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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Emil Johansson’s season starts with a bang!

Emil Johansson starts the season with a third place at Crankworx Rotorua and new partners Munich, April 18, 2017 – Swedish slopestyle athlete Emil Johansson has kicked-off the new bike season with a bang: For the first time in his young career, he landed himself on the podium of a FMB World Tour Diamond Event: his third place at Crankworx Rotorua catapulted him in the top three of the FMB World Ranking. On top, Johansson secured himself the support of numerous partners: with the backing of Trek, SRAM, Rock Shox,…

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4th Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival – Dates Announced

Mark your calendars, the dates for the most talked-about Mountain Bike Festival in India are now locked for October 2017. Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival that brought us some of the most jaw dropping moments  returns with the 4th edition scheduled from 12th to 15th October 2017 in Manali which is also known as The Mountain Biking Capital of India. EVENT 1 : 2nd Himalayan BMX Comp, a flatland BMX comp in association with SharpTune EVENT 2 : 7th Himalayan Trails n Dust Mountain Bike Challenge – Competitive XC MTB Race EVENT 3 : 4th Himalayan Downhill…

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This is Peaty: #LASTORDERS EP.2

It’s always hard to draw comparisons between athlete’s worlds apart in different sports, especially with the enormity of the Motorsports industry compared to mountain bikes. But there are huge similarities between the way fans around the world have embraced both Steve Peat and Ken Block, both ambassadors and icons of their own sports. A year ago, Ken Block’s annual drift battle Gymkhana Grid came to the UK and Steve was invited to compete in All Stars tournament by ken. Since then the Monster Energy team mates remained in touch and…

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PERSKINDOL SWISS EPIC 2016

The third edition of PERSKINDOL SWISS EPIC kicked off on Monday 12 September 2016 with the prologue in Zermatt. The first day’s champions in the men’s category was the BMC Mountainbike Racing Team I with Lukas Flückiger and Reto Indergand, who completed the 26 km track in the extremely fast time of 51:37 minutes. For the women, it was the Stöckli Pro Team with Jolanda Neff and Alessandra Keller who came out on top with a time of 1 hour and00:57 minutes. The prologue marks the beginning of the six-day…

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Suzuki Nine Knights MTB riders and course revealed

Featuring a load of fearless riders on a course built for progression, the Suzuki Nine Knights MTB gears up for a week of dust, sweat and crazy footage. The tailor-made course, combining freeride and dirt jump elements, is taking shape at the new location in Reschenpass in South Tyrol, Italy. Culminating on the public contest day on Saturday the 10th, the world renowned media event begins on the 5th of September with invited riders joined by “Become a Knight” wild card winners Adolf Silva (ESP) with his big bag of…

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Video: Himalayan DH MTB Trophy 2016

Its always groovy in Solang! The 3rd “Himalayan Downhill Mountain Bike Trophy” at Ski Himalayas Park in Solang, H.P, India was sinfully tuned. With India and Nepal’s top downhill racers in attendance the 2 KM course was shredded once again. Heres a highlight reel with all the action. Camera: E.I.K.A, Adwait Parchure. Edit: Vinay Menon

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3rd Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival 2016 – Report

The biggest and baddest mountain bike show of India wrapped up on 29th May in Manali – The Mountain Biking Capital of India. The 3rd Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival which expanded to 3 epic events saw great participation and action and here is the report. The 3rd Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival (2016 – Manali) finished  in Manali which is also known as the “Mountain Biking Capital of India”. The festival kicked off with Himalayan BMX Comp on 26th May 2016 in the main town where the immense crowd witnessed BMX…

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22nd Asian MTB Champs 2016 – Thailand | Practice Day

The “22nd Asian MTB Championships” is underway in Thailand. After a long struggle finally 4 Indian mountain bikers were given the opportunity to represent the nation at this Asian level event. Riders Piyush Chavan and Nilesh Dhumal are on the Downhill lineup while Purna Pradhan and Venkateshwarlu Kunchala will be competing in the cross country category. The timed Downhill practice run was clocked off yesterday with 28 riders lining up the start list. As of now, Japan’s stealth bomber – Kazuki Shimzu is leading with a 1:58 on the 1Km…

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Aaron Gwin and Angel Suarez will ride for YT Industries.

It’s official! Downhill sensation Aaron Gwin who terminated his contract with Specialized has signed with YT Industries for the next three years which we bet will be pleasant for YT. After an extensive search, the 28-year-old downhill superstar has decided to join the German bike manufacturer. Aaron Gwin’s team mate is 20-year-old Angel Suarez from Vigo, who can look back on a very successful motocross career and who has already showcased his immense downhill racing potential with a top 20 finish at the World Cup in Lenzerheide in 2015. With…

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