I first heard Jonas Deichmann, an ultra-cyclist and extreme adventurer speak at the ‘Digital World Bike’ virtual cycling conference held in 2020 during the global shutdown. And just few days ago, he posted an update on his facebook page ‘Jonas Deichmann Adventures’ about his appointment as the new brand ambassador for ‘meetyoo conferencing’, the same digital events company which had organised Digital World Bike. That’s a remarkable progress!Continue reading “‘CAPE TO CAPE’ A CYCLING DOCUMENTARY”
‘The Limey Project’ is about an epic cycling adventure by two British men ‘Bone and Killer’ (fictitious names) from Dorset, England. In 2004, they took an ambitious journey spanning four months from Seattle to Miami, covering 5000 miles to raise money for cancer research.Continue reading “THE LIMEY PROJECT – BOOK REVIEW”
Cycling in Mumbai City has picked up momentum as more people are seen taking advantage of the empty streets.
If you are determined to make cycling a lifestyle, then this is the right time to quit your inhibitions and commit yourself into urban biking culture.Continue reading “PLANNING TO BUY A NEW BICYCLE? JAMIS BIKES MIGHT BE A GREAT CHOICE”
Scott Sports India, a direct subsidiary of Scott Bikes, Switzerland has added another marvel to its kitty. The new Scott Sub Active ERide is a hybrid commuter model and wrapped with all the modern features that reflects in a powerful sophisticated engineering design.
The Scott Sub Active ERide is ePowered by BOSCH eBike Systems and comes with a 400 WH battery which is the unique selling proposition of this machine. Continue reading “SCOTT SUB ACTIVE ERIDE BIKE”
“If a man hasn’t travelled in his lifetime, he hasn’t lived”.
Grit, Gravel And Gear is an outstanding non-fiction piece of writing with twenty two gripping stories penned by Dhruv Bogra. The author narrates his cross country epic solo ride from the Artic to the Andes on a touring bicycle spanning over 400 days and 15,000 kilometers.Continue reading “GRIT, GRAVEL AND GEAR – A BOOK REVIEW”
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 community, 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.Continue reading “BAMBOOKAA PEDELEC”
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 occurred to me 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?”