This #techtuesday @storm_to_glory__s.c will be sharing his thoughts on pedals inspired by his work a really nice pair recently - the Crankbrothers Stamp 11. The CB Stamp11 are forged 6061-T6 aluminum pedals with a titanium spindle for further weight reduction. They have a concave platform for a secure foothold, 10 adjustable pins per side for a shin-biting grip and premium bushing and seal system to keep the dirt out and the buttery smoothness in. Every heard anyone go gaga over pedals? Most of us buy a bike and want to ride it as soon as possible. Even if it means riding a high-end full-suspension downhill monster thru city traffic! This is why most bicycling companies give a free set of pedals with every bike. But remember, these could be pedals that require to be replaced with something sturdier and safer if you intend to ride a bit. Pedals are the first set of bearings where the rider applies power which translates into the bike moving forward. A lot of riders also end up putting a lot of weight on the pedal - performing tricks/jumps on mountain bikes, accelerating on city roads or sprinting on a climb on a road bike. The pedal is also a very important contact & grip point (the other two contact points being your hands/handlebar and your bum/saddle). A good set of pedals can actually transform your ride by squeezing more juice from your legs and making the ride safer by ensuring your foot does not slip.

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This #techtuesday Soumya Chatterjee, our Bike Mechanic, will be sharing his thoughts on pedals inspired by his work a really nice pair recently – the Crankbrothers Stamp 11. The CB Stamp11 are forged 6061-T6 aluminum pedals with a titanium spindle for further weight reduction. They have a concave platform for a secure foothold, 10 adjustable pins per side for a …

2019 Latest From Specialized Bicycles India | BUMSONTHESADDLE

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE LATEST SPECIALIZED BICYCLES IN INDIA IN 2019

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Specialized Bicycle Components (a.k.a Specialized) is one of the largest and most popular bicycle brands in the world. Founded in 1974 with the founder, Mike Sinyard, making a pair of highly durable tires so that he could stop punctures spoiling his ride, Specialized now produces a mind boggling vast range of bicycle, apparel and cycling spares and accessorie covering the …

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BUYING GUIDE – HOW TO CHOOSE A BICYCLE HELMET

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Whether you’re headed on a long road ride or commuting in your city – bicycle helmets are an essential accessory while you’re out on your bike. This is especially important for kids. Although a common excuse is that we’re riding too slow for anything to happen, it’s extremely important to understand that wearing a helmet can reduce the risk of …

KONA MAHUNA 29" FIRST IMPRESSION

KONA MAHUNA 29″ FIRST IMPRESSION

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Model: Mahuna 29″The Mahuna comes from Kona Bicycles, based out Vancouver Canada, known for their amazing Mountain Bikes and Touring Bikes. I had an opportunity to test ride one recently after unboxing it. Since this was a brand new piece it was not possible to take it out on trails but even a quick post-setup test ride in the parking …

HOW TO CHOOSE CYCLING SUNGLASSES

BUMSONTHESADDLE GUIDES – HOW TO CHOOSE CYCLING SUNGLASSES

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It’s amazing that most cyclists don’t imagine a pair of cycling sunglasses to be a part of their “kit” until a fly hits them on a fast ride down a curvy decent, in Indian traffic! The point being, cycling glasses are not just an accessory to make you look cool on your bike (although they definitely do!). They are an …