Suman Tamang | Rider Interview

Full Name:  Suman Tamang Nickname: Khatra Hometown: Lalitpur, Bhainsepa Favorite Drinks: Red Bull Music: Acoustic and any relaxing music. FR MTB MAG: When did you start racing? SUMAN: I have been racing since 3 years. My first race was 3rd National Downhill Championship of Nepal in 2013 in which I got 13th position. FR MTB MAG: Who inspired you to get in the world of mountain biking or who are your biggest influences in the sport? SUMAN: My brothers Shyam Limbu, Anuj Adhikary, Rajesh Lama, Sushovit Chaudhary, Suwas Maharjan, Bikash…

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Ride with Nishant Shah

Full Name: Nitesh Shah Nick Name: Nishant Age: 19 Hometown: Kathmandu, Nepal Years Riding: 6 Years Preferred riding style in mountain biking: I like downhill, freeride and enduro riding. Favorite drink: Nepal Ice Beer. FR MTB MAG: How did mountain biking come about for you? NISHANT: Ever since I started riding bikes I felt free and it gave me a confidence to other things too. It made me feel stronger. There was no looking back ever since. FR MTB MAG: Any riders that inspired you? NISHANT: I started riding on…

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Asian Enduro Series – Nepal | Riders + Rigs

From fully pimped enduro rigs to hardtails, this epic mountain bike race is packed with lot of action, surprises and world class trails that stoked everybody at the practice session today. Mangal Lama from Nepal showing how #Enduro is done. Can you guess who will win the Asian Enduro Series Nepal? Here are few riders with their rigs in the Asian Enduro Series – Nepal. Email your answer to [email protected] or [email protected] Send your answers by 9th April 2016 (10:00 AM IST) A lucky winner will get Asian Enduro Series Nepal…

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Roku Utsugi – Exclusive interview

This 18 years old “Boy Wonder” from Kathmandu Nepal has caught attention of the entire town and plans to go big in coming years. Roku Utsugi lives for riding BMX and here’s what he has to say. FR MTB MAG: How did your inclination towards BMX come about? ROKU:  A friend of mine who used to ride BMX got me into it. It’s just about having fun, hanging out with friends, seeing new things and places. I was instantly hooked FR MTB MAG: Are your parents supportive of what you…

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Raj Kaushal | Rider Interview

Nickname: Alex rider Age: 18 years Hometown: I’m from Nepal, but I have settled in Manali, Himachal Pradesh. Years riding: 5 years. Your most preferred style in mountain biking: I prefer Downhill. FR MTB MAG: How did Mountain biking come about for you? RAJ: I got hooked to this sport ever since I watched a mountain biking documentary. There is no looking back. FR MTB MAG: Riders that inspire you? RAJ: Naveen Barongpa has been a big inspiration. He has taught me a lot and helped me improve my skills and…

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