BRAND INTRODUCTION – CONVOLUTION BIKES

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A bicycle is no longer “just a bicycle” with cyclists buying into emotion and having a unique bond with their machines – a machine that can instill an unimaginable amount of joy. For many riders, the day they buy a bicycle is one of the biggest and most significant days of their lives. That’s how much rider and bike chemistry …

SPECIALIZED AUDAX ROAD SHOE

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Attention all brevet and touring riders, Specialized might just have the perfect shoe for you. The Specialized Audax shoes are inspired by the sport of randonneuring, more popularly known as Audax / Brevets / BRMs here in India. As a sport that involves riding uber long distances, unsupported through designated checkpoints, comfort is a key requirement and performance is a close …

HOW TO MEASURE SIT BONE WIDTH WHILE BUYING A NEW SADDLE

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The saddle is one of the most underestimated components on a bicycle and potentially one of the simplest upgrades to improve your overall ride quality. A good bike saddle fits like a pair of good shoes – comfortable, supportive and you actually look forward to wearing them. If hopping onto your bike does not feel like that – a new …

SOUTH BANGALORE RIDE ROUTE – “THE PAINFULLY BLISSFUL BANNERGHATTA” | ADVANCED

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Elevation Gain: 885m Distance: 102.80km Ride time: 4-5 hours Route profile: Rolling Road quality: Smooth tarmac with the occasional broken patches Traffic Level: Moderate. Traffic levels increase in Bangalore on the way back. Est. Moving Time 4:15:22 A calm and scenic ride through the countryside – once you get out of the city limits; freshly laid tarmac and gradual curves, good …

D.I.Y BASIC BICYCLE SUSPENSION MAINTENANCE

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A lot of bicycles have suspensions to ensure your ride is safe and comfortable. If you ride a mountain bike or a hybrid bike it’s almost certain that you have a suspension. With all the work they do, basic care of this important component goes a long way in reducing wear and tear and also making sure the suspension works …

BIKE TO WORK – HOW TO KICKSTART CYCLING TO WORK

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The number of cars and motorbikes on the road are on the rise. Cities are getting incredibly congested with high rise buildings and vehicles. On your drive to work, you’ve probably seen a bunch of office goers on bicycles zipping past you, while you’re stuck in traffic. Seeing this it has also probably crossed your mind that you too could …

BIKE TO WORK COMMUTER PROFILE – MAYUR BATHIJA

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As kids, almost all of us have had this euphoric moment where we felt intense happiness in doing something for which we have been preparing a long time. One of these moments for me was learning to pedal a cycle and the sheer joy of being able to cycle without the support of those extra wheels that helped me balance …

TECH TUESDAY – SUSPENSION PRELOAD

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The fun part of the sport of Mountain biking involves riding over rough and uneven terrains – often at a fun, fast pace! Hence a vast majority of mountain bikes come with suspension forks. Many of these also have some basic adjustability to improve the suspension effort. Coil forks are the most common these days and available on entry-level bicycles …