I had never imagined that I would be able to cycle in the middle of the road, thanks to Car Free Day organized by Mumbai Police. Car Free Day also called #SundayStreets, this campaign started with 6 streets going car free on the 1st Sunday and 9 streets on the 2nd Sunday from morning 6am to 10am. The number of locations will increase and more streets will be added, suggests the twitter handle of Mumbai Police.Continue reading “CAR FREE DAY: CYCLING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD”
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.Continue reading “REDISCOVER CYCLING WITH GIANT”
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”
Giant Bicycles India unleashed the Mumbai chapter of its nationwide group cycling campaign with the first ride of this season on 6th February 2022.
In a multi-city campaign, Giant Bicycles India is hosting group rides across several cities in India between Feb-April 2022. Riders of all levels are welcome to participate in these rides and add unlimited fun to their day.Continue reading “GIANT RIDE UNLEASHED”
It’s time to say goodbye to my city hybrid bike after four long years of joyful rides. I have had many amazing memories riding this bike. This was my first bike bought in adult life in 2018 and now being sold in 2022 to a dear friend of mine.Continue reading “GOODBYE CITY BIKE”
On 5th December 2021, Ecowheelers – a bicycle shop in South Mumbai in association with Cuddles Foundation organized a guided heritage ride. Over 50 cyclists turned-up with their bicycles on a chilly-winter morning.Continue reading “RIDE WITH ECOWHEELERS FOR CANCER AWARENESS”
Cafe Breve is a new hang out created for the cyclists. The concept of Cafe Breve is European style and designed to cater to the local cycling community in town.Continue reading “RIDE TO CAFE BREVE ON MY BROMPTON”
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.Continue reading “CHILDREN’S DAY RIDE WITH VISUALLY IMPAIRED CYCLIST’S”
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.Continue reading “MY FIRST RIDE ON A BROMPTON BICYCLE”
In December 2020, I was searching for an expert bicycle mechanic who could handle the task of restoring a more than 50-year-old BSA Roadster bicycle, which I had acquired in the same period from a veteran commuter in Mumbai.Continue reading “A 50-YEAR-OLD BSA ROADSTER GETS RESTORED TO IT’S FORMER GLORY WITH A MODERN FINISH”