If you have been for a group bike ride, you get to cafe or a bar, you all park your bikes and eventually someone pulls out the phone and you take a group selfie or a they take a picture of the group and maybe even some of the bikes. You know the picture; they are actually quite fun. Photographically they are not much of an achievement.
You then go on the next ride and the same thing happens and if it’s the same ride it happens in the same place.
Let’s take a different approach, lets show your friends where you have gone for a ride and what an interesting activity it is. Let’s take good photos.
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Happy Children’s Day! Today is a special moment for all of us we celebrated Children’s Day with our dear friends and fellow cyclists. We went for a group ride with visually impaired cyclists from the ABBF foundation and Divyang Sports and Cultural foundation. Both are registered government organizations and are working for the welfare and upliftment of the visually impaired children and adults in the society.
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I am delighted to share this news with the loyal readers of this blog and the public at large that a new Brompton folding bicycle has come to my house. It’s the standard steel black model, and technically termed as ‘M6L’ – where M stands for the handlebar, 6 is the gear speed and L is for the mudguards.
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In December 2020, I was searching for an expert bicycle mechanic who could handle the task of restoring a more than 50-year-old BSA Roadster bicycle, which I had acquired in the same period from a veteran commuter in Mumbai.
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Leszek Sibilski is a Polish-American sociologist and a longtime advocate for issues related to climate change, the environment, public policy, global poverty, youth, and the role of women in contemporary society. He is a former member of the Polish National Olympic Cycling Team.
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My Name is Dhiren Bontra and I must confess that I was the most notorious kid in school. I was always very passionate about sports and fitness.
After completing my graduation, I and my friend Arun Rajpurohit were not keen on doing a “9 to 5 job” and we knew that our passion of bicycling was our calling.
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On September 19th, 2021 more than 150 cities around the world including Istanbul, Paris, Vancouver, Berlin and London hosted the most vivid women created event for the 9th time in a row known as The Fancy Women Bike Ride (FWBR).
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Leading bicycle brand Stryder, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata International Limited, has stirred up India’s emerging e-bike segment with the introduction of Contino ETB 100 and Voltic 1.7 the next-gen eco-mobility options for the urban youth. The new range of ebikes are both economical and contains best-in-class features.
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One morning during my interaction with Alan – a cycling buddy, I was informed that he is totally dissatisfied with his new bicycle. He ended up using a rented bicycle despite owning one.
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One day Tony (name changed for privacy) was browsing through Google Discover news on his mobile when he came across an advertisement for MTB for Rs. 999/-. It was a fancy looking electric bicycle being sold at a throw-away price by a fraud website called http://www.pitore.in
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