Yak Ru Enduro 2017 | Day 1

MANANG – A very special alpine enduro adventure kicked off for Yak Ru riders as they scaled their firsts liaison stage above Gangapurna glacial lake. At an altitude of 3800m and starting from a high point between some old village ruins and a chorten, the ‘Warm-up Stage’ was specially picked to allow riders a chance to savour the magnificent Himalayan scenery surrounding them. Loose, loamy conditions on the warm-up were just a precursor to the real test: Stage 1, the first timed stage. Dropping riders through tight, loose switchback turns…

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Video: Asian Enduro Series 2017 | Rd 1 – Nepal

The second edition of Asian Enduro Series has successfully concluded along the rugged hills of Nagarkot, east of Kathmandu, with more than 80 participants from 17 countries. The race, organised by Gnarly and based off Hotel Country Villa, took place from 6th to 9th April, the first two days (6th and 7th) being practice days and last two days (8th and 9th) being race days. Riders rolled past the tower and through a melange of jungles, serene settlements and paddy fields. Sponsored by Gravity Nepal and powered by Red Bull,…

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Event Alert: Himalayan Outdoor Festival 2017 | Nepal

Its time for the 6th edition of “Himalayan Outdoor Festival” 2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal. March 17th-19th. This year the event will be held at the Kakani International Scout Training Centre, about 25km NorthWest of Kathmandu at an elevation of 2000m above sea level. As always, this is a three day celebration of human-powered adventure sports, live music and himalayan lifestyle. There will be plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy. So gather your family and friends and we’ll see you all at the 6th Himalayan Outdoor Festival, Kakani. ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS INCLUDE…

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Video: Ride through Nepal with Manuel Scheidegger

In the year 2015 Manuel Scheidegger improved the hourly world record in the wheelie – driving on a bicycle to 25.7 km. The aim of the worldrecord on a 400m track in Thun was to collect donations for Nepal. More specifically, for the reconstruction after the devastating earthquake of 2015 and for street children in Pokhara, the second largest city in the country. A total of 35,000 Swiss francs were invested. In October 2016, Mänu Scheidegger wanted to see for himself how the bike project had started. What he saw…

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Event Alert: Asian Enduro Series – Nepal 2017

Asian Enduro Series – NEPAL is back! The second edition of the race looks faster, fiercer and bigger and Gnarly invites mountain bikers all across the globe to the the thrilling race along the laps of the Himalayas. Dates: April 6 – 9, 2017 FB Event: www.facebook.com/events/227195647712085 Website: www.enduro.asia

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Kathmandu MTB Festival 2016

One of Nepal’s most popular mountain bike races of the season – Kathmandu MTB Festival 2016 went off earlier last week in Hattiban, Pharping, Kathmandu. Included this year were – Cross Country, Downhill and a new Kids Obstacle Category. RESULTS XC JUNIOR 1st- Yojak Chaulagain- 0:47:28 2nd- Rajneet Shah- 0:48:41 3rd- Annex Maharjan- 0:50:19 4th- Kabindra Raj Suwal- 0:51:28 5th- Bishal Shrestha- 0:51:29 6th- Rabindra Raj Suwal- 0:52:21 7th- Kaushal Chaudhary- 0:53:22 8th- Praakrit Basnet- 0:54:31 XC OPEN 1st- Prachit Thapa Magar- 0:27:46 2nd- Khum Bahadur Magar- 0:43:43 3rd- Top…

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Event Alert: Kathmandu MTB Festival 2016

The 2016 Kathmandu MTB Festival is just around the corner. Here is the festival schedule 18 November 2016 11:30 am Seeding race for DH pros 19 November 2016 06:30 Starting KtmMtbFest16 | All Trails Lead to Hattiban FREE ENTRY 10:00 XC PRO kicks off 11:00 Kids’ Obstacle Race kicks off 12:00 XC OPEN kicks off 14:00 DH OPEN & DH PRO kicks off ALL DAY – Bike Stalls, food stalls, fun & games, LIVE MUSIC FREE ENTRY FOR VISITORS. Join us for a fun day out in the Hattiban forests.…

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