Know your tube and tire inside out

Rohan Kini Uncategorized

A flat is something we all hate, but its something that’s inevitable.


Every biker should have some basic understanding of tires and tubes – helps us keep our bikes in optimum condition and maybe event prevent a flat.

As usual Sheldon brown has a pretty authoritative post on Flats

Some points that we liked in specific

Another good read – why your patches can come loose

Definitely a good read before you race at the next BBCh race :)

Rohan Kini
WHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether its a simple commute, a high intensity road roace, 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, technology, bike fit and service. I started BUMSONTHESADDLE to share this passion for cycling. DISCIPLINE: Partial towards MOUNTAIN BIKING but love it all CURRENT BIKE(S): Specialized Rockhopper, Specialized Tarmac, Pure Cycles Original DREAM BIKE: S-Works Epic HT & S-Work Roubaix OTHER PASSIONS: Technology, Photography, Baking, Travel and Reading