I am glad to share this news with all the loyal readers of this blog that I have received the 2023 United Nations World Bicycle Day Award for “Excellence in promoting cycling for all’.
The award has been given by Dr. Leszek Sibilski, the founder of World Bicycle Day with the United Nations. The award was shipped to India from United States last month.
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The Hague city hosted its first bicycle flash mob on the World Bicycle Day which is celebrated on the 3rd of June every year around the globe. This day was declared by the United Nations in 2018 so this year it was the 5th anniversary of the World Bicycle Day event.
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The 10-year anniversary of this one-of-a-kind, women-led movement called ‘Fancy Women Bike Ride’ that celebrates the joy of cycling and the need for women to reclaim public space is just around the corner.
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When I first learnt about the breakout of war between Russia and Ukraine, I was terrified, as I had only read about such dreadful events in history books. I never imagined that something like this could ever happen in my lifetime, but history repeated itself.
What war leaves behind is loss of life, property, damage to physical and mental health, infrastructure, dreams, aspirations and have far more consequences to the environment, economy and the planet. It creates a scary atmosphere and pushes people, cities, and countries decades behind in economic distress.
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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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Leszek Sibilski is a Polish-American sociologist and a longtime advocate for issues related to climate change, the environment, public policy, global poverty, youth, and the role of women in contemporary society. He is a former member of the Polish National Olympic Cycling Team.
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Stuck at home? Need not worry, as most of us are home-bound. But there are plenty of ways you can get involved and show your support. Take a look at these exciting events I’ve compiled for you.
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BYCS is an Amsterdam based non-profit social enterprise driven by the belief that ‘BICYCLES TRANSFORM CITIES AND CITIES TRANSFORM THE WORLD’ spearheaded by Maud De Vries.
BYCS operates internationally, collaborates and works with governments, businesses and NGO’s to give greater Impetus to Cycling.
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