Video: Tahnée Seagrave – This is Home

. “You know there’s no “I” in team. It is an individual sport, at the end of the day, you think of it in the start gate, its just you. But you didn’t get there on your own. I’ve had so much support from my family”– Tahnée Seagrave  Featuring: Tahnée Seagrave Directed by: Harrison Mendel Cinematography By: Liam Mullany and Harrison Mendel Sound Design: Racket Sound Color: Sam Gilling Music: Andrew Judah Title Design/VFX: Studio Dialog Still Photography: Laurence Crossman-Emms .

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Polygon Collosus DHX

We wouldn’t be surprised if you are not aware of Polygon bikes. Polygon is an Indonesian bike company that has been building good looking bikes for a while which have raced on world cup tracks and has support of well-known riders like Kurt Sorge. These are some of the finest bikes in the world! A while ago, FR MTB MAG boss Vinay Menon sourced the DHX which is Polygons flagship DH bike loaded with top notch component. He recently thrashed the bike around all the bike parks in B.C Canada and was…

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Dirt Blizzard, an UnReal Biker’s Dream

With UnReal’s Dirt Blizzard segment being released in-full online today, partners Teton Gravity Research and Anthill Films reimagine the ultimate skier’s dream—a powder day—in mountain biking terms. Dirt falls from the sky like powder snow, while ecstatic riders play across a magical landscape. Behind the scenes however, production of this memorable dream was no small feat, as it required significant coordination from all involved.   The filming of Dirt Blizzard can be described as a true climax in the history of action-sports cinematography. In order to mimic the sensation of…

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Trek Superfly 5

Also featured in Issue # 26 | March-April 2015 Superfly 5 by Trek Bike landed in India a while ago and our test pilot Jeewan got a chance to bomb this bike. Trek claims that their Superfly lineup is crazy-light and the fastest! Trek has applied a “Smart Wheel Size” theory in this range. It means different wheel sizes for different frame sizes. 27.5” on 15.5” frames, 29er on 17.5” and up. We tested the radioactive yellow 17.5 frame size with 29 inch wheels… hated and loved by many. FRAME…

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Top 5 online bicycle stores

The number of bike shops in India are increasing, but not even handful of them have enough goodies to serve the needs of a rider who wants to upgrade his bike with well-deserved components. Few aftermarket parts or spares that are available in India are sold at expensive prices including complete bikes. You can save a lot on these upgrades and complete bikes if you order them from renowned online bike stores who also offer great after sales service. Here are top 5 online bike stores where you can consider…

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GT Factory Racing new Partnerships

GT Factory Racing Announce Three New Partnerships for 2015. Photography: Ian Collins As the GT Factory Racing team throw themselves into their first intensive training camp in Del Mar, California, Atherton Racing are pleased to announce the continuation of their successful relation with GT Bicycles and to welcome three new partners for the 2015 season.  Jeep, the iconic 4×4 brand will become an Official Team Partner; as part of the agreement they will provide vehicles for the team (including the legendary Wrangler and the all-new Cherokee and Renegade models) and collaborate…

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Hans Rey & Duro Tire sponsorship

Hwa Fong signs sponsorship agreement with global bike legend Hans Rey | Jan. 5th, 2015 Hwa Fong Rubber announced a partnership with international legendary mountain biker, Hans Rey. Hans will play an important role helping Hwa Fong to develop its own Duro brand for the global market. With over 30 year experience as an extreme sports athlete and professional mountain biker, Hans Rey will bring his knowledge and expertise to both the R&D and marketing departments. Hwa Fong has been devoted to the tire industry for nearly 70 years, especially on…

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Ghost 4X Comp

Ghost 4X Comp Words/Photo: Vinay Menon | Rider: Sahil Jagtap Also featured in Issue #23 | Sept 2014   Ghost Bicycles form Germany have been strong on the world 4x and DH scene for years. With top racers and freeriders on their team Ghost has been able to fine tune their bikes for the demanding riding style prevalent these days. India’s Suncross  Bikes has joined hands with the German manufacturer to bring their performance machines into the country. With a good range of trail models including 29ers and 650bs, Suncross…

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