“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”
46-year-old Bangalore resident Meera Velankar, and 26-year-old Varanasi resident Utkarsh Verma have created a new record in tandem cycling. The Indian duo are the first in this mixed age category to summit Umling La on a tandem bicycle, which is the highest motorable pass in the world.Continue reading “TWO FRIENDS SET A RECORD IN TANDEM CYCLING TO UMLING LA”
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”
Divyang Sports And Cultural Foundation is a registered NGO formed by the visually impaired athletes to encourage and support Para-sports culture. The group members are engaged in tandem cycling since 2017 and have trained and built a community of 30 visually impaired cyclists so far.Continue reading “CYCLE FOR A CAUSE”
‘West Coast Riders’, a cycling club in Mumbai were cycling from Bandra to Fort area on a Sunday morning.
The group took a planned halt at National Association for Blind, at Worli for the visually impaired cyclists to join the group with their tandem cycles.
A friendly dog approached the group and mixed around with them.Continue reading “CYCLIST UNITES A LOST DOG WITH THE OWNER”
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”