MTB Bangladesh XCO Championship 2019

Words: Vinay Menon ¬†// Photos: Asif Aminur Rashid Mountain biking in Bangladesh has been gaining momentum in the past few years. A first in the books for MTB Bangladesh, they hosted the XCO championship in Chittagong this June. With no sponsors and three months of preparation, MTB Bangladesh flagged off their first XCO race that ran through the beautiful tea plantations in Hathazari. A 7.2km Loop in Fatickchari Odulia Tea Garden included¬†30% uphill, 20% downhill, 30% flowy sections and 20% tech root sections. In a nation where cycling is not…

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Event Alert | Enduro Championship Bangladesh 2019

MTB Bangladesh has announced the Enduro Championship of 2019, season 1. This time the organizers are going to arrange the competition on the largest enduro race-friendly trail found in Bangladesh. Like the previous seasons, there will be 3 gnarly stages but bigger than before. Each track is approximately more than 1.5 kilometers, consists of 95% descend and 5% climb. This championship is a 3 round series. Champion will be declared after the 3rd and final round which will be held at the end of the year 2019. The champion will…

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