Review: Schwalbe Marathon Plus Tyres

Suraj LN Swamy Product Launch, Reviews

The Schwalbe Marathon Plus Tyres are essentially heavy duty, seemingly bullet proof ultra reliable commu-touring tyres that inspire unprecedented confidence without feeling sluggish or barge-like, as the 970g weight for a pair would imply. Available for online purchase with free shipping all across India (link) BumsOnTheSaddle would like to congratulate Sandeep Seth on finishing the Tour of Nilgiris 2014, one …

BumsOnTheSaddle, Infantry Road – The launch of Specialized Bicycles in India

Rohan Kini BOTS News, Events, Product Launch

The new BumsOnTheSaddle on Infantry road, Bangalore (pic shot by Chenthil Mohan) We are super excited to showcase our latest project. This has been in the works for almost a year and was a massive project that pushed everyones limits! Great learning and a ton of fun. We are super excited to launch our second store – a Specialized Concept Store. …

Introducing the 2013 Bergamont Bicycles – introductory offer!

Rohan Kini BOTS News, Product Launch

  Bergamont recently launched their 2013 models in India (and Bangalore of course) We have a limited time offer on these awesome machines for the next two weeks (4th to 14th of February) The 2013 lineup from Bergamont Bergamont Vitox 6.3 (MTB) Bergamont Vitox 7.3 (MTB) Bergamont Helix 2.3 (multi use) Bergamont Helix 4.3 (multi use) The Bergamont’s are now …

Registry for stolen bicycles in India

Rohan Kini BOTS News, Product Launch

photo credit – BostonBiker   Loosing a bicycle sucks. Absolutely sucks. Takes a bit of sunshine out of you. A recent spurt of bike thefts across the country has got us thinking that we need a local bike registry where we can start tracking stolen bicycles across India. Making a website is simple (and our first step of course). What …

Gear Review – Zixtro Flash smart phone/mobile phone holder for bicycles

Rohan Kini Product Launch, Reviews

Gear Review of the Zixtro Flash Smart Phone/Mobile phone holder for bicycles by Shankar Shastry, an avid mountain biker based out of Bangalore who loves touring and owns an enviable fleet of bikes!  You can follow Shankar and his bicycling exploits on his awesome blog – MyMyBikeAndTouring. No guesses as to what Shankar is passionate about :) Over to you Shankar! …

Bike Porn – KHS Alite 150

Rohan Kini Product Launch, Reviews

Some nice pictures of the KHS Alite 150 that we shot at BumsOnTheSaddle recently. Do read up our review on the KHS Alite 150 if you are interested in this bike! [galleryview id=1] Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, a high-intensity road race, a jaw-grinding brevet, fixie rides thru packed …

KHS bicycles available at BumsOnTheSaddle

Rohan Kini BOTS News, Product Launch

Naveen and Ignatius fooling around the new KHS Bikes at BumsOnTheSaddle A batch of KHS bikes rolled into BumsOnTheSaddle yesterday. All ready for some bikers to ride em away. The following models in their 2012 line-up are available currently. KHS Alite 150 KHS Alite 350 KHS Alite 500 KHS Alite 1000 KHS 650B The latest prices are as per the website The …

Planet Bike Tail Lights available

Rohan Kini Product Launch

Planet Bike products are now available at BumsOnTheSaddle :) Tail Lights Disclaimer – prices as on 7 Oct 2012. Please check the website for the latest prices The Blinky 3 and the Blinky 7 are their entry level products. Super Bright LED’s 1 Mile Visibility Flashing and Steady mode Weather proof, lightweight and durable The Blinky has 200 hours of runtime …

Downhill Racing across the World

Rohan Kini Product Launch

Photo credit to Pramod Kumar Downhill Biking (DH) is a time trial mountain biking event held on a course with a net decrease in elevation. Riders have one attempt to reach the finish line in the shortest amount of time while remaining between the tape. The rider must choose their path (or line) by compromising between the shortest possible line …

Vincita Pannier bags available

Rohan Kini Product Launch

Pannier bags are useful to ensure a comfortable ride – to stash your laptop and clothes on a short commute or to carry valuable supplies on a long tour across forever. Its always nice to have a load off your back and enjoy the ride! Although it was kinda hard to get our hands on nice panniers till date, we …