3rd Bangalore Mountain Festival 2018

South India is known for its bright winters and pleasant climate. This winter, Bengaluru’s Avati hills baked up with the 3rd year of Bangalore Mountain Festival. With three disciplines to choose from to scale the mountain, BMF included Trail running,  Cross Country and Downhill mountain biking. The 2018 edition of BMF is sponsored by 2GO Active Wear in association with Shathayu Ayurveda Yoga Retreat supported by Veloscope, Original Monkey, Red Bull, BOTS, Freerider Mountain Bike Magazine. Cross Country Pedal junkies from all over India lined up for the Cross Country race starting…

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Video: The Trail Next Door | Track Attack at BMF 2017

The boys from “The Trail Next Door” landed in Bengaluru to test their racing skills during the “Bangalore Mountain Festival 2.0” on Avathi Hills. Here’s a summary of how their weekend on the rocks looked like!

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Bangalore Mountain Festival 2017 | Downhill

Photo: Utkarsh Rao, Veloscope, Shekhar Agarwal. Karnataka’s heart, Bengaluru city always stands out for its vibrant specs. Not a surprise, one of the raddest mountain bike events of India rolls here! Come winter and the Bangalore Mountain Festival 2017 beeped up on the “Must attend” chart for top mountain bikers from India and Nepal. A three wing event, BMF 2.0 2017 included Trail Running, Cross Country Mountain Biking and the most anticipated – Downhill Mountain Biking. Located on the outskirts of Bengaluru town, Avathi Hills blew up with the elite Downhillers…

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Event Alert | Bangalore Mountain Festival 2017

The Bangalore Mountain Festival – BMF 2017 will include three events all in one place over a wild weekend in Bengaluru’s Avathi Hills. The entire off-road track has been built by hand over two months. Our aim has been to create tracks of European standards, and let Indian runners/cyclists practice on it so that they can excel in international competitions. – Sunil Nanjappa Race Director The competition is open in three categories — trail run (10 km), trial run half marathon (21 Km)  cross country MTB (30 km) and downhill MTB (1 km).…

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Bangalore Bicycle Championships 2016 – MTB DownHill

Words: Ignatius Chen \\ Photos: Robin Conz, Aayush Basavesh, Veloscope. A beautiful Sunday morning with heavy clouds, slick rocks and grippy soil. With some of India’s top descenders in attendance, breeze on the quite Avathi Hills in Bengaluru whirled out last weekend. The Bangalore Bicycle Championship 2016 – Downhill comp raised the speed bar yet again. Lets get to know the race course first. This is a new trail on the out skirts of Bengaluru town, cooked up by Bangalore Mountain Festival‘s Sunil Nanjappa and our trail correspondent Ajay Padval. The…

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Event Alert: Bangalore Mountain Festival 2016

— Bangalore Mountain Bike Festival(BMF) is a 2 day Cross Country (XC), Downhill Race and Trail Run in Bangalore near Nandi Hills. —Bangalore, mecca of Indian cycling needs a festival of its own, Bangalore is a paradise for mountain bikers/Trail runners who seek unlimited adrenaline rush riding/running in forest area with rocky paths and natural obstacles challenging their skill and technique. —Bangalore is a place where you get hills every 10kms and it will be used to the advantage of trail runners and mountain bikers through this festival —BMF is open…

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Event Alert: Goa International MTB Challenge 2015

  The first edition of GIMBC will be world-class Cross-Country Mountain Bike race event organized by Cycling Goa and Cycling as a Sport Foundation. The race will be held in Goa for 3 days from 16th – 18th October 2015 GOA International Mountain Bike Challenge (GIMBC), is the India’s first multi stage Cross Country (XC) Race. GIMBC is open to all categories, from enthusiast to professionals, male and female – age group from 18- 60 years. Register: http://cyclinggoa.com/ RACE FEE Open Men:  Rs 10,000/- ( USD 150) Open Women: Rs 10,000/-…

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