Riding Basics - Hydration and Nutrition

TOP 5 NUTRITION AND HYDRATION TIPS FOR BEGINNER CYCLISTS

Abhiram BOTS Guides

We all love to ride our bikes right! If a 5km ride was so much much, a 50km ride must be ten times as much fun – that’s only if we get our fueling right. Hydration and Nutrition are two important things that we need to take care of to ensure we enjoy our riding. Here are 5 tips from …

HOW TO CHOOSE A HELMET

Vallabh Pradeep BOTS Guides

choosing a right helmet is very essential for cyclist’s safety. Be it an occasional rider or a rider at performance level. A good helmet must provide a balance between fit, comfort, and ventilation. Here are few things to look for before choosing the helmet. KNOW WHICH TYPE SUITS YOU Bicycle helmets come in different types like leisure ride helmet, road …

HELLO FROM RUPERT LAWRENCE FERNANDES

Rohan Kini BOTS News

I am Rupert Lawrence Fernandes, a Software Engineer by degree and a passionate cyclist. Worked as a Software Engineer at SAP Labs and Hindustan Unilever Limited. After working with SAP Labs, I continued to work with an NGO – Association of people for disability as a mathematics and dance teacher for the betterment of differently abled kids for 2 years, …

SEPTEMBER CYCLING EVENTS IN BANGALORE

Rohan Kini Events

We’re nurturing our events page (bumsonthesaddle.com/events) to track and share all cycling events and rides in Bangalore to ensure riding miles are even simpler to achieve. Keen to have your event shared with the Bangalore cycling community? Let us know! As a cyclist, completing your first 100km ride is always an exciting achievement. We’re super excited about the BOTS100 and …

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR TIRES FROM PUNCTURES

Vallabh Pradeep Tips & Tricks

Punctures are like a shadow, it cannot be avoided! But having said that, the risk of having a flat can definitely be minimized. Here are few tips 1.  PUMP UP YOUR TIRES TO OPTIMAL PRESSURE Incorrect tire pressures are a major reason for punctures. Make it a habit to regularly check your tire pressure before heading out for a ride, especially long …

THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU START CYCLING

Vallabh Pradeep BOTS Guides

Everyone who is into cycling has started somewhere. Most of us learned how to ride a bike when we were young, and probably found an interest to ride later on in life, which is when we got more interested in hard-core cycling, doing longer distances and riding faster. These are a few pointers for riders with big ambitions just (re)starting …