City Bikers

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salvation Traffic snarls, soaring gas prices and worries about global warming have prompted a big boost in cycling, affecting even places like Los Angeles – an article on Wired Looks like its the same all over the place. We get to meet lots of folks who have taken to cycling to work for the very same reason. And all of …

peddle an invention

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Innovate-or-die Specialized and Google get together for the first Innovate or Die human powered machine contest. The First video from the creative director at Specialized bicycles. Up for it ? I dont understand why India is not allowed to participate in this. Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, a high-intensity …

Stunting up North

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A short article on The Tribune, about guys using Firefox bikes. Click to read Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, a high-intensity road race, a jaw-grinding brevet, fixie rides thru packed Indian city or a kick-ass technical single track – I love it all. Apart from riding bicycles, I love …

how not to oil your bike

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an interview of a road side cycle walla in Pune Good tutorial on how you should not oil a bicycle. content from Swajana, a team whose goal is to show daily life in India through the eyes of people who actually live there. Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, a …

Trek 3700 review – an update

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The Trek 3700 review has been updated with some technical information about the bike and the ride that the bike offers. Scroll towards the end to check it out. Feedback more than welcome as it would help make future bike reviews more useful. Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, a …

Running vs Cycling

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Quite a few of our customers are runners who are looking to use the bicycle as a means to cross train. Cycling and running are complimentary with respect to the muscle groups they exercise. Came across this interesting article by Dave Moulton, an ex frame builder, who writes about Running vs Cycling: Burning Calories a very interesting read. Rohan KiniWHAT …

Saddle Bags

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Saddle Bags galore Saddle Bags are these really useful pouches that sit just below the saddle, used to carry paraphernalia you would need when you ride out – puncture kit, tools, money etc. Due to the lack of nice Saddle Bags available here, BumsOnTheSaddle decided to go ahead and make our own. My Saddle bag turned inside out (click for …

BumsOnTheSaddle on Trendilicious

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a short, sweet n witty write up about BumsOnTheSaddle on Trendilicious Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, a high-intensity road race, a jaw-grinding brevet, fixie rides thru packed Indian city or a kick-ass technical single track – I love it all. Apart from riding bicycles, I love being all geeky …

The Fuel 30

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Trek Fuel 30 The Trek 30, a full suspension bike, was recently released for the Indian market. The Bike is priced at Rs. 33,165 The FUEL 30 specs Frameset Sizes 15.5,17.5,19.5” Frame Fuel Alpha alum Front Suspension RST Capa C7 / 75mm w/adj Rear Suspension Coil spring / KS-261 w/adjustable preload Colors Chi.Red Wheels Wheels Alloy hubs; Matrix 550 rims …

on CNN IBN and on NDTV

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Nikhil biking to work BumsOnTheSaddle were recently featured on CNN IBN – as Bangalore IT Professionals cycle towards a green future Unable to watch the video on the site though. Its basically Nikhil speaking about why we started BumsOnTheSaddle and why we believe biking in Bangalore will work. just a few days before this we were also featured on NDTV …