Best form of Urban Commute – Cycling is the answer

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Read the complete writeup on the DNA 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 …

BumsOnTheSaddle talking about Cycling and Bangalore on NDTV Good times

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Watch Karan Bhuta, Pooja Dave on NDTVGoodtimes “2 for the road” (watch the video too) Has a segment showing Pooja Dave cycling to work. We were supposed to showcase our awesome Night Wednesday Rides, but looks like it was too dark to have good footage (hey! Its a night ride!!) The show has many repeats all this week on the NDTV …

Connect the dots – Bicycling as a form of sustainable transport

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We will be talking about cycling and why cycling in Bangalore is so awesome. Organized by The Alternative at Jaaga, Bangalore The presentation   Connect the dots – jamless Bangalore, free roads, and clean garden city air from ROhan Kini Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, a high-intensity road race, a …

Ride with us at Critical Mass Bangalore – yeah! Its back

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  Bangalore had a pretty good Critical Mass going till about 2 years back. We had some great rides and plenty of fun. Our blog archives have some good writeups on what happened few years back. And for some reason – it just died. Kicking off the Bangalore Critical Mass for 2013 – the first CM is just around the …

Awesome Wednesday Night Ride – 23 Jan 2013

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Oh yeah! Its Wednesday and its time for the weekly bicycle night ride in Bangalore. Start – 10PM from HardRock Cafe, Bangalore Ride time will be about an hour. The pace will be medium and depending on the folks who land up at Hard Rock Cafe. If its just a couple of speed demons we will ride hard but if …

Lance vs Oprah

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Its playing live on the OWN Network at the moment and on Discovery Channel later in the day. 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 …

Introductory offer – 15% off on the NiteRider 150 combo kit (online sales only)

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NiteRider technical lighting – DISCOVER THE NIGHT! NiteRider just launched its 2013 models in India and we are super happy to get you guys a kickass offer – 15% off on their super awesome NiteRider Mako 150 front light + tail light combo kit. Every bike deserves good lighting to ensure safety – biker and bike! Maybe the occasional night …

Team Sky and Rapha: Not just another sport

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Team Sky and Rapha: Not Just Another Sport from RAPHA on Vimeo. Members of Team Sky talking about bicycle racing, why they love their jobs and why cycling is one of the greatest albeit hardest sports on this planet. Team Sky is a professional cycling team that competes in the UCI World Tour. Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I …

Featured products on the BumsOnTheSaddle E-Commerce store

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Looks like we like all our products so much that we have over 14 pages of featured products on our e-commerce store :) We will be fixing this soon and pruning the list to keep only the ones that make the super-awesome cut. Till then, enjoy the 100 or so really great ‘featured’ cycling accessories that are currently available for …

Superb Sunday Morning Ride in Bangalore

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We are riding tomorrow! Whoohooo. The ride will neither be short nor too long, about 30 – 40 kms. We stop for breakfast around  the 20km point, chill for a bit and then ride back. We start from Hard rock café at 07:45 am, head towards Shivajinagar and reach Benson Town. We take a right turn at Nandidurg road and …