Event Alert: Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018

Coming up in January 2018, on the outskirts of Bengaluru city in Karnataka, India, the 3rd Bangalore Mountain Festival. The BMF 2018 includes — Trail run (10 km), trial run half marathon (21 Km), cross country MTB (30 km) and downhill MTB (1 km). They have been further divided into Open Men, Open Women and Elite championships. Winners will be fighting it out for prizes worth Rs.2,00,000/- Checkout the highlights from 2017 edition of Bangalore Mountain Festival. .Video: Bangalore Mountain Festival Video: The Trail Next Door Video: Vinay Menon / Psynyde Bikes…

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Video: Spiti Awakening

Tucked away from civilization, hidden from the bipeds, rests a surreal mountain scape in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh – Spiti. At an altitude of about 4500m, Spiti has many unexplored riding zones. The past couple of years I’ve been wandering in this region, looking for trails and cliffs to ride off of and have started to see more in each visit. Having dug out some trails with ace trail creator Steve Storey a few seasons ago, my visit this time was circled up. Joined by my team buddy…

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Event Alert | Rolling MTB Championship – June 2017

Coming up this June in Pune – Rolling MTB Championship Venue: Rolling Academy-The Bikepark, Sinhagad Ghat, Pune,  Maharashtra, India. A weekend full of learning, socializing, chilling and mountain bike racing. The Rolling MTB Championship is a platform for all levels of riders to come together, ride and share a good weekend on their bikes. This event will include two categories amateurs and experts. Race Disciplines Downhill (Time Trial) and Cross Country Eliminator (head-on race) . Awards Cash Prize, Certificate & Trophy (top 3 in each category) Schedule 3rd & 4th June, 2017. 3rd…

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Video: TATA Hexa TVC

Not very often we see mountain biking shown well on Indian Television! The new TATA Hexa commercial features mountain biking in some epic locations from India. And the rider is non other than our Deputy Editor – Vinay Menon. The Spirit of Hexa celebrates the undying human spirit, the zeal to do #WhateverItTakes to go beyond conventional measure to achieve perfection- time and time again. The want to surpass even yourself while the world is left in awe. Shot on location in Maharashtra, the rider is on board the new…

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Video: Bangalore Mountain Festival 2017 with team Psynyde

The Bangalore Mountain Festival 2.0 2017 has stepped up the competition! Checkout Psynyde Bikes team riders – Ajay Padval and Harith Noah going full throttle onto the podium. Joining the party is Gregory Warjri from Meghalaya on his new Psynyde Furan.

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Video: Double Vision | Harith Noah

Jumping dirt mounds with a pair of wheels is second nature for Indian National SX Champ Harith Noah. When not boosting a 450 cc TVS Racing beast, Harith cranks down mountain slopes. Staying on a fueled weapon on weekdays and clipping onto a mountain bike on weekends, Kerala’s 24 year old is eyeing podiums in both sports. On a recent visit to the mountain town of Pune, Maharashtra, Harith got his enduro rig dirty. Riding Pune’s infamous lines and sessioning some supreme zones. Harith is supported by: TVS Racing, Psynyde…

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Psynyde FURAN in stores soon!

India’s first rider designed and tested bicycles by Psynyde Bikes, Pune will soon be available at select bike shops across the country! Their first production AM/Trail Hardtail, the FURAN has seen some serious mountain time with our test crew in the lower Himalayas and the results were wild! A 120mm Fork, 67 Head Angle with 424mm Chainstays, this bike is flickable! Starting at Rs.36,000 for the Shimano Acera Build, the Furan is a steal. Currently the only Indian performance bike brand offering a ‘Frame Only’ deal, its going to be…

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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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