How-Tos & Tips

Bike Size Charts & Finding the Right Size Cycle

It is tempting to order a bike online as you often get great deals! For this you must know what is the right cycle size for you. In fact, even when buying a bike from a store you should know the right size for your body; and avoid leaving the store with a bike that […]

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How-Tos & Tips

Cycling for Weight Loss? Top 10 Tips To Do it Right.

What better weight to lose weight than taking up a childhood activity, and making it your fitness activity! If you like to exercise outdoors, and are not that fond of the confines of a gym, select cycling as an option for weight loss. It is also kind on the knees, and easier to begin than […]

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How-Tos & Tips

Do Women Need Women’s Bikes?

Women’s bodies are different from men’s. No argument. But do women need different bikes? Does it improve their comfort and performance? Or is it just just a marketing ploy? Read on and find out. Learn about women’s bikes from cyclists themselves in Cyclop’s facebook group. The Basis of the Differences in Women’s Bikes – Body […]

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Buyers' Guide

List of Best Cycle Accessories in India

Cycle accessories can greatly enhance your cycling experience. Some cycle accessories are a must, like a bottle and bottle cage. Other accessories elevate one’s riding experience, like a smartphone holder to give you hands-free navigation. Choose your cycle accessories as per your needs. Helmets, jerseys and all come under clothing. These are essential too. Check […]

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ApparelBuyers' Guide

List of Best Cycle Wear and Cycle Gear in India

Once you get a cycle, you must dress right for a comfortable ride. It is great to begin cycling in any clothes like shorts, sports shoes and a T-shirt but if you start riding seriously you may realise you want the right cycle wear that keeps you dry and visible, that doesn’t flap in the […]

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BicycleBuyers' Guide

Best MTB Cycles Available in India

Want to cycle off-road, tackling rough trails and rocky terrain? There is a range of MTB cycles to choose from for your adventure. With bike touring becoming popular in India, and more and more mountain races being held in India every year, getting an MTB cycle is a great idea! How to choose from a […]

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BicycleBuyers' Guide

The Best Road Bikes Available in India

Road bikes are built to make a cyclist go fast on roads and smooth pavements. With drop handlebars, slim tires and a lean geometry, road bikes are designed to streamline a cyclist’s position, and shoot ahead! However, all road bikes are not the same. And no bike is the absolute best. You just have to […]

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ApparelReview

Cyclop Review: Apace Freewheel Women’s Jersey for Cycling

Dr. Pramita Mishra, based in Bengaluru, is a passionate cyclist, regularly does century rides, participates in brevets and has completed a 200 km brevet on a tandem cycle. I tested the Apace Freewheel women’s jersey for cycling on casual 50+ kms rides in the day time as well as in peak afternoons in Bangalore. Fabric […]

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ApparelReview

Cyclop Review: Heini Elite Cycling Shorts (Bibshorts)

The Elite Bib, Heini Cycling Shorts was tested by Sumit Patil, Cyclop Team. Sumit, based in Mumbai, is an ultra-cyclist, listed in the Limca Book of Records. He has represented India at the prestigious RAAM race. When I received the Heini Elite cycling shorts (bibshorts) to test and review, the first impression of the shorts […]

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BicycleBuyers' Guide

The Best Cycle Brands in India

Earlier, India had Hero, Hercules, BSA and Avon cycles, but then new cycle brands came in the market like Firefox (an Indian brand) and premium, international brands like Trek Bikes from the US, Scott Sports from Switzerland and Merida and Giant from Taiwan. It makes one think then, which are the best cycle brands available […]

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