HELLO FROM SARANG (RIDE LEAD PROGRAM)

Shaun George BOTS News, Featured Rider

The Ride Lead role is more than just riding a bike. It has been over a year since I started leading rides and it’s been a great experience on multiple fronts. The BUMSONTHESADDLE Ride Program has put my planning and organizing skills to test. I have had the freedom to plan events and even help in organizing; an opportunity which …

HELLO FROM BALA (RIDE LEAD PROGRAM)

Shaun George BOTS News

I started riding when I was a kid and used my bike for commuting to school and then later to college. Lost touch with cycling for a few years in between and then started riding again about 5 years ago. I started riding longer distances with a bunch of friends. I got really into it, bought my road bike last …

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 …

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 …