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  • KOMRaid Diaries

    Time flies when you are having fun. Organizing KOMraid 2019 was one such fun venture. KOMraid 2019 was a success because of the participants who enjoyed the tour. Here is what some of them had to say.

  • Cycling in tandem

    Gayatri and Ulhas Joshi can be called the first couple of cycling in Pune. 'Appa' as he is referred to by his friends is a well known name in the cycling community. In fact, they have so many friends in the Pune cycling community, that almost everyone recognizes 'Appa'.
  • FrankenMarin: Part 2

    In the previous blog, I talked about the failed experiment with the Marin Fairfax SC1 with the bullhorn handlebars. In this post, I will talk about...
  • FrankenMarin: Part 1

    How do you make a great thing greater? Here's an example........ When I started cycling in 2011, MTBs were the rage in Pune. I aspired to own a Tre...
  • Why padded shorts/capris for women cyclists

    Padded capris/shorts aren’t just for serious racers, every kind of woman cyclist benefits from riding in shorts/capris with good quality pads. We asked six women cyclists, why they prefer wear to wear cycling specific padded shorts/capris. Here is what they had to say:
  • Tips for the Deccan Triathlon, Kolhapur 2018

    Participating in a triathlon can bring about a range of experience like, having a harrowing time at the transitions to losing track of the bike loops, it can also make you aware of your mental strength and physical fortitude. We asked 5 podium finishers from the 2017 edition of the Kolhapur triathlon to share their secret training tip, so that participants can train well and when they reach the finish line, their triathlon experience will be mostly a positive one.
  • Compete, dont just complete!

    So why dont people sign up for cycling races? Are people afraid of finishing last? Are people afraid of being compared to others? Is it that watching too much TdF and cycle racing has created the image that racing is only for the lean mean cycling machines?
  • All about the Fit....

    The apace cycling jerseys fit guide

    Cycling jerseys need not be the same snug fit. apace offers different fits based on the needs of each cyclist. Here is a guide to choosing your fit.

  • Unshakeable....

    Running shorts with shake-proof pockets - design perspective
  • Why Bib Shorts

    Mahesh Iyer, an avid cyclist and racer from the Pune Wolfpack shares some insights on why bib shorts are more comfortable than regular cycling sho...
  • Leaving Hotel California

    Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional, I am not an elite athlete, and I am not an expert coach. I just like to run and bike, and to keep gett...
  • apace Transition t-shirt review

    When I laid my eyes on this apple green Transition t-shirt, I knew I had to try it because I had the perfect accessories to go with it. The last ti...