SHIMLA,27.09.20- Since this year we have postponed Hero Mtb Himalaya, which normally used to happen at this time of the year indefinitely due to COVID 19 .

Hastpa organisied a celebration race for MtbHimalaya , which entered its 16th year since inception . Mtb Himalaya is one of the oldest mtb stage races in the world and has pioneered the development of the sport in the country .

The route for the celebration race was for 52 kms with an elevation gain of 850 mtrs which went through Mashobara-seepur-bekhalti-sarog town-main road bekhalti-camp Daakbangla .

Terrain was a challenging mix of Jeep tracks, Forest trails and Loose gravel tracks among the pristine deodar forests of Shimla ,Kufri , Mashobara.

We are very happy to see the cycling culture grow in our town and state which has tremendous potential for the sport and the talent pool is growing which portends well for the future of the sport in the region , a day is not far when we will have champions of repute from our town and state , hastpa is committed to the development of the sport and this is a small step in this direction .