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”
CYCLISTS PEDAL TO CELEBRATE WORLD HEALTH DAY
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”
IN THE SPOTLIGHT: SAIFEE RAIPURWALA FROM MUMBAI
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”
IN THE SPOTLIGHT: MAYUR JAIN FROM MUMBAI
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”
JIO MUMBAI CYCLOTHON MAIDEN EVENT STARTS WITH A BANG
The first edition of Jio Mumbai Cyclothon was successfully concluded on 13th November 2022 with over 5000 cycling enthusiasts having participated in the event. Suniel Shetty, Vrushali Shinde and Tiger Shroff, the Green Ambassador of Jio Mumbai Cyclothon flagged off the various race categories.Continue reading “JIO MUMBAI CYCLOTHON MAIDEN EVENT STARTS WITH A BANG”
CYCLING IN A SUIT ON MY BIRTHDAY
As I turned forty on the 24th of September, 2022, I decided to go cycling in a suit. For a long time I had this thought in my mind to do a professional photo shoot for myself and I chose to go ahead with it on this occasion and make it memorable.Continue reading “CYCLING IN A SUIT ON MY BIRTHDAY”
YOU & ME
You & Me is a collection of poems mostly written during the COVID-19 pandemic by Kanishka Poddar.
Kanishka is a cyclist, Bicycle Mayor of Ranchi, a traveler and a writer who publishes his work on veloventure.inContinue reading “YOU & ME”
CROOZE APP: GET REWARDED FOR KILOMETERS YOU RIDE ON A BICYCLE
In a bid to incentivize and nudge cycling culture in cities in India, Ahmedabad based startup Cycling Cities launched Crooze app for cyclists. The app rewards cyclists for every ride they clock on the app. The cyclists earn Crooze coins for staying fit – at the same time reduce carbon emissions.Continue reading “CROOZE APP: GET REWARDED FOR KILOMETERS YOU RIDE ON A BICYCLE”
VALENTINE’S DAY CYCLE RIDE WITH VELOCITI CAFE
Will you be my Valentine? I asked. Yes! She promptly replied and off…we went for a ride with Velociti Cafe.
A Valentine is a sweetheart – a special someone who receives attention on Valentine’s Day. But for a cyclist, his /her bike is that special someone. A bicycle is ever-ready to give company, share love and joy. So practically, for a cyclist everyday is Valentine’s Day because he/she has the greatest gift ever – a bicycle.Continue reading “VALENTINE’S DAY CYCLE RIDE WITH VELOCITI CAFE”
WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD CELEBRATE WORLD CAR FREE DAY WITH A FANCY WOMEN BIKE RIDE
On September 19th, 2021 more than 150 cities around the world including Istanbul, Paris, Vancouver, Berlin and London hosted the most vivid women created event for the 9th time in a row known as The Fancy Women Bike Ride (FWBR).Continue reading “WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD CELEBRATE WORLD CAR FREE DAY WITH A FANCY WOMEN BIKE RIDE”