Laraib Khan | Rider Interview

BMX ‘street’ style of riding has been spreading faster across India over the past 10 years. There’s a new wave of riders who are pushing harder, crashing harder and pushing again! We caught up with Mumbai’s Laraib Khan who’s not old enough for a driver’s license but is sure flying high on his BMX. Name: Laraib   Khan Age: 18 Preferred style of riding: Street Years riding: 1.5 years Current bike: Moongose Legion l60 Any supporting brands: —- FRMTB: How, when did BMX riding catch your attention? Laraib: Seeing my friends…

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Fuzail Khan | Rider Interview

BMX ‘street’ style of riding has been spreading faster across India over the past 10 years. With new riders joining in, the older ones are pushing harder. We caught up with Mumbai’s Fuzail Khan and dug his mind to know more about his BMX journey and his future plans. Name: Fuzail Khan Age: 25 Preferred riding style: BMX Street Years riding: 9 Current bike: Cult Chase DeHart with custom parts Supporting brands: —– FRMTB: How, when did BMX riding catch your attention?  Fuzail :I’ve been riding bicycles since 2010. When…

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Poonam Rana Kholiya | Rider Interview

By: Vinay Menon. Relatively new to the sport, Poonam Rana Kholiya has made a name for herself by winning podium spots in most of the Cross Country races she’s raced in. Poonam is the current Indian National MTB Cross Country champion. Freeridermag caught up with the Uttarakhand native in this exclusive interview. Name: Poonam Rana Kholiya Age: 21 Hometown: Haldwani, Uttarakhand. Current bike: Trek Super Fly 6 FRMTB: How did you get into mountain biking? Poonam: In 2016 I started mountain biking, my first ride (expedition) was from Nabhidhang to…

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Video: 20 Questions with NICO VINK | Loose Riders TV

Rider interview with freeride superhero Nico Vink.  Thomas Sandell sat down with Vink during Darkfest 2019 and made him answer some questions. Find out how Nico got into mountain biking, how he deals with fear and what motivates him to keep pushing himself and the sport forward. Some other topics being discussed: Fest Series, healthy food, fear of heights and aliens… Sit down, grab a beer/snack and get to know the living legend himself.  Video by Thomas Sandell https://www.sandellfilms.com https://www.instagram.com/sandellfilms_   Follow em on social media for more daily…

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Video: Is This The Best Slopestyle Course On Earth? | Crankworx Rotorua

. Darren Berrecloth inspects the Crankworx Rotoru course, meets the builders, walks through feature by feature – interviewing athletes, judges, builders, fans on what makes this course so special and how it is pushing the sport forward.    .

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Drop the Guns and Ride a Bike! Asghar Mehrzada – Drop and Ride | Afghanistan

Riding bikes and inspiring the youth, a group of young riders in Afghanistan is popularizing BMX/Mountain Biking and trials riding, against all odds. It’s not just the boys following their love for the sport, the girls are powering through the barricades as well! Freerider Mountain Bike Magazine brings you this exclusive feature from Kabul, Afghanistan! Meet Asghar Mehrzada, 21, the founder and Leader of Drop and Ride. Started riding bikes when he was 12 years old and has been focusing on BMX, MTB and trials since 2015, eventually starting the Drop…

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Slade Gomes | Rider Interview

Name: Slade Gomes Age: 21 Mountain biking since: 2015 Profession: Engineering Student Hometown: Mumbai, India Current Location: Pune, India Current Bike: Lapierre Zesty AM 327 650B (2015) Current Sponsors: Parents FRM: How would you describe yourself? Slade: I am the one who has a split personality or I should say , split lifestyle. I spend one half of the day working hard at class and studying my engineering stuff at college like a studious kid While I spend the other half of the day shredding hard on the trails riding downhill…

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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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August Road trippin’: Indonesia, Caravans, Eurobike

The Drop and Roll Tour will be touring the globe in the upcoming weeks. After having just completed shows at the Belladrum Festival in Scotland at the weekend, Danny MacAskill, Duncan Shaw and Ali Clarkson will be boarding a flight to Indonesia for shows on August 19 & 20. After rocking Asia for the second time since their last trip to the Philippines, the crew will be heading back to Europe for two events. The kick-off of their tour of Germany will be in Düsseldorf at the “Caravan Salon” with their new…

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