Riders and their Rides | Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018 – Downhill

India’s IT hub Bengaluru, is also known for it’s alternative sports followers. The 3rd year of Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018 saw a good number of trail runners, cross country racers and downhill racers. We caught up with some of the gravity loving boys racing at the BMF “Balls of Steel” DH race to know more about their steeds.   Photos: © Kimaya Morye For more details on some of these bikes, checkout – Psynyde Bikes & Components Polygon Bikes India – Wheel Sports Specialized Bikes – Bums on the Saddle Giant Bicycles…

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3rd Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018

South India is known for its bright winters and pleasant climate. This winter, Bengaluru’s Avati hills baked up with the 3rd year of Bangalore Mountain Festival. With three disciplines to choose from to scale the mountain, BMF included Trail running,  Cross Country and Downhill mountain biking. The 2018 edition of BMF is sponsored by 2GO Active Wear in association with Shathayu Ayurveda Yoga Retreat supported by Veloscope, Original Monkey, Red Bull, BOTS, Freerider Mountain Bike Magazine. Cross Country Pedal junkies from all over India lined up for the Cross Country race starting…

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Video: Shiven Aerohawk’s day at the Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018

Join India’s top XC hitter, Shiven as he races at the Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018 – XC Race and then checks-out the popular, Balls of Steel Downhill race.  The 2018 Bangalore Mountain Festival is dedicated to fallen brother, Ajay Padval from Pune, India.  

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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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Event Highlights: MTB Mysuru 2018

The recent MTB Mysuru in Karnataka, India had a strong show by India’s national XC champs in attendance. 8 Laps on the 3.2kms course proved challenging in different ways for each rider. Here’s a quick clip from the hot day in Mysuru winters!   K Kiran Kumar Raju @ MTB Mysuru \\ Videos from Gopro by Deepak Majipatil & Krishna Kumar mounted on KKR.           RESULTS Elite Men Winner: Shiven AeroHawk 2nd: K Kiran Kumar Raju – Cyclist 3rd: Tejasvi Sam   Amateur Winner: Madhu Kumar 2nd: Santosh K 3rd: Vinay R   Masters…

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Event Alert: Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018

Coming up in January 2018, on the outskirts of Bengaluru city in Karnataka, India, the 3rd Bangalore Mountain Festival. The BMF 2018 includes — Trail run (10 km), trial run half marathon (21 Km), cross country MTB (30 km) and downhill MTB (1 km). They have been further divided into Open Men, Open Women and Elite championships. Winners will be fighting it out for prizes worth Rs.2,00,000/- Checkout the highlights from 2017 edition of Bangalore Mountain Festival. .Video: Bangalore Mountain Festival Video: The Trail Next Door Video: Vinay Menon / Psynyde Bikes…

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Video: Bangalore Mountain Festival 2017 with team Psynyde

The Bangalore Mountain Festival 2.0 2017 has stepped up the competition! Checkout Psynyde Bikes team riders – Ajay Padval and Harith Noah going full throttle onto the podium. Joining the party is Gregory Warjri from Meghalaya on his new Psynyde Furan.

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Bangalore Mountain Festival 2017 | Downhill

Photo: Utkarsh Rao, Veloscope, Shekhar Agarwal. Karnataka’s heart, Bengaluru city always stands out for its vibrant specs. Not a surprise, one of the raddest mountain bike events of India rolls here! Come winter and the Bangalore Mountain Festival 2017 beeped up on the “Must attend” chart for top mountain bikers from India and Nepal. A three wing event, BMF 2.0 2017 included Trail Running, Cross Country Mountain Biking and the most anticipated – Downhill Mountain Biking. Located on the outskirts of Bengaluru town, Avathi Hills blew up with the elite Downhillers…

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Event Alert: Pisachi Ride 2016

Werewolf mode racing on the outskirts of Bengaluru City is coming up this February. The “BigRock MotoPark” in Kolar, Karnataka packs in one of the raddest MX courses in India along with smooth XC trails.   26th Feb: 4:00pm Onwards – Recce Ride/practice ride One can either stay or come back to the city Stay: optional – 2 people per tent. 1000/- per head Info call: 9844111941.  | [email protected] 27th Feb : Reporting Time: 3:30pm. Registration: / Number Collection Tea, Dinner – Authentic food of Karnataka, hydration, timing device, Bib, medals, trophies…

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Event Alert: Bangalore Mountain Festival 2016

— Bangalore Mountain Bike Festival(BMF) is a 2 day Cross Country (XC), Downhill Race and Trail Run in Bangalore near Nandi Hills. —Bangalore, mecca of Indian cycling needs a festival of its own, Bangalore is a paradise for mountain bikers/Trail runners who seek unlimited adrenaline rush riding/running in forest area with rocky paths and natural obstacles challenging their skill and technique. —Bangalore is a place where you get hills every 10kms and it will be used to the advantage of trail runners and mountain bikers through this festival —BMF is open…

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