EVENT ALERT: Kohima Downhill 2015

Kohima Downhill & 4th Annual Hornbill Cycle Rally Native Station Nagaland have started preparation for organizing 2nd Downhill Mountain Biking Race and 4th Annual Hornbill Cycle Rally. We at Freerider Mountain Bike Magazine have supported Native Station’s motive and continue providing our assistance as much possible to these great bunch of people rolling the wheels in North East India. What’s more exciting?  Department of Tourism has endorsed two of the most exciting cycling events in North-East – Kohima Downhill and Annual Hornbill Cycle Rally which we are clubbing under one…

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Slowdown

Photos: Ang Thsering | Words: Tangi Rebours | http://www.enduromtbnepal.com Fast food, fast cars, fast tracked, fast bikes…. Everything and everybody nowadays has to be fast. I still wonder why in our society we always apologize for our lack of speed? I don’t consider myself a lazy man but I like to take my time.  When I am in a rush I usually make a lot of mistakes, in life and on my bike… To escape the pressures of modern life I like to take my bike to the mountains, alone or with…

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Ibis Ripley 29

Ibis Ripley 29 By: Tarun Dagar | Photos: Vinay Menon Also featured in Issue #22 | July 2014 “Tarun Dagar the man behind Padalers Village has been associated with Ibis Cycles, USA for past 7 years and was part of their design team, handling most of their CAD from here in India. He has been awarded the Distributorship by Ibis Cycles and was working on Brand Promotion and Awareness Campaigns in India. Unfortunately Tarun passed away in 2014 and the process of launching Ibis officially in India became slow. Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival…

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Turahalli – yesterday, today & tomorrow

Turahalli – yesterday, today and tomorrow By: Rahul Thomas Location: Turahalli, Bangalore – INDIA Also featured in Issue#9 | May 2012 Stand up on the pedals and feel the rush as you roll six-and-a-half feet down the rock and lean into a long left-handed curve. You want to crank harder but the dry, dusty track has you wary as you stick the left leg out for balance. Switchback left and head straight for the crack in the rocks. Just as you squeeze through, you realise you’re going too fast. Your…

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