Cycling in the news

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Good to see lots of smallish news writeups on cycling!   Education times – Times of India (15 July 2013)     Bangalore Mirror (16 July 2013) 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 Indian city or a kick-ass technical …

Aluminium making a come back as a frame material

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  A nice writeup by BICYCLING magazine on how Aluminium is making a come back as a good frame building material link to article: www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/bikes-and-gear-features/call-it-comeback Other interesting links on materials Steel, Aluminium, Titanium or Carbon Frame materials – part 1 Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, a high-intensity road race, …

How to buy a bike and how to ride a bike by Goofy

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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 Indian city or a kick-ass technical single track – I love it all. Apart from riding bicycles, I love being all geeky and know everything there is to know about bicycles, technology, bike …

Congratulations Dev – Abu Dhabi international triathlon

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A big congratulations to Dev Roy, chairman and founder of LeapStart, for completing the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon successfully under oppressive heat and windy conditions! Awesome to watch our bikers scale new heights! or distances :)     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, …

Do cheap bicycles mean fewer riders?

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Harsha recently picked up a BMX from us. Not a product that we normally stock, but heck BMX bikes are kickass (remember BMX bandits?) The BMX was at a dodgy price point – not cheap but would not put a dent on finances. A price point where quality/component compromises will be made. Not products that we normally keep at BumsOnTheSaddle. Issues …

Closed due to Bangalore Bandh

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Closed today Sorry folks – although we do not subscribe to the notion of civil disobedience to be better human beings, we need to keep BumsOnTheSaddle shut for the day to ensure our employees/bikers and bikes are not at the receiving end of mob mentality. The Supreme court of India has banned Bandh’s in 1998 (cited from Wikipedia) but the …

Bicycling at Jagriti Theatre

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A nice Trek 7.1 at Jagriti Theatre, Whitefield Freedom, Culture, Expression and Community – something’s you tend to see a lot of around bicycles and cycling. Theatre pretty much foster’s the same. The good folks at Jagriti Theatre are showcasing a nice Trek Urban bike and a couple of standees shouting out that Bangalore is the cycling capital of the …

Messing up the BumsOnTheSaddle Marketplace

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The BumsOnTheSaddle Marketplace is your space to get rid of bicycles, gear and components you no longer need and make another biker happy with a good deal. It’s been running the last month of so and has been a great help to quite a few bikers who have managed to find buyers for their posted items! Yay! Due to a development/deployment …

Sarvesh interns at BumsOnTheSaddle

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Sarvesh Arya the latest Intern at BumsOnTheSaddle Sarvesh will be interning at BumsOnTheSaddle over the next 3 months. His main goal – figure out how bikers in Bangalore can do a lot more bicycling (including us) We have started a couple of initiatives Sunday Kickstarter rides – medium paced rides, perfect if you are a newbie or would like to …