Chain and Lube: Pedro’s Syn lube review – for the worst riding conditions

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  The Pedro’s Syn lube is one of the few super long lasting lubricants for wet riding condition. Although it would have been awesome to test this out in a super wet area of India like Cherrapunji we are limited to Bangalore’s crazy weather. This lube will outperform anything you tried before in harsh conditions. The staying power and extremely …

Clean and Lube: Pedro’s ChainJ lubricant review – the perfect all rounder

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Pedro’s Chainj is a propriety vegetable/synthetic chain lubricant engineered with negative charged molecules which not only associate ionically with metal surfaces creating a protective barrier but also assist in keeping it there. The vegetable/synthetic base of the oil offers superior oxidation and corrosion protection. Meant to be used in both dry and wet conditions this lube is the perfect all-round …

Review: Schwalbe Marathon Plus Tyres

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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 …

Review: Bicycle Lights – CATEYE Volt 300

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The CATEYE VOLT 300. Available online at: http://bit.ly/cateye-volt-300 Amazing to know how this sleek head light can emit about 300 lumens of light! We recently got our hands on the CATEYE Volt300 and decided to test it out on our weekly wednesday night rides. The Volt300 is a rechargeable headlight with a quick charge battery that can detect a high powered …

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

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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

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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 Alite 150 Bike Review

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KHS Alite 150 The KHS Alite 150 is an entry level MTB that is very popular with new riders across India. Can’t decide between a trail bike or a commuter? Getting onto the KHS Alite 150 would be a good choice – The light weight Aluminum frame, multiple frame sizes and quality components ensure a comfortable ride. Ride Experience The …

BOTS Bike Review – Trek 1.1 – an excellent all rounder

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The Trek 1.1 was reviewed by Darren Reid. We wrap up the review with our thoughts on certain technical/non-technical aspects of the bike. About Darren Darren Reid is a pro biker from Australia who is currently in India. He is currently sponsored by Rapha clothing (the Prada of bicycling clothing) and embrocation cycling magazine (it`s a great read. Check them …

Trek 7100

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introducing the Trek 7100 If its city riding that you are looking at, the Trek 7100 is the perfect bicycle for you. And at a very good price too. The Trek 7100 is a Hybrid bicycle. A cross between a Mountain Bike and a Road Bike, with the best of both worlds. Its built to be efficient and fast, with a comfortable upright non-racing …

a week of riding around on the Trek 3700

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Currently Trek has only aluminum frames available in India, of which the 3700 is the most basic model on offer. The bike is not flashy, which is good. But if you look a little closely you notice stuff that should get your heart racing, if you are a biking enthusiast in India. Good components have finally made an entrance into …