Border Raid MTB 2016

The First Tsomgo Lake Mountain Bike Race. 27th September, 2016 was World Tourism Day. It was also a day which saw one of the most grueling Mountain Bike Cross Country Endurance events ever to take place in India. The Border Raid MTB organized by Hub Outdoor had riders climbing from 6,200 feet in Gangtok to 12,400 feet above sea level at Tsomgo Lake in a mere 32kms. That is some steep incline. 32 riders participated in this epic sufferfest of mammoth proportions and 30 of them finished the race within…

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Mountain bike Republic of Sikkim

Mountain bike Republic of Sikkim (Riding session in Sikkim on Republic Day) By: Vineet Sharma Location: Gangtok, Sikkim – INDIA Also featured in Issue #2 | March 2011 I again visited my favorite Himalayan wonderland – Sikkim in January. Sikkim is tucked away in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas’ and is under passed in scenic beauty making it one of the best mountain biking destinations in India. I was enjoying my week in Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim which is situated at a height of approximately 5500 Feet above…

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