47-year-old Omesh Bhagat aka Buddha Uncle is on a all India cycling tour with a message to save the environment. He started his journey on 5th May 2023 from Faridabad and has pedaled 13000 kms so far. He plans to cover the whole of south India before moving back to the Northern region where he belongs.Continue reading “BUDDHA UNCLE IS CYCLING ALL INDIA TO SAVE ENVIRONMENT”
India’s first 23 km long Solar Roof Cycle Track is built in Hyderabad, ready to be launched on 1st October 2023, and boasts of several amenities for safety of cyclists while promoting eco-friendly development.Continue reading “INDIA’S 1ST SOLAR ROOF CYCLE TRACK IN HYDERABAD”
“Om Shree Ganeshaya Namaha”. This mantra means “Lord Ganesha, I offer prayers to you”. This mantra is often used to start a new project; hence I am quoting this at the beginning of this blog to seek Ganesha’s blessings.
Get set as I take you for Ganpati darshan through a virtual tour of few Ganpati Pandals in Mumbai on a Kross bicycle and highlight the eco-friendly way of celebrating the Indian festival. Pandal hopping on a bicycle is my own unique approach of exploring the deities fascinating avatars in a sustainable way.Continue reading “GANPATI DARSHAN IN MUMBAI ON A KROSS BICYCLE”
Two big things happened to the Indian cycling this week. Prime Minister of the Netherlands cycled in Bangalore with Sathya Sankaran, the bicycle mayor of Bangalore. And Erik Solheim, former environment minister of Norway cycled in Hyderabad city with Santhana Selvan, the bicycle mayor of Hyderabad.Continue reading “MARK RUTTE CYCLES IN BANGALORE; ERIK SOLHEIM IN HYDERABAD”
Off all the innovations I have done in the past, Chandrayaan 3 on a bicycle is the most special and close to my heart. It was a historic moment recreated by an ordinary cyclist that will be remembered by generations to come.Continue reading “CHANDRAYAAN 3 ON A BICYCLE”
Vasai is a small town located about 50kms away from Mumbai city. Vasai is known for its beaches, fort, temples, and cycling trails.
On 15th August 2023, I celebrated 76th Independence Day of India by going for a bike ride in Vasai. I booked a guided group tour with ‘Chalo Chale’ (Let’s Go), a local Travel and Tours Company based in Vasai. The tour included a rental bicycle, tea and breakfast at a cost of Rs. 799/-.Continue reading “CYCLING IN VASAI WITH CHALO CHALE TOUR COMPANY”
I am glad to share this news with all the loyal readers of this blog that I have received the 2023 United Nations World Bicycle Day Award for “Excellence in promoting cycling for all’.
The award has been given by Dr. Leszek Sibilski, the founder of World Bicycle Day with the United Nations. The award was shipped to India from United States last month.Continue reading “UNITED NATIONS WORLD BICYCLE DAY AWARD 2023”
I remember when I was thinking about naming this blog, there were two options that I shortlisted. ‘Spokes and Saddle’ and the other one was Pedal and Tring Tring. In consultation with my friends, I became sure that Pedal and Tring Tring will be a good brand name. And now after so many years it is established that I made the right choice.Continue reading “PEDAL AND TRING TRING COMPLETES FIVE YEARS”
Nettetal is a small town situated at the border of Germany and Netherlands. It has scenic cycle routes that pass through the rivers, farms, and forests. The trails are well marked with signboards and easier to navigate the routes which are a mix of bitumen and gravel. I cycled in Nettetal with my friend Stefan Voormans in June 2023.Continue reading “CYCLING IN NETTETAL, GERMANY”
Netherlands is a beautiful country with ample of opportunities to plan a fully packed itinerary. Whether you are interested in history, architecture, a food lover or fascinated by art and culture, there is something for everyone.Continue reading “10 TOURISTY THINGS I DID IN THE NETHERLANDS”