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 …

SEPTEMBER CYCLING EVENTS IN BANGALORE

Rohan Kini Events

We’re nurturing our events page (bumsonthesaddle.com/events) to track and share all cycling events and rides in Bangalore to ensure riding miles are even simpler to achieve. Keen to have your event shared with the Bangalore cycling community? Let us know! As a cyclist, completing your first 100km ride is always an exciting achievement. We’re super excited about the BOTS100 and …

CYCLING TO WORK: COMMUTER PROFILE – DIVYA KOTTADIEL

Archana Seshagiri Commute, Featured Rider

We love bicycles, and at BUMSONTHESADDLE we aim to share this passion with as many people as possible. Biking to Work can be one of the simplest things most Bangaloreans can do to kick off a fantastic day. The BOTS “Wheels of Change” project aims to get more people biking to work via corporate workshops, partnerships, events and simply sharing the joy …

CYCLING TO WORK: COMMUTER PROFILE – GANAPATHY SUBRAMANIAN

Archana Seshagiri Commute, Featured Rider

We love bicycles, and at BUMSONTHESADDLE we aim to share this passion with as many people as possible. Biking to Work can be one of the simplest things most Bangaloreans can do to kick off a fantastic day. The BOTS “Wheels of Change” project aims to get more people biking to work via corporate workshops, partnerships, events and simply sharing the joy …

MEDIA – PEDALLING TO THE FUTURE | DECCAN HERALD

Rohan Kini BOTS News, Press

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 …

BOTS TARMAC CHRONICLES EPISODE 5 – Seattle, USA to Hesaraghatta

Suraj LN Swamy Events

Wondering how we rode all the way from Seattle to Hesaraghatta? — We didn’t, but Justin did. Read on to know the journey. We met Justin Koh, a long distance cyclist & Amazonian, about a week back and invited him to ride with us on the 5th Episode of the Tarmac Chronicles. We set off towards Jalahalli airforce station via …

TARMAC CHRONICLES EPISODE 4 – Foggy, Rottweiler, Gulkand, a drunkard, dogs, Di2 & smooth tarmac

Suraj LN Swamy Events

After last weeks horror on Bangalore East roads, I was focused on mapping a “blow MY mind away” route. And I was successful! We kicked off at 6am sharp with riders coming in all the way from Sarjapur to participate. The route followed Ulsoor > OMR > K. R. Puram bridge. Enroute we picked up Andy & The aeroplane man, …

BOTS TRAIL NOTES EPISODE 1: KICKASS TRAILS – BACK TO TURAHALLI!

Rohan Kini Events

You can almost forget how beautiful Turahalli forest can be if you’ve not been there for ages. NOT! Beautiful. #$@!@^# beautiful. After endless delays, kalmane coffees, broken bikes and sorting out souls-without-helmets we finally set off towards our quest for the day – the Peacock Trail inside Turahalli Forest off Kanakpura road, Bangalore. 14 of us today. Most folks knew …

WHY RIDE A PURE FIX? INTRODUCTION TO FIXED GEAR & SINGLE SPEED CYCLING

Rohan Kini BOTS Guides, Commute, E-commerce, Tips & Tricks

All across India there is a sudden spike in interest in cycling as a fitness and leisure activity. Be it the social aspect of riding in a group, commuting within the city to avoid the ever-so-problematic traffic, or just pushing yourself to your limits to get fitter and faster, the possibilities seem endless. As someone who is looking at taking …