DESTINATION: HOW TO PACK YOUR BIKE FOR A TRIP ONE WAY (OUT OF 101 OTHERS OUT THERE) TO PACK YOUR BIKE AND A PICK-WHAT-YOU-NEED LIST OF WHAT YOU MIGHT WANNA PACK…
THE INAUGURAL ASIAN ENDURO SERIES IN BHUTAN STARTS THIS DECEMBER MADMAN TRAILS OF BHUTAN An Asian Enduro Series (AES) Mountain Biking Race Venue: Limbukha, Punakha, Bhutan Date: December 5th –…
Enter Wildside Chiang Mai. At first glance, some may say this is not a bike park. It isn’t. It’s a bike playground and a mini bike lifestyle eco-system. This concept works perfectly for Chiang Mai. It is easier, faster and cheaper to setup than those big bike parks, adopts the Go-Green Mountain Biker philosophy and totally scaleable for expansion both within Thailand and beyond. Now we get to enjoy the benefits of big bike parks with a smaller construction footprint over our beloved mountains.
Just weeks ago, while riding along a nice technical session of a trail in Singapore, I got into a introspective debate on how much sanitization should trails be treated with. Too much work on it and it becomes unnatural but not tending to it enough makes it unrideable. It’s a constant dilemma I have been dwelling on for years. At about the time when I was about to give in to bias opinions within my old-school-klunker brain, I got a call from Specialized’s Asia Pacific office. Soil Searching is coming to this region and Bikezilla was invited to the Trail Builders’ Summit at Minami-Alps, Japan. This marked the first step to my soul-searching trip.
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Welcome to Doi Suthep-Pui National Park, and Ban Khun Chang Khian village, a Hmong tribe village located in the heart of the national park. In this article, we are going to look at a little of the history of the mountain, the people who live within the national park, activities in the park and what the residents do for employment.
A RIDER’S ACCOUNT OF HIS VISIT TO THE BIKE TRACKS OF BANDUNG INDONESIA Asian mountain bikers have it good – a myriad of trails in neighbouring countries. These include Mt…
Instead of riding the same mountain, down the same trails, we have the option to widen our riding route choices, customize it to the riding group’s capabilities and we are off to see more of the Lanna Kingdom. That was just what we did – Riding Chiang Mai Enduro Style!
Travel bug rider Jef Kendall-Weed has a new project – the videoseries Local Loam. What a great way for him to visit different locations and fully enjoy the trails there. His fist episode brought him to Tucson Arizona. Check out what Jeff has to say about this episode.
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How does it feel to ride in high altitude? Ever wondered how it feels to achieve your first 1000 feet altitude gain in a long epic ride and then only to be greeted with another 1000 more? If you think you are up for the challenge, it’s time to tackle Nepal!
Blessed with great terrain for mountain biking and a vast pool of potential talents to promote the sport, we have always wondered how would the global mountain biking scene change should the Chinese decide to drop gear and rage forward on developing this discipline of cycling sport. We spoke to 2 Singaporean riders who came back with a taste of racing in Guangdong, China.