BUMSONTHESADDLE GUIDE - Bicycle Trainers

BUMSONTHESADDLE GUIDES – BICYCLE TRAINERS

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There are days where you just don’t feel like taking your bike out for a ride, or it’s super chilly or snowing/raining outside, or you’re strapped for time and you really need a quick perkup from a ride, or an injury is bothering you, or you’re simply bored of riding all by yourself. Well, we have some good news – …

SAVANADURGA – 100

Vallabh Pradeep Bike Routes

Elevation Gain – 1525mRiding Time – 4 – 8 hoursRoute Profile – Rolling Terrain with breath-taking viewsRoad Quality – Mostly smooth tarmac. However there are a few patches of damaged roadsTraffic Level – There will be a lot of traffic in Bangalore. Once we are in the villages, there is almost no traffic except for the occasional movement of heavy …

Buyers Guide - About Bicycle Brakes - rim vs disc brakes

BUYING GUIDES – RIM VS MECHANICAL DISC VS HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKES

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Brakes allow you to stop your bike. Having a very good set of brakes not only allows you to be safe on the road or on trails but also gives you a sense of control of your machine which magically makes your ride even better. The brake unit consists of both the levers at the handlebars, the actual braking mechanism …

Romin EVO pro 143mm

WEST BANGALORE RIDE ROUTE – “ROLLER COASTER MAGADI” | INTERMEDIATE

Sarang Arvind Bike Routes

Elevation Gain: 1406m Ride Time: 4-6 hours Route Profile: Rolling Road Quality: Smooth Tarmac Traffic Level: Moderate. Traffic levels increases in Bangalore on the way back Strava Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/11621447 If climbing is your thing, then a ride to Magadi must be on your To Do List. Start off from BOTS, Jayanagar and head towards Mysore Road via the Outer Ring …

BUYERS GUIDE: BASICS OF BIKE SIZING AND BIKE FIT

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Planning to buy a bike? Well, the right sized bike is THE most important thing to maximize your performance, enjoyment, and to also ensure you stay injury free. This bike sizing guide should help you zero in on the right sized bike to enjoy the amazing benefits of Cycling. The correct bike size bikes depends on a few things Your …

BUYING GUIDE: HYBRID BIKES

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Hybrid bikes have the combined advantages of both road bikes and mountain bikes. They also go by other names – fitness bikes, city bikes, urban bikes and many many more. Hybrid bikes use bigger wheels and slimmer tires to be faster on road. Some models come with slick tires and a rigid fork and are used predominantly on city roads, …

BUYING GUIDES: ROAD BIKES

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Road bikes are designed to be ridden on good unbroken surfaces. Good tarmac is fantastic as it allows you to ride the bike fast and long, but these bikes can definitely roll over fire roads or broken tarmac patches. Road bikes do not come with suspensions and riding them over broken patches can seem quite jarring. Typically road bikes are …

BUYING GUIDES: MOUNTAIN BIKES

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Mountain Bikes are bikes that are designed to be ridden off-road on trails, mud tracks, rocky/sandy sections and generally areas which are not smooth. Generally, mountain bikes are identified by knobby tires, flat handlebars, and suspensions which provide a smooth and stable ride even on highly irregular or broken terrain. Mountain bikes are broadly classified into two categories 1) HARDTAIL …