Kona Dew 2020 - BUMSONTHESADDLE BIKE REVIEW

BIKE REVIEW – KONA DEW 2021

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Commute, Product Launch, Reviews

Kona Bikes is synonymous with good quality bikes across the world. An originally Canadian bicycle brand, currently based out of Washington, Kona produces a complete range of road, commuter, cyclocross, and mountain bikes. The Kona Dew 2021 is the latest iteration of the company’s classic all-around commuter bike, aimed at providing a comfortable fun riding experience at an affordable price …

WAHOO KICKR CORE – PRODUCT REVIEW

Shaun George BOTS Guides, Reviews

Along with it’s bigger brother, we got a chance to test out the Wahoo Kickr Core for a few days. We put the Kickr Core through its paces and found out why it’s one of the best selling smart trainers here in the Indian market. As far as indoor trainers go, the Kickr Core is currently one of the best, …

KINETIC ROCK & ROLL INDOOR TRAINER – PRODUCT REVIEW

Shaun George BOTS Guides, Reviews

Kinetic by Kurt, better know as Kinetic, is quite a famous indoor bicycle trainer manufacturer well known by cyclists across the world. The American company has long been a mainstay in the trainer business with its very characteristic green trainers. Interestingly, Kinetic started out manufacturing the metal frames for another famous trainer brand CycleOps and then pivoted into making their …

TOP CYCLING & FITNESS GARMIN SMARTWATCHES – BUYERS GUIDE

Shaun George BOTS Guides, Reviews, Triathlon

The rapid technological advancements in recent years have led to popularity of smartwatches. Just as smartphones did, sport smartwatches also intend to simplify your life. Athletes of all kinds these days base a lot of their work off of data and certain parameters. Wouldn’t it be great to have access to all of this and more when you’re out running …

WAHOO INDOOR TRAINERS – BUYING GUIDE

Shaun George BOTS Guides, Reviews

The Indoor Trainer market is dominated by just a handful of the big players. One of them is Wahoo Fitness – a sports/fitness technology company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Wahoo has a large fan base amongst cyclists thanks to their much famed KICKR family of Indoor Cycling Trainers, the ELEMNT family of Cycling Computers, and the TICKR family of Heart Rate …

TACX INDOOR TRAINERS – BUYING GUIDE

Shaun George BOTS Guides, Reviews

Tacx, a privately owned Dutch manufacturer is one of the biggest sellers of trainers, water bottles, and tools across the globe. Best known for its innovative line of indoor smart trainers, including the highly-regarded Tacx NEO 2 and the revolutionary NEO Bike, that’s used by professional athletes all over the world. Tacx trainers allow cyclists to experience lifelike conditions, indoors. …

BEST DIRECT DRIVE TRAINERS FOR INDOOR CYCLING 2020 – BUYERS GUIDE

Shaun George BOTS Guides, Reviews

While riding outdoors is fantastic, training indoors on an indoor turbo trainer has its own advantages and is a great way to stay fit, improve your riding, and also open up new dimensions to your cycling lifestyle. An indoor trainer is essentially a piece of equipment that makes it possible for you to ride your bicycle indoors while it remains stationary. They are …

SOUTH BANGALORE RIDE ROUTE – THE BORDER – 100 MILER

Balakrishna Bhat Bike Routes, BOTS News, Reviews, Ride Leadership Program, Tips & Tricks

Elevation Gain: 1,558m Distance: 166.81km Ride time: 5-6 hours Route profile: Rolling Road quality: Smooth tarmac; ocassional bad patches Traffic Level: Low Strava Route – 100 miler Our very first 100 miler had to be exciting, challenging and scenic at the same time to encourage people to get into brevets. Thally lake on the other side of the state border …