Fresh Saddle Bags

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piping hot A fresh lot of BOTS Saddle bags have made their way to the store. We are in the process of continuously tweaking the saddle bags as customers give feedback – hence this bunch have reflective tape in the front for additional safety. Just the Saddle Bag – Rs 300 Fully loaded – around Rs. 600

join the victory lap

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victory ! We will be joining Samim and Vibhor on their last leg back to Bangalore after their month long endurance event – running all the way from Bangalore to Mumbai (a distance of 1100 Km) and cycling back to voice their opinion against global warming and to encourage cycling in India. Lets leave it to Samim and Vibhor to …

Trek 3700 review – an update

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The Trek 3700 review has been updated with some technical information about the bike and the ride that the bike offers. Scroll towards the end to check it out. Feedback more than welcome as it would help make future bike reviews more useful.

Running vs Cycling

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Quite a few of our customers are runners who are looking to use the bicycle as a means to cross train. Cycling and running are complimentary with respect to the muscle groups they exercise. Came across this interesting article by Dave Moulton, an ex frame builder, who writes about Running vs Cycling: Burning Calories a very interesting read.

Saddle Bags

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Saddle Bags galore Saddle Bags are these really useful pouches that sit just below the saddle, used to carry paraphernalia you would need when you ride out – puncture kit, tools, money etc. Due to the lack of nice Saddle Bags available here, BumsOnTheSaddle decided to go ahead and make our own. My Saddle bag turned inside out (click for …

on CNN IBN and on NDTV

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Nikhil biking to work BumsOnTheSaddle were recently featured on CNN IBN – as Bangalore IT Professionals cycle towards a green future Unable to watch the video on the site though. Its basically Nikhil speaking about why we started BumsOnTheSaddle and why we believe biking in Bangalore will work. just a few days before this we were also featured on NDTV …

the new Trek 3700’s

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the new 3700 and the old 3700 The Trek 2008 models have started trickling through with some minor changes compared to the 2007 models. before and now The Bontrager seats are no longer embroidered. Hardly makes a difference to your butt whether the seat is embroidered or not, but looks like there is a conscious decision to cost the costs. …

new Trek 4300 shots

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Looks like the new Trek 4300s to roll into India are orange in color compared to the earlier Yellow. Same bike. Different color The Trek 4300 is the best bike to buy for folks just venturing out to pick up a good bike. Although pricer than the Trek 3700 the components and the frame on the 4300 make it a …