CYCLING IN AMSTERDAM ON KINGS DAY

CYCLING IN AMSTERDAM ON KINGS DAY

It is impressive to know that the world’s biggest outdoor birthday party is held on the ‘Kings Day’ in the Netherlands. Kings Day marks the birthday of the King Willem-Alexander and observed as a national holiday on the 27th April.

Celebrations include concerts and special events in public spaces, particularly in Amsterdam. The festivities are organized by local associations called ‘Orange Committees’.

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TREK FOUNDERS RIDE – MUMBAI

TREK FOUNDERS RIDE – MUMBAI

Trek Bicycle, one of the world’s leading bicycle manufacturers organized their marque multi-city event ‘Trek Founder’s Ride’ in Mumbai recently. The event witnessed over 100 cycling enthusiasts participating and navigating through the heart of the city. The event served as an enriching platform filled with cycling conversations; connecting riders and encouraging them to share their inspiring stories as well as receive cycling tips from the experts at Trek. Continue reading “TREK FOUNDERS RIDE – MUMBAI”

RIDE TO MPOWER – 2020

RIDE TO MPOWER – 2020

In 2017 during my corporate stint, I was under stress and suffering from anxiety. The demanding work culture and non-stop pursuit to meet never ending deadlines, sustained pressure situation, resulted into lack of confidence. I had began doubting my abilities, remained fearful and was reluctant to speak-up. Even though frustration was the dominant feeling, I managed to practice self-control and did not vent out or revolted. Continue reading “RIDE TO MPOWER – 2020”

ROAD SAFETY AWARENESS CYCLE RALLY – 2020

ROAD SAFETY AWARENESS CYCLE RALLY – 2020

National Road Safety Week (11th to 17th January 2020) is being observed throughout India to create awareness among general public and specially amongst the youth to improve the safety on road and give an opportunity to all stakeholders to contribute to the cause of road safety. Continue reading “ROAD SAFETY AWARENESS CYCLE RALLY – 2020”

ROTARY CYCLING RALLY FOR DIABETES – 2020

ROTARY CYCLING RALLY FOR DIABETES – 2020

The fourth season of Rotary Cycling Rally for Diabetes Awareness was held on a cold winter morning of 5th January 2020. This cycling event was organized by Rotary Club of Mumbai South of District 3141 which was founded on March 19, 1929. Rotary Club of Mumbai is affiliated to its parent body Rotary International. There are 25500 Rotary Clubs operating globally in 184 countries, and each club functions under a standard Rotary Club constitutional framework. Continue reading “ROTARY CYCLING RALLY FOR DIABETES – 2020”

CHRISTMAS CYCLE RIDE – 2019

CHRISTMAS CYCLE RIDE – 2019

What a novel idea it is to spend your Christmas Holiday with your community. You not just end up burning calories, you also meet and greet your friends in person, with whom your communication otherwise remains limited to what’s app messages or occasional calls. Celebrating festivals together is a crucial part of our human society and cycling plays a great enabler in bringing people together on a common platform. It’s a convergence of different cultures and mindsets, where we all share, laugh, gift, eat, dance and pray for our best future. Continue reading “CHRISTMAS CYCLE RIDE – 2019”

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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