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Lantau to get a new mountain bike trail

CEDD AWARDED SCOTT WILSON THE CONTRACT FOR THE FEASIBILITY STUDY OF BUILDING A BIKE TRAIL ON SOUTH LANTAU

After extensive work from key HKMBA members the award for this important project was realized. Working in conjunction with IMBA, Alta Trail builders, and local mountain bike expert, Julien Lallemand, Scott Wilson was given the contract award...

Is the TMS downhill going downhill?

What is happening to the lower section of Tai Mos San's downhill, ask Shaun Horrocks

On a recent ride, on the TMS downhill run, I was surprised to see construction is underway of a new/alternative section of trail that will by pass the now un-rideable bottom section to the dam...

 

altShare and share alike

 HKMBA is embarking on an initiative to promote safety and cooperation between other trail users and bikers.

Hong Kong's natural beauty draws thousands of outdoors enthusiasts out from the cramped city and into the hills every weekend, with hikers and mountain bikers being the primary users. Most of the time these two get along...

Is there a doctor in the house

Steve Peat three times World Cup Champion and runner up in the 2008 Mountain bike World Championships has been awarded a Honorary doctorate

No pain, no gain

 

bob smith was dreading the killer climbs and 5 hour expanse of the race but pushed through the pain and exhaustion to a podium finish. he tells us how he did it

Down at the starting area there was a frantic rush to get into position, jostling for a vantage place, the air was thick with anticipation. Suddenly in this maelstrom of madness the starter goes and we are off a surge of man and machine push forward...

Team spirit

DO YOU LIKE THE IDEA OF TAKING PART IN ACTION ASIA’S 5 HOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE MARATHON ON LAMMA, 23RD NOVEMBER, BUT DIDN’T THINK YOU HAD THE STAMINA TO RACE ON ARGUABLY THE MOST INTENSE SINGLETRACK IN HONG KONG. WELL NOW YOU HAVE THE CHANCE.

Realizing that not everyone wants to push themselves for five hours straight...

In at the deep end

From ‘watergirl’ to mountain bike champ in a single month, Elissa Whittington  tells us more

It was hot and humid with little wind as all the racers gathered at the start line. Everyone was in good spirits...

Challenging Chi Ma Wan

Racers suffer the heat and testing terrain of
the Chi Ma Wan peninsula, as they got to grips with
the Action Asia 4 hour Enduro

In a time of 3hrs 52 minutes Cheng Chuek Chun managed to complete a staggering 4 laps taking the podium from close rivals...

HKMBA in the news

Last weekend the Sunday Morning Post ran an extensive feature on mountain biking in Hong Kong. The interview gives you some insight to HKMBA's current activities and goals. Check out - Hot on the Trail... read on

Mountain biking has enjoyed a huge surge in popularity over the last decade in Hong Kong but a lack of trails is becoming a major headache for riders. There are an estimated 12,000 mountain bikers in Hong Kong....

Cruz control

Brandon Kirk is no hekler when it comes to his bike, read his one year appraisal

Well, it's been one year since I first threw my leg over a shiny, new Santa Cruz Heckler. The bright orange...

The HKMBA pours onto the race scene

With temperatures soaring volunteers of HKMBA cool things down

The Hong Kong Mountain Bike Association (HKMBA) poured onto the scene at the Action Asia Events Mountain Bike race Sunday 21st at Tai Lam Country Park. HKMBA members volunteered to man the much-needed “cooling station” at the falls by dumping cool water over the heads of the hot racers as they zoomed by for three laps...

Feeling good

Race day jitters and three hours in oppressive heat wasn't enough to stop bob smith from having a great day at the action asia tai lam reservoir enduro

Iam standing on the start line of the AAE Tai Lam MTB race, nervous energy is building up, already sweating. Adrenalin is running through my veins, the heart rate is high. I have been here before...

VIDEO: Maxxis Cup in Vigo 2009
 
CLIP OF ALL THE ACTION AT THE MAXXIS CUP IN VIGO  

The wheel deal

Who said you can't re-invent the wheel? For 2009 wheel manufacturers have used new technology, new materials to shave weight and add strength. And of course this seasons must have colours

 

 

The next generation of Hong Kong Bikers hit the dirt

One hundred riders aged from four to forty took part in Le Tour de Hong Lok Yuen to raise ALMOST HK$50,000 for the LIVESTRONG Cancer charity.

As the sun started to warm away the morning chill and the band began to beat out classic rock, the smallest riders, some as young as four set off riding...

Community service

We are calling on all bikers and cyclist enthusiasts to come and take part in a charity ride to raise money for Lance Armstrongs LIVESTRONG cancer charity. or to help us out on the day

Whether you're a mountain biker, a roadie, a tri-athlete or just someone who enjoys a little spin at the weekend, HKMBA is asking for your help. On 18th January 2009 HKMBA will be helping out at "Le Tour de Hong Lok Yuen"...

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