Video: The Trail Next Door | Track Attack at BMF 2017

The boys from “The Trail Next Door” landed in Bengaluru to test their racing skills during the “Bangalore Mountain Festival 2.0” on Avathi Hills. Here’s a summary of how their weekend on the rocks looked like!

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Bangalore Bicycle Championships 2016 – MTB DownHill

Words: Ignatius Chen \\ Photos: Robin Conz, Aayush Basavesh, Veloscope. A beautiful Sunday morning with heavy clouds, slick rocks and grippy soil. With some of India’s top descenders in attendance, breeze on the quite Avathi Hills in Bengaluru whirled out last weekend. The Bangalore Bicycle Championship 2016 – Downhill comp raised the speed bar yet again. Lets get to know the race course first. This is a new trail on the out skirts of Bengaluru town, cooked up by Bangalore Mountain Festival‘s Sunil Nanjappa and our trail correspondent Ajay Padval. The…

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Video: Bali Bintang

Four downhill racers from India landed in Bali, Indonesia to test their skills at the “Asia Pacific Downhill Challenge 2014”. 18 year old Piyush Chavan, Ignatius Chen from Bengaluru, Gautam Taode from Pune in “Mens Open” Category and Vinay Menon racing in the “Masters Expert”. With two top 10 finishes including a podium, India ‘s second appearance at an Asian level downhill race has triggered new interest towards the sport. Read the full story ‘Bali Bintang‘ in our “Issue 25” – Jan/Feb 2015 (Print Edition).  

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