BICYCLE BIN

BICYCLE BIN

38-year-old Selva Kumar was born and brought up in Tamil Nadu and currently lives and works in Mumbai. He is employed as a Street Cleaner on contractual basis with the municipal corporation. His outdoor duty involves a lot of walking, so in 2017 he tried using a bicycle for his daily waste collection work.

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PLANT BOYS: DELIVERING FRESH OXYGEN ON BICYCLES

PLANT BOYS: DELIVERING FRESH OXYGEN ON BICYCLES

STREET CYCLIST OF MUMBAI.

For an e-shopper, it is convenient to order plants online and get them delivered at their doorstep. Through Virtual platforms, gifting plants on special occasions is another possibility with a click of a button. Online shopping helps save time and travel cost, allows quick comparisons, get the best deals, redeem coupons and provides payment options that add-ups to the credit card points. Continue reading “PLANT BOYS: DELIVERING FRESH OXYGEN ON BICYCLES”

CYCLING DOUBLE SEAT

CYCLING DOUBLE SEAT

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”

ICE CREAM TRIKE

ICE CREAM TRIKE

STREET CYCLIST OF MUMBAI.

Sanjay Sharma a thirty eight year old man living in Mumbai arrives at Carter Road, Bandra to sell ice creams. He is seen at the same spot everyday from 9 pm to 3 am servicing local tourists and people who visit the area for night walks. Families travelling in cars and motorbikes often stop by to eat ice creams with their children. His bright red tricycle can easily be seen from far as he mostly prefers to stand under a street lamp.

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WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY DAY

WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY DAY

Street cycling in Mumbai is all about logistics but not on cargo bikes. Workers on a bicycle ship various types of goods and those includes newspapers, bakery items, cement bags, gas cans, water cans, plants, paper cartons, TV sets, water tanks, furniture, milk, ice creams,  ice slabs, vegetables, coconuts, lunch boxes, food, clothing, machinery and much beyond one can think off. The carrier on the bicycle plays a crucial role in bearing majority of the load.

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