Sigma BC 12.12 STS wireless computer

Fancy phone applications like Strava and more are being used extensively to measure rides these days. We rarely get to see bicycle computers installed on mountain bikes these days. But we love to have one on the bike as they are somehow more reliable in measuring good ol’ distance and basic data like Avg Speed, Max speed etc for your satisfaction. We decided to check out the Sigma BC 12.12 STS computer a while ago and are still using it happily. As you all are aware, Sigma is a well-known…

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Elements of Victory

Of all the events we attend every year, nothing makes us quite as proud as BC Bike Race. A seven-day international stage race, it’s amazing to see so many people from all over the world enjoying our backyard’s choicest trails. It’s a tour of British Columbia’s rugged coast, and some of the world’s most challenging cross country singletrack—all explored while camping between the Pacific Ocean and the coastal mountain ranges. This year’s 10th annual BC Bike Race was the perfect occasion to give our updated Element platform some real-world marathon…

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Scurra: 2 – Unique Enduro Bike

Introducing the all new, improved SCURRA :2 Enduro MTB 2016 with the revolutionary TRELEVER® front wheel suspension system. The SCURRA HARD ENDURO. Crowdfunding campaign with all new, improved SCURRA 2 hard enduro bike has started. It is possible that you have already noticed first SCURRA mountain bike because of it’s premiere in Las Vegas 2013. The team worked hard for three years to improve this “unique” invention and the time to reveal it’s final version has come. What makes this bike so special? TRELEVER! TRELEVER stands for the revolutionary front wheel suspension for single…

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Solid Strike EVO 2017

Metal is Back: Solid Strike EVO 2017 The Solid Strike has already proven itself as a true racing machine in the past two years with several podiums at National and International level. Now arrives the new incarnation for 2017, the Strike EVO which takes the bike up a level; making it lighter, faster and even more of a blast to ride. The new Strike EVO is an all aluminum build, using no carbon parts and weighs in at an incredible 15.3kgs/33.7lbs! For Solid Bikes owner, Peter Schmid, the project was initially…

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Rocky Mountain Element

In Your Element This is the result of over two decades at the front of the pack. The new Element features more efficient suspension performance, refined marathon geometry, Ride-9™ adjustability, and room for two bottles inside the front triangle. The smallest details were examined in search of point-n-shoot rigidity and unrivalled speed. “This new Element is a full-on XC marathon weapon, but with the confidence of a trail bike” said product director Alex Cogger. “People used to show up to BC Bike Race expecting to grind fire roads all day, only to walk the descents and snap their…

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EPIC Mountain Bike

We have been hearing about this shop for many years and have been in touch with the people managing it. Freerider Mountain Bike Magazine finally got a chance to visit Epic Bike Shop personally earlier this month and met with the crew who manages the best bicycle shop of Nepal. The personal experience was actually “epic” at this neat bike shop owned by riders for riders. From high quality bikes to riding gear… they got it all. During this visit we interacted with Rupesh Man Shrestha; Founder / CEO of Epic Mountain…

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Transcend MP350 – music player

Transcend is well known name in the world of electronic gadgets who launched MP350 digital music player a while ago and we got chance to check it out and see if this music player is the one for riders. This portable MP3 player is a stylish yet rugged gadget that boasts an impressive number of features including compact size and light weight, extra strong sport clip, shock and water resistance, long battery life, and a convenient built-in fitness tracker, making it the perfect workout companion. Shock resistant, water resistant combined…

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BN’B Genesis bike rack

Many of us prefer transporting bike in our cars or public transport to an event or any place instead of riding. Disassembling the bike, wheels etc.  And assembling it again could a pain for many. So the best way to transport or carry your bike is on the bike rack. We sourced BN’B Genesis bike rack on which we loaded, unloaded our bike many times, cruised long distance, drove dirt roads and crossed other obstacles that are commonly found in the Indian traffic. We have seen couple of bike racks…

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2016 Transition Carbon Patrol preview | 2015 Eurobike

One of the most anticipated bikes of 2016, the all-new 160mm travel carbon Patrol from Transition Bikes follows on from the hugely popular alloy model released in 2015. Lighter, stiffer and with a big mountain pedigree that’s hard to fault, the new carbon Patrol is available as a frame only and three complete build options to suit your tastes and budget.    

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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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