BOTSPUNE Announcement: Closing Down Operations 9 Oct 2016

Rohan Kini BOTS News Comments

Today we’re announcing that after two years of helping cyclists in Pune, we will be shutting down our Pune bike shop operations on 9 Oct 2016. We’ve been present in Pune for over two years, and we’ve learnt bucket loads – running high quality bike shops in a new city, creating cycling communities from scratch, managing inspired teams across multiple …

NITIN AREEKAL – NEW BUM AT BUMSONTHESADDLE

Rohan Kini BOTS News Comments

People are important to us at BOTS. We aim to have a fantastic, motivated team capable of delivering a phenomenal experience for cyclists across the country. We’re super excited to introduce a new member on our team – Nitin Areekal. Nitin will be playing a Sales Representative role in our distribution business. He will be responsible for ensuring global cycling …

BIKE PORN: SPECIALIZED ALLEZ SPRINT X1

admin Product Launch Comments

The Allez Sprint Comp X1 Buy Link: http://bit.ly/2b2uFso A proper race machine, the Allez Sprint X1 Comp is more than ready for the demands of crit racing and heavy training. It’s constructed from E5 Premium aluminum with D’Aluisio Smartweld technology for an ultra-stiff platform, plus an S-Works carbon fork and a no-nonsense Rival 1 groupset. Shot at the recent Criterium …

SALE WEEK (15-21AUG). UPTO 40% OFF.

Rohan Kini BOTS News, Events Comments

A Full Week to Save on a Ride! Shop at our annual Independence Sale to get some kick ass deals on the best bikes and accessories in the world. Bikes, lights, apparel, helmets, shoes, everything. All running with kick-ass pricing! Please remember, offers run thru this week and inventory is limited. Details: http://bit.ly/Specialized-India ps: Sale pricing will be enabled on 15th …

MONSOON SERVICE OFFER FOR RIDING IN INDIAN RAINS

admin BOTS News, Mechanics Comments

It’s the Monsoons and riding in rain is a fun of its own kind. Despite water clogged roads & heavy downpour, commuters still prefer biking to work and us performance riders hate to stop riding because of damp weather! While we need that extra gear like a rain jacket our bikes needs some extra care and attention too. Bikes ride best when bearings roll smooth and …

BOTS START LINE SUPPORT – OFF ROAD ANARCHY MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE

Rohan Kini Events Comments

The BOTS Start Line Team We offered Start Line Support at the Off-Road Anarchy: Mountain Biking Madness event today. Our ace mechanics ensured riders raced safe and our bike specialists were there to educate when required. Constantly improving on our Start Line Support offering to ensure events are better supported. We also rolled out a few Specialized Bicycles and flags …

MEDIA – SAFER ROADS FOR CYCLISTS | DECCAN HERALD

Rohan Kini Press Comments

Quoted us as “Bums of the saddles”!!, but Deccan Herald did have some of the BOTS folks quote how cyclists can be safer on our hostile roads. Good to see media starting to report on cyclists safety. Looks like the numbers are picking up! For someone who cycles daily, Archana Sheshagiri, says that cyclists end up commanding their space on …

GROWTH OF CYCLING ACROSS INDIA

Rohan Kini Uncategorized Comments

Strava has this real cool app to check how cycling/running has grown across 2014 & 2015 (link) Really good to see that much more blue & red across India. Plus new hot spots popping up.

MEDIA – PEDALLING TO THE FUTURE | DECCAN HERALD

Rohan Kini BOTS News, Press Comments

A nice writeup on BUMSONTHESADDLE, the inception and our effort in getting more people on bike via our shop rides as a part of the club culture column on the Deccan Herald. Thanks guys! The BOTSWOMEN riders and the Tarmac Chronicles. Looking good! They thought of cycling to their offices instead of using their motor bikes. “I used to ride …