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”
Netherlands is crazy when it comes to cycling. People ride all kinds of bicycles. What type of a bicycles they are capable of riding is something beyond our imagination. You name a design and it’s there on the street. A variety of bicycles are used for different purposes. I was overwhelmed to see so much diversity in usage of bicycles by the citizens across demographics.Continue reading “25 UNIQUE BICYCLES I SAW IN THE NETHERLANDS”
A bicycle in Dutch language is known as “Fiets” and a cyclist is referred as a “Fietser”. I can’t describe how beautiful the country of Netherlands is and how deeply cycling is penetrated in the country. No wonder, they have earned a title of “Fiets Paradise” and offer the best cycling experience in the world.Continue reading “MY EXPERIENCE OF CYCLING IN THE FIETS PARADISE”