WEST BANGALORE RIDE ROUTE – “BACK TO UNIVERSITY” | BEGINNER FRIENDLY

Sarang Arvind Bike Routes

Strava Route Link: https://www.strava.com/routes/13091401 Distance: 13KM Route Start Point: Nagarbhavi Circle Difficulty Level: Beginner Elevation Gain: 136m Ride Time: 40-60 Minutes Route Profile: Rolling Road Quality: Smooth Tarmac Traffic Level: Moderate If you stay in West Bangalore, Bangalore University is one of the best places to go cycling – fantastic roads, tree cover, rolling terrain, minimal traffic, places to take …

EVENT REPORT | PROVIDING START LINE SUPPORT AT THE KRISHNAGIRI 200 KM BREVET

Rupert Fernandes Events

200 KM KRISHNAGIRI BREVET Time Allotted – 13 hours Distance – 200km A 200km ride marks the beginning of the journey of an endurance rider. Randonneuring is an extremely popular sport in India with Brevets in multiple cities across the country running well-organized events with 200km, 300km, 400km, 600km & even 1000km rides allowing riders to push their physical abilities …

ESSENTIAL STRAVA GUIDE: TIPS AND TRICKS FOR BEGINNERS

Vallabh Pradeep BOTS Guides, Reviews

Most of you would love to track your riding activities and measure your progress, but not able to do that because tracking gadgets cost a bomb. Worry not! Here is an app which allows you to record, share and upload your activities free of cost. Strava is a “Social Networking” app for cyclists and runners which allows the user to …

PRODUCT REVIEW: SPECIALIZED SIRRUS

Suraj LN Swamy Reviews

REAL FIT. REAL FAST – You’re going to be ready for anything your ride throws at you, rain or shine Price Range: INR 38,500 – 45,500 Discipline: Road Usage: Hybrid bike for everyday use PROS Lightweight, high-quality frame that is easily upgradeable Fast rolling, puncture resistant tires Great handling for city riding as well as long distance rides Comfortable Specialized …

Squirt bicycle chain Lube | Bangalore online purchase

PRODUCT REVIEW: SQUIRT BICYCLE CHAIN LUBRICANT

Suraj LN Swamy Reviews

  Pros Keeps the chain clean Quite as it does not attract dirt Can resist mild wet conditions Biodegradable Cons Shorter application interval OVERVIEW Squirt is a long-lasting wax-based ‘dry’ chain lubricant for cycling. Squirt was developed to lubricate over longer distances than conventional oil-based lubes as well as to keep the chain clean. It can be used for both …

PRODUCT REVIEW: SPECIALIZED CROSSTRAIL

Suraj LN Swamy Reviews

Price Range: INR 39,500 – INR 56,000 Usage: Versatile hybrid bike capable of smooth roads and basic trails Pros Lightweight alloy frame Suspension fork with advanced damping functions at this price point Comfortable & Ergonomic touch points Robust tires to handle all riding conditions Cons Base model not equipped with disc brakes OVERVIEW The Specialized Crosstrail range combines rapid road …

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VIDEO: CREATING A TRAINING PLAN FOR CYCLISTS

admin Bike Skills, Events

With the famed Nandi Epic road race & the Tour of Nilgiris around the corner, we decided to team up with Bikey Venky (BVCoaching) to help riders kick off a structured training program (for next year) on their bikes and also answer questions folks have on training and racing at the upcoming road events! The webinars were a phenomenal success …

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NOVEMBER CYCLING EVENTS IN BANGALORE

Rohan Kini Events

We’re nurturing our events page (bumsonthesaddle.com/events) to track and share all cycling events in Bangalore to ensure cyclists can easily find a ride of their choice. Keen to have an event listed and shared with the Bangalore Cycling community? Let us know! BOTS CENTURY CHALLENGE A 100KM ride is always an exciting achievement – a massive leap for a first …

HOW TO CHOOSE BICYCLE MULTITOOL

Vallabh Pradeep BOTS Guides

A multipurpose tool is a survival tool for any cyclist. It is compact and comes handy during emergency situations; it provides all the important tools necessary to carry out roadside maintenance. The mechanical breakdown may occur to well-maintained bike as well, so it is worth carrying a multi-tool on every outing with the bike. It will ensure that the rider …

VIDEO: TRAINING, NUTRITION AND HYDRATION BASICS FOR CYCLISTS

Suraj LN Swamy BOTS Guides

We hosted a Facebook Live Webinar on Training & Nutrition, hosted by Lokesh Jain from Talk About Cycling & Keertana Ramu from Fast & Up India. With all the cycling events that we’re running including the monthly 100km rides, we find Nutrition, Hydration and basics of Training extremely important and helpful for beginner and intermediate cyclists to ride stronger and …