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September 2012 Blog Posts (12)

Advise needed

I have never owned a bike in my life, though bought couple of basic one for my kid....recently got introduced to bikes by a friend who has been riding for 4years....went on a ride couple of times....decided to get into it....though not sure whether my interest would last....the background was necessary because the help I need is to decide on a bike to start with, which one to go for?

Have been advised to look at TREK 3series / Scott Aspect but because of my ambiguous state of mind… Continue

Added by DJ on September 29, 2012 at 6:10am — 3 Comments

Week 1 done - Week 2 started

Hello Friends and Human Persons + your furry companions

Well, it's week 2 of the campaign to help the homeless youth of San Francisco. Here is what has been accomplished in Week 1 (3 more weeks to go):
Rode 185 miles and climbed 15247 feet. My pain, the homeless youth's gain. That's why I, along with my Mission Cycling friends, are doing this. So far this year to date - I have ridden 4706 miles,…

Added by Neil Gehani on September 25, 2012 at 10:01pm — No Comments

double walled alluminium rims required

is there anybody selling a pair of above kindly revert back

Added by manav on September 23, 2012 at 12:31am — 1 Comment

Saris Bike Car Rack, Now available in India at Firefox Bike Stations

Saris Cycle Racks

Bringing the power of cycling to life is something we at Saris take to heart. Simply put, we want you to be able to ride your bike. More often. We make our bike racks and other products in Madison, Wisconsin, where they are well…


Added by Firefox Bikes on September 22, 2012 at 11:14am — 1 Comment

NEED ADVICE to select a new bike


I am planning to get a new bike for commuting to office. I will have to ride 8kms one side (max 20kms/day) in Bangalore city roads.I am confused whether to go for a MTB/Hybrid considering the suspension factor as the roads here are pathetic, but I am worried about its weight OR to opt for a  Road bike but again the suspension factor.. 

My motive is to minimize the effort in riding short I…


Added by Sreejith Padmanabhan on September 18, 2012 at 10:56pm — No Comments

Unused USA-made 3-cycle car-carrier for sale Rs.5500

I have  a brand-new 3-cycle [car carrier] imported from the USA by a close friend, who has returned back, requesting me to sell the same here. Anyone interested in picking up the same for around Rs.5000, pl email me on 

Added by NITIN SUKTHANKAR on September 18, 2012 at 12:53pm — 4 Comments

Sri Vaisnao Devi Tour

We are a group of five people from Kolhapur. We are cycling to Sri Vaisnao Devi (Jammu and Kashmir) in February 2013. It is a 1500 km. cycling and sight-seeing tour. The time needed is one month. We would like to add four more cyclists who can cycle 100 to 125 km. per day. You can contact me here or at my email.

My email is

Thank you.

Added by Murlidhar Pawar on September 16, 2012 at 4:24pm — No Comments

Say in unison - "I Think I CAN"

We are just 2 days away from the start of the Campaign (please join or contribute) - aren't you excited?!
A BIG Thank you to my family for supporting the ATC. 
We would love for everyone to join in and support a worthy cause and particularly from those of you that live in San Francisco. C'mon this is your city, is world famous, and the most beautiful…

Added by Neil Gehani on September 14, 2012 at 3:04am — No Comments

need directions from bombay to goa

iam planning a road trip in december from bombay to goa on a cycle need help with directions and everything else as its my first time..!!

Added by jobin thomas on September 11, 2012 at 7:36pm — No Comments

Hello my fellow Indian Cyclists

I live in San Francisco, CA and am an avid cyclist. The reason for me to join this wonderful group is because it is so nice to see so many Indian Cyclists. I have a great interest in developing a competitive and pro-cycling scene in India and get more Indians to ride and hopefully get someone to do that professionally some day. Hopefully, we can see an Indian professional cyclist in the TDF soon. 

To see all my rides, I encourage to join Strava. There is a virtual club on that…


Added by Neil Gehani on September 5, 2012 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

About My Ryders NEO

After a huge searching I get a Geared Bike within my Budget, HERCULES Ryders NEO, Just yesterday I purchased it from Kolkata Exclusive Hercules Store, and came back home by riding. From there to my town is around 55 KM. I found it's a comfortable ride. The gear shiftier is working smoothly. I did not found any so called difficulty, except the handlebar position, which I…


Added by Rajib Mukherjee on September 1, 2012 at 6:55pm — 6 Comments


Up on the mountain there is no bad weather. Only badly equipped for the weather.

By Deepak Thammaiah

The mountains are often described as dangerous, risky and unforgiving. In most cases this is just hype, and even if it isn’t these descriptions paints an incomplete picture. True, the mountains can be unpredictable and moody. Nothing you cannot handle, provided you are well prepared.

Which brings me to the point that fortune, or in the case of …


Added by Ashish Sood on September 1, 2012 at 1:03am — No Comments

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