From Resignation to #Cycling2Work! - Part 3

Hello Reader,
In the gap between my last post to this, a lot has changed. Thankfully a lot.

Important update: Yes I left that IT Job which I was talking about in my previous posts.

(Crowd cheers)
But soon I joined another smiliar job the following weekend

(Crowd facepalms)


Of course, one has to keep the income steady and flowing.
BTW quitting IT is not in my books soon. I do enjoy what I do and this change of job now gives me a lil breathing space and I am positive about not repeating the same mistakes again....
(Thinks about writing another blog post on things not to do at a IT Job)

OK Now I will get back to my topic,
I have not cycled for 25 days now, that is for different reasons though.
I still would like to continue writing these chapters and cover up the whole journey of cycling.
This is a continuation of the below series

http://shettyanirudh.blogspot.in/2016/03/from-resignation-to-cycling2work-part-1.html

http://shettyanirudh.blogspot.in/2016/03/from-resignation-to-cycling2work-part-2.html

This post from the series is called "Dream"
 Rather an Dream in making.

So after hours to browsing through multiple websites and Facebook pages, I had decided to buy a Firefox bike.. Now there are many brands out there for one to choose from, like.
1. Firefox
2. Btwin
3. Scott
4. Montra
5. Trek
And more...

I chose Firefox for the below reasons.
1. I wanted to have a Foldie in the Large size
2. I was looking for a Hard tail in the budget inside 20k
3. FIREFOX OUTLET was near to my place so further maintenance would be easy.
4. Again the FB page of Firefox outlet near to my place had kept to encouraged about my decision of getting a Cycle.


So what I locked on was Firefox Kompac AL
It was 6 shift Hardtail with a foliding capability and front suspension

Today if you ask me did I choose right, I may have my doubts. But then I always knew, any bike I choose it will have its own drawbacks and that I will only be able to discover by going through the experience and then my next buy would be a more appropriate one.(appropriate to my needs)

#Reminder: Yes thinking of appropriate bikes to buy, I must write one more article describing my learnings from this.

So on 22 Feb, 2016 that's my birthday I brought home Firefox Kompac AL.
Now while one buys a cycle for city cycling and commuting to work on city roads, below accessories are very necessary.

1. Helmet
2. If cycling at night, Blippers(The red light which goes on the back)
3. Sturdy lock or locks

Additionally one can add below accessories which make life of a cyclist further easy.
1. Cycling glares
2. Masks to fight pollution
3. Gloves
4. Rain coat
5. Spare Tyre tubes

So yes I bought all of the above and my budget had to be pushed a little, but it did not effect as I bought the rest of it over a period of time and only bought the very essential at first.

In the next posts, I would briefly write on all the cycling events which I participated in

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