Gautam Taode finishes 8th in Indonesia Downhill Championship 2013 for Globeracers
Leading Indian bicycle manufacturers, Hero Cycles, were sponsors for the first Indian team at Indonesia Downhill Championship 2013. Conducted over the past weekend from October 25-26, 2013, the sponsorship was seen as boost to encourage Indian cyclists in this international event as they participated with other competitors from various countries.
Two Indian riders, Vinay Menon and Gautam Taode got an opportunity to not only participate in the international event but also to represent their country for the first time. The event has been organized since 2012 with over 300 riders participating both in professional and hobby classes while the competition itself brings out the best in each rider, allowing them to improve their performance with each event.