WAHOO ELEMNT BOLT GPS TRACKER

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Reviews

Wahoo’s Elemnt Bolt GPS, which was originally released in 2016, was purpose-built to achieve one goal. Be the most aerodynamic cyclocomputer ever made. Its unique, tapered design gives it maximum wind-slicing capabilities, causing less drag than conventional cyclocomputers. That being said, does the Bolt have what it takes to be a worthy cyclocomputer after almost 5 years? And for regular …

BRAND INTRODUCTION – LOOK KEO PEDALS

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Product Launch

Look, the company behind the KEO Pedals was founded in 1951 by Jean Beyl in the small town of Nevers, France. Jean got his start in skiing, where he invented the Look Nevada Dual Pivot ski-binding, after suffering major injuries to his legs using fixed bindings. The company took its newly developed binding, and adapted the technology for use on …

BRAND INTRODUCTION – WPL BICYCLE MAINTENANCE PRODUCTS

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Product Launch

WPL, full form Whistler Performace Lubricants is a bicycle maintenance goods company, which primarily makes lubricants and degreasers for all bicycle maintenance needs. Founded in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, by a father-son duo, their mission was to use their cycling experience and chemical engineering know-how to create the most effective and eco-friendly products for bicycle maintenance. All WPL products are …

WAHOO KICKR SNAP – PRODUCT REVIEW

Shaun George BOTS Guides, Reviews

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 a hybrid) into an indoor …

PRODUCT REVIEW – Mi PORTABLE ELECTRIC AIR COMPRESSOR

Ayush Kundu Reviews

Xiaomi, the Chinese tech giant synonymous with smartphones and consumer electronics has surprised the cycling world with its all-new Mi Portable Electric Air Compressor. Portable air pumps have been an essential commodity for cyclists for years. They help fill up a flat tire or a new tube while on your rides, regardless of where you are. They typically take the …

ECO-FRIENDLY PACKAGING AT BUMSONTHESADDLE

Mahak Yadav BOTS News, E-commerce

We kicked off our website sales/e-commerce operations in 2014 to serve riders across India vs just our bike shop in Bangalore. With increasing numbers of orders, packing was a bugaboo because of the amount of plastic that was required to ensure items arrive safely to the rider. A common concern in most e-commerce businesses. While the solution seemed quite simple …

INTRODUCTION TO ABSOLUTEBLACK OVAL CHAINRINGS

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Product Launch

It’s interesting to note that AbsoluteBlack is the largest manufacturers of Oval Chainrings in the world, all manufactured at their production and dispatch facility in Poland (EU) from German aluminum, then skillfully anodized in the United Kingdom. Whew! That’s a lot of distance even before these are installed on your bike. But from what we hear – it’s all worth …

JETBLACK VOLT INDOOR SMART TRAINER – PRODUCT REVIEW

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Product Launch

We’ve been following the extensive development of the JetBlack VOLT and we’re stoked to finally have them on hand for riders in India. The VOLT is an electromagnetic indoor cycling trainer that offers an exceptional indoor riding experience. It comes pre-assembled with an 11-speed cassette making it super easy to start riding with no added costs. Attach your bike, CONNECT …

GARMIN SMARTWATCHES – FOR RUNNERS, CYCLISTS & TRIATHLETES

Suraj Girish BOTS Guides, Triathlon

Choosing the right Garmin watch for you can be quite a task considering Garmin’s wide variety of watches and gadgets across different price ranges. If you’ve just started your fitness journey or you’re a performance triathlete, it’s important to find the watch that meets your fitness requirements and fits your budget. You might end up overspending on the features you …

TOP 5 ESSENTIALS FOR COMMUTING ON A BICYCLE

Ayush Kundu BOTS Guides, Commute, Tips & Tricks

We’ve come up with the Top 5 Bicycle Commuting Essentials for India which will help you stay safe, seen and comfortable while getting around on your bicycle. Commuting via bicycle is one of the best ways to get around Indian Cities. They’re nimble, quick and can cut through the dreaded traffic jams on your typical rush-hour commute. Not to mention …