Monday, April 30, 2012

Get Your Basics Right - MTB Skill Camp

If you have been looking to get your basics on mountain biking right, Richard is gonna help you do just that this Sunday, 6th May 2012. Some of the things the camp is going to focus upon would be

  • Mounting and dismounting the right way
  • Braking dynamics - front and rear brakes
  • Pedal position
  • Descending and ascending - body position, gearing and usage of brakes
  • Cornering Technique

We will also try to use some props and make this a little more exciting.

More details about the event here :

What : Mountain biking skill camp
When : Sunday 6th May, 2012. 5.30 am - 8.00 am
Meeting point: Gachibowli stadium , 5.30 am. Camp location is around 3 km from stadium
Fees : Its Free!

Please note, you will need an Mountain Bike to participate in this Event. If you don't have one, we might be able to arrange one at an aditional cost. Helmet and a pair of gloves are also must.

To register, please send a mail to '' with the subject 'Mountain Biking Skill Camp'. Please mention your full name and contact number as well.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Movie Night - Bicycle Dreams

What : Movie ('Bicycle Dreams') and Dinner
When : Friday 04th May 2012, 8 pm -10.0 pm ( dinner at 8 pm, followed by movie)
Where :The Bike Affair store , Kondapur.
Costs : Dinner will be at actual, and is expected to cost around Rs200/person.

The Movie is about The Race Across America - 3000-mile bicycle race from the Pacific to the Atlantic. First held in 1982, RAAM is considered the most challenging sporting event in the world. Top riders finish in under 10 days, riding over 300 miles per day and sleeping only a few hours per night. Amid the sleepless grind, riders must endure the searing heat of the Mojave Desert, the agonizing climbs and descents of the Rockies, the driving winds of the Great Plains, and the twisting switchbacks of the Appalachians before the final sprint to the finish line in Atlantic City. With little prize money at stake, the fundamental goal of the race is simply to finish, a challenge half of all riders fail to meet . ( extract from

Riders are welcome to get friends and family members along. Do block your seats by sending a mail to with subject 'Bicycle Dreams'. Mention your name and contact number in the mail. Limited seats .

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

A moonlit ride and camp

What : Full moon night ride to Mango Orchard, barbecue, camping
When : 6th-7th April 2012
Level : Easy
Distance : 25 km each day
Stay : Tents
Fees : Rs 1400/person ( includes food, accommodation, support)

* Bikes can be hired at an additional cost. Limited nos only
* Ride starts and ends at The Bike Affair store, Kondapur

Itinerary :
Day 1 : We will be starting the ride on Friday 6th April 2012, 6.00 pm from TBA. En route
we will ride past Osmansagar lake, and also catch the moon rise. Destination would be a mango orchard by Himayatsagar lake - our camping ground. Once at the camping ground, we will make sincere effort to dish out a barbecue dinner :). Post dinner, chill out or explore the moonlit surrounding area on foot.

Day 2 : We will get up early next day to enjoy and explore the surroundings. Ride starts at 7.00 am. Back to TBA Store by 9 am.

To register, please call Krish at 9966040005 or email

Monday, April 2, 2012

Movie Night - Hell on Wheels

What : Movie ('Hell on wheels') and Dinner
When : Thursday 05th April 2012, 7 pm - 9.30 pm ( the actual movie is 2 hours long)
Where :The Bike Affair store , Kondapur.
Costs : No charges for movie. Dinner will be at actuals, and is expected to cost around Rs150/person.

The movie takes us through the 2003 Tour de France, through the eyes of Telecom team. For anybody who hasn't heard of Tour De France, it is one of the toughest and most prestigious cycling event in the world. 2003 was the year when Lance Armstrong won his 5th consecutive tour de france. The movie also showcases what TDF means for the locals, and how there life revolves around it . Not to mention some of the stunning footage of french countryside.

Here's a quick teaser

Riders are welcome to get friends and family members along. Do block your seats by sending a mail to with subject 'Hell on wheels'. Limited seats .