As an individual i always felt that India has to learn a lot on cycling innovation from evolved countries. But in my last one year of exposure to the local cycling fraternity, i am compelled to revisit my beliefs. First came the ‘Bicycle Bus’ than ‘Solar Cycle’ and now another unique concept called the ‘Bambookaa™ Pedelec’ gets launched.
I was planning to test ride a public bike sharing system for quite some time as this concept is very new in India. Recently, i came across ‘Yulu’, a Bangalore based bike share tech start-up who have introduced a dockless bicycle rental system in Navi Mumbai (New Bombay). Continue reading “RIDING THE YULU BIKE”
On a winter evening of December 2018, i visited a place called ‘Me Time Art Cafe’ located at Bandra.
My craving for a ‘Coffee’ in a chilling weather and the word ‘Art’ finely inscribed on the signboard were enticing reasons to get drawn inside the venue.
The cafe entrance was carrying a festive mood with Christmas decorations in optimal glory. The right wall of the cafe facade was full of life with plants displayed inside a variety of footwear. Continue reading “THE ART CAFE, BANDRA”
Are you a fan of road cycling, mountain biking or use a cycle for commuting? You can now convert your smartphone into a personal cycling assistant with the help of a cycling app.
Technology has enhanced the experience of cycling for us by opening up more avenues enabling us to record, track, share, plan routes and connect with other athletes in real time. Continue reading “TOP FIVE APPS FOR CYCLING”
This question occured in my mind after reading a thought provoking book titled ‘Building The Cycling City – The Dutch Blueprint For Urban Vitality’. The authors of the book, Melissa and Chris Bruntlett are a family of professionals actively promoting the cause of healthy living, environment and social benefits of cycling, walking and public transportation.
Continue reading “CAN MUMBAI ECHO THE DUTCH BLUEPRINT?”
‘Building The Cycling City – The Dutch Blueprint For Urban Vitality’
Penned by Melissa and Chris Bruntlett, the book carries an interesting narrative of how the Dutch cities took a wise call of adopting a ‘humble bicycle’ as a sustainable model for transportation. The Authors have beautifully crafted in words ‘a romance between people of Dutch cities and their unspoken love for cycling’. Continue reading “BUILDING THE CYCLING CITY – A BOOK REVIEW”
This blog is about my Cycle ride to the ‘Cuckoo Club’ – a theatre, to watch a play ‘Bull’. This experience stands out for me simply because it showcases the harsh reality of life. To be frank, the cruel side of Continue reading “‘BULL’ AT THE CUCKOO CLUB”
I was recently invited for a screening of a movie ‘Blue Jean Blues’ a story based on Depression & Cycling. This blog is a narration of my experience with a synopsis of the movie. Continue reading “BLUE JEAN BLUES: BATTLING STRESS THROUGH ALTERNATE WAYS”