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UT MTB 2015: Adventure packed mountain biking in Shimla

UT MTB 2015: Adventure packed mountain biking in Shimla

India TV News Desk [ Updated: April 05, 2015 23:16 IST ]
  • As many as 70 riders participated in the annual event with the youngest rider just 14 year old and the oldest rider steady at the age of 54.
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    As many as 70 riders participated in the annual event with the youngest rider just 14 year old and the oldest rider steady at the age of 54.

  • Flagged off from Hotel Holiday Home on April 4, this two day race event covers a total of 105 kms.
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    Flagged off from Hotel Holiday Home on April 4, this two day race event covers a total of 105 kms.

  • Riders were filled with enthusiasm during the race to conquer the Route 'Cliff Clamber.
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    Riders were filled with enthusiasm during the race to conquer the Route 'Cliff Clamber.

  • Travelling through Wildlife Sanctuaries, Himalayan countryside, streams and rivulets, you experience, everything pure, that the Himalayas have to offer.
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    Travelling through Wildlife Sanctuaries, Himalayan countryside, streams and rivulets, you experience, everything pure, that the Himalayas have to offer.

  • The race is set in a background that calls out to an adventure lover, a mountain biker, a nature lover, and asks them to get embodied in the serene Himalayas.
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    The race is set in a background that calls out to an adventure lover, a mountain biker, a nature lover, and asks them to get embodied in the serene Himalayas.

  • The local lads have shown their mettle with 7 riders from Shimla getting in the top 10.
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    The local lads have shown their mettle with 7 riders from Shimla getting in the top 10.

  • This year's race witnessed participation from four women bikers.
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    This year's race witnessed participation from four women bikers.

  • Interestingly, the average age group of these set of riders is mere 19 years.
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    Interestingly, the average age group of these set of riders is mere 19 years.

  • Young boys from Himachal and Shimla and Hero Action group dominated the mountain race on second day.
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    Young boys from Himachal and Shimla and Hero Action group dominated the mountain race on second day.

  • The riders started from Kanechi, ascending the steep climb headed towards Anandpur passing by Dogla Nala, Pujarli finally headed towards The Ridge , Shimla covering a total distance of 33Km.
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    The riders started from Kanechi, ascending the steep climb headed towards Anandpur passing by Dogla Nala, Pujarli finally headed towards The Ridge , Shimla covering a total distance of 33Km.

  • The 4th edition of the UT MTB Himalaya Shimla 2015 a two day mountain biking (cycling event) held on April 4 and April 5, witnessed an immense show of pedal power from the young riders. Photo Credit Akhilesh Shukla
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    The 4th edition of the UT MTB Himalaya Shimla 2015 a two day mountain biking (cycling event) held on April 4 and April 5, witnessed an immense show of pedal power from the young riders. Photo Credit Akhilesh Shukla

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