Rohan Gawade | Rider Interview

There’s a rise in the count of quality mountain bikers in India now. All this thanks to availability of good equipment and the supportive mountain biking community of the country. With XC and DH racers gaining speed points and racing continental championships, there’s a small number of riders who still prefer to be out of all the race tape fuss. Meet 21 year old freeride prodigy from Pune City, India – Rohan Gawade. Nick name: RoGa, Thandi Hawaa (Cool Breeze!) Location: Pune Current Bike: Specialized Demo 8 Years Riding: BMX…

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Bangalore Bicycle Championships 2016 – MTB DownHill

Words: Ignatius Chen \\ Photos: Robin Conz, Aayush Basavesh, Veloscope. A beautiful Sunday morning with heavy clouds, slick rocks and grippy soil. With some of India’s top descenders in attendance, breeze on the quite Avathi Hills in Bengaluru whirled out last weekend. The Bangalore Bicycle Championship 2016 – Downhill comp raised the speed bar yet again. Lets get to know the race course first. This is a new trail on the out skirts of Bengaluru town, cooked up by Bangalore Mountain Festival‘s Sunil Nanjappa and our trail correspondent Ajay Padval. The…

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