BIKE REVIEW – SPECIALIZED SIRRUS HYBRID BIKE

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REAL FIT. REAL FAST – You’re going to be ready for anything your ride throws at you, rain or shine Discipline: RoadUsage: Hybrid bike for everyday use The Specialized Sirrus is a versatile hybrid sports bicycle delivering the perfect combination of speed and comfort. Perfect for that fast fitness ride, a comfortable work commute, and also the long weekend road …

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PRODUCT REVIEW – SQUIRT BICYCLE CHAIN LUBRICANT

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Squirt is a long-lasting wax-based ‘dry’ chain lubricant for cycling. Squirt was developed to lubricate over longer distances than conventional oil-based lubes as well as to keep the chain clean. It can be used for both off-road and on-road cycling. Squirt’s superiority compared to other wax lubes comes from its use of a water-based formulation instead of a more volatile …

BIKE REVIEW – SPECIALIZED CROSSTRAIL HYBRID BIKE

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The Specialized Crosstrail range combines rapid road speed with off-road riding ability. The Crosstrail is a versatile hybrid bike that is designed to offer a comfortable, efficient ride on every surface from smooth tarmac roads to rough gravel tracks. Fast-rolling 28inch (700C) wheels are fitted with wider tires for greater comfort, giving greater control when combined with the suspension fork. …

VIDEO: TRAINING, NUTRITION AND HYDRATION BASICS FOR CYCLISTS

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We hosted a Facebook Live Webinar on Training & Nutrition, hosted by Lokesh Jain from Talk About Cycling & Keertana Ramu from Fast & Up India. With all the cycling events that we’re running including the monthly 100km rides, we find Nutrition, Hydration and basics of Training extremely important and helpful for beginner and intermediate cyclists to ride stronger and …

BIKE REVIEW – SPECIALIZED DIVERGE A1 GRAVEL BIKE

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Specialized has always designed fantastic bikes for rough-er roads — perfect for the tarmac that most of us ride on a daily basis. It has designed and build several incarnations of the Roubaix, built to take on the teeth-rattling cobbles of Northern France at the Paris-Roubaix race. It also offers a great choice of performance cyclo-cross bikes in the Crux …

INDTRODUCING: BUMSONTHESADDLE PERFORMANCE ROAD COACHING PROGRAM

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If you have been riding your bicycle for over a year, we are sure your thought will be at getting into training or coaching to improve your cadence / average speed / climb timings on our pilgrimage Nandi hills or the deadly kalhatti climb / ability to sprint faster — If have you not been thinking so, probably it is time to …

BOTS TARMAC CHRONICLES EPISODE 5 – Seattle, USA to Hesaraghatta

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Wondering how we rode all the way from Seattle to Hesaraghatta? — We didn’t, but Justin did. Read on to know the journey. We met Justin Koh, a long distance cyclist & Amazonian, about a week back and invited him to ride with us on the 5th Episode of the Tarmac Chronicles. We set off towards Jalahalli airforce station via …

TARMAC CHRONICLES EPISODE 4 – Foggy, Rottweiler, Gulkand, a drunkard, dogs, Di2 & smooth tarmac

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After last weeks horror on Bangalore East roads, I was focused on mapping a “blow MY mind away” route. And I was successful! We kicked off at 6am sharp with riders coming in all the way from Sarjapur to participate. The route followed Ulsoor > OMR > K. R. Puram bridge. Enroute we picked up Andy & The aeroplane man, …

TARMAC CHRONICLES EPISODE 2: NANDI, THE BACK ROUTE!

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“Dude! What a route man. How did you find this? I have ridden to Nandi a zillion times and never knew this road existed. You just took riding to Nandi to the next level”  — A rider after reaching Nandi base The usual road to Nandi base is cluttered with smoke emitting vehicles (hate them!) and rampant riders (hate them …