HELLO FROM ABHIRAM BELLUR

Shaun George BOTS News, Ride Leadership Program

The BUMSONTHESADDLE ride lead role was a great experience. It helped me grow my personality, interpersonal communication skills, and management skills, all while doing something I love – riding my bicycle. Over the years, I had the opportunity to meet plenty of new riders, got to hear some amazing stories and picked up new riding techniques. The memories made, will …

HELLO FROM SARANG ARVIND

Shaun George BOTS News, Ride Leadership Program

The Ride Lead role is more than just riding a bike. It has been over a year since I started leading rides and it’s been a great experience on multiple fronts. The BUMSONTHESADDLE Ride Leadership Program has put my planning and organizing skills to test. I have had the freedom to plan events and even help in organizing. An opportunity …

HELLO FROM CHINTAN DHANDHA

Shaun George Ride Leadership Program

I first stumbled across BUMSONTHESADDLE when I brought in my road bike for service. Back then they used to do the Sunday 50k rides and these were usually around South Bangalore. I joined the first ride about 2 years back. Until this point, I had only done smallish breakfast rides, max of about 30k. The ride was lead by a …

HELLO FROM BALA

Shaun George Ride Leadership Program

I started riding when I was a kid and used my bike for commuting to school and then later to college. Lost touch with cycling for a few years in between and then started riding again about 5 years ago. I started riding longer distances with a bunch of friends. I got really into it, bought my road bike last …

CASTELLI CYCLING APPAREL BUYING GUIDE

Shaun George BOTS Guides

We all love riding our bikes! Like most sports, having the right equipment and the right kit can amplify this experience, make the ride even more comfortable and sure you are safe while you’re out there. In this article, we will be deep-diving into one of the finest apparel brands available to Indian Cyclists – Castelli. An Italian company that …