ECO-FRIENDLY PACKAGING AT BUMSONTHESADDLE

Mahak Yadav BOTS News, E-commerce

We kicked off our website sales/e-commerce operations in 2014 to serve riders across India vs just our bike shop in Bangalore. With increasing numbers of orders, packing was a bugaboo because of the amount of plastic that was required to ensure items arrive safely to the rider. A common concern in most e-commerce businesses. While the solution seemed quite simple …

INTRODUCTION TO ABSOLUTEBLACK OVAL CHAINRINGS

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Product Launch

It’s interesting to note that AbsoluteBlack is the largest manufacturers of Oval Chainrings in the world, all manufactured at their production and dispatch facility in Poland (EU) from German aluminum, then skillfully anodized in the United Kingdom. Whew! That’s a lot of distance even before these are installed on your bike. But from what we hear – it’s all worth …

JETBLACK VOLT INDOOR SMART TRAINER – PRODUCT REVIEW

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Product Launch

We’ve been following the extensive development of the JetBlack VOLT and we’re stoked to finally have them on hand for riders in India. The VOLT is an electromagnetic indoor cycling trainer that offers an exceptional indoor riding experience. It comes pre-assembled with an 11-speed cassette making it super easy to start riding with no added costs. Attach your bike, CONNECT …

GARMIN SMARTWATCHES – FOR RUNNERS, CYCLISTS & TRIATHLETES

Suraj Girish BOTS Guides, Triathlon

Choosing the right Garmin watch for you can be quite a task considering Garmin’s wide variety of watches and gadgets across different price ranges. If you’ve just started your fitness journey or you’re a performance triathlete, it’s important to find the watch that meets your fitness requirements and fits your budget. You might end up overspending on the features you …

TOP 5 ESSENTIALS FOR COMMUTING ON A BICYCLE

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Commute, Tips & Tricks

We’ve come up with the Top 5 Bicycle Commuting Essentials for India which will help you stay safe, seen and comfortable while getting around on your bicycle. Commuting via bicycle is one of the best ways to get around Indian Cities. They’re nimble, quick and can cut through the dreaded traffic jams on your typical rush-hour commute. Not to mention …

PRODUCT REVIEW – ELITE SUITO

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Product Launch

The Suito is Elite’s new mid-range, competitively priced, direct-drive, interactive trainer designed to take your indoor training to the next level. Powerful, solid, and quiet, Suito offers an easy, realistic, and accurate indoor bike training experience. It has carved a name for itself by offering components and functionality that seriously undercuts the competition. The trainer comes totally pre-assembled out of …

BRAND INTRODUCTION – SARIS TRAINERS

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Product Launch

SARIS, erstwhile known as CycleOps, is a bike trainer manufacturer based in Madison, Wisconsin in the United States. They are a brand started by cyclists for cyclists and cater to a wide range of cycling accessories. The brand is primarily known for the top of the line trainers and also produce bike racks, and cycling infrastructure for cities. At BUMSONTHESADDLE …

PRODUCT REVIEW – HORNIT CLUG BIKE RACK

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Product Launch

For bike owners the world over, finding the best way to store one’s bike at home or at work has often been challenging. Most cyclists will be forced to park their bikes outside and in public places because they lack the appropriate space inside their residence or workplace. While most cyclists end up just placing the bicycle on a wall …

BRAND INTRODUCTION – UNIVED

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Product Launch

For cyclists today, staying on top of one’s nutrition and physical wellbeing is one of the hardest things to maintain. To keep your body performing at its best, a regular supply of nutrients, vitamins and recovery apparel is a must. You can find supplements and workout apparel from a wide range of brands, on a plethora of marketplaces. We feel …

PRODUCT REVIEW – GARMIN FORERUNNER 245

Suraj Girish BOTS Guides, Reviews

Garmin Forerunner 245 is the successor to the Forerunner 235, and Garmin took four years to bring us the successor, but it was worth the wait, bringing in a slew of new features, sensor updates and tracking options. It is an excellent all-round watch for a plethora of workout- type activities and for the price, the Forerunner 245 offers quite …