Arjit Soni is the Founder and CEO of MYBYK India. An environmentalist and a Chartered Accountant by qualification, he is passionate about solving urban mobility issues through cycling and public transport.
MYBYK is a public bicycle sharing service of Indian origin aimed at encouraging the use of bicycles by enhancing the ownership experience, making it hassle free and more convenient. MYBYK is also aimed at addressing the core issue of first and last mile connectivity associated with public transport thereby making it more accessible, convenient, economic and time efficient.Continue reading “ARJIT SONI OF MYBYK MAKES IT TO SHARK TANK INDIA”
18-year-old Nihar Thakkar from Bengaluru has developed an artificial intelligence – sensor – based first bicycle counter of India. The bicycle counter is fitted inside a digital signboard which counts the number of cyclists using the bicycle lane through the day. It re-sets at midnight and starts counting again.Continue reading “BENGALURU BOY DEVELOPS FIRST LIVE BICYCLE COUNTER OF INDIA”
This is my Pre-pandemic photo – when everything was normal, offices were open and I used to cycle to work every Friday. I felt no shame in pedaling in formals, leather shoes and a backpack. The lack of shower facilities at my office did not affect my plan.Continue reading “5 WAYS COMPANIES CAN ENCOURAGE EMPLOYEES TO CYCLE TO WORK”
I am delighted to share this news with the loyal readers of this blog and the public at large that a new Brompton folding bicycle has come to my house. It’s the standard steel black model, and technically termed as ‘M6L’ – where M stands for the handlebar, 6 is the gear speed and L is for the mudguards.Continue reading “MY FIRST RIDE ON A BROMPTON BICYCLE”
On September 19th, 2021 more than 150 cities around the world including Istanbul, Paris, Vancouver, Berlin and London hosted the most vivid women created event for the 9th time in a row known as The Fancy Women Bike Ride (FWBR).Continue reading “WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD CELEBRATE WORLD CAR FREE DAY WITH A FANCY WOMEN BIKE RIDE”
Leading bicycle brand Stryder, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata International Limited, has stirred up India’s emerging e-bike segment with the introduction of Contino ETB 100 and Voltic 1.7 the next-gen eco-mobility options for the urban youth. The new range of ebikes are both economical and contains best-in-class features.Continue reading “STRYDER LAUNCHES INDIA’S MOST ECONOMICAL E-BIKES FOR URBAN RIDERS”
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development has announced the list of Top 25 cities in the first season of India Cycles4Change Challenge.Continue reading “INDIAN CYCLING GETS A BOOST – 25 CITIES QUALIFY IN THE 1ST SEASON OF CYCLES4CHANGE CHALLENGE”
‘Good Morning’ – greeted Mr. Mehra while I was unlocking my Gazelle preparing to leave for work.
‘…good morning dear friend … have a nice day’ – I replied.Continue reading “CYCLING CITY OF MY DREAM!”
Bike use has boomed across Europe since the COVID-19 pandemic. Citizens have voted with their pedals and taken advantage of more time and space to ride and governments have backed them with more bike lanes.Continue reading “BIKE SHARING PAVES THE WAY TO ZERO EMISSION MOBILITY IN CITIES”