BIKE PORN: SPECIALIZED ALLEZ SPRINT X1

Rohan Kini Product Launch

The Allez Sprint Comp X1 Buy Link: http://bit.ly/2b2uFso A proper race machine, the Allez Sprint X1 Comp is more than ready for the demands of crit racing and heavy training. It’s constructed from E5 Premium aluminum with D’Aluisio Smartweld technology for an ultra-stiff platform, plus an S-Works carbon fork and a no-nonsense Rival 1 groupset. Shot at the recent Criterium …

MONSOON SERVICE OFFER FOR RIDING IN INDIAN RAINS

Rohan Kini BOTS News, Mechanics

It’s the Monsoons and riding in rain is a fun of its own kind. Despite water clogged roads & heavy downpour, commuters still prefer biking to work and us performance riders hate to stop riding because of damp weather! While we need that extra gear like a rain jacket our bikes needs some extra care and attention too. Bikes ride best when bearings roll smooth and …

BOTS START LINE SUPPORT – OFF ROAD ANARCHY MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE

Rohan Kini Events

The BOTS Start Line Team We offered Start Line Support at the Off-Road Anarchy: Mountain Biking Madness event today. Our ace mechanics ensured riders raced safe and our bike specialists were there to educate when required. Constantly improving on our Start Line Support offering to ensure events are better supported. We also rolled out a few Specialized Bicycles and flags …

MEDIA – SAFER ROADS FOR CYCLISTS | DECCAN HERALD

Rohan Kini Press

Quoted us as “Bums of the saddles”!!, but Deccan Herald did have some of the BOTS folks quote how cyclists can be safer on our hostile roads. Good to see media starting to report on cyclists safety. Looks like the numbers are picking up! For someone who cycles daily, Archana Sheshagiri, says that cyclists end up commanding their space on …

GROWTH OF CYCLING ACROSS INDIA

Rohan Kini Uncategorized

Strava has this real cool app to check how cycling/running has grown across 2014 & 2015 (link) Really good to see that much more blue & red across India. Plus new hot spots popping up. Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, a high-intensity road race, a jaw-grinding brevet, fixie rides …

MEDIA – PEDALLING TO THE FUTURE | DECCAN HERALD

Rohan Kini BOTS News, Press

A nice writeup on BUMSONTHESADDLE, the inception and our effort in getting more people on bike via our shop rides as a part of the club culture column on the Deccan Herald. Thanks guys! The BOTSWOMEN riders and the Tarmac Chronicles. Looking good! They thought of cycling to their offices instead of using their motor bikes. “I used to ride …

BOTS RANDONNEURING GUIDE – HOW TO GEAR UP FOR A BREVET

Rohan Kini Bike Skills, BOTS Guides

Brevets (long distance endurance cycling events of 200/300/400/600 kilometres that are supposed to be completed in a stipulated time) have caught the fancy of cyclists across India. With various randonneuring clubs in different parts of the country and with a spirited participation from a handful of Indian cyclists in the recently concluded Paris-Brest-Paris 2015, there seems to be a spike in …

BOTS TRAIL NOTES EPISODE 1: KICKASS TRAILS – BACK TO TURAHALLI!

Rohan Kini Events

You can almost forget how beautiful Turahalli forest can be if you’ve not been there for ages. NOT! Beautiful. #$@!@^# beautiful. After endless delays, kalmane coffees, broken bikes and sorting out souls-without-helmets we finally set off towards our quest for the day – the Peacock Trail inside Turahalli Forest off Kanakpura road, Bangalore. 14 of us today. Most folks knew …

THE BOTS BEGINNERS GUIDE TO CYCLING TO WORK

Rohan Kini BOTS Guides, Commute

Cycling to Work is one of the most practical and fastest modes of commute in our over-populated cities. Not only does it help you get to and from work faster, but it also gives you your daily dose of exercise without having to take out time for it separately! The first question that comes to the mind of someone looking …