BOTS START LINE SUPPORT – OFF ROAD ANARCHY MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE

Rohan Kini Events

The BOTS Start Line Team We offered Start Line Support at the Off-Road Anarchy: Mountain Biking Madness event today. Our ace mechanics ensured riders raced safe and our bike specialists were there to educate when required. Constantly improving on our Start Line Support offering to ensure events are better supported. We also rolled out a few Specialized Bicycles and flags …

BOTS TARMAC CHRONICLES EPISODE 5 – Seattle, USA to Hesaraghatta

Suraj LN Swamy Events

Wondering how we rode all the way from Seattle to Hesaraghatta? — We didn’t, but Justin did. Read on to know the journey. We met Justin Koh, a long distance cyclist & Amazonian, about a week back and invited him to ride with us on the 5th Episode of the Tarmac Chronicles. We set off towards Jalahalli airforce station via …

TARMAC CHRONICLES EPISODE 4 – Foggy, Rottweiler, Gulkand, a drunkard, dogs, Di2 & smooth tarmac

Suraj LN Swamy Events

After last weeks horror on Bangalore East roads, I was focused on mapping a “blow MY mind away” route. And I was successful! We kicked off at 6am sharp with riders coming in all the way from Sarjapur to participate. The route followed Ulsoor > OMR > K. R. Puram bridge. Enroute we picked up Andy & The aeroplane man, …

BOTS TRAIL NOTES EPISODE 1: KICKASS TRAILS – BACK TO TURAHALLI!

Rohan Kini Events

You can almost forget how beautiful Turahalli forest can be if you’ve not been there for ages. NOT! Beautiful. #$@!@^# beautiful. After endless delays, kalmane coffees, broken bikes and sorting out souls-without-helmets we finally set off towards our quest for the day – the Peacock Trail inside Turahalli Forest off Kanakpura road, Bangalore. 14 of us today. Most folks knew …

TARMAC CHRONICLES EPISODE 2: NANDI, THE BACK ROUTE!

Suraj LN Swamy Events

“Dude! What a route man. How did you find this? I have ridden to Nandi a zillion times and never knew this road existed. You just took riding to Nandi to the next level”  — A rider after reaching Nandi base The usual road to Nandi base is cluttered with smoke emitting vehicles (hate them!) and rampant riders (hate them …

TARMAC CHRONICLES: ROAD RIDING CHRONICLED

Rohan Kini BOTS News, Events

The first episode of the BOTS TARMAC CHRONICLES started off with a BANG this awesome Saturday Morning. Deviating from the regular, and restructuring the old “BOTS Airport Ride”, Tarmac Chronicles are aimed at exploring and enjoying new tarmac routes every week as a group. The riders did a mix of urban-rural set up taking a deviation from the devanhalli town, …

BOTS EXPERT SERIES – TRIATHLON SPECIAL AT THE SPECIALIZED CONCEPT STORE

Rohan Kini Events

The BOTS Expert Series are sessions aimed to bring cyclists and experts together, in a inspiring setting, to impact cycling positively. Click for more pictures We had a fantastic session of Triathlon lead by some of the best in the scene in one of the best bike shops in the country, the Specialized Concept Store. Our expert panel comprised of Anusuya …

WOMENS100 – RAPHA and BUMSONTHESADDLE bring to you an epic 100km’s this July

Payal Kini BOTS News, Events, Women

Every year thousands of women around the world ride a 100KM, celebrating the simple joy of riding together. Introducing the Rapha WOMENS100. Last year, over 8000 women rode the WOMENS100 and the aim is to double it this year! We’ve signed up with Rapha, a to-die-for lifestyle cycling apparel brand, to run this exciting initiative in Bangalore. When: Sunday, 26 …