BOTS Bike Workshops – update

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the entire group – shot by Aravind Teki a long due update on BOTS workshop no.2 – Effective Group Riding The workshop was delayed quite a bit as we had to wait for the lazier folks. Next time onwards we stick to time. Its not fair if the lazy ones keep the rest waiting ! The weather was heavenly (as …

Critical Mass 2 – Bangalore

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We had the second Critical mass in Bangalore last Friday. With quite a few cyclists from Bangalore on the TfN we still had a good turnout – around 26 people. Same route as last time – Lalbagh, Corporation Circle, M G Road, Brigade Road, Garuda Mall and Forum Anand Mulky’s Birthday ended off with the customary Bike Salute all snaps …

Critical Mass and TfN kickoff

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Some good stuff happening in Bangalore this week that we have to be a part of, encourage and nurture. Critical Mass The second critical mass in Bangalore. A cyclist in Bangalore ? Time to come out and ride with other cyclists and carve a piece of the road for yourselves – peacefully of course. related items The First Critical Mass …

First Critical Mass Bangalore, update

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do read the nice writeup on the event by Deepa Mohan. And some fantastic pictures by Abhi I love this one – the bike salute ! 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 …

Effective Group Riding

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Effective Group Riding Samim is going to have a session on effective group riding. Time: 6:30am Place: Intersection of Ring Road and Kanakpura road (the famous Family Mart Junction) When: Sunday, 21 Dec 08 come in biking gear, all set for a 1.5 hour ride on the NICE road. Any bicycle will do P.O.A – Meet up at 6:30am. Quick …

TOTOBOBO air masks

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TOTOBOBO masks a pack of masks and extra filters comparing a used-mask vs a fresh one A quick review by a fellow biker, Nagaraj, who commutes to work and gave TOTOBOBO a shot. What he liked 1. Simple and largely effective design – at the same time forms an very good seal on your face and nose thereby cutting out …

Bike Workshop – update

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the workshop, just starting out. And it was loads of fun. Phil, Nelly and Vasu did a fantastic job. Thanks guys. Stuff that we covered Basic parts of the bicycle Some basic bike setup – brakes etc. Different types of tubes how to identify and fix a puncture (must have lasted for over 1.5 Hrs) After that we took a …

BOTS Bike Workshops

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Our first shot at spreading the knowledge to encourage cycling and to make your cycling experience enjoyable and safe ! The First session is going to be basic-basics. Bike valves. Filling in the correct amount of air. Quick release usage Puncture Management Saddle adjustment Chain maintenance (if we have time) Items to get if you plan to attend your bicycle …

Cars vs a-Bus vs bicycles

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Bigger picture 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 about bicycles, …