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”
Tag: world bicycle day
INTERVIEW WITH EGOR PANCHENKO FROM VOLUNTEERS OF KYIV IN UKRAINE
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.Continue reading “INTERVIEW WITH EGOR PANCHENKO FROM VOLUNTEERS OF KYIV IN UKRAINE”
THE ART OF SLOW CYCLING
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?Continue reading “THE ART OF SLOW CYCLING”
TACTICAL URBANISM TAKES A NEW FORM – A STREET IN THE POLISH CITY OF JAROCIN IS NAMED ‘WORLD BICYCLE DAY AVENUE’
Mayor of the City of Jarocin in Poland, Adam Pawlicki has named a street as the ‘World Bicycle Day Avenue’ – showing initiative to create a historic landmark.Continue reading “TACTICAL URBANISM TAKES A NEW FORM – A STREET IN THE POLISH CITY OF JAROCIN IS NAMED ‘WORLD BICYCLE DAY AVENUE’”
IN CONVERSATION WITH LESZEK SIBILSKI
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.Continue reading “IN CONVERSATION WITH LESZEK SIBILSKI”
CYCLING CITY OF MY DREAM!
‘Good Morning’ – greeted Mr. Mehra while I was unlocking my Gazelle preparing to leave for work.
‘…good morning dear friend … have a nice day’ – I replied.Continue reading “CYCLING CITY OF MY DREAM!”
GREAT THINGS THAT HAPPEN WHILE I CYCLE
Spare your car and pedal a little far,
The roads are meant for you, ride when the skies are blue,Continue reading “GREAT THINGS THAT HAPPEN WHILE I CYCLE”
BICYCLE: THE VEHICLE FOR JUSTICE?
On the occasion of World Car Free Day, Leszek Sibilski recounts the significant events in the history of bicycles and it’s growing value in our lives.Continue reading “BICYCLE: THE VEHICLE FOR JUSTICE?”
WORLD BICYCLE DAY GETS A ROYAL TOUCH
Celebrations to the World Bicycle Day commenced with a bright sunshine when pictures of Queen Maxima of the Netherlands appeared online. Dressed in a vibrant yellow ensemble, her majesty arrived in style on a bicycle for the re-opening of an art museum in The Hague.Continue reading “WORLD BICYCLE DAY GETS A ROYAL TOUCH”
IN CONVERSATION WITH MATTHEW BALDWIN
Matthew Baldwin is the Deputy Director – General of DG MOVE at the European Commission and was appointed in 2018 as European Coordinator for Road Safety and Sustainable Mobility.Continue reading “IN CONVERSATION WITH MATTHEW BALDWIN”