Follow Em – Instagram Trail

Here are some instagram profiles you dont wana skip! FRM will be featuring profiles of riders from the subcontinent who are leading charge and showcase the mountain biking scene through their instagram profiles. Give em a “Follow” and keep yourself updated with beautiful imagery and a charger hit. Laxmi Magar (Kathmandu, Nepal) Gautam Taode (Pune, MH, India) Ajay Pandit Chhetri (Kathmandu, Nepal) Ajay Padval (Pune, MH, India) Tarequr Rahman (Chittagong, Bangladesh) Jibin Joy (Kuttikkanam, Kerala)

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Smell the Chai – a blend of Tea & Rubber

Waking up to a steaming teakettle on a foggy day is the way to spin in Munnar, Kerala. An invitation from Michael McLean (Mountain Bike Kerala) to join his team on a week long escape got me going! Knowing Mike’s trails, an Enduro meal was on the menu. Tea plantations spread over the mountains touching the sky. Leaves with strong fragrance of the morning stimulant. Century old pathways dug deep in the shrubs. Swirling through twigs with bars caressing the ayurvedic verdure. The invigorating trails of Munnar are a treat…

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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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Jibin Joy | Rider Interview

Jibin Joy | Rider Interview By: Vinay Menon Also featured in Issue #18 | Nov 2013 Nickname: Chippy  Age: 19  Hometown: Kuttikanam  Years riding: 6  Current Bicycle: Kona Hoss FR MTB MAG: Your most preferred style in Mountain biking? JIBIN: I like Downhill and Freeride. FR MTB MAG: Are your parents supportive of what you do on your bike? JIBIN: Yes. My parents are happy about my passion for the sport. They encourage me to ride more.   FR MTB MAG: How does your productive week look like? Is dabbling…

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Riding Kerala

Riding Kerala By: Tangi Rebours Location: Munnar, Kerala – INDIA Also featured in Issue #2 | March 2011   I am planning to leave Nepal in 2 days for a break and I still don’t know for where. A girl I met from Korea is waiting, but the appeal of my bike looks stronger. So I am confused wondering what to do and where to go? I thought about Mike, a friend of mine who runs a mountain bike trekking company in Kerala (Southern India). A quick phone call: “Hello…

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