Jio Mumbai Sustainability Cyclothon is less than one-month-away, and the excitement is really building up. Participants are enrolling fast for the marque event on www.champendurance.com. This year will be double the fun and entertainment along with cycling.Continue reading “JOIN MISHREE DOSHI AT THE JIO MUMBAI SUSTAINABILITY CYCLOTHON 2023?”
A meet-up of Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR cyclist) that includes the cities of Mumbai, Thane, Mira-Bhayandar and Panvel was held on the 19th of November at Thane city. Over 200 cyclists participated in the ride and meet-up programme.Continue reading “MMR CYCLIST MEET-UP 2023 HELD IN THANE”
Cyclothon and critical mass events are a great way of nurturing a cycling eco-system. Gear up for the second season of Mumbai’s most awaited cycling event ‘Jio Sustainibility Cyclothon’ which will be held on 17th December 2023. Champ Endurance, the organizers have released its new and refreshing Jersey at a press conference meet held on 27th October 2023 at the Radio Presidency Club, Colaba.Continue reading “JIO MUMBAI CYCLOTHON 2023 PRESS CONFERENCE AND JERSEY LAUNCH”
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.Continue reading “IN THE SPOTLIGHT: CHIRAG SHAH FROM THANE”
“Om Shree Ganeshaya Namaha”. This mantra means “Lord Ganesha, I offer prayers to you”. This mantra is often used to start a new project; hence I am quoting this at the beginning of this blog to seek Ganesha’s blessings.
Get set as I take you for Ganpati darshan through a virtual tour of few Ganpati Pandals in Mumbai on a Kross bicycle and highlight the eco-friendly way of celebrating the Indian festival. Pandal hopping on a bicycle is my own unique approach of exploring the deities fascinating avatars in a sustainable way.Continue reading “GANPATI DARSHAN IN MUMBAI ON A KROSS BICYCLE”
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/-.Continue reading “CYCLING IN VASAI WITH CHALO CHALE TOUR COMPANY”
“Sports has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire, it has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. Sports can create hope, where once there was only despair. A sport has the power to end discrimination and create a world where no one is left behind.”Continue reading “TANDEM CYCLING FOR PERSONS WITH VISUAL DISABILITIES”
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”