Event Alert: Grey Ghost MTB Challenge 2021 – Himachal Pradesh, India

\\ #FRMTB Event Alert Lahaul Spiti Cycling Association in association with District Administration, Lahaul & Spiti are hosting the 2021 “Grey Ghost MTB Challenge” this July. A cross country race set in the high altitude mountains of Lahaul & Spiti. With cash prizes summing up to rupees 2 Lakhs, India’s top cross country racers will be fighting it out for the win. With wide categories to race in, the Grey Ghost MTB Challenge 2021 is open to all levels of riders. * Free entry for all the women and junior participants!…

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Six weeks in one Day

Words: Ajay Padval \\ Photos: Gitesh Gupta, Vinay Menon, Kaushik Sinha, Lou Wittekind. With the 3rd Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival just around the corner, it was time to pack my bike and head out to Himachal’s buzzing town, Manali. My daily routine was to ride with all the racers from around the country who’d came to Himachal’s honey moon getaway for just two reasons: Race and Party! What reason did you think? It was great fun catching up with all the riders and the local support crew headed by FRMTB’s northern trail correspondent, Naveen Barongpa…

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Video: Project Solo | Spiti

Words/Photos/Video: Vinay Menon The ‘Himachal DH MTB Trophy’ in Solang Valley got me to the mountains earlier in July. With a week full of digging at Ski Himalayas Park and racing over the weekend, the Solang stay was wild. As the event dust settled and riders exited Manali town, I packed my gear for ‘Project Solo’. Spiti region was marked on the map and an SUV ride began from Manali thru the mega mountains of Himachal Pradesh. Metal bridges, prayer flags, snow-capped mountains in the horizon; a 12 hour photogenic drive…

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