How to Pedal

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Aware of how you place your foot on the pedal while cycling ? There might be a more efficient way. The most efficient way to pedal, would be to place the ball of the feet along the axle of the pedal, as shown in the picture above. This is a pretty common mistake that I see on the road though. …

Bicycling@BarCamp Bangalore

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Wanna know whats a BarCamp ? Why not participate in the Bangalore BarCamp happening on the 28th and 29th July 2007 (Whoops thats the coming Saturday and Sunday) There is a special collective on Bicycling in Bangalore Head over to the Bicycling in Bangalore Collective if you are interested in contributing to a healthy discussion on bicycling in Bangalore. (its …

The Trek 4300

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The Trek 3700 is the basic aluminium model that is available in India and its hardly any surprise that this is the model that BumsOnTheSaddle has sold the most, for various reasons. Back on a bicycle after ages, scared to pick up a more expensive model highly recommended by others in some forums budget constraints no other bike to compare …

Tire tread belt

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Are your bicycle tires almost bald ? Here is an interesting project then, how to make a Tire Tread Belt

bannerghatta again

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Another quick Sunday ride to Bannerghatta and back. These rides are nice because if you leave early (6 – 6:30 am) and keep a stiff pace you could easily be back by 8 – 8:30 am and still cover around 50km and have a good enough work out. As usual the ride started at the Family mart on Kanakpura road. …

Register your new Trek Bicycle

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Why should I register my bicycle ? Registering a Trek bicycle serves as proof of ownership for any future warranty issues. How do I register Click on the Product Registration page on the Trek website (click here for the Product Registration Page) Fill up the form and your done. While filling up the form you need to take care of …

an Article on Cycling in India

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BumsOnTheSaddle recently appeared on a Front page article on The Telegraph, apparently a very popular popular newspaper in the North East. Click to check out the article

Bike Shipment is here

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Keeping a watch on the new Bikes Finally ! The Bike shipment is here in Bangalore. Our BOTS Angle is keeping an eye on the bike, but not for long. Come and get em !

Lance Armstrong in Bangalore

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Want to pick up spanking new Trek bikes. Look up towards the heavens and search for Lance Armstrong :) BumsOnTheSaddle finally gets its signage up. We got a big banner with Lance Armstrong and our website printed and hung on the building where we have opened shop. Very neat While we were putting up this signage we had 3 folks …

The bikes are in Delhi

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[this is an update of the next shipment of bikes that are slated to hit our store soon. We have this on the blog so that we dont have to spam our customer with info if they really dont need it] The scene has been pretty bad the past few weeks. We were unable to get any Treks for our …