CNN IBN tonite

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if you can, watch CNN IBN tonite – 17 Nov 2007 at 9:30pm. BumsOnTheSaddles latest initiative should be aired :) Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, a high-intensity road race, a jaw-grinding brevet, fixie rides thru packed Indian city or a kick-ass technical single track – I love it all. …

Trek 6000 photoshoot

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the Trek 6000 Sexy. Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, a high-intensity road race, a jaw-grinding brevet, fixie rides thru packed Indian city or a kick-ass technical single track – I love it all. Apart from riding bicycles, I love being all geeky and know everything there is to know …

BumsOnTheSaddle

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“The Bike shop on the roof top” – a customer Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, a high-intensity road race, a jaw-grinding brevet, fixie rides thru packed Indian city or a kick-ass technical single track – I love it all. Apart from riding bicycles, I love being all geeky and …

Frame materials – Part 1

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Bicycle frame material has a big influence on the way a bicycle handles. There is a lot of research to come out with a better, stronger and lighter frame material. We recently had a write up on the various categories that Trek labels its aluminium frames under. A single frame material and Trek has multiple categories under it !! Steel, …

THE MOBILITY THAT WE ASSOCIATE WITH THE PRIVATE CAR HAS MERGED WITH APOCALYPTIC IMAGES OF TOWNS THAT HAVE COME TO A COMPLETE STANDSTILL

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The words above are from a book titled cycling: the way ahead for towns and cities, written by J. Dekoster, U. Schollaert, published by the European Commission (EC). This EC handbook stems from the idea that the worst enemies of the bicycle in urban areas are not cars, but long held prejudices. It therefore corrects some of the prejudices connected …

ROAM

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To ROAM is to search for something new. On local trails in your home town or half way around the world to a place you have never been. On a Mountain bike you can cover a great distance in a short period of time. Or a short distance in a great period of time. They say that the journey can …

Technical training from Trek

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wrenching away We will be in New Delhi the next couple of days, getting trained by Trek technicians who are visiting India. Looking forward to this. Rohan KiniWHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, a high-intensity road race, a jaw-grinding brevet, fixie rides thru packed Indian city or a kick-ass technical single …

MTB Himachal 2007

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MTB Himachal We were unable to take part at MTB Himachal which concluded recently, but one of our friends, Roopak, did get back with a pretty neat report of the Event. Roopak writes – The trip was mindblowing. It was very very challenging but definitely fun. 43 cyclists – 23 of them from 6 different countries, some as old as …

PRESTA vs. SCHRADER BICYCLE TUBE VALVE

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Presta valves are usually seen on higher-end bikes with narrower rims. There is a common misconception that Presta valves are better for the higher pressures used in high-performance bicycle tires. What are Schrader Valves? Schrader valves end up on lower pressure tires, like mountain bikes. These are similar to the valves used in automotive tires and can be easily filled …

Fresh Saddle Bags

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piping hot A fresh lot of BOTS Saddle bags have made their way to the store. We are in the process of continuously tweaking the saddle bags as customers give feedback – hence this bunch have reflective tape in the front for additional safety. Just the Saddle Bag – Rs 300 Fully loaded – around Rs. 600 Rohan KiniWHAT I …