Bangalore Bicycle Championships 2017 – MTB DownHill

One of the oldest Downhill mountain biking races of India, BBCh MTB Downhill, rolled out earlier this Sunday. Sharing the Bangalore Mountain Festival (BMF) course on Avathi Hills, on the outskirts of Bengaluru city, BBCh DH race saw a good turnout of mountain bikers along with roadies transitioning to DH! With more than 30 entrants over 4 categories, Sunday was on the rocks! With an overcast looming over the weekend, the racers expected a downpour on race day. But to everyone’s surprise, the sun peeped well through Sunday, keeping the rocky…

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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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Project Frozen Highway 2015

Project Frozen Highway is a Trans Himalayan cycling expedition during the peak winter season of Ladakh where temperatures go as low as -40⁰C. Two daring souls from Bangalore will be venturing into the first ever experience of cycling under sub-zero temperatures in Jan/Feb 2015, accompanied by team of ace photographers and documentary film makers to capture this extraordinary journey. When every road, trail, highway, mountain passes and all possible ways, gets buried under snow & ice, a new passage opens through deep gorges of the Zanskar Valley. This Phenomenon is one of…

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