Event Alert: The Uprising BMX Jam 2018 – Mumbai, India

. The Long Overdue BMX jam!! Open for all BMXers; Come and ride, meet, challenge other riders to a face off! Prizes to be won; Dress up as a character if you want; best costume wins a prize too. Carry your own water please!! No Disposable plastic Bottles [“bisleri” will not be allowed] VENUE: AB CELESTIAL PIER, BADRA WORLI SEA LINK. Entry by invitation: Please message us to get your invite By attending this event in any capacity, you have agreed to the following : I understand the nature of…

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Video: Bringing BMX to the big screen in India – Malayalam film “Nonsense”

. For the first time in India, a film spinning around the BMX theme. Featuring our buddies from team Sharptune and Zealot from Mumbai, NONSENSE is a Malayalam film Directed by M.C.Jithin, about a kid and his BMX aspirations.  “The story of the film is very fast and goes through complex situations. The protagonist Rinosh George and his co-stars perform extreme cycle stunts in the film. When we started searching for someone who could help us with these stunts, we got many calls. But none of them could beat…

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Video: Revolutionary Jam at Wall Ride Park, Hyderabad – BMX

The Revolutionary Jam was one kick butt gathering at the WallRide Park in Hyderabad earlier this April. Good times, good vibes! Here’s some randomness that floated over the weekend… Video: Kimaya Morye   Video: Eika – Omair Quadri

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4th Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival 2017

India witnessed the fourth edition of the wicked Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival in Manali, where mountain bikers from all around the world ride and race together for 1 week in the holiday season of the beautiful Himalayan town ‘Manali’, aka “The Mountain Biking Capital of India”. Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival which is organized by Himalayan Mountain Bike Network hosted a BMX Jam session, flagging off the week’s two wheeled festivities. The weekend included, India’s roughest Downhill Mountain Bike Race and a challenging 2-day Cross Country MTB stage race. The concept behind…

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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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Video: Yusuf Shaik | Spinner

Flatland BMX in India has seen a surge over the past 4 years. All it requires is a bike and a flat land to ride! Most of the time no brakes and no cranks! Yusuf Shaik from Mumbai’s Sharptune Crew is currently one of the finest Indian flatlanders out there! While most kids his age are busy twiddling on phones and chilling in college, Yusuf is out perfecting his tricks. Checkout the Indian National Champ flatlander on an average day. Video: Abhishek Patil

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Follow Em – Instagram Trail | September 2016

Here are some instagram profiles you don’t wana skip! FRM will be featuring profiles of riders from the subcontinent who are leading charge and showcase the mountain biking and BMX scene through their instagram profiles. Give em a “Follow” and keep yourself updated with beautiful imagery and a charger hit. Yusuf Shaik Roku Utsugi Dhroov Rajpal Prateek ‘GoGreen’ Bhasin  

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BMX | Why we Ride – 1

When my friends and I  used to ride all day, we just had two things on our mind – Ride and have fun. If we nailed a trick, that would be a bonus! Wilson College promenade in Mumbai was one of the key spots for the BMX jams, we always had a good audience which motivated us to ride more and push harder, making the trick look cool and easy. The enjoyment and satisfaction of riding with your friends and learning tricks together is unreal, it felt like we have achieved…

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