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THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE LATEST SPECIALIZED BICYCLES IN INDIA IN 2019

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Specialized Bicycle Components (a.k.a Specialized) is one of the largest and most popular bicycle brands in the world. Founded in 1974 with the founder, Mike Sinyard, making a pair of highly durable tires so that he could stop punctures spoiling his ride, Specialized now produces a mind boggling vast range of bicycle, apparel and cycling spares and accessorie covering the …

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BUYING GUIDE – HOW TO CHOOSE A BICYCLE HELMET

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Whether you’re headed on a long road ride or commuting in your city – bicycle helmets are an essential accessory while you’re out on your bike. This is especially important for kids. Although a common excuse is that we’re riding too slow for anything to happen, it’s extremely important to understand that wearing a helmet can reduce the risk of …

HOW TO CHOOSE CYCLING SUNGLASSES

BUMSONTHESADDLE GUIDES – HOW TO CHOOSE CYCLING SUNGLASSES

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It’s amazing that most cyclists don’t imagine a pair of cycling sunglasses to be a part of their “kit” until a fly hits them on a fast ride down a curvy decent, in Indian traffic! The point being, cycling glasses are not just an accessory to make you look cool on your bike (although they definitely do!). They are an …

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BUMSONTHESADDLE GUIDES – BICYCLE TRAINERS

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There are days where you just don’t feel like taking your bike out for a ride, or it’s super chilly or snowing/raining outside, or you’re strapped for time and you really need a quick perkup from a ride, or an injury is bothering you, or you’re simply bored of riding all by yourself. Well, we have some good news – …

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BUYING GUIDES – RIM VS MECHANICAL DISC VS HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKES

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Brakes allow you to stop your bike. Having a very good set of brakes not only allows you to be safe on the road or on trails but also gives you a sense of control of your machine which magically makes your ride even better. The brake unit consists of both the levers at the handlebars, the actual braking mechanism …

BUYERS GUIDE: BASICS OF BIKE SIZING AND BIKE FIT

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Planning to buy a bike? Well, the right sized bike is THE most important thing to maximize your performance, enjoyment, and to also ensure you stay injury free. This bike sizing guide should help you zero in on the right sized bike to enjoy the amazing benefits of Cycling. The correct bike size bikes depends on a few things Your …

BUYING GUIDE: HYBRID BIKES

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Hybrid bikes have the combined advantages of both road bikes and mountain bikes. They also go by other names – fitness bikes, city bikes, urban bikes and many many more. Hybrid bikes use bigger wheels and slimmer tires to be faster on road. Some models come with slick tires and a rigid fork and are used predominantly on city roads, …

BUYING GUIDES: ROAD BIKES

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Road bikes are designed to be ridden on good unbroken surfaces. Good tarmac is fantastic as it allows you to ride the bike fast and long, but these bikes can definitely roll over fire roads or broken tarmac patches. Road bikes do not come with suspensions and riding them over broken patches can seem quite jarring. Typically road bikes are …