“Is this a fish market? please maintain pin-drop silence”.
A familiar quote used by our teachers.
“Madam I was there at the fish market today, if you are reading this. However, I couldn’t maintain any silence because the market by itself was bustling with energy”.
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St. Stephen’s Steps in Bandra, Mumbai is an urban transformation project by Abraham John Architects (AJA). A historic landmark, St. Stephen’s Steps are directly aligned with the gate of St. Stephen’s Church.
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Trek Bicycle, one of the world’s leading bicycle manufacturers organized their marque multi-city event ‘Trek Founder’s Ride’ in Mumbai recently. The event witnessed over 100 cycling enthusiasts participating and navigating through the heart of the city. The event served as an enriching platform filled with cycling conversations; connecting riders and encouraging them to share their inspiring stories as well as receive cycling tips from the experts at Trek. Continue reading “TREK FOUNDERS RIDE – MUMBAI”
German bicycle brand BERGAMONT has launched its first flagship outlet ‘i-Ride Store’ in Mumbai. The store is designed on global guidelines and will emphasize on test rides and custom bike fits for its customers. Continue reading “FIRST FLAGSHIP STORE OF BERGAMONT BIKES LAUNCHED IN MUMBAI”
When the British departed India, they left behind a legacy of ‘Tipping’. It means, a customer voluntarily offers a sum of money after availing a service. Typically, this culture is more prevalent in hotel industry. Tipping an American worker is appreciated as informal wages is an accepted idea. But in Japan, it’s against their etiquette’s as their philosophy believes good service should be expected in the first place. China has no tipping culture, Singapore does not believe in receiving gratitude’s, in UK it’s customary to tip and in India the practice is quite frequent. Continue reading “CYCLE TO CAFE IRANI CHAII AND GET 10% DISCOUNT”
The Smart City of Mumbai had its own Bicycle Factory called the ‘National Bicycle Corporation of India Ltd.’ (NBCIL) in the prime area of Worli spread over 4 acres of land. The NBCIL was established in 1939 by Birla Group to manufacture Bicycle and Bicycle parts with installed capacity of 5,44,000 bicycles as stated on their website. Continue reading “A DEFUNCT BICYCLE FACTORY”
The sea remains calm and still at will,
Life prospers up and beneath.
Golden sand deepens shallow thoughts;
Blue skies wipes away pale sorrows. Continue reading “LAND TO WATER, WEST COAST RIDERS SEAS THE DAY!”
Do you remember the poem ‘The Blind Men And The Elephant’ by John Godfrey Saxe, where six blind men were partially exposed to an elephant and had their own interpretations on what an elephant would be like. In the story, each blind man created his own version of reality and were correct in their narrations based on the limited exposure to the object. The moral of the story tells us that each individual truth maybe partially true but it is not the ultimate truth. Continue reading “CYCLE RIDE WITH SIX VISIONARY CYCLISTS”
STREET CYCLIST OF MUMBAI.
For a city without any favorable cycling infrastructure to ride in pairs is beyond ones imagination. But I am misunderstood like so many of you since there exists many cyclists who are going double these days. It feels like a mini Amsterdam is thriving in the backstreets of Mumbai. Am saying this with confidence and excitement to have seen two and even three people sharing the same bicycle. What is common for Amsterdammers is special for Mumbai city. Simply because this city is far away from the concept of a dedicated cycle track which would encourage safe and excessive use of bicycles. Continue reading “CYCLING DOUBLE SEAT”