Blast from the past – a nice writeup on some BOTS history, why and how we started out and some brand philosophy. Also a really old image of Rohan Kini riding a Trek 1.1, the first sold in Bangalore in all probability, at the “bike shop on the roof top” terrace BOTS.
Who ever thought that wanting to beat the Bangalore traffic to work on bicycles would turn into a career-altering choice? An engineer by profession (studied at RVC, Bangalore) and having spent close to 8 years in the IT sector — Infosys and Thoughtworks — Rohan Kini believes that cycling can make people fitter and happier — a goal around which he shaped his venture
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WHAT 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, 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