Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival
Manali / Solang Valley, Himachal Pradesh
WHAT IS IT?
First of its kind mountain biking festival in India, where mountain bikers from all around the world ride and party together for 1 week in the festive holiday season of the beautiful Himalayan town ‘Manali’. The festival consist of various mountain biking events and activities assisted with mountain bike races, demos, workshops, live concerts and bike expo.
WHEN IS IT?
The 5th Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival WAS strategically planned during the tourist season of Manali. This 4 day celebrations WERE be held from 3rd to 6th October 2019. This WAS a great time for the participants and audience to enjoy riding and celebrating in the pleasant festive season.
UPDATE: Himalayan Mountain Bike Festival 2019 has been cancelled and will be back in 2020.
In simple words; Ride all day – Party all night in The Mountain Bike Capital of India
LIST OF EVENTS DURING HIMALAYAN MOUNTAIN BIKE FESTIVAL
1: Himalayan BMX Comp | 03rd Oct 2019 – Manali: A great platform for professional and upcoming BMX riders in India. Himalayan BMX Comp is the only BMX flatland event in the Himalayas and draws a roster of India’s best flatland BMX riders. Here we have breath taking contests like Highest Air, Best Flatland Trick, Best Bunny Hop and tons of other demo’s that are out of the ordinary.
2: 9th Himalayan Trails n Dust MTB Challenge | 4th Oct 2019 – Solang Valley: Himalayan Trails n Dust MTB Challenge started the mountain bike race scene in Manali back in 2011. It is now the most wanted mountain bike race of Manali and the most technical XC MTB race of India which has inspired many other races in the region. This XC stage race offers ultimate singletrack experience and a lifetime adventure to all the participants.
3: Himalayan Enduro Championship | 5th Oct 2019 – Solang Valley: We are very excited to introduce Enduro Mountain Bike Race in India and contribute in the growth of this style which has gained popularity worldwide. The trails of Manali and surrounding beautiful villages lends itself to many styles of mountain biking making it perfect for Himalayan Enduro Championship which will be flagged off from Gulaba.
4: 5th Himalayan Downhill Mountain Bike Trophy | 6th Oct 2019 – Solang Valley The biggest and most wicked downhill mountain bike race of India – The Himalayan Downhill Mountain Bike Trophy is held at Ski Himalayas Mountain Bike Park which is equipped with modern ski lifts and epic gravity assisted track on a ski slope making it a flawless venue to host a world-class downhill mountain bike race in the Himalayas.