PRODUCT REVIEW – HORNIT CLUG BIKE RACK

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Product Launch

For bike owners the world over, finding the best way to store one’s bike at home or at work has often been challenging. Most cyclists will be forced to park their bikes outside and in public places because they lack the appropriate space inside their residence or workplace. While most cyclists end up just placing the bicycle on a wall …

PRODUCT REVIEW – GARMIN FORERUNNER 245

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Garmin Forerunner 245 is the successor to the Forerunner 235, and Garmin took four years to bring us the successor, but it was worth the wait, bringing in a slew of new features, sensor updates and tracking options. It is an excellent all-round watch for a plethora of workout- type activities and for the price, the Forerunner 245 offers quite …

BICYCLE MAYOR TRIVANDRUM – PRAKASH GOPINATH

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Featured Rider

The Bicycle Mayor program is part of a global initiative by Amsterdam based NGO, BYCS to promote bicycle-friendly policy initiatives in the hopes of achieving 50% of a city’s transport through bicycle by the year 2030. Know more about the Bicycle Mayor Program in India Bicycle Mayors are the human face and voice of cycling advocacy in a city and the global program connects these …

BRAND INTRODUCTION – 2XU COMPRESSION

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2XU (pronounced “Two Times You”), an Australian company, was launched when former professional triathlete Jamie Hunt turned his passion for sport into an obsession with performance fabrics. Starting out as a specialist run and triathlon brand, 2XU has grown to become the world’s most technical sportswear company, driven by a relentless pursuit to multiply human performance. 2XU is set to take …

BRAND INTRODUCTION – BEARACKS BIKE RACKS

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Product Launch

BEARACKS, erstwhile BnB Racks is an adventure sports good manufacturing company based out of Taipei, Taiwan. The company manufactures accessories for a wide variety of adventure sports ranging from cycling to snowboarding. The company is best known for its bicycle car racks in India – simple, study, versatile and cost-effective. BEARACKS primarily make 5 different types of bike racks Spare …

BIKE REVIEW – VELOCE V200

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Reviews

Veloce Bikes is a Bangladeshi bicycle manufacturer that aims to provide good quality bikes at an affordable price point. They are set to compete with the likes of Firefox and Hero for a slice of the affordable bike market in India. The Veloce V200 is the newest in line of budget mountain bikes, providing mid-spec components for an extremely compelling …

THE IMPORTANCE OF REST AND RECOVERY

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People understand the importance of regular exercise & structured training to get the best performance possible. However, not many pay attention to Rest and Recovery, which is as important as a structured activity for your overall exercise program. Rest and Recovery allow for the body to repair and strengthen itself between workouts, as well as giving the athlete time to …

BRAND INTRODUCTION – ROLL RECOVERY

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Rollers have been an integral tool for rest & recovery for athletes across sports and activities. Professionals and amateurs alike have depended on traditional foam and hard rollers to stretch their muscles post-workout. While basic rollers (pipes, bamboo bits, etc) do the job, rolling on the floor is not always the easiest thing to do, and the pain associated with …

TACX FLUX 2 – Product Review

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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 a “mid-range” direct drive trainer …