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  • Team HASTPA at MTB Dehradoon 2013 – blog by Gurman Reen

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    MTB Shimla
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      November 19, 2013
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    MTB Dehradoon 2013, a type of race which is supposed to be tough with extreme climbs and breath taking down-hills both on loose gravel, rough patches, etc,  but to our surprise it was a 40km all Tarmac road race on mountain bike. We were three riders from the team MTB Himalaya. The three of us Devender, Dhruv and me(Gurman ) we all reach […]

  • MAKE YOUR OWN WAY! – NOT JUST METAPHORICALLY!!!
    By Aditya Thakur and Ashish Sood
    Pictures : Kamal Sharma and Team MTB Himalaya
     
    We often hear the phrase “make your own way” –Some look at it as just another phrase but we at MTB Himalaya and HASTPA follow this to the core – It’s not just a metaphor here. I have got a lit […]

  • A day well spent at St. Edward’s School, Shimla

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    MTB Shimla
    Date
      September 18, 2013
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    It was a sunny Monday morning with pockets of clouds as we prepared for our meet with the kids of St. Edward’s School, Shimla. As morning turned to afternoon, the clouds turned grey and winds picked up speed. With our entry into the gates of the school a light drizzle welcomed us with a mischievous smile. We crossed our fingers and hope […]

  • A journey to explore an adventurous trail

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    MTB Shimla
    Date
      September 5, 2013
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    “Sliding gravels, stony way and power of brakes to skid out danger from the way”
    To see whole world through my optimistic eyes, to have my diary of journey full of awesome adventurous spins. To feel cloudy nymph’s gown by humanistic touch is what I always desire. As being a future travel journalist, I want to adhere the surrounding […]

  • Mountain Biking and MTB Himalaya is set to blaze the countryside

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    MTB Shimla
    Date
      August 23, 2013
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    I am an adventure sports enthusiast and love a challenge and the intoxicating vigor it fills me with. I love the country terrain and the best suited sport I find is mountain biking. The deft skills, the tremendous presence of mind and the immaculate strength and stamina required for the sport is what fill me with excitement and I can’t […]

  • How to organize a mountain biking poker run-its fun!

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    MTB Himalaya
    Date
      April 19, 2013
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    How to organise a mountain biking poker runIn recent years, poker runs have become a popular way to raise funds for charities, organisations and clubs. Not only is are poker runs an excellent way to bring the community together, but they are also a brilliant way to get more fit and healthy.

    Poker runs are ideal for fitness-fanatics and p […]

  • Highway Man

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    MTB Himalaya
    Date
      October 2, 2012
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    By Surabhi Tandon
    On the first day at MTB, I had the opportunity to ride with the president and founder of HASTPA, Mohit Sood. It’s not just his command of the car on the road that is impressive, but also the calmness with which he operates. To begin with, there were a 125 of us on the road, and his phone would not stop ringing. That da […]

  • HERCULES MTB HIMALAYA 2012 RIDER PROFILE – GURVIR SINGH

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    Prakash
    Date
      September 15, 2012
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    Mr. Gurvir Singh
    Category: Open Men Solo
    Age: 20
    Nationality: Indian
    Profession: Student
    Race Bicycle: Trek 3500
    Gurvir is a person who wants to experience life in the form of best adventures. His passion is travelling and he got inspiration at a very young age to stay fit. After that their was no looking back. Gurvir has confessed cycli […]

  • HERCULES MTB HIMALAYA 2012 RIDER PROFILE – MALVIKA JAIN

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    Prakash
    Date
      September 15, 2012
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    Malvika Jain
    Category: Open Women Solo
    Age: 26
    Nationality: Indian
    Profession: Copywriter in Advertising
    Race Bicycle: Trek
    Malvika grew up in Lucknow, studied in Delhi and now lives in Mumbai. She writes print, TV and radio ads, and on the side does branding and design. Her latest high is CYCLOP 
    Malvika has been cycling all her life, […]

  • MTB HIMALAYA 2012 RIDER PROFILE – JOHN FUNK

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    Prakash
    Date
      September 15, 2012
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    Mr. John Funk
    Category: Open Masters Solo
    Age: 56
    Nationality: Canadian
    Profession: Businessman
    Race Bicycle: 29″ Santa cruz tall boy
    John has been challenging the might of different terrains for 18yrs now through different races after his switch over from pro skiing. He loves the thrill of racing on his bike and has been part of La […]

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