TOP 5 ESSENTIAL CYCLING ACCESSORIES FOR A NEW CYCLIST

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides

Riding a bicycle without accessories is like using a smartphone without apps, you can use it, but it isn’t nearly as functional. Accessories enhance a rider’s experience by offering tools that the bike alone cannot provide. There are a wide array of accessories available on the market comprising of almost everything you can think of, and to be honest, it …

TOP 5 COST-EFFECTIVE UPGRADES TO MAKE YOUR OLD BIKE FEEL NEW

Ayush Kundu D.I.Y, Tips & Tricks

As time passes, our bicycles inevitably become slower and less reliable than they used to be when we first bought them. Either the bike’s components have started to become unreliable, or you as a rider have simple grown bored of the same type of ride day in and day out. Sometimes just a spot of TLC can change a ride! …

Kona Dew 2020 - BUMSONTHESADDLE BIKE REVIEW

BIKE REVIEW – KONA DEW 2021

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Commute, Product Launch, Reviews

Kona Bikes is synonymous with good quality bikes across the world. An originally Canadian bicycle brand, currently based out of Washington, Kona produces a complete range of road, commuter, cyclocross, and mountain bikes. The Kona Dew 2021 is the latest iteration of the company’s classic all-around commuter bike, aimed at providing a comfortable fun riding experience at an affordable price …

HOW TO CHOOSE BICYCLE LIGHTS FOR RANDONNEURING/BREVET EVENTS

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Randonneuring

Randonneuring/Brevet Riding (long-distance endurance cycling events ranging from 200 to 600 kilometers that are to be completed in a stipulated time frame) has taken India by storm. This form of riding stretches the rider to his/her limits with some rides lasting multiple days across all types of terrains, sometimes going well into the night. That is why having a set …

Choosing Bicycle Lights for Daily Commute

CHOOSING BICYCLE LIGHTS FOR A DAILY COMMUTE

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Commute

Commuting on a bike is perfect for beating rush-hour traffic and reducing your carbon footprint, while also staying fit and healthy. And enjoying your daily commute. In crowded Indian cities, we’ve often seen bike commutes being a lot faster than driving to work. What a great way to save time, save money, have a fantastic commute, squeeze in some fitness …

THE 2020 CASTELLI BIB SHORTS & CYCLING SHORTS GUIDE

Shaun George BOTS Guides

When it comes to performance cycling, whether it’s long weekend rides, road races, granfondos, or gravel, bib shorts are where it’s at for outright comfort. The perfect bib shorts will provide just the right balance of comfort and support for your legs when you’re pounding out those miles. Castelli, an Italian company, is world-renowned for its incredible performance-oriented cycling apparel …