Bangalore Bicycle Championships 2016 – MTB DownHill

Words: Ignatius Chen \\ Photos: Robin Conz, Aayush Basavesh, Veloscope. A beautiful Sunday morning with heavy clouds, slick rocks and grippy soil. With some of India’s top descenders in attendance, breeze on the quite Avathi Hills in Bengaluru whirled out last weekend. The Bangalore Bicycle Championship 2016 – Downhill comp raised the speed bar yet again. Lets get to know the race course first. This is a new trail on the out skirts of Bengaluru town, cooked up by Bangalore Mountain Festival‘s Sunil Nanjappa and our trail correspondent Ajay Padval. The…

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22nd Asian MTB Champs 2016 – Thailand | Practice Day

The “22nd Asian MTB Championships” is underway in Thailand. After a long struggle finally 4 Indian mountain bikers were given the opportunity to represent the nation at this Asian level event. Riders Piyush Chavan and Nilesh Dhumal are on the Downhill lineup while Purna Pradhan and Venkateshwarlu Kunchala will be competing in the cross country category. The timed Downhill practice run was clocked off yesterday with 28 riders lining up the start list. As of now, Japan’s stealth bomber – Kazuki Shimzu is leading with a 1:58 on the 1Km…

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Event Alert: Pisachi Ride 2016

Werewolf mode racing on the outskirts of Bengaluru City is coming up this February. The “BigRock MotoPark” in Kolar, Karnataka packs in one of the raddest MX courses in India along with smooth XC trails.   26th Feb: 4:00pm Onwards – Recce Ride/practice ride One can either stay or come back to the city Stay: optional – 2 people per tent. 1000/- per head Info call: 9844111941.  | [email protected] 27th Feb : Reporting Time: 3:30pm. Registration: / Number Collection Tea, Dinner – Authentic food of Karnataka, hydration, timing device, Bib, medals, trophies…

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Event Alert: BBCh 2015 – Race Schedule

    Bangalore Bicycle Championship includes the well known “Turahalli DH Madness“ . Which is one of the few unofficial National level downhill races in India. Previous winners include Nilesh Dhumal from Bengaluru, Gautam Taode and the current National DH Champ Piyush Chavan from Pune. With ‘Experts’ and ‘Amateur’ categories the BBCh MTB Races  allow all levels of racers to fight for the win! Checkout www.bbch.in for more details.  

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