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MTB Egypt featured Rider of the Month: October 2016

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Name: Ehab Zaki

Age: 41

???Where are you from?
Giza, Egypt

What do you do for a living?
I am planning & development for money transfer company.

When and why did you start cycling?
The first time I was on a “two-wheeler” bike I was four. After one trip down the street I came home and ask my big brother to remove the training wheels, then I rode up and down the street all day nonstop
My real off-road have started October, 2010 since that day I never stop exploring the trails.
?Road, off-road, or both?
Off-road

Tell us about your bike(s)!:
My beloved bike “Berg trail 10” (hard tail, 27.5r, fork 100m

Favorite ride(s) (road or off-road):
Any off-road ride! I enjoy them all.

??Do you practice other sports?
Tennis, trail running, any outdoor activities on the trails.

???Tell us about your cycling-related injuries/accidents:
I haven’t had any major injuries/accidents but it could be soon ?

Anything else you want to tell us about yourself?
I love to :
Explore/ Building new trails
MTB maintenance skills
Bikebacking
Survival skills
Climbing to the mountain summits with my bike (Carrying a bike via a backpack)

MTB Egypt featured rider of the month: March 2016

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Name: Mahmoud Nour El Din.

Age: 38.

Where are you from?: Cairo.

What do you do for a living? I work in the desert tourism field. I organize walking trips, deep-desert expeditions and rallies in the desert.

When and why did you start cycling? I started MTB in October 2015. Since I have a great passion for deserts, nature, extreme sports, rally racing and outdoors activities MTB was the perfect discipline.

Road, off-road, or both? Only off-road of course…

Tell us about your bike(s)!: Specialized FSR XC 2009 – full suspension – 26 Fork: Rock Shox 120mm, SHimano XT drivetrain and brakes.

Favorite ride(s) (road or off-road): The Wadi Degla trails. I only ride off-road.

Do you practice other sports?: Yes, 4×4 rally racing.

Tell us about your cycling-related injuries/accidents: So far I have been lucky and haven’t had any major injuries/accidents. Of course whenever I loose my concentration for a split of a second I fall and hurt myself. It’s the same case with rally racing and dirt bikes. Good safety gear and constant concentration are major factors for safer rides.