TREK WSDs’ are here !

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Ahoy Women Bikers. The WSD bikes have reached Indian shores and we should be getting a demo bike soon. (WSD = Women’s-Specific Design) These amazing Treks sport female-physiology-friendly designs and technologies that make riding easier, more comfortable and more fun. Because you’re built differently from a man, your bike should be too. WSD bikes are engineered for women. Each bike …

get paid to bike to work

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Companies paying their employees to bike to work ???? Check out the video above, first posted at CommuteByBike May sound crazy. But it actually makes a lot of sense if you think about it. Advantages Company does not have to pay for parking space Employee Fitness taken care of while in commute In many cases folks save time while commuting …

MumbaiBikers on a roll :)

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MumbaiBikers just announced their first ride !! BangaloreBikers has been pretty useful for bikers in Bangalore – to share thoughts as well as call out for rides. Hence we decided to seed off similar forums across India so that bikers in each city can collaborate and ride out. Have friends anywhere in India who are willing to take on the …

BumsOnTheSaddle on The Week

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BumsOnTheSaddle has been featured in a cover story on cycling in The Week, which is a pretty popular Magazine in India. Page 1 (click for a more readable image) Page 2 (click for a more readable image) Awesome coverage ! Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, a high-intensity road race, …

on Mumbai DNA

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(click for a more readable image) a small writeup in DNA Mumbai, a Mumbai news paper. 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, …

Chain Maintenance

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Chains do not stretch. The holes that contain the pins elongate over time and the cumulative effect makes the chain longer. Using a worn chain will wear out other components – cassette cogs, dérailleur and the chain ring – as they have fixed spacing which do not mesh as well with the longer stretched chain. Some of the side effects …

Ride + Run this weekend – Sunday 11 May

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To celebrate the 1st anniversary of our forum, BangaloreBikers, some of us are planning to ride and run this Sunday – 11 May 2008. With over 200 members in the last one year, its definitely time to celebrate :) We are doing the all famous Kagglipura-Bannerghatta route and plan to end it with a run. Ride details Starts from: Family …

Store picture

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Inside the store. Ever curious to know what BumsOnTheSaddle store looks like ? 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 …