AES Nepal 2018 – Done and Dusted

Asian Enduro Series Nepal 2018, the third edition of its kind organized by Gnarly, successfully concluded in the hills of Nagarkot, along the eastern rim of Kathmandu, Nepal. Almost a hundred international participants and half as many Nepalese riders took part in the heart pumping action on 8 special stages. The race by far is unprecedented in Nepal in terms of foreign participation for a mountain biking stage race. The first two days of AES Nepal were practice, and the second two days were race days, with eight enduro special…

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Video: Rajesh Magar among National Geographic’s 2018 “Adventurers of the Year”

Nepalli Bullet, Rajesh Magar is now among National Geographic’s 2018 “Adventurers of the Year”! With a dream and dedication, RJ is set to take over the world stage very soon.  Here’s the full story by Rachel Brown – This Self-Taught Nepali Mountain Biker Might Be Asia’s Fastest Video: JOEY SCHUSLER

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Riders and their Rides | Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018 – Downhill

India’s IT hub Bengaluru, is also known for it’s alternative sports followers. The 3rd year of Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018 saw a good number of trail runners, cross country racers and downhill racers. We caught up with some of the gravity loving boys racing at the BMF “Balls of Steel” DH race to know more about their steeds.   Photos: © Kimaya Morye For more details on some of these bikes, checkout – Psynyde Bikes & Components Polygon Bikes India – Wheel Sports Specialized Bikes – Bums on the Saddle Giant Bicycles…

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3rd Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018

South India is known for its bright winters and pleasant climate. This winter, Bengaluru’s Avati hills baked up with the 3rd year of Bangalore Mountain Festival. With three disciplines to choose from to scale the mountain, BMF included Trail running,  Cross Country and Downhill mountain biking. The 2018 edition of BMF is sponsored by 2GO Active Wear in association with Shathayu Ayurveda Yoga Retreat supported by Veloscope, Original Monkey, Red Bull, BOTS, Freerider Mountain Bike Magazine. Cross Country Pedal junkies from all over India lined up for the Cross Country race starting…

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Video: Shiven Aerohawk’s day at the Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018

Join India’s top XC hitter, Shiven as he races at the Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018 – XC Race and then checks-out the popular, Balls of Steel Downhill race.  The 2018 Bangalore Mountain Festival is dedicated to fallen brother, Ajay Padval from Pune, India.  

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23rd Asian MTB Championships 2017 | DH Finals

The 23rd Asian MTB Championships 2017 Downhill Finals saw Japan’s Yuki Kushima on top of the podium. With a blazing time of 2:09.723 on the 1.3km steep and slidy course, the Japanese warrior destroyed the competition with style! A post shared by Freerider MTB MAG (@freeridermtb) on May 14, 2017 at 3:42am PDT Nepal’s Rajesh Magar fought well to keep up his speed on an enduro bike and grabbed a 16th place finish with a crazy save half way down the gnarly course. An upswing from last year’s 20th.

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23rd Asian MTB Championships 2017 | DH Seeding

23rd Asian Continental Championships – Xuancheng, CHINA hosted by Asian Cycling Confederation. DHI Seeding Results: 29 riders from various nationalities reported for the seeding run today where Japanese riders Kazuki Shimizu from Japan clocked the fastest time followed by Yuki Kushima and Hajime Imoto. A post shared by Freerider MTB MAG (@freeridermtb) on May 12, 2017 at 3:03pm PDT

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Video: The Trail Next Door | Track Attack at BMF 2017

The boys from “The Trail Next Door” landed in Bengaluru to test their racing skills during the “Bangalore Mountain Festival 2.0” on Avathi Hills. Here’s a summary of how their weekend on the rocks looked like!

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Bangalore Mountain Festival 2017 | Downhill

Photo: Utkarsh Rao, Veloscope, Shekhar Agarwal. Karnataka’s heart, Bengaluru city always stands out for its vibrant specs. Not a surprise, one of the raddest mountain bike events of India rolls here! Come winter and the Bangalore Mountain Festival 2017 beeped up on the “Must attend” chart for top mountain bikers from India and Nepal. A three wing event, BMF 2.0 2017 included Trail Running, Cross Country Mountain Biking and the most anticipated – Downhill Mountain Biking. Located on the outskirts of Bengaluru town, Avathi Hills blew up with the elite Downhillers…

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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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