HOW TO CHOOSE BICYCLE LOCKS-BUYERS GUIDE

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Bicycle safety is one of the biggest concern that haunts the riders. The common practice that the riders follow is to lock up their bike when not around. But one has to understand the locks in general to make the best choice. This guide will help you in understanding different types of locks and the features that you need to …

HOW TO CHOOSE RIGHT CYCLING GLOVES

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Choosing the correct pair of gloves is critical to enjoying a comfortable ride. They help in absorbing sweat and in eliminating road vibration. When chosen right they will fit you right, provide great comfort and look aesthetically appealing. Read through to understand the parameters we consider while choosing the right pair of gloves. DESIGN Gloves are generally categorized into two types …

HOW TO CHOOSE BICYCLE LIGHTS

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We have all been in situations where poor visibility has led to bad ride days or even worse. These situations can be better handled with appropriate lighting solutions. However, there are a few parameters to consider before you shop around for lights. Read on to understand how we at BOTS choose lights. TYPES OF CYCLING LIGHTS A well-lit bike is …

GROUP RIDE ETIQUETTE FOR BEGINNER CYCLISTS

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Just brought home a new bike and looking to deep dive into the wonderful world of cycling? For starters, take your bike outside a few times and enjoy riding around the neighbourhood. Get to know your bike better and also get comfortable with braking and using gears. Next, google/discover and sign up with bike clubs, communities or bike shops in …

Why Cycling Gloves - BUMSONTHESADDLE Buyers Guides

TOP FIVE REASONS TO WEAR CYCLING GLOVES – BEGINNERS GUIDE

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With most sport, being well attired for the sport is a great way to start. Looking the part not only enhances safety, comfort and the overall experience but also makes you immediately look professional, lending you a great psychological win! From experience, we’ve noticed that culturally, most Indian’s prefer to see some commitment to the activity, wait to get relatively …

EVENT REPORT – THONNUR TRI 2017

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A triathlon race comprises of three sports – Swimming, Bicycling and Running. Exciting to race 1 sport? Imagine three of them together! Triathlon as a sport is relatively new in India but seems to be fast gaining popularity. We currently have multiple Triathlon events in India with some level of international participation in some of the bigger ones like the …

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TOP 5 NUTRITION AND HYDRATION TIPS FOR BEGINNER CYCLISTS

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We all love to ride our bikes right! If a 5km ride was so much much, a 50km ride must be ten times as much fun – that’s only if we get our fueling right. Hydration and Nutrition are two important things that we need to take care of to ensure we enjoy our riding. Here are 5 tips from …

HOW TO CHOOSE A HELMET

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choosing a right helmet is very essential for cyclist’s safety. Be it an occasional rider or a rider at performance level. A good helmet must provide a balance between fit, comfort, and ventilation. Here are few things to look for before choosing the helmet. KNOW WHICH TYPE SUITS YOU Bicycle helmets come in different types like leisure ride helmet, road …