail network of flow style mountain biking trail , considered the new frontier in the mountain bike universe. The trails will be accessible from Saturday, June 18 with the opening of the gondola Livigno Center (access to the Roller Coaster), while from Saturday, June 25, the gondola Carosello 3000 (San Rocco zone) will give access to the complete trail system. The inauguration of a…

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Escape to Nepal

Escape to Nepal By: Becky Cavaliere Location: Nepal Also featured in Issue #21 | May 2014 My husband Rich and I just returned from a 9 day trip to Nepal, where we spent most of our time adventure biking high up in the Himalayas.  We are American expats who moved to Gurgaon,   India seven months ago for Rich’s job.  Our local mountain biking has been limited, and we were excited to ride some true mountain singletrack.  It seems like everyone in the mountain biking  community has heard about and/or seen…

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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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Summer Twenty12 B.C

Summer Twenty12 B.C By Vinay Menon Location: Vancouver – CANADA Also featured in Issue #12 | Nov 2012 The summer of twenty twelve came along super plush for me with Nepal’s Mustang region escapade, Bengaluru Turahalli DH race Podium and tons of good old Pune City hometown trail rips with buddies. Soon enough the heavy monsoon clouds were taking over my town. It had been two years since Id hit the bright trails of B.C. Canada, so escaping to B.C. it was! With Bengaluru DH Race dirt still fresh on the…

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Mountain bike Republic of Sikkim

Mountain bike Republic of Sikkim (Riding session in Sikkim on Republic Day) By: Vineet Sharma Location: Gangtok, Sikkim – INDIA Also featured in Issue #2 | March 2011 I again visited my favorite Himalayan wonderland – Sikkim in January. Sikkim is tucked away in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas’ and is under passed in scenic beauty making it one of the best mountain biking destinations in India. I was enjoying my week in Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim which is situated at a height of approximately 5500 Feet above…

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Meadow of Flowers

Meadow of Flowers By: James Frampton Location: Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir – INDIA Also featured in Issue #9 | May 2012 Gulmarg is a small ski resort sitting close to the Indian/ Pakistani border, 10km from the line of control. Iv been visiting the resort in winters for years to snowboard the powder. I became increasingly keen to see what it had to offer in summer times too. I dreamed about riding the mountain on two wheels, and in summer 2011 this became a reality. Myself, my wife, and my Commencal Supreme traveled…

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Coffee and Trails

Coffee and Trails By: Vineet Sharma Location: Yercaud, Tamil Nadu – INDIA Also featured in Issue #9 | May 2012 Summer – Time to teach mountain biking to school kids who have never experienced this sport before. I have travelled to many places in India for this work and I love it as it helps me to check out this wonderful country more and meet wonderful people. This summer I got a chance to check out a small hill station “Yercaud” in the Southern India state Tamil Nadu. Before leaving…

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