Discover the true MTB paradise of Val di Sole

Val di Sole is a true paradise for mountain bikers. It may host the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, but it’s not just a playground for pros. Riders of all abilities flock to this MTB Mecca thanks to a huge variety of trails and bike parks. With its network of routes, amenities, lifts and cycle buses, it’s uniquely geared for riders. The 35km long Val di Sole cycle path is the ideal way to get to your starting point. It follows the Noce river through woodland and meadows along the valley…

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BC Bike Race 2018: Day 7 – Squamish

SQUAMISH, BRITISH COLUMBIA July 13, 2018 – Morning temps for the burly 56 km final stage of BC Bike Race in Squamish were expected to be in the mid 20s soaring to the low 30s in the afternoon. Some of BCBR’s 90 Mexican participants might consider it a chilly spring day. On the coast we call it hot. Perennially a people’s choice favorite, the Squamish course was about to serve up a veritable smorgasbord of sumptuous singletrack. After a 5km warm up on asphalt to wake legs fatigued from six…

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BC Bike Race 2018: Day 4 – Earls Cove to Sechelt

SECHELT, BRITISH COLUMBIA July 10, 2018 – “After that trail, if there’s one game I’ll never play again it’s Frogger,” said an American rider, between laboured breaths. He was in the middle of a multinational chain of BC Bike Racers that included a Chilean, Frenchman, Guatemalan and a Canadian. Forty kilometers into a 62-km day, climbs like the Sechelt classic Frogger can feel like salt on an open wound. That’s when camaraderie is forged on the trail though – the unspoken language of mutual, dig-deep suffering. But there is always…

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Video: Bangalore Mountain Festival 2017 Recap

Earlier this year, the 2nd installment of the Bangalore Mountain festival took place near Nandi Hills, Bangalore. The Downhill race was definitely the highlight with riders from Bangalore, Pune, Nepal, Shillong, Mumbai, etc. All coming down for this event. It was pretty crazy to say the least. Here is a quick highlight reel. – Robin Conz

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Resolutions: Partners in Grime – Felix Burke

For many, completing post-secondary schooling is a difficult task. For others, training and racing for Canada’s grueling weather is overwhelming. But what about doing both? Victoria, B.C. racers and roommates Felix Burke and Quinn Moberg manage to tackle an ambitious lifestyle consisting of equal parts education and maintenance of a competitive national ranking on Canada’s XC racing circuit. So, what does it take to race hard plus earn an Economics or Kinesiology degree in the off season? Teamwork and resilience. The Rocky Mountain/7Mesh riders know that success means more than…

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Abhijeet Singh | Rider Interview

Name: Abhijeet Kumar Singh Age: 23 Home Town: Patna Years Riding: 6 Current Bike: Commencal Ramones cr Competitions/Contests Entered: Runner Up of MTB-STUNT-NET-CHAMPIONSHIP Mtb Grand Prix 2017  – 4th Mtb Online Stunt Championship  – 10th Mtb Online Championship  India  – 4th Mtb National 2016 Kerala Mtb  National 2015 Giant Starkenn Championship FRMTB: How did Bicycle stunt/freestyle start for you? A : When I was in the 10th grade in school, I started riding. My dad gifted me a cell phone and I started watching videos on YouTube. I was surprised to…

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Event Alert: JAM of the CLANS 2017 – Mumbai

India’s biggest street and flatland jam is coming up in Mumbai on 19th November. Sharptune and MascotBMX team from Mumbai, India are calling out the “JAM of the CLANS”. A BMX day of spinning tricks, airs and street spot riot on wheels! Entry fees 100/- INR The Jam starts at Sanpada West near Oriental College under the bridge, gather there shred the spot win money drink some O’cean eat some food and then head to the second spot but before that, cruise the palm beach service road in Sanpada and…

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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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In memory of Jason McRoy

Today we celebrate the rad life of mountain biking legend, British Cycling Hall of Fame inductee and UK National downhill champion Jason McRoy. Born on Nov 26, 1971; McRoy developed an early love of cycling which gave him a big success in BMX racing. After recovering from a knee injury Jason McRoy first tried downhill mountain bike racing at age 17 and surprised the mountain biking industry with his style and wins in various races. McRoy became a worldwide celebrity after taking second place in Mammoth Kamikaze race in 1993,…

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