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. …

ORTLIEB BIKE BAGS & PANNIERS – BUYING GUIDE

Shaun George BOTS Guides, Commute

Bike bags are small bags that latch onto your bike’s frame and are invaluable for carrying gear on bike rides, be it a day trip out of your crowded cities or an across-the-world bike adventure. Although these are indispensable for long rides, these can become absolutely essential for your every ride bike commute or while you’re out shopping. DO I …

HOW TO CHOOSE BICYCLE PANNIERS – BUYERS GUIDE

Shaun George BOTS Guides, Commute

Why do cyclists prefer pannier bags when they can carry a backpack to lug things around? We asked a few riders who regularly commute to work on their bicycles and they gave us a few reasons why they prefer pannier bags vs a backpack Comfort was the most important. Everyone hates a sweaty back because of a heavy backpack on …

BIKE TO WORK – HOW TO KICKSTART CYCLING TO WORK

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The number of cars and motorbikes on the road are on the rise. Cities are getting incredibly congested with high rise buildings and vehicles. On your drive to work, you’ve probably seen a bunch of office goers on bicycles zipping past you, while you’re stuck in traffic. Seeing this it has also probably crossed your mind that you too could …

BIKE TO WORK COMMUTER PROFILE – MAYUR BATHIJA

Shaun George Commute, Featured Rider

As kids, almost all of us have had this euphoric moment where we felt intense happiness in doing something for which we have been preparing a long time. One of these moments for me was learning to pedal a cycle and the sheer joy of being able to cycle without the support of those extra wheels that helped me balance …

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HOW TO CHOOSE ANTI-POLLUTION MASKS – BUYERS GUIDE

Shaun George BOTS Guides, Commute

With pollution levels skyrocketing, cyclists and commuters are more than ever exposed to high levels of toxic pollutants in the air. Cycling is picking up in a big way, is a fun way to stay fit and also a fantastic tool to commute in busy Indian cities. However, pollution is a serious health hazard in most Indian cities these days …