BOTS Bike Workshops – update

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Post Views: 0 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 …

Critical Mass 2 – Bangalore

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Post Views: 0 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 …

Lance Armstrong – The Ride of a Lifetime

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Post Views: 0 Lance Armstrong – The Ride of a Lifetime Came across this nice series on Lance Armstrong. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 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 …

Critical Mass and TfN kickoff

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Post Views: 0 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 Bangalore, update

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Post Views: 0 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 …

Effective Group Riding

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Post Views: 0 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 …

Cycling Nutrition

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Post Views: 0 a quick series on cycling nutrition on roadcycler.com Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Any good articles on Nutrition you are aware about ? Comment. Will update the post with those links too. 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 …

TOTOBOBO air masks

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Post Views: 0 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 …

Bike Workshop – update

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Post Views: 0 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 …

BOTS Bike Workshops

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Post Views: 0 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 …