A Midlife Cyclist is written by Rachel Ann Cullen. The book is about Rachel’s cycling journey to heal a broken mind and find joy.
A Midlife Cyclist is a tale of two wheels across the Yorkshire Dales, Vietnam, Costa Rica and beyond, and a rider in search of peace.
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On World Environment Day 5th June 2022, Mumbai Police organized a cycle ride on the Bandra Worli Sea-Link under its ‘Pedal-Up’ program – part of Sunday Streets campaign.
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I came across a cycling club in Mumbai called as ‘Fast and Furious’. They are a happy bunch of road cyclists doing pretty well. They ride almost every day and post ride updates on social media. But I never thought of joining the club, why?
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Take Off is a compilation of several short and true stories of everyday cyclists. This book captures personal experiences of men and women cyclists from different cities of India.
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18-year-old Nihar Thakkar from Bengaluru has developed an artificial intelligence – sensor – based first bicycle counter of India. The bicycle counter is fitted inside a digital signboard which counts the number of cyclists using the bicycle lane through the day. It re-sets at midnight and starts counting again.
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In a bid to incentivize and nudge cycling culture in cities in India, Ahmedabad based startup Cycling Cities launched Crooze app for cyclists. The app rewards cyclists for every ride they clock on the app. The cyclists earn Crooze coins for staying fit – at the same time reduce carbon emissions.
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‘Away’ is the 2nd book by the author Dhruv Bogra. The first one was the best seller ‘Grit, Gravel and Gear’ in which he described his pan American journey from the Arctic to the Andes spanning 400 days and 18000 kms solo trip on a bicycle.
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Recently I traveled to Goa for an annual sales conference with my company. This was the first physical meet for all the employees after a gap of two and a half years.
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I had never imagined that I would be able to cycle in the middle of the road, thanks to Car Free Day organized by Mumbai Police. Car Free Day also called #SundayStreets, this campaign started with 6 streets going car free on the 1st Sunday and 9 streets on the 2nd Sunday from morning 6am to 10am. The number of locations will increase and more streets will be added, suggests the twitter handle of Mumbai Police.
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Women cyclists from Mumbai went for a pink ribbon balloon bicycle ride to celebrate International Women’s Day on 6th March 2022. Although the global event is celebrated worldwide on 8th March, the ride was organized on 6th since it was a Sunday and roads are clear of traffic which makes cycling safer.
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