My Name is Dhiren Bontra and I must confess that I was the most notorious kid in school. I was always very passionate about sports and fitness.
After completing my graduation, I and my friend Arun Rajpurohit were not keen on doing a “9 to 5 job” and we knew that our passion of bicycling was our calling.
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Spare your car and pedal a little far,
The roads are meant for you, ride when the skies are blue,
Continue reading “GREAT THINGS THAT HAPPEN WHILE I CYCLE”
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.
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Until the summer of 2018, everything was going fine with Shormistha Mukherjee, a creative advertising professional. Shormistha was diagnosed with Breast Cancer, and underwent radiation, chemotherapy and was on medication. At that time she received support from her family and friends to fight an unexpected battle that struck at the peak of her career, off-setting her goals.
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38-year-old Selva Kumar was born and brought up in Tamil Nadu and currently lives and works in Mumbai. He is employed as a Street Cleaner on contractual basis with the municipal corporation. His outdoor duty involves a lot of walking, so in 2017 he tried using a bicycle for his daily waste collection work.
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Ivanka Trump on Friday tweeted the viral story of an Indian girl who undertook a distressed journey back home on a bicycle. Within hours, it became one of the top trending tweets. Continue reading “TWITTERATI REACTS TO IVANKA TRUMP’S POST ON JYOTI KUMARI”
The Pandemic has redefined whom we consider our Heroes.
Captain America, Spiderman, Thor, James Bond, Wonder Woman and alike stand relegated and we have found the real and deserving Heroes who are actually saving the world. Continue reading “SUREKHA RAGHUNATH – HEALTH CARE CYCLING WARRIOR”
Once a car said to a bicycle in a parking lot.
“Get out of my way, don’t you know, am a Super Car”. Continue reading “PARKING SCENE”
STREET CYCLIST OF MUMBAI.
Sanjay Sharma a thirty eight year old man living in Mumbai arrives at Carter Road, Bandra to sell ice creams. He is seen at the same spot everyday from 9 pm to 3 am servicing local tourists and people who visit the area for night walks. Families travelling in cars and motorbikes often stop by to eat ice creams with their children. His bright red tricycle can easily be seen from far as he mostly prefers to stand under a street lamp.
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