COVID-19 FAQ | SHIPPING & DELIVERY

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, we’re taking simple measures to protect our employees, our vendors, and all our customers. The health and safety of our community of riders is our top priority. We will be doing a few things to reduce the impact of the virus and yet, continue supporting riders across India. E-Commerce deliveries […]

A race ready bicycle

While you are training hard to get respectable timings, its a good idea to ensure your bicycle is race-ready too. With over a year of experience in providing Start Line Support at races & brevets, we at BOTS Tech have compiled a list of top bicycle maintenance tips to ready your bicycle for the day […]

WHAT IS A TRIATHLON?

Triathlons are exciting multi-sport endurance events with three continuous sequential endurance races. The word is of Greek origin – three + competition. While variations of the sports exist the most common format requires you to clock a swim, a bike ride and a run across various distances in a continuous sequence. This multisport evolved in […]

START LINE SUPPORT IN 2019

Not being able to ride or race at an event because of mechanical issues is always disappointing. We decided to solve this problem. Creating more riding opportunities has always been one of our pillars at BUMSONTHESADDLE and providing neutral support at events was right up the alley! BUMSONTHESADDLE Start Line Support is an initiative to […]

TOP 5 NUTRITION AND HYDRATION TIPS FOR BEGINNER CYCLISTS

Top 5 Hydration Nutrition tips for Beginner Cyclists

We all love to ride our bikes right! If a 5km ride was so much much, a 50km ride must be ten times as much fun – that’s only if we get our fueling right. Hydration and Nutrition are two important things that we need to take care of to ensure we enjoy our riding. […]

BUMSONTHESADDLE MARKETPLACE – CLASSIFIEDS FOR YOUR CYCLING GEAR

The initial version of the BUMSONTHESADDLE Cycling marketplace was launched in 2012. It was a fun 2-hour project that enabled cyclists across India to sell their old cycling gear to cyclists who were more than excited about squeezing more miles from it. Over 1200 bikes and truckloads of cycling accessories and spares found happy new […]

STARTLINE SUPPORT AT THE BANGALORE BICYCLE CHAMPIONSHIPS XC RACE

Our Start Line Support initiative ensures cyclists have access to last-minute technical support and ensure their upcoming event is perfect – a quick derailleur touchup, checking tire pressure and maybe even a helping hand to set up the bike. We basically take our bike shop to the Start Line and offer our technical expertise to […]

HOW TO CHOOSE BICYCLE INNER TUBES – BUYERS GUIDE

Bicycle Inner Tube Buying Guide | BUMSONTHESADDLE optimised

Bicycle tubes are a simple but essential item for most cyclists (unless you’re riding solid or tubeless). They sit inside your tire and are inflated with a simple floor or portable pump. A tube puncture is typically a frustrating moment for every new cyclist, but being comfortable fixing punctures is an important skill for every […]

TOP 5 TRIATHLON EVENTS IN INDIA IN 2019

201904 - TOP 5 triathlon events in India | BUMSONTHESADDLE

A triathlon is a multisport race with three continuous sequential races. The event is mostly of the endurance kind with long distances that allows athletes to push their ability to the max. Check out our post – Introduction to the Sport of Triathlon – to understand the basics of this exciting endurance sport that’s growing […]

PRODUCT REVIEW – CONTINENTAL GRAND PRIX 5000 ROAD BIKE TIRE

201812 - Continental GP5000 | BUMSONTHESADDLE India

The Continental Grand Prix 4000 was a favorite among cyclists and the GP5000 that just launched is something we’re super excited about. To improve on something that many feel is near perfect is a tough ask, yet Continental seem to have done this with the GP5000. A huge improvement over its older tire the Continental […]