COVID-19 PANDEMIC BUSINESS OPERATIONS UPDATE

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Last Updated – 25 March 2020 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 …

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 …

HELLO FROM ABHIRAM BELLUR

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The BUMSONTHESADDLE ride lead role was a great experience. It helped me grow my personality, interpersonal communication skills, and management skills, all while doing something I love – riding my bicycle. Over the years, I had the opportunity to meet plenty of new riders, got to hear some amazing stories and picked up new riding techniques. The memories made, will …

HELLO FROM SARANG ARVIND

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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 Leadership 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 …

BRAND INTRODUCTION – CONVOLUTION BIKES

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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

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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

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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

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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 …