IN CONVERSATION WITH MELISSA BRUNTLETT

IN CONVERSATION WITH MELISSA BRUNTLETT

#INTERNATIONAL MOTHER’S DAY

SPECIAL EDITION FEATURING A MOTHER WHO RIDES A CYCLE

Melissa Bruntlett is the co-founder of Modacity – a marketing and communications consultancy focused on promoting healthier, happier, more inclusive forms of urban mobility. After selling their family car in 2010, Melissa, together with her husband Chris Bruntlett, have been advocating for multi-modal lifestyles and influencing people to rethink their transportation choices and shift to more active and sustainable mobility – namely walking, cycling and public transportation.

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IN CONVERSATION WITH HELEN DOMINISH

IN CONVERSATION WITH HELEN DOMINISH

#INTERNATIONAL MOTHER’S DAY

SPECIAL EDITION FEATURING A MOTHER WHO RIDES A CYCLE

Helen Dominish is a Cycling Mom from Adelaide, Australia (they say ‘Mum’ in Australia). She has formed a local community of cyclists and frequently organizes group rides for the members exploring Australian rail trails, bike paths and off-road tracks. Her group on Facebook is called ‘The Uncool Cycling Club’ and is positioned as an ideal club for those who like to pedal slow, seek fun, friendships and discover new places on a bicycle and stay healthy.

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UNITED CITY BIKES LAUNCHES WORLD’S LIGHTEST FOLDING E-BIKE

UNITED CITY BIKES LAUNCHES WORLD’S LIGHTEST FOLDING E-BIKE

Source: United City Bikes

The Swiss start-up United City Bikes is going to open pre-orders for the world’s lightest folding electric bike. At a weight of only 12.5 kg and foldable in only 10 seconds, The ONE has already gathered a community of more than 12,000 people worldwide who have subscribed to be notified when pre-orders open.As the first bike ever made of magnesium alloy, The ONE comes with a functional smart design and a minimal look. It will be available for pre-orders on the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo from 25th April and will be delivered to the first backers during summer. Continue reading “UNITED CITY BIKES LAUNCHES WORLD’S LIGHTEST FOLDING E-BIKE”

HERITAGE CYCLE RIDE, MUMBAI

HERITAGE CYCLE RIDE, MUMBAI

18th April was declared by UNESCO as the ‘International Day for Monuments and Sites’ in 1983. Also know as the ‘World Heritage Day’, the aim of UNESCO is to create public awareness about the monuments and sites and the necessity to conserve, protect and restore them. It is not limited to the sites listed by UNESCO but concerns all cultural heritage monuments, places and landscapes of international, national and local significance.

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BOLLYWOOD MUSEUM – PHOTO BLOG

BOLLYWOOD MUSEUM – PHOTO BLOG

The National Museum of Indian Cinema was inaugurated by the Honorable Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi on 19th January 2019. 

This museum is set-up in two buildings –

‘Gulshan Mahal’ a 19th century structure which houses the classical history and the early years of motion pictures…from silent era to the talkie movies. Continue reading “BOLLYWOOD MUSEUM – PHOTO BLOG”

ASIA’S TALLEST BICYCLE

ASIA’S TALLEST BICYCLE

If you are bicycle lover and ever felt that you have tried all kinds of bicycles in the world than you probably missed out on this one. This is Asia’s Tallest Bicycle made by Rajiv Kumar from Chandigarh, India.

Born on 10th September 1978, Rajiv runs a small business of air condition sales, service and rentals at sector 41 in Chandigarh. A metriculate passed, Rajiv has designed the tallest bicycle of Asia and entered into Limca Book of Records, World Unique Records and India Book of Records.

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THE HUMAN CHAIN

THE HUMAN CHAIN

On a Saturday evening (30th March 2019), a silent protest was organised at Nariman Point – Marine Drive peninsula bay in Mumbai. Several NGO’s, environment groups, non-profit foundations, citizen groups and individuals came together to form a HUMAN CHAIN. This gathering of more than 1000 people was an expression of disapproval in the way environment is getting compromised in the name of development.

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IN CONVERSATION WITH PAUL RICHARDSON

IN CONVERSATION WITH PAUL RICHARDSON

Paul Richardson – 46

Married to Keira (a keen runner who is doing the London Marathon this year) with 2 kids (Finn 8 and Ava 10).

I live in Lauder in the Scottish Borders an amazing part of the world. I love to cycle & run trail as well as going on holiday & socialising.

I’ve taken part in many cycling & running events including Edinburgh Marathon, Mighty Deerstalker, Caledonian Etape, Ken Laidlaw Sportive, Tour of the Borders, Edinburgh to St. Andrews.

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CYCLING IN AAREY

CYCLING IN AAREY

The Aarey trail is one of the best destinations to cycle in the city of Mumbai. The tiny village is often called as the ‘Aarey Milk Colony’. Milk plants with innumerable cattle’s grazing in the open fields has given a natural identity to this place. The area has a dense green cover and makes it one of the most preferred places for morning activities after the adjacent Sanjay Gandhi National Park. A popular choice for fitness enthusiast and nature lovers, Aarey also attracts visitors because of Filmcity and Chota Kashmir (Chota means small).

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RIDE TO MPOWER – 2019

RIDE TO MPOWER – 2019

The 4th edition of the popular cycling event ‘Ride To MPower’ was held at NSCI Dome Stadium, Mumbai on 17th March, 2019.  ‘Ride To Mpower’ is an initiative by Aditya Birla Capital to raise mental health awareness. A huge crowd of 1600 cyclist’s participated in the cycling rally with great enthusiasm.

The annual cycling event led by Neerja Birla and her team aims to reach out to people with mental limitations and empower them by providing a social platform where they can interact, connect, explore, overcome their fears and feel more confident. Continue reading “RIDE TO MPOWER – 2019”