HOW TO STAY SAFE WHILE CYCLING DURING CORONAVIRUS

Shaun George BOTS News, Commute, Tips & Tricks

Times such as these are tough as we’re amidst a super contagion that has spread havoc all over the world. The novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) is, in a true sense a pandemic. As mandated by the Indian Government, most Indians have been staying indoors to prevent the spread and there has been a drastic drop in vehicular movement and pedestrian movement. …

COVID-19 FAQ | SHIPPING & DELIVERY

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As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, we’re taking simple measures to protect our employees, our vendors, and all our customers. The health and safety of our community of riders is our top priority. We will be doing a few things to reduce the impact of the virus and yet, continue supporting riders across India. E-Commerce deliveries across India Our customers can …

CHOOSING A CUSTOM HAND BUILT WHEEL FOR YOUR BIKE

Shaun George BOTS News, Mechanics

As riders, we’re always on the lookout to ride faster and reach our destination faster – the destination could be a daily commute from work back home in the evening or the finish line of a hard bicycle race. A wheel upgrade is one of the simplest and most value-for-money upgrades you can make in this department. The good news …

TOP TIPS FOR BUYING A SECOND-HAND BICYCLE

Shaun George BOTS News, Tips & Tricks

Looking to get onto a bicycle? That’s awesome! Cycles are only getting more technologically advanced, and as a result, prices are going sky high. Buying a second-hand bike is a fantastic way to save a good amount of money. There are, however, some risks involved with the purchase of a second-hand bicycle. WHY USED? There’s nothing wrong with going for …

SOUTH BANGALORE RIDE ROUTE – “TK FALLS” | INTERMEDIATE

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Elevation Gain: 616m Distance: 51.41km Ride time: 3 hours Route profile: Primarily descents Road quality: Smooth tarmac; 1.2 kms of rough patch Traffic Level: Low Strava Route – TK Falls TK falls or Thottikallu falls are on the same route as Muninagara dam for the most part. The only difference is that you need to turn right just before Thattaguppe …

HELLO FROM SHAUN GEORGE

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Hi, I’m Shaun! A student, keen photographer and a passionate cyclist. My love for cycling picked up at a very young age. When I was about 3-4 years old I got my first bicycle. It had a flashy paint job and those trainer wheels to keep me balanced. I had fond memories with that bike. I went everywhere with it …

SOUTH BANGALORE RIDE ROUTE – THE BORDER – 100 MILER

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Elevation Gain: 1,558m Distance: 166.81km Ride time: 5-6 hours Route profile: Rolling Road quality: Smooth tarmac; ocassional bad patches Traffic Level: Low Strava Route – 100 miler Our very first 100 miler had to be exciting, challenging and scenic at the same time to encourage people to get into brevets. Thally lake on the other side of the state border …

HOW TO CHOOSE MOUNTAIN BIKE TIRES – BUYERS GUIDE

Shaun George BOTS Guides, BOTS News, E-commerce

You’ve probably been riding for a while and have decided that it’s time to up your game. It could also be that you’ve just stumbled upon this post. Either way, if you have an MTB and you love riding, we’d recommend sticking on. When considering performance upgrades, a tire upgrade offers a lot of bang for the buck and is …

BRAND INTRODUCTION – PIRELLI

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The Italian giant – Pirelli is one of the most well-known tire manufacturers in the market and also the 5th largest tire manufacturer in the world. While they focus primarily on tires for cars and bikes they have recently brought over that experience in making world-class bicycle tires by introducing its Velo product range. PIRELLI TECHNOLOGY Pirelli has a racing …