The Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue is an Orthodox Jewish synagogue located in Forbes Street (renamed as V.B Gandhi Marg) behind Kala Ghoda square in Fort, Mumbai. The Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue is the oldest sephardic synagogue in the city (Sephardi or Sephardic are Jewish ethnic group originally from Sepaharad, Spain.)
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”
Arshel Akhter, a 40 years old cyclist from Assam in Guwahati shares his fascinating story and how life has taken a different turn post becoming a Bicycle Mayor.
I got back into cycling in 2016 and took it up as a fitness, leisure, adventure and exploring activity. I also love to commute within the city on my cycle. Continue reading “PEDALING FOR CHANGE”
It is said that “Knowledge is of no value unless you put into practice”. And with this very belief Mr. Faisal Thakur, former BMX Champion & Owner of Pro9 Bicycle Studio designed a SOLAR POWERED ELECTRIC CARGO CYCLE (SPEC BIKE).
A marketer by academics and a cycling entrepreneur by choice, Faisal fully conceived, planned and developed the concept of a solar bicycle in his studio by roping in few school students. He formed a team of 22 students from nearby schools and started to work on this project a week before the Republic Day Parade which is held annually by BIRD at Bandra Bandstand on 26th of January. The idea of choosing this occasion was to reach out to maximum people and convey a clear message of eco-friendly transportation. Continue reading “SOLAR POWERED ELECTRIC CARGO CYCLE”
Ever since the first bicycle mayor program kicked off in India in 2016, cycling as a sport & leisure activity has picked up scale. With the announcement of two new mayors joining the brigade of existing four, India is perfectly poised in embedding the cycling culture in its state.
Pooja Vijay the Founder of “Pink Pedals” and Firoza Suresh, the Founder of “Smart Commute Foundation” are the latest appointments made by BYCS from Amsterdam who are here to fastrack the cycling agenda. In the first of the six part series covering bicycle mayors of India, Pooja takes us through her journey and her plans for Jaipur city.
Campaign : Road Safety Week 2019
The Annual Road Safety Week (4th – 10th February) was celebrated across the nation with great fervor. Initiated by the National Safety Council in collaboration with The Ministry Of Road Transport & Highways – Government Of India, the motive of road safety awareness drive is to reach out to all motorist and sensitize them on various issues such as speeding, lane cutting, seat belts, helmets, use of mobile phones, driving under alcohol influence, illegal parking, entering no entry zones, breaking signals, excessive honking and other actions which often lead to traffic chaos and accidents. Continue reading “MUMBAI CYCLIST IMITATE CARS TO PROMOTE ROAD SAFETY”
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) along with All India Cycle Manufacturers Association (AICMA) carried out a study on ‘Benefits of Cycling in India’. Their latest report makes an in-depth assessment of the economic, environment and social advantages and brings out the merits of increased cycling activity in India. Continue reading “INDIA CAN CYCLE IT’S WAY TO ECONOMIC SUCCESS – TERI”
It’s time to say goodbye to the motorized buses and hop on to India’s first ‘Bicycle Bus’ created by an Inventor from Pune city Mr. Milind Kulkarni.
A Physics graduate and with already one patent awarded to his name and another five filed for approval, Milind is successfully running his company ‘Novel Clues’ at Kothrud, Pune in Maharashtra. Continue reading “INDIA GETS IT’S FIRST BICYCLE BUS”
Space exploration has been an intense topic of scientific interest for decades now for betterment of mankind. Almost half a century after first manned mission to moon, the quest to conquer and colonize the universe has picked up scale and momentum. Scientists have consistently carried out extensive research trials to explore the possibility of survival in the other planets. Continue reading “WHY CYCLING IS EASIER THAN GOING TO MARS”
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”