Uttarakhand MTB Challenge 2016 – 2nd Edition

09 - 16 Apr, 2016
Nainital to Mussoorie

The tourism department of Uttarakhand is going to organized an event name MTB Challenge. Last year it was held on 27th October, that was a great experience for all the participants and audience. Over the past head this race is growing immensely and has followed from all across the world. Mountain Biking is also exploring the foothills of Himalayas and also give an example to understand the challenges that mountain lives have.

Uttarakhand MTB Challenge 2016 – IInd Edition

This event will starts from 9th April 2016 to 16th April 2016. All formalities is almost done. The starting point for biking is Nainital and it will end at Mussoorie the queen of hills. Rest of the activities like prize distribution etc. will be held at Dehradun. It will be a 9 days events that covers many areas of Uttarakhand like Nainital, Almora, Bageshwar, Chamoli, Rudraprayag, Tehri, Uttarkashi & Dehradun are main districts. This race will be one of the longest race of Asia.

Event Details

Date Activity Start Activity Finish Total Distance
08-04-2016 Participants on site registration at Nainital
09-04-2016 Nainital Almora 85 km
10-04-2016 Almora Gwaldam 125 km
11-04-2016 Gwaldam Rudraprayag 152 km
12-04-2016 Rudraprayag New Tehri 108 km
13-04-2016 Rest day at New Tehri
14-04-2016 New Tehri Chinyalisaur 72 km
15-04-2016 Chinyalisaur Mussoorie 86 km
16-04-2016 Prize Distribution at Dehradun

Eligibility Criteria For MTB Challenges

  • Participants must have a valid license issued by Cycling Federation of India for elite Cyclist.
  • Participants Should be in possession of a MTB cycle as per specification of UCI.
  • Must have participated in National or State championship.
  • The Local riders should obtain their rider license from CFI by application duly submitted on line.

Winners of MTB Challenges Season 2

National Category

1st – Puma Bahadur Pradhan, Indian Army
2nd – Jeganraj D., Indian Army
3rd – Kulwinder Ojla, Indian Army

International Category

1st – Myagmarsuren Bassankhuu, Mongolia
2nd – Thomas Turner, USA
3rd – Bayanjargal, Mongolia

Uttarakhand MTB Challenge 2016 - 2nd Edition
Uttarakhand MTB Challenge 2016 – 2nd Edition

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