TARMAC CHRONICLES: ROAD RIDING CHRONICLED

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The first episode of the BOTS TARMAC CHRONICLES started off with a BANG this awesome Saturday Morning. Deviating from the regular, and restructuring the old “BOTS Airport Ride”, Tarmac Chronicles are aimed at exploring and enjoying new tarmac routes every week as a group. The riders did a mix of urban-rural set up taking a deviation from the devanhalli town, …

How to choose the right handlebar

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The main function of a handlebar is to provide support to the rider and to enable the rider to maneuver the bike. Handlebars also serve the additional functionality of supporting your cyclocomputers,  brake-callipers, lights etc. There are several types of handlebars available. Some of the main types are  drop bars, flat bars, bull horns, and pista bars. Each bar serves …

BIKE REVIEW – MR. KANTH GONE BIKING WITH THE BERGAMONT HELIX 4.0 2015

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“With the growing popularity of two-wheeled commuting and increasing enthusiasm for hitting the trails on the weekend, Bergamont’s Helix 4.0 is a great bike for both that and beyond” My name is Kanth, Prem Kanth! I’ve been commuting by bicycle for the most part of my life. Commuters go through lots of obstacles on their bike with different seasons, detours …

EVENT – VODAFONE CYCLING MARATHON 2015

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The Vodafone Cycling Marathon is back with a bang and scheduled for Sunday, March 1st 2015 in Bengaluru. The first edition of Vodafone Cycling Marathon brought in nearly 5000 cycling enthusiasts from across India to the heart of Bengaluru. More cyclists, a longer and safer route and a fun-filled carnival awaits you in this edition of the event. Race Categories …

MEDIA – FEATURED STORE ON CHOOSEMYBICYCLE

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BUMSONTHESADDLE was recently featured on ChooseMyBicycle (link). Sweet read! An excerpt from the post When did the store start and what led you to start it? BUMSONTHESADDLE was started in 2006 by Nikhil and ​I. We rode our bikes quite a bit and always felt that there was ​more to this ​passionate and community oriented product (cycles). We felt most people …

THE EMBASSY INTERNATIONAL TRIATHLON POWERED BY SPECIALIZED

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The Embassy International Triathlon (www.fb.com/EmbassyInternationalTriathlon) was conducted at The Stonehill International school. Fantastic turnout, excellent planning and execution and a great location for a nice Tri! Was great to see the splash of red everywhere! Looking forward to this event next year. Post by BumsOnTheSaddle. Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, a …

1200KM RIDE KICKOFF IN BANGALORE TODAY | RANDONNEURING INDIA

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The last time I rode a brevet was in 2011, yup. Its been a while! 13 hours on the saddle was not a journey I was too kicked about! But then, the camaraderie, the achievement and the post-event memory were pretty great though. Damn, coming to think about it, a brevet does hit the spot! Randonneuring has taken off in India …

INDIRANAGAR CYCLE DAY / BANGALORE OPEN STREETS PROJECT

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some scenes from the Indiranagar cycle day yesterday It’s been a pleasure to watch a year’s worth of “Cycle Day’s” go by! We have been a part – active and passive – of every single one of them and are super kicked to know that Bangalore is demanding more! Although the event started with thousands of cyclists thronging Cubbon park and going …