FIXED GEAR BICYCLES – WHAT ARE FIXIES?

Rohan Kini

The following writeup is from the extremely awesome blog (link) maintained by the good folks at Pure Fix Cycles. Who better to introduce the concept of fixies than the very folks who design and make em! People talk fixie this, fixie that. But do any of you really know what a fixie is? I do! That’s why I’m going to attempt …

DOLCE SWEET BEGINNINGS: RIDING A WOMAN SPECIFIC BICYCLE

Payal Kini

Kicked about riding a women’s specific bike after having ridden for a year on a MAN bike! 13 months ago on a warm morning I did a massive climb, a climb wait for it…. on the intermediate ring road flyover! Every pedal stroke was an added curse as Prem pushed me to go over and past that flyover! That was …

The great BOTS move of 2011: Roof-Top to the streets and a 3 year anniversary!

Rohan Kini

Today we tick off year number 3 for BumsOnTheSaddle Jayanagar! It’s been a fantastic ride and this is a great opportunity to thank all of you who believed in us, stood by us and make us what we are today. Thank you. Moving BOTS from a part-time-bike-shop-on-the-roof-top to a full-time-job was scary. It was a massive step as most people …

BBCH14 TARMAC Race #5 | 15 June 2014 – Nandi Epic 100Km Road Race

Rohan Kini

The 2014 season of the awesome Bangalore Bicycle Championships is going with a Nandi Epic 100km Road Race on NH-7 Bangalore – Hyderabad Highway. Get your race face on people and get ready for a rocking at the Bangalore Bicycle Championships. RACE DETAILS When : Sunday, 15 June 2014Where : NH-7 Bangalore – Hyderabad Highway | Nandi HillReporting Time : 6:15AMRace Start : 7:00AMDistance : 100kms OnlyRace Cut Off …

BOTS2BOTS: How about attempting a 100KM ride this weekend?

Rohan Kini

Over a 100 doing the 100 – thats our dream! To get loads of folks who have never attempted a 100km on their bikes to give this a shot. A big thanks to Anil Kadsur for working with us to make this happen! According to Anil, this is a ride to get that paradigm shift of doing 100 kms …. and …

Media: The believe so they bike – BumsOnTheSaddle on New Indian Express

Rohan Kini

read the article online  Blast from the past – a nice writeup on some BOTS history, why and how we started out and some brand philosophy. Also a really old image of Rohan Kini riding a Trek 1.1, the first sold in Bangalore in all probability, at the “bike shop on the roof top” terrace BOTS. Fun days.   Who …

All about Pedro’s – the complete bicycle care brand

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About Pedro’s People across the world love Pedro’s for their customer focus, grassroots support and easy-going nature. Being extremely conscious of their environmental footprint, Pedro’s have focussed on churning out eco friendly products. The company is also focused on professional grade bike shop tools and uniquely positions itself as a complete bicycle care brand. Green and Clean! A little more …

BBCh14 Tarmac Race #1 – Prologue Individual Time Trial

Rohan Kini

When : Sunday, 23 February 2014 Where : Emerald Isle Resort | Old Madras Road Reporting Time : 6:15AM Race Start : 7:00AM Distance : 33.5kms Only Race Fee : Online -INR 300/- , Spot – 400/- (Race free for Students – flash your ID Card!) Register To Race | Volunteer Signup More details on the awesome new BBCh website …

BBCH Photo story | Easy online registration for the BBCh races

Rohan Kini

One of the focus points for BBCh in 2014 is race day execution. We are hoping to move registrations to a purely online mode as registrations/cash collection on race day is tricky – everyone is just in racing mode and the last thing we want to do is queue up. Race fees (online registration): Rs 300 Race fees if you …