Video: Himalayan MTB Festival 2015

The Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival 2015, organized by the ‘Himalayan Mountain Bike Network‘. Here’s a highlight reel of the 2nd Himachal Downhill Mountain Bike Trophy 2015 during this festival. The video is created by ‘Taatvik‘ Crew. This film is dedicated to all those athletes and individuals who have chosen this lifestyle and came together to make this festival happen. The downhill mountain biking scene in India is still at a nascent stage, but is gradually reaching new heights.    

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Video: Moving Mountains – Teaser

A pair of wheels can take you places. Checkout two mountain fanatics power out a new zone located on the outskirts of urban war land Mumbai. The Crew: Riders: Vinay Menon and Piyush Chavan Production House: Milestone Films Producer: Pria Mundra Director : Suraj Wanvari DOP : Varun Dutt Additional Camera: Sarthak Johar Editor: Aneesh

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Indian DH champ set to race British Downhill Series

India’s youngest DH champ Piyush Chavan has been grabbing podiums at National level downhill comps since 2012. With four years of gravity race experience inside his helmet, Piyush has now set his eyes on the “British Downhill Series”. The eighteen year old BBA student from Pune City is all fired up to compete with UK’s fastest racers at the ‘BDS’ – Round 2 in Nevis Range, Fort William on 16th -17th May 2015. With very limited support from sponsors, Piyush has managed to race several international comps including the ‘Asia Pacific Downhill Challenge’ –…

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Video: Pune City trails – POVs

Pune city trails have been alive for over 20 years. Heres one of the most popular hills, as seen by the new pack of locals. Ajay Padval takes a spin down the legendary “Truck Route” located in the heart of the city.   Ajay Padval on another descent on Hanuman Tekdi. The “Bum Jump“.   New soldier, Ruturaj Bhopatkar gets his hardtail on the Vetaal Tekdi trails.   One of India’s top Downhill racers, Piyush Chavan rolls down his backyard trail on Vetaal Tekdi.   Piyush Chavan re-checking his home trail…

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Video: Bali Bintang

Four downhill racers from India landed in Bali, Indonesia to test their skills at the “Asia Pacific Downhill Challenge 2014”. 18 year old Piyush Chavan, Ignatius Chen from Bengaluru, Gautam Taode from Pune in “Mens Open” Category and Vinay Menon racing in the “Masters Expert”. With two top 10 finishes including a podium, India ‘s second appearance at an Asian level downhill race has triggered new interest towards the sport. Read the full story ‘Bali Bintang‘ in our “Issue 25” – Jan/Feb 2015 (Print Edition).  

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Video: Asia Pacific Downhill Challenge (APDHC) 2014

APDHC 2014 event video. See the action of the world class riders and local boys during the event. Presented by Patrol Mountain Produced by The Sajome Filmed and Edited by Captyvate Media Event Organized by Orange

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Fourteen Inset

A new season has begun with a bright ray of action. The Pune crew got in 2014, airborne. Dighi, our primary hill for flight lift offs saw new features in the dig. Our old trail needed fun boosters to get in some funky times. Heres an account of what the first quarter of 2014 looked like. Part I: What better way to step into a new year than some good ol cliff hucking! With busy shovel hours, our crew of Cephas Joseph, Piyush Chavan and myself got a new road…

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