WAHOO KICKR SNAP – PRODUCT REVIEW

One of Wahoo’s most successful trainers, the Kickr Snap! The Wahoo Kickr Snap indoor bicycle trainer is ideal for amateur cyclists who are just getting into cycling and can’t be bothered to take their bikes apart every time they want to use a trainer. What does it do? It can turn your bike (road, MTB, or […]

REVIEW – MOUNTAIN BIKE SKILL BUILDER WORKSHOP

MTB Workshop - Bangalore | BUMSONTHESADDLE

Mountain biking is by far one of the most fun disciplines within the vast world of cycling. Mountain bikes also happen to be the most commonly owned types of bikes around these days. Perhaps it has something to do with the sheer joy of riding your bicycle in challenging terrain. Or maybe people prefer these […]

TACX FLUX 2 – Product Review

Tacx Flux 2 Indoor Trainer is the newest smart trainer on the market in India and we have had the chance to spend some time reviewing this new piece of direct-drive tech! Let’s see how this holds up against other direct drive trainers in the market. The original Flux series was launched way back in 2016 as […]

THE 2020 CASTELLI BIB SHORTS & CYCLING SHORTS GUIDE

When it comes to performance cycling, whether it’s long weekend rides, road races, granfondos, or gravel, bib shorts are where it’s at for outright comfort. The perfect bib shorts will provide just the right balance of comfort and support for your legs when you’re pounding out those miles. Castelli, an Italian company, is world-renowned for […]

Blackburn

The cycling accessories market wasn’t all that hip 75 years ago… That is, until Blackburn was born! The Blackburn brand name was brought into existence by, Jim Blackburn. Blackburn brought industrial design to cycling & set a new standard for the industry which meant designing from the user’s perspective and showing respect for materials and […]

BIKE REVIEW – MERIDA BIG SEVEN

Merida is a brand name you’ve probably heard of before. They’re a Taiwanese brand that manufactures and markets bicycles globally – their R&D takes place primarily in Germany. Merida has gained a strong foothold in India over the past 5 years, especially in the road and mountain biking segment. Well priced, feature-packed bikes are some […]

TOP MERIDA MOUNTAIN BIKES IN 2020

Merida is a name you’ve probably heard of in relation to bicycles. Merida is a Taiwanese bicycle manufacturer that has built a reputation of making some of the best bicycles in the world. They are especially well known amongst commuters/fitness cyclists and road cyclists. Merida is now the second-largest bike manufacturer in Taiwan. They began […]

CYCLING VS SWIMMING – WHICH IS BETTER?

Both cycling and swimming are some of the most effective ways to keep healthy and fit. Which is why it has most of us asking, which one is better? Both are low-impact forms of cardio exercise that burn a lot of calories. But if you needed to choose between swimming and cycling, is it better to pedal […]

CYCLING VS THE GYM – WHICH IS BETTER?

We’re all working towards that new year’s resolution of ours – which is usually to see a fitter and healthier version of ourselves. Maybe you want to lose a few kilos, or maybe you simply want to remain fit. Either way, both cycling and hitting the gym are great ways to reach that goal. Essentially, […]

BICYCLE CRANKSET – BUYERS GUIDE

Looking at a crankset upgrade? Maybe your chainrings have worn out. Whatever it may be, we’ve got you covered. Cranksets are often thought of as overly complicated components that are of various types, which further adds to the complication. Things can seem complicated at first which is why we’re here to simplify things. WHAT IS […]