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Who is Kathmandu Mountain Bikes ?

KMB has been founded by a team of Ethnic Nepalese Mountain Bikers of Kathmandu, in order to promote Mountain Biking Tourism within Nepal and the bordering Himalayan Kingdoms.  

Bikrum Pandey - KMB PresidentBikrum Pandey:  Founding President of KMB is Bikrum Pandey, a native Himalayan professional of Nepal. Bikrum has been busy over the past years mainly organising treks, expeditions and adventure travel in the Himalayas; but with his unrelenting passion to always explore something new in the adventure tourism of his country, Bikrum has decided to go mountain biking, beginning the new millennium.

Bikrum’s service in the Himalaya has been hailed as top class, fairly priced & client friendly by world renowned mountaineers and respected Himalayan Personalities: a fitting credential to choose KMB to bike Nepal and the Himalayan Destinations.

 

Shyam Shah, KMB GuideShyam Shah:  Nepal’s top mountain biker, Shyam Shah is the Mountain Biking Guide of KMB. A part time student of Law, Shyam has been working with us for the past 5 years. Since 1995, Shyam has been winner of the National Championship race, as holder of this title for 4 successive years, this makes him the No. 1 mountain biker in Nepal. Last year, Shyam spent 3 months in Keswick, England, refining his technical knowledge of bikes further under the expert tutelage of Amos Doron. As well as learning more about the mountain biking business, Shyam also had a lot of fun training in the Lake District with the current British Mountain Biking Champion, Barry Clarke.Shyam also competes regularly in America, this year he participated in no less than 13 cross country races in Colorado, including the Norba Mercury Tour race across Steamboat, Co. during August’99.


Rajesh Shrestha, KMB GuideRajesh Shrestha:  Another veteran Mountain biking guide of KMB is Rajesh Shrestha, a well known mountain biker of Nepal. A yearly prize winner in the Nepal Mountain Biking Championship race since ‘96 , Rajesh is a well saluted mountain biker in his country. He has mountain biked all the back trails of Kathmandu, foothills of Kangchenjungha and the high trails between Pokhara and Kathmandu. With his good looks and native charm, Rajesh is particularly popular among girl bikers!



Tim Tim Greening:  Motivator and architect of KMB is Tim Greening. A renowned Himalayan mountain biker, Tim is the Director of UK & US based leading worldwide mountain bike operator, KE Adventure Travel.
Tim has biked hundreds of miles of the rugged Central Asian Middle Kingdoms of Kazakhstan, Kirghistan; Western China & Pakistan. Tim has also led biking trips to   Bhutan, Sikkim and India. Single handedly, Tim has pioneered many untapped mountain trails in the Nepalese Hills, mapping them out as new Mountain Bike Destinations in the Geographic Map of Nepal. Tim’s most recent adventure was a Heli-Mountain Biking in Nepal. Flying with his girlfriend to the northern flank of the 8000m Annapurna, the pair made a pioneering ride from the Southern flank of Thorung Pass (5,500 m) and descending to Pokhara via the Kali Gandaki Gorge,  2000 m, the deepest Gorge in the world.You may journey Tim’s fantasy world of mountain biking by visiting at : keadventure.com


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Amos Doron:  Good friend and Technical Advisor of KMB is Amos Doron. A well known mountain biker in the Lake District of England, Amos successfully runs two acclaimed professional mountain biking centres in Keswick and Manchester. Amos has Mountain Biked in Pakistan, India, Sikkim, Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet, and carries first hand Himalayan Experience on the region. You may journey Amos' Keswick Mountain Bike Centre by visiting his URL : keswickbikes.co.uk, keswickmountainbikes.co.uk

 


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