Ivanka Trump on Friday tweeted the viral story of an Indian girl who undertook a distressed journey back home on a bicycle. Within hours, it became one of the top trending tweets. Continue reading “TWITTERATI REACTS TO IVANKA TRUMP’S POST ON JYOTI KUMARI”
A number of cycling stories emerged in the last 2 months. Reports of cycle brands rejigging their factories to produce face mask and governments implementing pop-up cycle lanes. Continue reading “BICYCLES COME TO THE FORE”
Nine-year-old, James Cunningham from Clontarf in Dublin cycled 256 kms for 12 hours over 2 consecutive days on 3rd and 4th May to raise funds for the Peter McVerry Trust. Continue reading “9 YEAR OLD SCHOOL BOY RIDES 250 KMS FOR A CHARITY CAUSE”
In a twitter chat I asked Carlton Reid, a veteran in the field of Transport Journalism from UK – Are temporary bike lanes durable? to which he responded “Tactical Urbanism is all about speed with a stated or unstated desire for permanency i.e., as happened at Times Square in New York City. Temporary quickly becomes … we should keep this”. Continue reading “SET-UP TEMPORARY CYCLE LANES IN 10 DAYS USING MOBYCON GUIDE”
NDTV and Hero Cycles have partnered for a new campaign ‘The Cycle Of Change’ an exclusive program dedicated to discuss life after lockdown.
The two hour live broadcast of this special Telethon will go on air on Saturday, 2nd May 2020 at 19:00 hrs IST and focus on strategies to maintain a sustainable lifestyle once normal life resumes. Continue reading “NDTV TO TELECAST A SPECIAL PROGRAM ‘THE CYCLE OF CHANGE’”
Technological advancements in automotive and transportation sector has paved the way for vehicles running on alternate sources of energy. Governments are encouraging manufacturers to produce and sell efficient substitutes of fuel based vehicles such as electric cargo bikes. Continue reading “CYCLE LOGISTICS EUROPE RELEASES A MANUAL FOR PLANNING CARGO BIKE HUBS”
The year 2020 marks 50 years of World Earth Day. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day is an annual event celebrated globally to express support for environmental protection. Continue reading “EARTH DAY TURNS 50, GOES DIGITAL WITH LIVE EVENTS”
Cycling in the lead: From Covid-19 Recovery to the EU Green Deal.
Cycling Industries Europe (CIE), a trade association and voice of cycling business in Europe will host its annual summit on 28th April 2020. Continue reading “CYCLING INDUSTRY EUROPE TO HOLD 2020 SUMMIT ONLINE”
Meetyoo, a Berlin based tech company and Jens Voigt, a cycling legend came together to co-host the 1st season of the Virtual Cycling Conference called the “Digital WorldBike”. Continue reading “CYCLING INDUSTRY DEFIES SOCIAL DISTANCING, MEETS ONLINE FOR A DIGITAL EXPO”
The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi yesterday announced a complete lockdown of the country for 21 days to break the chain of corona virus and flatten the curve. Continue reading “PUBLIC BIKE SHARE COMPANIES IN INDIA APPLY EMERGENCY BREAKS”