BRAND INTRODUCTION – CONVOLUTION BIKES

Shaun George BOTS News, Product Launch

A bicycle is no longer “just a bicycle” with cyclists buying into emotion and having a unique bond with their machines – a machine that can instill an unimaginable amount of joy. For many riders, the day they buy a bicycle is one of the biggest and most significant days of their lives. That’s how much rider and bike chemistry …

MERIDA BIKES – 2020 LINEUP INTRODUCTION

Shaun George BOTS Guides, BOTS News

Merida is a Taiwanese bicycle manufacturer that was founded in 1972. Its main purpose was to prove that Taiwanese-built bikes were of better quality than their reputation had previously implied. This is exactly what Merida achieved, starting out by manufacturing bikes for other brands until it was time to launch bikes of its own under the Merida brand name. Merida …

BUMSONTHESADDLE MARKETPLACE – CLASSIFIEDS FOR YOUR CYCLING GEAR

Rohan Kini BOTS News, Product Launch

The initial version of the BUMSONTHESADDLE Cycling marketplace was launched in 2012. It was a fun 2-hour project that enabled cyclists across India to sell their old cycling gear to cyclists who were more than excited about squeezing more miles from it. Over 1200 bikes and truckloads of cycling accessories and spares found happy new riders and hundreds of cyclists …

HELLO FROM SOUMYA CHATTERJEE a.k.a HILL STORM

Shaun George BOTS News, Featured Rider, Mechanics

I am from a town on the outskirts of Kolkata City. Mechanical Engineering is what I pursued after schooling and then transitioned into working as a production engineer in the Metal and Manufacturing Industries. later on I switched to design in the same industry. After quitting my job as an engineer, I began to focus on my passion for riding …

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PRODUCT OPINION – CONTINENTAL GRAND PRIX 5000

Rohan Kini BOTS News, Product Launch, Reviews

The Continental Grand Prix 4000 was a favorite among cyclists and the GP5000 that just launched is something we’re super excited about. To improve on something that many feel is near perfect is a tough ask, yet Continental seem to have done this with the GP5000. A huge improvement over its older tire the Continental Grand Prix 4000S II. Quick …

SPECIALIZED CONCEPT STORE ANNOUNCEMENT: CLOSING DOWN OPERATIONS 27 MAY 2018

Rohan Kini BOTS News

Today we’re announcing that we will be shutting down the Specialized Concept Store, Bangalore as of 27 May 2018. Our entire retail staff will move over to our Jayanagar bike shop. Specialized continues to remain our main go-to brand.     We started The Concept Store in Aug 2013 (my launch post) to partner & launch the biggest name in …

HELLO FROM RUPERT LAWRENCE FERNANDES

Rohan Kini BOTS News

I am Rupert Lawrence Fernandes, a Software Engineer by degree and a passionate cyclist. Worked as a Software Engineer at SAP Labs and Hindustan Unilever Limited. After working with SAP Labs, I continued to work with an NGO – Association of people for disability as a mathematics and dance teacher for the betterment of differently abled kids for 2 years, …

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JUNE CYCLING EVENTS IN BANGALORE

Rohan Kini BOTS News, Events

Sign up for rides on our website or Facebook June is awesome – fantastic weather for riding! And we have an event packed month to help you enjoy it to the fullest. Head over to our events page (website / Facebook) and sign up for events to stay current on what’s happening. We’re nurturing our events page (bumsonthesaddle.com/events) to track …

MAY IS BIKE MONTH! CYCLING EVENTS IN BANGALORE IN MAY

Rohan Kini BOTS News, Events

May is an exciting month! As a company we have decided to stay a lot more connected, share more awesome cycling and work harder on inspiring our fans to ride their bikes. Also ride a lot more as a company. Going forward, you can find ALL cycling events that we conduct on our events page – http://bumsonthesaddle.com/events WEEKLY RIDES Our …

CYCLING TO WORK: COMMUTER PROFILE – MOHAN SUBRAMANYAM

Archana Seshagiri BOTS News, Commute

We love bicycles, and at BUMSONTHESADDLE we aim to share this passion with as many people as possible. Biking to Work can be one of the simplest things most Bangaloreans can do to kick off a fantastic day. The BOTS “Wheels of Change” project aims to get more people biking to work via corporate workshops, partnerships, events and simply sharing the joy …