HOW TO CHOOSE BICYCLE LIGHTS FOR RANDONNEURING/BREVET EVENTS

Randonneuring/Brevet Riding (long-distance endurance cycling events ranging from 200 to 600 kilometers that are to be completed in a stipulated time frame) has taken India by storm. This form of riding stretches the rider to his/her limits with some rides lasting multiple days across all types of terrains, sometimes going well into the night. That […]

INDTRODUCING: BUMSONTHESADDLE PERFORMANCE ROAD COACHING PROGRAM

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, […]

BOTS RANDONNEURING GUIDE – HOW TO GEAR UP FOR A BREVET

Brevets (long-distance endurance cycling events of 200/300/400/600 kilometers that are supposed to be completed in a stipulated time) have caught the fancy of cyclists across India. With various randonneuring clubs in different parts of the country and with spirited participation from a handful of Indian cyclists in the recently concluded Paris-Brest-Paris 2015, there seems to be […]

1200KM RIDE KICKOFF IN BANGALORE TODAY | RANDONNEURING INDIA

The last time I rode a brevet was in 2011, yup. Its been a while! 13 hours on the saddle was not a journey I was too kicked about! But then, the camaraderie, the achievement and the post-event memory were pretty great though. Damn, coming to think about it, a brevet does hit the spot! Randonneuring […]