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”
Tag: cycling history
THE BICYCLE DIARIES – BOOK REVIEW
‘The Bicycle Diaries’ is a fabulous piece of research work done in tracing the history of India Cycling by a retired journalist couple Anoop Babani and Savia Viegas. Post retirement, the Mumbai duo settled in Goa in 2005 and started pedaling for recreation and soaking in the solitary lanes of Goa. The idea of writing a book struck when Anoop had a tragic fall and was advised rest for several weeks. This period of inactivity turned their attention towards reading. Subsequently, their interest advanced into a deeper investigation on Indian Cycling, thus, ‘The Bicycle Diaries’ was constituted.Continue reading “THE BICYCLE DIARIES – BOOK REVIEW”
BICYCLE: THE VEHICLE FOR JUSTICE?
On the occasion of World Car Free Day, Leszek Sibilski recounts the significant events in the history of bicycles and it’s growing value in our lives.Continue reading “BICYCLE: THE VEHICLE FOR JUSTICE?”
A DEFUNCT BICYCLE FACTORY
The Smart City of Mumbai had its own Bicycle Factory called the ‘National Bicycle Corporation of India Ltd.’ (NBCIL) in the prime area of Worli spread over 4 acres of land. The NBCIL was established in 1939 by Birla Group to manufacture Bicycle and Bicycle parts with installed capacity of 5,44,000 bicycles as stated on their website. Continue reading “A DEFUNCT BICYCLE FACTORY”
INCREDIBLE FACTS ABOUT CYCLING!
1. Russ Mantle, an 82 year old cyclist from Aldershot in Hampshire is the 1st person in Britain to complete one million miles of cycling. The retired carpenter has maintained a meticulous log of all his rides since 1952. Continue reading “INCREDIBLE FACTS ABOUT CYCLING!”