Category: BLOG


PUSH CHRONICLES – The Video Series

Here’s my first video of ‘Push Chronicles’, yes I’m starting a video series! I’ve always had a few ideas in mind but never the motivation or the patience to actually make this happen, so I decided to start from a very small idea – What do I do best in my day, and yup this…

Pune Pumptrack

Pump into flow

What is a pumptrack? A pump track is a continuous loop of dirt berms and “rollers” (smooth dirt mounds) that you ride without pedaling. The name “pump track” comes from the pumping motion used by the rider’s upper and lower body as they ride around the track. … Pump tracks can be ridden by cyclists…



        It has been the perfect time and combination of elements that brought us together to organize the First official DH race in Pune. We had over 24 participants, an expert crew and the owners of Bike Park Avanti (Avanti Kalagram) with their passionate investment in helping build the best tracks for…


Sandblasting in Leh !

Ladakh Wild – Indian Shredder from Piyush Chavan on Vimeo. 19th July 2015, the second Himachal Downhill Mountain Bike Trophy had just concluded. I went there with the hopes of getting my title back from last year. It was looking good until it started pouring for the last four riders and that’s when things got…


Railing down south!

You just can’t miss out on the opportunity to ride when all the DH riders in the country are coming together. That’s when plans for heading down to Bangalore were made to meet up with everyone and to shred and have a good time. Me and GT were out on my birthday riding when the…

Panvel descent line

A Village in Panvel,

Moving Mountains from Happy Monk on Vimeo. Want to know what happens when one of the best mountain bikers from the country take a trip out to shoot some insane ridges and urban village action shots with a well known film company called Milestone Films, All you need to do is watch this insane video….


ASIA PACIFIC DH Challenge ’14

Ah! The long awaited race of the year..I’ve been looking forward to have a radical time racing my bike and also chilling on the beautiful beaches in Bali.  I’ve been training for this one for quite a while now.. with running 6 kms 4 days a week followed by non-stop DH runs on my local…

A race on Vacation, in the Himalayas

In the Month of June just after a few days I turned 18,I had to leave for the most exiting race that was to happen on the Indian Continent! With struggling for the right bike equipment and doing some ‘jugaad’ repairs to my bike as the parts weren’t easily available, I was race ready! Or…