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BUMSONTHESADDLE BUYING GUIDES – PEDAL BUYING GUIDE

Shaun George BOTS Guides

Bicycle pedals are a critical part of a drivetrain. Pedals are the platforms that screw onto your crank arms and help you put down power through the chain and to the rear wheel. Properly suited pedals will help you generate maximum power in the most efficient manner possible. Pedals are your first point of contact on a bicycle so it’s …

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BUMSONTHESADDLE BUYING GUIDES – DISC BRAKE PADS

Soumya Chatterjee BOTS Guides, Mechanics

Are you looking to change your disc brake pads? Organic, Metallic, Semi-metallic – there are a whole bunch of pad-options to decide on. Which pads to use boils down to the kind of riding you do, the riding conditions and are also a personal preference. TYPES OF MOUNTAIN BIKE DISC BRAKE PADS There are two major types of Disc Brake …

BUMSONTHESADDLE GUIDES - BUYERS GUIDE TO CYCLING SHOES

BUMSONTHESADDLE GUIDES – BUYERS GUIDE TO CYCLING SHOES

Shaun George BOTS Guides

Cycling in any kind of footwear is possible, but regular rides benefit from shoes designed specifically for cycling. Compared to normal running or jogging shoes, cycling shoes have stiffer soles which provide efficient energy transfer as you pedal. Besides, riding in flip flops or sandals can be risky as your shoes could slip from the pedals and result in a …

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BUMSONTHESADDLE GUIDES – HOW TO CHOOSE BICYCLE SADDLES

Shaun George BOTS Guides

If you’re going through this article you’ve probably encountered an issue with your saddle. It’s probably uncomfortable or perhaps you’re simply looking for an upgrade. Either way, a change in your saddle can bring about a big change in your riding comfort and endurance.  Buying a saddle may look like a daunting task with so many different choices available in …

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BICYCLE INNER TUBE BUYING GUIDE – WHICH TUBES FOR MY BIKE?

Rohan Kini BOTS Guides

Bicycle tubes are a simple but essential item for most cyclists (unless you’re riding solid or tubeless). They sit inside your tire and are inflated with a simple floor or portable pump. A tube puncture is typically a frustrating moment for every new cyclist, but being comfortable fixing punctures is an important skill for every rider. Tip – Carrying a …

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TIME TRIAL, PERFORMANCE & AERO ROAD BIKE SERVICE

Soumya Chatterjee Mechanics

Road bikes are relatively simple machines and most cyclists aim to keep their bikes clean and drive train well-lubricated when it comes to regular maintenance. Well shifting gears, snappy brakes, and a clean bike often give a false sense of well being and we see bikes rolling into our service centers only when there is a break-down or component failure. …

BUMSONTHESADDLE GUIDES: TOP FIVE TRIATHLON ESSENTIALS

Vallabh Pradeep Uncategorized

It’s awesome that you have decided to do triathlon only a few brave humans can make this decision. It’s going to be a sweet journey involving various levels of training and workouts. But to make your training more enjoyable and comfortable you should consider these 5 essentials which will make your life easier on the bike. BIKE First and foremost …