Every month I intend to bring a spotlight on one cyclist from around the world. I introduce the cyclist briefly by talking about their major accomplishments and do a rapid-fire question and answer segment.
This month I am featuring Chirag Shah – a young cycling entrepreneur and an activist from Thane city in India.
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Vasai is a small town located about 50kms away from Mumbai city. Vasai is known for its beaches, fort, temples, and cycling trails.
On 15th August 2023, I celebrated 76th Independence Day of India by going for a bike ride in Vasai. I booked a guided group tour with ‘Chalo Chale’ (Let’s Go), a local Travel and Tours Company based in Vasai. The tour included a rental bicycle, tea and breakfast at a cost of Rs. 799/-.
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Nettetal is a small town situated at the border of Germany and Netherlands. It has scenic cycle routes that pass through the rivers, farms, and forests. The trails are well marked with signboards and easier to navigate the routes which are a mix of bitumen and gravel. I cycled in Nettetal with my friend Stefan Voormans in June 2023.
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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.
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Lucifer Bikes has recently launched its premium range of alloy cycles which offers various options in the MTB and hybrid variants. The Indian brand unveiled its premium range of cycles at Ride Asia 2022 in New Delhi and made its international Debut at the recently held Eurobike 2022 in Frankfurt, Germany.
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In todays blog I am going to talk about three things. 1) Group Ride with Giant Riding Club India, 2) The new brand symbol of Giant and 3) A lesson that I learnt from the book Atomic Habits by James Clear.
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Group cycling brings people together and erases socio-economic disparities. It gives a platform to engage with like-minded people. It allows beginners to gain from their experienced counterparts. There are numerous benefits of Group Cycling of which I am highlighting five of those in this blog post.
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If you have been for a group bike ride, you get to cafe or a bar, you all park your bikes and eventually someone pulls out the phone and you take a group selfie or a they take a picture of the group and maybe even some of the bikes. You know the picture; they are actually quite fun. Photographically they are not much of an achievement.
You then go on the next ride and the same thing happens and if it’s the same ride it happens in the same place.
Let’s take a different approach, lets show your friends where you have gone for a ride and what an interesting activity it is. Let’s take good photos.
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Happy Children’s Day! Today is a special moment for all of us we celebrated Children’s Day with our dear friends and fellow cyclists. We went for a group ride with visually impaired cyclists from the ABBF foundation and Divyang Sports and Cultural foundation. Both are registered government organizations and are working for the welfare and upliftment of the visually impaired children and adults in the society.
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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.
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