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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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How-Tos & Tips

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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Cyclists

The Best Father’s Day Gifts for Cyclists

June 21 – It’s here! Father’s Day. With Mother’s Day getting so much importance, it would be criminal to leave dads behind. If your dad loves cycling, or if you are a dad who loves cycling, these cycling goodies are sure to make for perfect father’s day gift! Book on an Epic Ride: Grit, Gravel […]

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BicycleBuyers' Guide

Cyclop Review: Convolution Aspera Bicycle

This cycle has been reviewed by cyclist Meera Velankar. Meera has been into endurance cycling for the last 9 plus years and is currently training for international long distance events. She is a 70.3 half Ironman finisher. Testing Convolution Aspera In The Times Of Corona In the month of April 2020, everything changed. There were […]

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Buyers' Guide

Best Cycle Under 20000 in India

Choosing the right cycle under 20000 can be confusing, but if you know your requirements and what kind of cycling you want to do – casual city cycling, or off-road cycling then one can make a smart choice! Have a look at your top options for cycle under 20000 below, shortlisted by Cyclop experts. Want […]

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News

Atlas Cycles Shuts Down On World Bicycle Day

After 70 years of being one of the most iconic brands in India and the wheels for most Indians, Atlas Cycles finally shut down its factories and operations, ironically enough, on June 3, 2020, World Bicycle Day, during the Covid-19 crisis. Atlas Cycles Had Been In Crisis For Several Years Atlas cycles shut their last […]

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NutritionReview

Cyclop Review: Steadfast Nutrition Carborance

Carborance by Steadfast Nutrition has been tested by Cyclop Athlete and professional cyclist Yogesh Kumar, over many races and rides including MTB Uttarakhand and National MTB Championships. Where does the body get energy from when one engages in workouts like cycling, swimming, running? The source of fuel is the glycogen in our body. Glycogen delivers […]

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Interviews

Beyond the Glory: The Story of An Indian on Everest

Vamini, a senior professional at a multinational firm in Gurugram and a Limca record holder for cycling, is on a mission to scale the 7 highest peaks of the world. Here she shares her attempt to scale Mt.Everest. At the baggage check at Kathmandu airport, the security personnel looked at my t-shirt that read ‘Scale […]

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BicycleBuyers' Guide

[Top 10] Best Indoor Cycle Trainer to Buy in India

An indoor cycle trainer has become an important asset for a cyclist these days, providing the best benefits from one’s training time. Be it for general fitness, to gauge the rise in your FTP (Functional Threshold Power), to keep cycling during cold winter months, or to join your buddies in a virtual race on Zwift, […]

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