PRODUCT REVIEW – GARMIN FORERUNNER 245

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, […]

BRAND INTRODUCTION – BEARACKS BIKE RACKS

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 […]

PRODUCT REVIEW – AIRE MASK PROTECTIVE BANDANA

Have you ever found yourself dissatisfied with your cycling pollution mask? Either they don’t fit well and make for an uncomfortable ride or they don’t offer the best protection from pollution and other airborne viruses. If this sounds familiar, then the Aire Mask Protective Bandana N95 is just the product for you. We’ve been using […]

PRODUCT REVIEW – CONTINENTAL GRAND PRIX 5000 ROAD BIKE TIRE

201812 - Continental GP5000 | BUMSONTHESADDLE India

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 […]

PRODUCT REVIEW – SQUIRT BICYCLE CHAIN LUBRICANT

Squirt bicycle chain Lube | Bangalore online purchase

Squirt is a long-lasting wax-based ‘dry’ chain lubricant for cycling. Squirt was developed to lubricate over longer distances than conventional oil-based lubes as well as to keep the chain clean. It can be used for both off-road and on-road cycling. Squirt’s superiority compared to other wax lubes comes from its use of a water-based formulation […]

BIKE REVIEW – SPECIALIZED CROSSTRAIL HYBRID BIKE

The Specialized Crosstrail range combines rapid road speed with off-road riding ability. The Crosstrail is a versatile hybrid bike that is designed to offer a comfortable, efficient ride on every surface from smooth tarmac roads to rough gravel tracks. Fast-rolling 28inch (700C) wheels are fitted with wider tires for greater comfort, giving greater control when […]

BIKE REVIEW – SPECIALIZED ALIBI HYBRID BIKE

Newly launched for 2017, the Specialized Alibi is a very interesting ride – solid tires, no more punctures and filling in air! Newbies don’t seem to fathom the significance of this but cyclists love it. Solid bicycle tires have been around for a while but Specialized is the first major cycling company to roll out […]