WINTER CYCLING: TURN ON THE HEAT

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It’s 6:00 am on a chilly Saturday and you are woken up by that dreaded sound that you just do not want to hear – the alarm clock. Eyes half shut, your hands begin to reach out to the snooze button while your inner voice starts giving you a million reasons to go ahead with that decision. ‘Just 5 more …

BASIC BICYCLE MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE

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Regular bicycle maintenance is necessary to prevent undue wear n tear of expensive components. Slow shifts, unresponsive braking, and hard to use levers are good indicators that you need to pay attention to your bike. Cleaning and lubricating your bike is quick, easy, and very satisfying. Always ensure you lube a bike after it has been cleaned. It’s Important that …

BIKE SECURITY 101

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Bike Security 101 Bike security is a common question and like picking up a good helmet is mandatory, a good lock is a must. At the moment, the best that we have come across is a simple solid link-chain which can be picked up at any hardware store for around 300 bucks and a really good strong lock. Better than …

BIKE RIDE CHECKLIST

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Going for a weekend ride? What all do you need to keep in mind before you head out to ensure your bike is safe and functioning properly and to also ensure you’re comfortable and have a great ride? PRE-RIDE CHECKLIST Keeping everything ready for your ride the night before is critical to ensure the ride is perfect – you are not frantically …

BIKE REVIEW – TREK 3700 MOUNTAIN BIKE

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Currently, Trek has only aluminum frames available in India, of which the 3700 is the most basic model on offer. The bike is not flashy, which is good. But if you look a little closer you notice stuff that should get your heart racing, if you are a biking enthusiast in India. Good components have finally made an entrance into …