Video: Spiti Awakening

Tucked away from civilization, hidden from the bipeds, rests a surreal mountain scape in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh – Spiti. At an altitude of about 4500m, Spiti has many unexplored riding zones. The past couple of years I’ve been wandering in this region, looking for trails and cliffs to ride off of and have started to see more in each visit. Having dug out some trails with ace trail creator Steve Storey a few seasons ago, my visit this time was circled up. Joined by my team buddy…

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Video: Bali Bintang

Four downhill racers from India landed in Bali, Indonesia to test their skills at the “Asia Pacific Downhill Challenge 2014”. 18 year old Piyush Chavan, Ignatius Chen from Bengaluru, Gautam Taode from Pune in “Mens Open” Category and Vinay Menon racing in the “Masters Expert”. With two top 10 finishes including a podium, India ‘s second appearance at an Asian level downhill race has triggered new interest towards the sport. Read the full story ‘Bali Bintang‘ in our “Issue 25” – Jan/Feb 2015 (Print Edition).  

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