PRODUCT REVIEW – SPECIALIZED ROUBAIX PRODUCT ROAD BIKE TIRE

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The Specialized Roubaix Pro is an endurance road tire that’s well suited for smooth and rough roads alike. That’s because it’s fast like any competitive road tire, only it features a bead-to-bead Endurant casing, plus patented Specialized BlackBelt technology for puncture protection. This way, it rolls smooth over any terrain.   SPECIALIZED GEEK TALK ENDURANT – overlapped, three-layer casing for …

WHY RIDE A PURE FIX? INTRODUCTION TO FIXED GEAR & SINGLE SPEED CYCLING

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All across India there is a sudden spike in interest in cycling as a fitness and leisure activity. Be it the social aspect of riding in a group, commuting within the city to avoid the ever-so-problematic traffic, or just pushing yourself to your limits to get fitter and faster, the possibilities seem endless. As someone who is looking at taking …

How to Choose Mountain Bike Wheels?

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Wheels are among the most confusing components you can buy for your mountain bike; there’s a seemingly endless array of choices, all with their own set of claimed benefits.   Factors to consider – 1) Size 2) Tubeless or not? 3) Rim Width 4) Weight Size When it comes to mountain bikes, one can choose from 26 inch, 29 inch …

PRODUCT REVIEW: PURE FIX FIXED GEAR/SINGLE SPEED BIKES, IF IT AIN’T FIXED, ITS BROKEN

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I remember the first time I saw the movie Premium Rush, I was left completely fascinated by the idea of riding a fixed gear bike. I mean, riding without brakes, not being able to coast, weaving through peak hour traffic, sounds like something that someone with a death wish would do. But then, what bigger adrenaline rush can you get …

HOW TO CHOOSE BICYCLE HANDLEBARS – BUYERS GUIDE

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The main function of a handlebar is to provide support to the rider and to enable the rider to maneuver the bike. Handlebar design, dimensions, and geometry play a huge part not only in determining how your bike handles but also in how well it fits you. Designers make the most out of mordern technology and material technology to shed …

Recycled packaging for our online bike shop purchases

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Cardboard and Brown Paper A bike shop generates a phenomenal amount of waste – plastic, cardboard, zip-ties and other paraphernalia. Prem Kanth, our in-house e-commerce dude, decided to recycle this waste and re-use it for packing up orders from our online bike shop. The next time you tear open a parcel from us do notice how awesome the packaging is and enjoy the …

Online bike shop – quality bicycling spares and accessories at your doorstep

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http://store.bumsonthesaddle.com the online bike shop – front page showing awesome ParkTool tools for immediate purchase across India It’s been over a month since our previous communication about @bumsonthesaddle kicking off an e-commerce platform to ensure we can cater to cyclists across the country. Quite a few things have happened since then Credit card, Debit card and Netbanking options to pay. NEFT …

store.bumsonthesaddle.com – starting to tread towards online sales

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We just went live with the first cut of the BumsOnTheSaddle Online store – www.store.bumsonthesaddle.com You cannot buy anything yet. It’s “Coming Soon” ;) At BumsOnTheSaddle we believe in being a Local Bike Shop – a fantastic creative space filled with awesome Bicycles, Bicycling, Passion and Community. Where we can celebrate cycling and inspire folks to get onto a bike …