In 2020, I joined a vintage bicycle club on facebook. In 2021, I acquired a 50-year-old pre-owned classic BSA roadster and got it reconditioned. And in 2022, I saw a documentary film on classic bicycles titled – THE SOUL OF A CYCLIST. What’s next in 2023? I don’t have the answer, nor I can predict; but now, I can certainly share my views about the documentary film I watched.Continue reading “THE SOUL OF A CYCLIST”
Together We Cycle is a documentary film written and directed by Gertjan Hulster and produced under his banner Nieuw & Verbeterd production based in Harleem, Netherlands.Continue reading “TOGETHER WE CYCLE – A PERSPECTIVE ON CYCLING IN NETHERLANDS”
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”
Bicycle Film Festival (BFF) Edinburgh is presenting an international selection of the most important short films from their collection. The Select Short Film Program appeals to a wide audience from film connoisseurs to avid cyclists and everything in between.Continue reading “THE 20TH BICYCLE FILM FESTIVAL WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY”
Happy Women’s Day to all the readers.
Today, in this interview we are talking to Agartha Frimpong, a Ghanaian lady settled in Amsterdam Southeast who runs a Cycle Training course for migrants in the Netherlands.
Cycling is a ‘National Dutch Identity’ and important life skill that enables the migrant and refugee women better integrate into Dutch society.
Agartha Frimpong helps the migrant women to learn this elementary skill and let go of their fear through a 12 week training program in which they group once a week and learn how to ride a bicycle.