MTB-Himalayan-Final-Podium.2From Pedal Mag: October 08, 2014 (Shimla, India) – Canadian XC MTB Marathon Champion Cory Wallace (Kona) is known for his globetrotting as he travels from one exotic locale to another to contest various off-road stage races in sometimes remote settings. He recently won the six-stage 10th Hero MTB Himalaya event in India. Visit the event website here.

Describe what it was like riding in northern India?
Cory Wallace: The experience of riding a mountain bike around the hills of Himachal Pradesh was spectacular. Riding on winding twisty roads hugging the sides of the mountains with amazing views of the surrounding landscapes was amazing. Often we would be riding with cliffs surrounding us on both sides leaving us feeling like mountain goats. Riding through small villages and through hidden valleys brought us close to the mountain people up there and their unique ways of life. In my mind there is no better way to see this country then from a bike saddle. Read more