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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Video: Pune City trails – POVs

Pune city trails have been alive for over 20 years. Heres one of the most popular hills, as seen by the new pack of locals. Ajay Padval takes a spin down the legendary “Truck Route” located in the heart of the city.   Ajay Padval on another descent on Hanuman Tekdi. The “Bum Jump“.   New soldier, Ruturaj Bhopatkar gets his hardtail on the Vetaal Tekdi trails.   One of India’s top Downhill racers, Piyush Chavan rolls down his backyard trail on Vetaal Tekdi.   Piyush Chavan re-checking his home trail…

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