Event Alert: Kohima Downhill 2017

Each year, KOHIMA DOWNHILL goes higher up the mountains. This year you will race down the grand Japfu mountain peak above Viswema Village, Kohima, Nagaland. To register here – https://www.nativestation.org/ LAST DATE NOV 10 To sponsor here – https://www.nativestation.org/about-kohima-downhill Psynyde Bikes KOHIMA DOWNHILL Mountain Bike Race REGISTRATIONS OFFICIALLY OPEN Native Station‘s Kohima Downhill MTB race is one of the most exciting mountain bike race in India where professionals from India and abroad race down the mystical mountains of Kohima Nagaland to win the title.   After a successful downhill race last year sponsored…

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Event Alert | Mokokchung Mountain Bike Festival 2017

The Second Edition of the Mokokchung Mountain Bike Festival will be held during the biggest cultural festival of India – Hornbill Festival of Nagaland, India. Set for December 6th – 8th 2017, the event will include, Cross Country and Downhill races and prizes worth over 2,00,000 INR will be on the table! This MTB Festival takes place in the stunning District of Mokokchung, which is well known for the warm & hospitable nature of the locals, picturesque mountains, epic trails and a fascinating rich cultural heritage. Whilst the main focus…

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Nagaland DH Championship 2017

The Nagaland Downhill Championship was successfully conducted where 20 hardcore downhillers from the state with balls of steel competed for the coveted title – “The Fastest Naga DH Rider” The event was solely organised to promote, motivate and reward riders from Nagaland   The 1st Nagaland Downhill Championship organized by Trail Hounds Cycling Club at Mokokchung was won by Benny Metha, a 17-year old, representing Xtreme Tribal Brothers (XTB) racing team from Kohima and bagged the title of “Fastest Naga Downhill Mountain Biker”. Benny clocked 4 minutes 13:75 seconds to…

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Video: Kohima Downhill 2016 – Nagaland

Nagaland’s Hornbill Festival is not just about traditional art and culture, it also includes speed seeking mountain bikers racing for the “Kohima Downhill” Champ title. Here’s a recap from the forests of Nagaland! Edited by Rongsen Jamir Cinematography by Lansothung Lotha & Rongsen Jamir Special thanks to Ajay Padval for the gopro POV footage

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3rd Kohima DH 2016

The biggest indigenous festival of India, Hornbill Festival in Kohima, Nagaland now has a new age sport in the mix, Mountain Biking. For the 3rd year, Native Station put together a downhill race for the knobby tired youth! This year’s race was supported by Nagaland Tourism Department and the prizes by Giant Starkenn bikes. The event saw around 35 riders hailing from different parts of India and even from Nepal & Britain. The race blazed on in a quite village of Phesama located at a distance of 8km’s from Kohima…

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Thuwu-Ni Enduro 2016 | Nagaland

The inaugural ‘Enduro’ race in Nagaland during the ‘Thuwu-Ni’ Festival had a mix of riders from cross country as well as Downhill. A 10Km Course with 75% climb and 25% Descent, the course gave every racer room for showing their racing skills. Native Station has been on the forefront of the mountain biking movement in the region for a few years now. Next up, the team is prepping up for ‘KOHIMA DH’ during the incredible Hornbill Festival of Nagaland. Winners of Thuwu-ni Enduro 2016 1: Ismamul Howk (Meghalaya) 2: Alemba…

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Event Alert: Kohima Downhill 2016

Experience Nagaland during the best time of the year! Hornbill Festival 2016 will include downhill mountain biking in the mix. The 3rd KOHIMA DOWNHILL Race 2016 is comin up this December!  Get set… Checkout the action from the 2015 edition. REGISTER NOW: www.nativestation.in/kohimadownhill Last Date to register: Nov 15, 2016 Date: Dec 4, 2016 Venue: Phesama Village, below Heritage Village, Kohima Distance: 2 km (Approx) Track difficulty level: Suitable for all! Beginners and intermediate most welcome! Follow: Native Station

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Event Alert: Thuwu-ni Enduro | Nagaland, India

The Native Station crew from Nagaland has been working on bringing Mountain Biking to more districts of Nagaland. After Kohima, the beautiful town of Pughoboto will witness THUWU-NI ENDURO this November. Not just cycling but experience real indigenous adventure with Live Music, Indigenous Games, DELICIOUS FOOD and camp out at the festival venue! Location: Pughoboto, 2 hrs from Kohima (Free Bus Transport for participants from Kohima to Pughoboto and back) Date : Nov 15 Distance : 10 Kilometers Category : Open Prizes: Along with the Thuwu-ni Enduro Trophy and medal, you have the chance to win~ 1st Prize…

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EVENT ALERT: Kohima Downhill 2015

Kohima Downhill & 4th Annual Hornbill Cycle Rally Native Station Nagaland have started preparation for organizing 2nd Downhill Mountain Biking Race and 4th Annual Hornbill Cycle Rally. We at Freerider Mountain Bike Magazine have supported Native Station’s motive and continue providing our assistance as much possible to these great bunch of people rolling the wheels in North East India. What’s more exciting?  Department of Tourism has endorsed two of the most exciting cycling events in North-East – Kohima Downhill and Annual Hornbill Cycle Rally which we are clubbing under one…

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