HOW TO PROTECT YOUR TIRES FROM PUNCTURES

Vallabh Pradeep Tips & Tricks

Punctures are like a shadow, it cannot be avoided! But having said that, the risk of having a flat can definitely be minimized. Here are few tips 1.  PUMP UP YOUR TIRES TO OPTIMAL PRESSURE Incorrect tire pressures are a major reason for punctures. Make it a habit to regularly check your tire pressure before heading out for a ride, especially long …

THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU START CYCLING

Vallabh Pradeep BOTS Guides

Everyone who is into cycling has started somewhere. Most of us learned how to ride a bike when we were young, and probably found an interest to ride later on in life, which is when we got more interested in hard-core cycling, doing longer distances and riding faster. These are a few pointers for riders with big ambitions just (re)starting …

Specialized Allez Sprint demo day

DEMO DAY: SPECIALIZED ALLEZ SPRINT AT BANGALORE CRITERIUM

Rohan Kini Events

Demo-ing the Specialized Allez Sprint from Specialized Bicycles at the Criterium race organized by the Bangalore Bicycle Championships this weekend.   Rohan KiniWHAT 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 – …

Bicycle Buyers Guide - bumsonthesaddle

ROAD VS MOUNTAIN VS HYBRID BICYCLE – BUYERS GUIDE

Rohan Kini BOTS Guides

A lot of us looking at getting a bicycle for ourselves are left confused with the myriad options available nowadays. Those simple machines that we rode in our childhood have not gone untouched with the technological advancements made by mankind over the past few decades. Not only has this exposed us to more quality options to choose from, but can …

buyers guide to bicycle pumps

HOW TO CHOOSE A BICYCLE PUMP – BUYERS GUIDE

Vallabh Pradeep BOTS Guides

A good bicycle pump is on our list of Top Essentials for a Cyclist. Bicycle pumps do a simple but important job of ensuring tires are inflated to specification. This ensures your ride is comfortable, safe and that tires last. As with all essentials, having a good pump will definitely ensure you ride even more! This guide should give you …

BUMSONTHESADDLE Cycling events and rides in Bangalore thru August

AUGUST CYCLING EVENTS IN BANGALORE

Rohan Kini Events

We’re nurturing our events page (bumsonthesaddle.com/events) to track and share all cycling events and rides in Bangalore to ensure riding miles are even simpler to achieve. Keen to have your event shared with the Bangalore cycling community? Let us know! As a cyclist, completing your first 100km ride is always a exciting achievement. We’re super excited about the BOTS100 and …