Devender Thakur, Overall Champion in MTB Shimla 2014
Local boy, Devender Thakur was adjudged overall champion at MTB Shimla 2014. Runner up position went to Kiran Kumar Raju, the 2013 MTB Shimla winner. Raju was leading on Day 1 by a margin of 9 min, spirited efforts from Devender Thakur on Day 2 made the difference. Full Race Result
MTB Himalaya Shimla Edition, more popularly known as MTB Shimla is a 2 day MTB XC race that is held every year in the month of April.The host City, as suggested by the name is, Shimla. The race takes you through some of the most pristine parts of the Shivalik Mountains also known as the lesser Himalayas or the foothills of the Himalayas. 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.
Travelling through Wildlife Sanctuaries, Himalayan countryside, streams and rivulets, you experience, everything pure, that the Himalayas have to offer. You meet the most amazing people, you stay in the most beautiful locations and you ride the best terrain in India. Pedal your way through gut wrenching uphills, Speedy downhills, village back roads, beautiful meadows, thick vegetation, jeep tracks and savor real mountain biking as you travel around 130 kilometres in 2 days.