TOP FIVE APPS FOR CYCLING

TOP FIVE APPS FOR CYCLING

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”

A HERO IS NEVER AFRAID TO FAIL

A HERO IS NEVER AFRAID TO FAIL

That Moment!

It’s about that moment when i shook myself and snatched freedom from the confinement of comfort.

In the dawn of the dark i took a shivering start, ventured on an unknown trail…all alone surrounded with high prospects to fail.

I set out an ambitious goal for thyself, an awakening of a champion is assured to arise holding an enormous vision in my eyes. Continue reading “A HERO IS NEVER AFRAID TO FAIL”

A PICTURE HAS A STORY TO TELL

A PICTURE HAS A STORY TO TELL

“In photography, there is reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality”

– Alfred Stieglitz

A scenic sight of towering and strong mountains standing together, alternately positioned and offering clear views of the distant spaces. The rise of the sun firing up it’s beaming rays effortlessly kissing the surface of the earth, rejuvenating every biodiversity that comes along its way. Continue reading “A PICTURE HAS A STORY TO TELL”

SWASTH BHARAT YATRA – CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE

SWASTH BHARAT YATRA – CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE

The second leg of the Swasth Bharat Yatra departs from Mumbai to Manor, 88 kms away from the city. The flag off event was held inside the FDA office at Bandra Kurla Complex today. Monday happens to be a working day but the crowds were even higher in numbers compared to the weekend rally. I never anticipated Continue reading “SWASTH BHARAT YATRA – CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE”

SWASTH BHARAT YATRA – MUMBAI

SWASTH BHARAT YATRA – MUMBAI

The Swasth Bharat Yatra rally started from Leh on 16th October 2018 on ‘World Food Day’ and since then has covered a road distance in excess of 4800 kms with the help of 7300 cycling volunteers collectively touching 500+ destinations (Figures as on 11.11.18). These are huge numbers for any government led initiative and assured to shoot up further in the coming weeks. Swasth Bharat Yatra spans over Continue reading “SWASTH BHARAT YATRA – MUMBAI”

SWASTH BHARAT YATRA

SWASTH BHARAT YATRA

“Swasth Bharat Yatra Healthy India Rally” is an All India relay cycling event organised by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (fssai). With a mission to create public awareness on food nutrition and healthy eating habits, the fssai has arranged a Pan India event through which cyclist are being mobilised from all across the states as volunteers to communicate one unified message ‘Eat Right India’ Continue reading “SWASTH BHARAT YATRA”

CAN MUMBAI ECHO THE DUTCH BLUEPRINT?

CAN MUMBAI ECHO THE DUTCH BLUEPRINT?

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?”

BUILDING THE CYCLING CITY – A BOOK REVIEW

BUILDING THE CYCLING CITY – A BOOK REVIEW

‘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”