Viki Gomez’s India Tour – Shillong

The film shot during Viki Gomez’s India (North East) Tour is loosely based around folklore, making Viki Gomez appear to be an urban legend of sorts for young BMX riders in Shillong. Given that the cultural essence of Shillong is rich in folklore, mythological creatures and urban legends, the clip is a tale of superheroism around Viki Gomez’s phenomenal athleticism. In order to make the film even more true to the location in which it’s shot, it encapsulates the landscape around, the local talent, as well the language traditionally spoken…

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Once upon a time – Chandigarh Dirt Fest 2010

Pump tracks, mountain bike parks are now increasing in India and Nepal. People and administrations have finally started understanding the importance and advantages of these skill building parks which are not for “cricket”. Although there is still a lot to learn and apply in the field which will be beneficial for the future athletes to grow their skills and any rider to progress and have fun at the same time. But lets go back to the year 2010 when cycling friendly city Chandigarh, infact entire India witnessed its first dirt…

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Slowdown

Photos: Ang Thsering | Words: Tangi Rebours | http://www.enduromtbnepal.com Fast food, fast cars, fast tracked, fast bikes…. Everything and everybody nowadays has to be fast. I still wonder why in our society we always apologize for our lack of speed? I don’t consider myself a lazy man but I like to take my time.  When I am in a rush I usually make a lot of mistakes, in life and on my bike… To escape the pressures of modern life I like to take my bike to the mountains, alone or with…

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Urban Trails of Manali

Manali (Himachal Pradesh) aka The Mountain Biking Capital of India offers all kind of natural trails that serves the needs of a DH rider who is looking for big mountain riding to XC enthusiast who craves for challenging climbs, singletracks and lot more. This town is also packed with some trails connected to the urban areas which are full of unexpected actions one can experience. Stairs, drops, epic singletracks blended with Cows, Dogs, kids running and a lot more. Naveen Barongpa; Our Himalayan Trail Correspondent who also manages local trails…

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Coast Gravity Park

Coast Gravity Park By: Malcolm McLaws Also featured in Issue #18 | Nov 2013 The newest Mtn Bike Park to be built in BC is the Coast Gravity Park located on the Sunshine Coast near Sechelt and will open in 2014. The park is built by riders for riders and will bring riders an ear to ear smile. This will be the only year round gravity park in the Northwest, built below the snow line to give mountain bikers their adrenaline fueled fill anytime of the year. The Coast Gravity…

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FyTwelve | Nepal

FyTwelve | Nepal (May 2012) By: Vinay Menon Location: Jomson – Nepal Also featured in Issue #10 | July 2012 The month of May and its scorching temperature was boiling the fork oil on my bike, So I decided to fly out to Nepal for a few weeks of big mountain shredding and catching up with old buddies. Landing into Kathmandu in two hours from Mumbai was FAST! Something that hadn’t changed from my earlier visit was the chaotic traffic system, something that is pretty close to what we have…

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