Tusk Mountain Bike organised 1st Dharan Open XC Cycling Competition was held in Bijayapur, Dharan at 10th Feburary, 2018. The event was hosted to promote cycling in Dharan on the occasion of 3rd anniversary of Tusk Mountain Bike Store.
The racing event was held at bijayapur, dharan with participants above 12 years of age for 2 laps of 8.5 km circuit. Special encouragement race was also held for Womens & Veterans. Winners of race were gifted with 8000, 6000 & 4000 respectively.
The event was honored by World Cyclist & Everest Summiter – Pushkar Shah along with Shyam Tamang (President – Sunsari Cycling Association), Rajesh Thapa (Police Sub-Inspector of Dharan), Dr. Samir Chaudhary (Founder – Tusk Mountain Bike), Dr. Rajeev Shrestha (Cardiologist – Neuro Hospital, Biratnagar), Sandip Shakya (Dharan Jaycees IPP), Rajen Limbu (Vice President – Sunsari Cycling Association & Founder of House of Bikers HOB), Dipak Joshi (President – Cycling Dharan), Dr. Keshar Gurung (Vice President – Gears and Beers). And not to forget former miss mongol – Sworupa Thapa Magar hosting the event.
1st : Abishek Rai (25:25:29)
2nd : Deepak Jimee (26:15:34)
3rd : Nirdal Kerung (26:37:57)
4th : Anish Tamang (27:24:47)
5th : Suraj Gurung (27:36:89)
6th : Arjun Rakhim Magyar (27:47:87)
7th : Prawes Sauden Limbu (28:05:19)
8. – Ranjit shah 28:05:19
9. – Utsav Rai. 28:22:64
10. – Rohit Pandey. 35:11:87
Youngest rider : Digbijay Shrestha (10 years)
Veteran rider : Dil kumar Rai (37 years)
Inspiring cyclist of the year : Dr Rajeev Streatham
Inspiring cyclist of the year : Prabhat kumar Shrestha
This racing event was supported by following :
Elegance Fashion, Dharan
Sircle Restaurant and Bar, Biratnagar
Gears and Beers, Biratnagar
Gorkha Department Store, Itahari
Saatvik Foods, Dharan
G Rai Creation, Dharan