Yak Ru Enduro 2017 | Day 3

BRAGA – The final day of the inaugural Yak Ru Enduro saw riders taking on the opening uphill liaison on the trail leading to Milarepa’s Cave, just a short ride away from the event’s staging town of Manang. The cave, located high above the valley floor, is steeped in legend. According to local lore, Milarepa was a saint who, while meditating in the cave, convinced a hunter to put down his bow and arrow, disavow the killing of other living beings, and to pursue a life of compassion. The hunter,…

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Event Alert | Mokokchung Mountain Bike Festival 2017

The Second Edition of the Mokokchung Mountain Bike Festival will be held during the biggest cultural festival of India – Hornbill Festival of Nagaland, India. Set for December 6th – 8th 2017, the event will include, Cross Country and Downhill races and prizes worth over 2,00,000 INR will be on the table! This MTB Festival takes place in the stunning District of Mokokchung, which is well known for the warm & hospitable nature of the locals, picturesque mountains, epic trails and a fascinating rich cultural heritage. Whilst the main focus…

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Sam Hill’s 2017 World Champs custom Nukeproof Mega

The world is stoked ever since custom Nukeproof Mega was spotted on Sam Hill’s Instagram feed couple of days ago. This is the custom Nukeproof Mega that Team CRC Mavic rider Sam Hill will race on at this weekend’s Downhill World Champs in Cairns, Australia Sam’s World Champs bike appears to be a very similar setup to the bike that currently leads the EWS series. The prototype Mega 275C has a carbon front triangle and uses an aluminum rear, one-of-a-kind custom painted in glittered green and gold. The Australian outlaw will…

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2017 bike calendar

The 2017 mountain bike season is fast approaching, don’t miss the key dates. The 2017 mountain bike season is almost upon us with everything from the eye-catching Crankworx to the spills and thrills of the downhill and cross-country disciplines in the UCI World Cup. Then there is the Red Bull Trans-Siberian Extreme and, to cap another year on two wheels, Red Bull Rampage once more to bring the mountain bike calendar to a climax. Here’s an extensive calendar of all you need to know for the season ahead… 25 March-2…

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German MTB Enduro Championships in Willingen

The Enduro race of the Ziener BIKE Festival Willingen is becoming as important as never before. After the well-known Enduro series, which had stopped by in the State of Hessen in the past years, doesn’t come off anymore, Event Organisers agreed with the German Cycling Federation called Bund Deutscher Radfahrer e.V. to host the SCOTT Upland German MTB Enduro Championships. On Sunday, May 21, it’s the first time in history that the nationals for Elite Men and Elite Women will be staged in the Hochsauerland region. “Hosting the German Championships…

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Snow Bike Festival 2017

The Snow Bike Festival is Europe’s “Winter Festival of Snow Biking”. The third edition of the innovative snow-bike event takes place at Gstaad, Switzerland: 4 days of thrilling snow-bike action. For the first time, the International Cycling Union UCI honours the race with a “Stage Race Class 2” accreditation. The Snow Bike Festival is the first ever UCI race on snow! The 4-day stage race comprises a prologue and 3 stages. The prologue was held as a short time trial race in the village centre of Gstaad. The first stage…

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Event Alert: Himalayan Outdoor Festival 2017 | Nepal

Its time for the 6th edition of “Himalayan Outdoor Festival” 2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal. March 17th-19th. This year the event will be held at the Kakani International Scout Training Centre, about 25km NorthWest of Kathmandu at an elevation of 2000m above sea level. As always, this is a three day celebration of human-powered adventure sports, live music and himalayan lifestyle. There will be plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy. So gather your family and friends and we’ll see you all at the 6th Himalayan Outdoor Festival, Kakani. ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS INCLUDE…

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Elements of Victory

Of all the events we attend every year, nothing makes us quite as proud as BC Bike Race. A seven-day international stage race, it’s amazing to see so many people from all over the world enjoying our backyard’s choicest trails. It’s a tour of British Columbia’s rugged coast, and some of the world’s most challenging cross country singletrack—all explored while camping between the Pacific Ocean and the coastal mountain ranges. This year’s 10th annual BC Bike Race was the perfect occasion to give our updated Element platform some real-world marathon…

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Border Raid MTB 2016

The First Tsomgo Lake Mountain Bike Race. 27th September, 2016 was World Tourism Day. It was also a day which saw one of the most grueling Mountain Bike Cross Country Endurance events ever to take place in India. The Border Raid MTB organized by Hub Outdoor had riders climbing from 6,200 feet in Gangtok to 12,400 feet above sea level at Tsomgo Lake in a mere 32kms. That is some steep incline. 32 riders participated in this epic sufferfest of mammoth proportions and 30 of them finished the race within…

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BIKE Transalp 2017 Anniversary edition unveiled

The stage towns of the 20th BIKE Transalp powered by Sigma, the race which has influenced mountain bike marathon racing like no other over the past two decades, have been unveiled. The anniversary edition of the popular MTB stage race for teams of two will be staged from July 16 till 22, 2017, and will will lead over some 550 km and 18,000 metres of climbing from Mayrhofen, Austria across the main chain of the Alps to Riva del Garda, Italy – the tradition-rich town at the shores of Lake Garda,…

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