THE SOUL OF A CYCLIST

THE SOUL OF A CYCLIST

In 2020, I joined a vintage bicycle club on facebook. In 2021, I acquired a 50-year-old pre-owned classic BSA roadster and got it reconditioned. And in 2022, I saw a documentary film on classic bicycles titled – THE SOUL OF A CYCLIST. What’s next in 2023? I don’t have the answer, nor I can predict; but now, I can certainly share my views about the documentary film I watched.

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A 50-YEAR-OLD BSA ROADSTER GETS RESTORED TO IT’S FORMER GLORY WITH A MODERN FINISH

A 50-YEAR-OLD BSA ROADSTER GETS RESTORED TO IT’S FORMER GLORY WITH A MODERN FINISH

In December 2020, I was searching for an expert bicycle mechanic who could handle the task of restoring a more than 50-year-old BSA Roadster bicycle, which I had acquired in the same period from a veteran commuter in Mumbai.

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CYCLE MUSEUM IN PUNE

CYCLE MUSEUM IN PUNE

Vikram Pendse Cycle Museum in Pune is a time travel to history of bicycles with an elaborate display of handpicked collection making it an ideal place to visit for every passionate vintage artefacts lover.

In a quaint street of Karvenagar, Pune, stands a three storey structure housing a bicycle museum. The Vikram Pendse Cycle Museum came into being on May 2017 and displays a huge personal collection of cycles, acquired and restored by the owner Vikram Pendse and brought to life by his friend Pandurang Gaikwad. Continue reading “CYCLE MUSEUM IN PUNE”