Along the Vikhroli stretch of the Eastern Express highway in Mumbai, there are a number of Pink Trumpet trees. These gorgeous looking trees welcome you with its blooming flowers. They look stunning when in full bloom mainly between December and February, generally associated with dry periods. But the tree also blooms during few other months when dry leaves are shed and fresh flowers blossom.Continue reading “PINK TRUMPET TREES”
Bicycle Film Festival (BFF) Edinburgh is presenting an international selection of the most important short films from their collection. The Select Short Film Program appeals to a wide audience from film connoisseurs to avid cyclists and everything in between.Continue reading “THE 20TH BICYCLE FILM FESTIVAL WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY”
Tanya Alok Daga, a para-cyclist from Biaora city, Madhya Pradesh successfully completed a charity cycle ride from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. Riding with one leg, Tanya covered a distance of 3800 Kms in 43 days on a road bike.Continue reading “PARA-CYCLIST ‘TANYA DAGA’ RIDES 3800 KMS FROM KASHMIR TO KANYAKUMARI”
In this busy world, one hardly stops by around a statue. If so, the reason could be a passive need – to click a photograph, draw a sketch, meeting point, the visitor is an historian or someone from the maintenance department.Continue reading “IF STATUES COULD SPEAK?”
Yesterday, I discarded the 2020 calendar. This year is like a bad dream, and like most of you even I want to forget about it. In Maharashtra, we had one more twist with another round of night curfew announced by the Chief Minister. Apparently, this is a preventive measure to regulate unwanted movement of people and gatherings at public places. The night curfew is imposed for 15 days, from 11 pm to 6 am, between 22nd December 2020 to 5th January 2021.Continue reading “CHRISTMAS LIGHTING IN BANDRA”
‘ONE’ is the unified spirit of humanity. The one, that binds us together through our values and cultures.Continue reading “CHRISTMAS CYCLE RIDE – 2020 ONE”
The Pandemic resulted in short-term benefits to the environment with clean air and blue skies. Pedaling with a force to latch onto this golden opportunity are the advocacy groups and non-profit organizations, which are leaving no stone unturned to convert the miniscule gains into long term advantages.Continue reading ““CYCLING IS IN OUR DNA” – H.E. MARTEN VAN DEN BERG”
Navneet Banka is the Managing Director at Trek Bicycles India. A sharp and approachable person, Navneet is credited for leading the market entry of the US based Trek Bicycle Corporation into India and taking the Brand to new heights.
Navneet cycles 30 kms at least 4 days a week in Gurgaon from where he manages the Trek India operations.
In this chat, Navneet speaks about various issues pertaining to cycling and the dynamics of heading a lifestyle business in the land of opportunities called ‘India’.Continue reading “IN CONVERSATION WITH NAVNEET BANKA”
‘The Limey Project’ is about an epic cycling adventure by two British men ‘Bone and Killer’ (fictitious names) from Dorset, England. In 2004, they took an ambitious journey spanning four months from Seattle to Miami, covering 5000 miles to raise money for cancer research.Continue reading “THE LIMEY PROJECT – BOOK REVIEW”
Until the summer of 2018, everything was going fine with Shormistha Mukherjee, a creative advertising professional. Shormistha was diagnosed with Breast Cancer, and underwent radiation, chemotherapy and was on medication. At that time she received support from her family and friends to fight an unexpected battle that struck at the peak of her career, off-setting her goals.Continue reading “BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR PEDALS TO RECOVERY”