HELLO FROM SOUMYA CHATTERJEE a.k.a HILL STORM

Shaun George BOTS News, Featured Rider, Mechanics

I am from a town on the outskirts of Kolkata City. Mechanical Engineering is what I pursued after schooling and then transitioned into working as a production engineer in the Metal and Manufacturing Industries. later on I switched to design in the same industry. After quitting my job as an engineer, I began to focus on my passion for riding …

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PRODUCT REVIEW – CONTINENTAL GRAND PRIX 5000 ROAD BIKE TIRE

Rohan Kini BOTS News, Product Launch, Reviews

The Continental Grand Prix 4000 was a favorite among cyclists and the GP5000 that just launched is something we’re super excited about. To improve on something that many feel is near perfect is a tough ask, yet Continental seem to have done this with the GP5000. A huge improvement over its older tire the Continental Grand Prix 4000S II. Quick …

HELLO FROM RUPERT LAWRENCE FERNANDES

Rohan Kini BOTS News

I am Rupert Lawrence Fernandes, a Software Engineer by degree and a passionate cyclist. Worked as a Software Engineer at SAP Labs and Hindustan Unilever Limited. After working with SAP Labs, I continued to work with an NGO – Association of people for disability as a mathematics and dance teacher for the betterment of differently abled kids for 2 years, …

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JUNE CYCLING EVENTS IN BANGALORE

Rohan Kini BOTS News, Events

Sign up for rides on our website or Facebook June is awesome – fantastic weather for riding! And we have an event packed month to help you enjoy it to the fullest. Head over to our events page (website / Facebook) and sign up for events to stay current on what’s happening. We’re nurturing our events page (bumsonthesaddle.com/events) to track …

MAY IS BIKE MONTH! CYCLING EVENTS IN BANGALORE IN MAY

Rohan Kini BOTS News, Events

May is an exciting month! As a company we have decided to stay a lot more connected, share more awesome cycling and work harder on inspiring our fans to ride their bikes. Also ride a lot more as a company. Going forward, you can find ALL cycling events that we conduct on our events page – http://bumsonthesaddle.com/events WEEKLY RIDES Our …

CYCLING TO WORK: COMMUTER PROFILE – MOHAN SUBRAMANYAM

Archana Seshagiri BOTS News, Commute

We love bicycles, and at BUMSONTHESADDLE we aim to share this passion with as many people as possible. Biking to Work can be one of the simplest things most Bangaloreans can do to kick off a fantastic day. The BOTS “Wheels of Change” project aims to get more people biking to work via corporate workshops, partnerships, events and simply sharing the joy …

BIKE REVIEW – SPECIALIZED DIVERGE A1 GRAVEL BIKE

Suraj LN Swamy BOTS News, Product Launch, Reviews

Specialized has always designed fantastic bikes for rough-er roads — perfect for the tarmac that most of us ride on a daily basis. It has designed and build several incarnations of the Roubaix, built to take on the teeth-rattling cobbles of Northern France at the Paris-Roubaix race. It also offers a great choice of performance cyclo-cross bikes in the Crux …

INDTRODUCING: BUMSONTHESADDLE PERFORMANCE ROAD COACHING PROGRAM

Suraj LN Swamy BOTS Guides, BOTS News, Racing, Tips & Tricks

If you have been riding your bicycle for over a year, we are sure your thought will be at getting into training or coaching to improve your cadence / average speed / climb timings on our pilgrimage Nandi hills or the deadly kalhatti climb / ability to sprint faster — If have you not been thinking so, probably it is time to …

BOTSPUNE Announcement: Closing Down Operations 9 Oct 2016

Rohan Kini BOTS News

Today we’re announcing that after two years of helping cyclists in Pune, we will be shutting down our Pune bike shop operations on 9 Oct 2016. We’ve been present in Pune for over two years, and we’ve learnt bucket loads – running high quality bike shops in a new city, creating cycling communities from scratch, managing inspired teams across multiple …