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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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.
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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.
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I came across a cycling club in Mumbai called as ‘Fast and Furious’. They are a happy bunch of road cyclists doing pretty well. They ride almost every day and post ride updates on social media. But I never thought of joining the club, why?
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This is my Pre-pandemic photo – when everything was normal, offices were open and I used to cycle to work every Friday. I felt no shame in pedaling in formals, leather shoes and a backpack. The lack of shower facilities at my office did not affect my plan.
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The year 2020 was bad and 2021 was nothing better. But we have to stay positive and look ahead with renewed hopes at the start of 2022. Words have power to shape our thoughts and turnaround our actions. In this blog, we look at some powerful cycling quotes by legends to uplift the spirits in the new year. Let us hope these motivational words of wisdom will iron out some of our mental troubles and aid us in staying focused and calm in these turbulent times. Read more Ride more!
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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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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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