join the victory lap

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victory ! We will be joining Samim and Vibhor on their last leg back to Bangalore after their month long endurance event – running all the way from Bangalore to Mumbai (a distance of 1100 Km) and cycling back to voice their opinion against global warming and to encourage cycling in India. Lets leave it to Samim and Vibhor to …

Trek 1000 Photoshoot

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Trek 1000 at BumsOnTheSaddle 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 …

Saddle Bags

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Saddle Bags galore Saddle Bags are these really useful pouches that sit just below the saddle, used to carry paraphernalia you would need when you ride out – puncture kit, tools, money etc. Due to the lack of nice Saddle Bags available here, BumsOnTheSaddle decided to go ahead and make our own. My Saddle bag turned inside out (click for …

BumsOnTheSaddle on Trendilicious

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a short, sweet n witty write up about BumsOnTheSaddle on Trendilicious 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 …

on CNN IBN and on NDTV

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Nikhil biking to work BumsOnTheSaddle were recently featured on CNN IBN – as Bangalore IT Professionals cycle towards a green future Unable to watch the video on the site though. Its basically Nikhil speaking about why we started BumsOnTheSaddle and why we believe biking in Bangalore will work. just a few days before this we were also featured on NDTV …

the new Trek 3700’s

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the new 3700 and the old 3700 The Trek 2008 models have started trickling through with some minor changes compared to the 2007 models. before and now The Bontrager seats are no longer embroidered. Hardly makes a difference to your butt whether the seat is embroidered or not, but looks like there is a conscious decision to cost the costs. …

new Trek 4300 shots

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Looks like the new Trek 4300s to roll into India are orange in color compared to the earlier Yellow. Same bike. Different color The Trek 4300 is the best bike to buy for folks just venturing out to pick up a good bike. Although pricer than the Trek 3700 the components and the frame on the 4300 make it a …

BumsOnTheSaddle on TOI

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Nikhil and I, with a few Trek bikes We were recently interviewed by The Times of India on the High End bicycle scene in India. You can read the article on Page 18 – New Business section, Times of India or read it on the TOI e-paper. My guess is that the biking scene here is gonna explode in a …

talking at BarCamp4

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the collective in action, discussing bikes BarCamp 4 is happening at IIMB this weekend. Attended the Bicycling In Bangalore collective. Was lotsa fun. It started raining while Nikhil and I were heading towards the venue. We just rode on and arrived all muddy and kinda drenched :) Sessions and proud owners Met lotsa bikers, friends and fellow riders :) Gyaan …

an Article on Cycling in India

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BumsOnTheSaddle recently appeared on a Front page article on The Telegraph, apparently a very popular popular newspaper in the North East. Click to check out the article 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 …