US based Specialized Bikes made its India debut on 17th April 2023. The high-end bicycle manufacturer has partnered with Unique Innovations Sporting Lifestyle Pvt Ltd who has been appointed as all India exclusive distributor for Specialized bicycles and bicycle components in India.Continue reading “SPECIALIZED BIKES MAKES ITS INDIA DEBUT”
Cycle Culture, the premier electric cycle rental company in Bir, Himachal Pradesh has launched India’s first-ever free e-cycle charging station, which is a significant milestone for the cycling community in India.Continue reading “CYCLE CULTURE LAUNCHES INDIA’S FIRST FREE E-CYCLE CHARGING STATION IN BIR, HIMACHAL PRADESH”
My love affair with cycling began way back in the 60s. It started with a small cycle which had two support wheels attached. I then graduated to a bigger cycle, and finally the day came when my Dad took me to Nobel cycles in town and bought me a Norton cycle, a beautiful shade of green it was. Every Sunday I would wash and polish my bike and take it for a ride.Continue reading “CYCLING SINCE THE 1960’S BY BRYAN NORONHA”
Cycle Chala, City Bacha and Smart Commute Foundation in association with Healthspring organized “Health for all” ride on the 7th of April, Friday, on the occasion of World Health Day 2023. This year we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the World Health Organization with a group ride across four different locations in Mumbai.Continue reading “CYCLISTS PEDAL TO CELEBRATE WORLD HEALTH DAY”
Every month I intend to bring a spotlight on one cyclist from around the world. I will introduce him/her briefly by talking about their major accomplishments and do a rapid fire question and answer segment.
This month I am featuring Saifee Raipurwala – a senior cyclist and a writer from the metropolitan city of Mumbai.Continue reading “IN THE SPOTLIGHT: SAIFEE RAIPURWALA FROM MUMBAI”
Today morning I read a sad news of a runner being killed by a speeding car at Worli in Mumbai. This is not the first time that someone doing a fitness activity has lost his/her life in an car accident. It has become dangerous to go cycling and running even in the early morning hours. Drunken driving is prevalent in urban cities which is a matter of great concern.Continue reading “CYCLING AND RUNNING HAS BECOME DANGEROUS IN MUMBAI”
Dr. Viswanathan Iyer has recently been appointed as the new Bicycle Mayor of Mumbai by BYCS – a non-profit organization based in Amsterdam. He is a brain and spine surgeon by profession. He has been cycling since 2011 and uses his cycle to commute to his clinic and hospitals very often. He was the T-ward bicycle councilor for “Cycle Chala City Bacha” (ride a bicycle and save the city) and conducted many cycling promotion activities. He can speak multiple languages and that helps him connect with many people. He dreams of the day when maximum Indians will cycle to work!Continue reading “MUMBAI GETS A NEW BICYCLE MAYOR”
Everymonth I intend to bring a spotlight on one cyclist from around the world. I will introduce him/her briefly by talking about their major accomplishments and do a rapid fire question and answer segment.
This month I am covering Mayur Jain, a midlife cyclist from Mumbai. He is an author of a self-help book ‘HI FIVE!’ published worldwide in the year 2020 and available online on amazon.in and other portals. The book helps the reader to list down life goals and draw a route map on how to reach there. I have read the book and it has personally helped me to clearly envision my future plans. Hence, I strongly recommend it to all the readers of this blog. Moreover, all sales proceeds from the book goes to charity.Continue reading “IN THE SPOTLIGHT: MAYUR JAIN FROM MUMBAI”
It was an honour and a privilege to be invited to cover the annual international women’s day celebration and cancer awareness ride by ‘The Cyclistas’ a cycling community in Mumbai.Continue reading “INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY AND CANCER AWARENESS RIDE 2023”
Yes! You read it correctly. Bicycles are allowed in the newly launched Mumbai Metro line services – yellow line 2A and red line 7, which run parallel to each other.Continue reading “BICYCLES ARE ALLOWED IN MUMBAI METRO LINE 2A AND 7”