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 …

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BOTS BIKE SCHOOL – BICYCLE MAINTENANCE WORKSHOPS FOR HOME MECHANICS

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In today’s fast paced life, it’s quite important to handle basic maintenance without having to visit your local bike shop for small issues. Our bike maintenance workshops will get you thinking like a bike mechanic and build your confidence to work on your bicycle. OUR WORKSHOPS Our basic workshop — Basic Bicycle Maintenance (BBM) — is free for everyone. Run twice …

SPECIALIZED DIVERGE A1 REVIEW

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Disclaimer! This review has been written keeping in mind our Indian context — the roads we ride on, erratic drivers, animals & pedestrians walking on road, etc… “Let us begin” 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 …

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 …

TOP BICYCLE MAINTENANCE TIPS FOR A BETTER RIDE ON RACE / EVENT DAY

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With over a year of experience in providing Start Line Support at races & brevets, we at BOTS Tech have complied a list of top bicycle maintenance tips to ready your bicycle for the day of the event. Below are our recommendations in the order of M-check: Quick release & hubs: Make sure your hub has bearing that are in …

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 …

BOTS EXPERT SERIES – TRAINING & NUTRITION REGIME IN CYCLING | MICHAEL LEHNIG

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BOTS EXPERT SERIES – are sessions where we aim to bring together bikers and experts, in a inspiring setup to impact cycling positively! Previous sessions An evening with Chef Biju     Post by BumsOnTheSaddle Pune. Suraj LN SwamyWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING Having started cycling quite late in life, I love riding whatever I get my hands-on! I love the sense of …