Governor flags off MTB Himalaya biking rally : The Tribune India

Join Whatsapp Channel

Governor flags off MTB Himalaya biking rally

SHIMLA: Himachal Governor Bandaru Dattatreya flagged off Hero MTB Himalaya, Asia’s oldest mountain biking rally, organized by Himalayan Adventure Sports and Tourism Promotion Association (HASTPA) and Hero Cycles from here today.

Governor flags off MTB Himalaya biking rally

Participants of the Asia’s oldest mountain biking race leave for Bir in Kangra district. Tribune photo



Tribune News Service

Shimla, September 26

Himachal Governor Bandaru Dattatreya flagged off Hero MTB Himalaya, Asia’s oldest mountain biking rally, organized by Himalayan Adventure Sports and Tourism Promotion Association (HASTPA) and Hero Cycles from here today.

The race promises an exciting and excruciating eight-day journey ahead from Shimla to Bir in Kangra district. As many as 100 riders from 17 countries are participating in the rally. The Governor urged the riders from India to promote the Indian culture amongst their fellow international riders.

He thanked the international riders for promoting pollution-free transport as a means of travel and encouraging them to have pollution-free and environment-friendly trip.

President, HASTPA, Mohit Sood said that seven women were participating in the event this year. He said that Hero MTB Himalaya had completed 15 years of existence and was ranked amongst top MTB stage races across the world.

Top News

NEET row: CBI takes over 5 more cases in multiple states; Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi

NEET row: CBI takes over 5 more cases in multiple states; Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi

Pradeep Singh Kharola takes additional charge of National Te...

Opposition hits back at PM Modi, claims ‘undeclared emergency’ existed under BJP’s rule

Opposition hits back at PM Modi, claims ‘undeclared emergency’ existed under BJP’s rule

'Let him be under no doubt: the INDIA Janbandhan will hold h...

11-year-old dies of head injury after toy train 'overturns' at Chandigarh mall

11-year-old dies of head injury after toy train 'overturns' at Elante mall in Chandigarh

Police have registered a case under relevant Sections of the...


Cities

View All