Ride to work day Documentary

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A Ride to work day documentary from Sydney, that we came across on the Treadly blog. Check em out. 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 …

Cycle of Change on CNN IBN

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Kiruba has a more detailed write up on the plans. Currently there are two sets of bikers – one in Chennai and the other in Bangalore who are looking to accomplish something small in 4 weeks. We are supposed to document the whole process on tape so that CNN can show this as a part of their citizen journalist show. …

bike commute know how

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Buy a good bike – Most people make the mistake of picking a crappy first bike, with the intention to get a better one once they are more serious. This is one of the reasons why most people give up too soon. Issues with the bike, bad gear shifting and heavy bikes don’t cut it and are a bad way …

Bicycle Parking in the city

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Bicycle Parking lots – poster drawn up by Chaitanya The bike store is just the start. When we started BumsOnTheSaddle we had a bunch of other things that we wanted to do for the biking community – Rides, Cycle lanes, good accessories, technical sessions, work shops etc etc. Installing bicycle parking stands in the city is one such initiative that …

new Workstand

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the new bike workstand BumsOnTheSaddle gets a new kick ass work stand from Topeak. We picked up a PrepStand Elite , one of the best you can find in the market. Finally ! 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 …

CNN IBN tonite

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if you can, watch CNN IBN tonite – 17 Nov 2007 at 9:30pm. BumsOnTheSaddles latest initiative should be aired :) 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. …

Trek 6000 photoshoot

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the Trek 6000 Sexy. 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 and know everything there is to know …

BumsOnTheSaddle

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“The Bike shop on the roof top” – a customer 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 and …

Frame materials – Part 1

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Bicycle frame material has a big influence on the way a bicycle handles. There is a lot of research to come out with a better, stronger and lighter frame material. We recently had a write up on the various categories that Trek labels its aluminium frames under. A single frame material and Trek has multiple categories under it !! Steel, …

No where to Pedal ?

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Nowhere to Pedal – an article by The Telegraph on the dangers of cycling in India. A question that almost everyone asks – isint it dangerous to cycle on Indian roads ? Why is it so dangerous ? Riding a bicycle with the high speed traffic zooming past can be intimidating. Unfortunately we hardly have cycle lanes in this country …