It was at the peak of the global Covid-19 pandemic, when a gig worker desperately reached outside a bicycle shop. The half opened shutter and a ray of light beaming out of it gave him hope that he would be able to find a bicycle at this store. A large group of migrant laborer’s were traveling back home on foot or on a bicycle in the emergency lockdown situation in India – all other transportation were closed at that time.Continue reading “A GIG WORKER AND A BICYCLE”
The Force Within – From Police officer to Paralympian is a book based on the life story of Carol Cooke from Australia. I had the privilege to publish her interview on this blog in July 2019 and you can read more about her in this post – In Conversation with Carol CookeContinue reading “THE FORCE WITHIN AND FINDING YOUR INNER GOLD”
The first edition of Jio Mumbai Cyclothon was successfully concluded on 13th November 2022 with over 5000 cycling enthusiasts having participated in the event. Suniel Shetty, Vrushali Shinde and Tiger Shroff, the Green Ambassador of Jio Mumbai Cyclothon flagged off the various race categories.Continue reading “JIO MUMBAI CYCLOTHON MAIDEN EVENT STARTS WITH A BANG”
Mumbai International Byke Fair is a 3-day long B2B and B2C cycling exhibition scheduled to be held between 18th-20th November 2022 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon East, Mumbai.
The cycling expo will be packed with latest products on display, speaker sessions, workshops, fun and entertainment etc. for the participants. The event in its introductory year is co-organised by Urban World Consulting Group and VIS Group.Continue reading “FIVE REASONS YOU MUST ATTEND MUMBAI INTERNATIONAL BYKE FAIR 2022 (MIBF)”
As I turned forty on the 24th of September, 2022, I decided to go cycling in a suit. For a long time I had this thought in my mind to do a professional photo shoot for myself and I chose to go ahead with it on this occasion and make it memorable.Continue reading “CYCLING IN A SUIT ON MY BIRTHDAY”
The Mumbai International Bike Fair (MIBF) will be a high-end, B2B/B2C crossover event focusing on the core values of sustainability, design, and innovation. It is scheduled to be held from the 18th to the 20th of November 2022 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai. The expo will also be open to the B2C segment to provide knowledge and increase awareness about cycling as part of urban mobility, safe cycling infrastructure, the latest products, and services in the industry, and much more. The event intends at bringing together the whole sector under one roof for networking, meeting new dealers and consumers, and observing the newest trends and innovations.Continue reading “GEAR UP FOR THE MUMBAI INTERNATIONAL BIKE FAIR (MIBF)”
46-year-old Bangalore resident Meera Velankar, and 26-year-old Varanasi resident Utkarsh Verma have created a new record in tandem cycling. The Indian duo are the first in this mixed age category to summit Umling La on a tandem bicycle, which is the highest motorable pass in the world.Continue reading “TWO FRIENDS SET A RECORD IN TANDEM CYCLING TO UMLING LA”
The 10-year anniversary of this one-of-a-kind, women-led movement called ‘Fancy Women Bike Ride’ that celebrates the joy of cycling and the need for women to reclaim public space is just around the corner.Continue reading “GET READY FOR THE 10TH FANCY WOMEN BIKE RIDE ON 18TH SEP’22”
The new e-Arcadex gravel e-bike collection redefines the way to explore on two wheels. Its unique, full-carbon design gets a boost from a powerful Bosch motor unit, and is enhanced by three colorways inspired by our planet’s biospheres: the arctic, forests, and the desertContinue reading “BIANCHI LAUNCHES NEW E-ARCADEX CAPSULE COLLECTION”
Full Tilt is a classic travelogue that describes the journey of Dervla Murphy from Ireland to India.
The author took the challenging expedition in January 1963 with her 2-year old bicycle named Rozinate.Continue reading “FULL TILT: IRELAND TO INDIA WITH A BICYCLE”