Tharun Shiv | Rider Interview

Trials riding is one of mountain biking’s most technical forms of riding. Fact is, trials riding is older than downhill. Being a UCI accepted discipline, trials riding has seen world championships for more than 30 years! Downhill world champs started years after! Trials masters like Hans Rey, Libor Karas, Ryan Leech, Jeff Lenosky, Von Williams to name a few put this style of riding on the screens over time. The youtube generation of riders now have uber creative riders like Danny Mcaskill and Fabio Wibmer for inspiration. Their creative filmmaking…

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Video: The Trail Beyond | Ft. Rishabh Gowda

Being a professional mountain biker isn’t what most kids at the age of 17 dream of in India. But for Rishabh Gowda, riding bicycles started at a really young age when his mom got him a bike for his birthday. He wasn’t a competitive kid then, unlike today. But as he started losing interest in studies, he knew he had to look for elsewhere to find his calling. And thus began his obsession with mountain biking. Till date he has competed in many races in the country and has accomplished…

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Coming soon to India: Polygon Siskiu

Polygon Siskiu N series is an aluminum full suspension enduro bike with a combination of parts and technology design to be ready to be ridden in the most demanding of conditions. An aggressive, agile, and fast bike for the rider who wants to defeat their personal limitations all-day in the mountains to the local trails.  Wheelsports India, distributor/dealers of Polygon bike in India has recently announced “the new Siskiu range will be coming soon in their inventory”. All models of Siskiu N are built around a lightweight aluminum frame…

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Summer Twenty15 B.C

Words/Photo: Vinay Menon. Monsoon skies building up on our hemisphere, I got chasing the sunlight on another. The B.C shores were insight, right in time for their summer. With a new frame from Polygon Bikes India and a blazing custom kit from Psynyde Bikes, the Canadian fest began. Fresh off the gluey Manali dirt, my tires were yet to flake off the desi silt. First up on reaching Vancouver were the North Shore trails! Still running on an Indian time frame, I followed MTBBC’s Martin Littlejohn and crew down on…

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