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”
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.Continue reading “GET READY FOR THE 10TH FANCY WOMEN BIKE RIDE ON 18TH SEP’22”
Full Tilt is a classic travelogue that describes the journey of Dervla Murphy from Ireland to India.
The author took the challenging expedition in January 1963 with her 2-year old bicycle named Rozinate.Continue reading “FULL TILT: IRELAND TO INDIA WITH A BICYCLE”
A Midlife Cyclist is written by Rachel Ann Cullen. The book is about Rachel’s cycling journey to heal a broken mind and find joy.
A Midlife Cyclist is a tale of two wheels across the Yorkshire Dales, Vietnam, Costa Rica and beyond, and a rider in search of peace.Continue reading “A MIDLIFE CYCLIST – BOOK REVIEW”
On September 19th, 2021 more than 150 cities around the world including Istanbul, Paris, Vancouver, Berlin and London hosted the most vivid women created event for the 9th time in a row known as The Fancy Women Bike Ride (FWBR).Continue reading “WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD CELEBRATE WORLD CAR FREE DAY WITH A FANCY WOMEN BIKE RIDE”
‘Pikala’ means a bicycle in Moroccon dialect, while ‘Pikala Bikes’ is a social enterprise founded by a Dutch national Cantal Bakker.Continue reading “CANTAL BAKKER IS EMPOWERING MOROCCON YOUTH WITH PIKALA BIKES”
Denmark based global engineering, architecture and consultancy firm ‘Ramboll’ has released a new investigative report on ‘Gender and Mobility’.Continue reading “NEW STUDY ON ‘GENDER AND MOBILITY’ RELEASED BY RAMBOLL”
Tanya Alok Daga, a para-cyclist from Biaora city, Madhya Pradesh successfully completed a charity cycle ride from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. Riding with one leg, Tanya covered a distance of 3800 Kms in 43 days on a road bike.Continue reading “PARA-CYCLIST ‘TANYA DAGA’ RIDES 3800 KMS FROM KASHMIR TO KANYAKUMARI”
Until the summer of 2018, everything was going fine with Shormistha Mukherjee, a creative advertising professional. Shormistha was diagnosed with Breast Cancer, and underwent radiation, chemotherapy and was on medication. At that time she received support from her family and friends to fight an unexpected battle that struck at the peak of her career, off-setting her goals.Continue reading “BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR PEDALS TO RECOVERY”