112th recipient of help (livelihood bicycle) :
What determines our destiny to be, can anyone beforehand see?
What we become, our future, are we predestined to see?
Where will roads lead, and bend, until it will for us all end?
Hey, destiny calls, just live a life knowing it’s predestined to end.
Cheddiram Kanojia (57)
Dhobi (laundry service)
Cheddiram is from UP. Educated till the…Continue
Added by rakesh anand bakshi on January 31, 2015 at 9:16am — No Comments
It has been a while, but feels like just yesterday that I was on Bombay/Mumbai roads. I am presently situated in Delhi. Well, I did do a ride yesterday, and the waning winters of Delhi, and the road edging the green belts of Delhi, it did feel like suburban Bombay. The tall grasses fed by the nullah waters reminded of the post I made long long back on this same blog. I have relived those moments more than once in the days in Delhi.
But only there for the similarities. Riding…Continue
Added by vi on January 31, 2015 at 12:35am — No Comments
Since last so many months we were thinking of a cycle trip to Rajhara Iron Ore Mines of Bhilai Steel Plant which was finalised 15 days ago because of one holiday on 24th Jan for SAIL employees falling on Saturday. We undertook this trip from 24 to 25 Jan 2015 successfully. We started at 6.30 from Bhilai Sector 9 Talpuri chowk to Rajhara via Durg, Gunderdehi, Balod, Tandula dam, Kusumkasa and reached Rajhara at 3 pm, a cycling stretch of 99 KM. Beforehand we booked guest house at Rajhara…Continue
111th (A) recipient of help (livelihood bicycle) : Bambai sab ki kheti hai. (Mumbai is a cultivable field for one and all.)
Ramdev Rajak. (46)
Dhobi (Laundry services)
Ramdev is from UP.
I met him while cycling in south Mumbai. His back wheel was wobbling, and the front shaking, I noticed as I sped past him uphill, but, immediately slowed down to chat with him while we rode. His bicycle sang in a squeaky rhythm, I thought, her…Continue
111th recipient of help (livelihood bicycle- Gurgaon Chapter):
“He is having clubfoot disease, also called congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV), is a congenital deformity involving one foot or both. The affected foot appears to have been rotated internally at the ankle. Without treatment, people with club feet often appear to walk on their ankles or on the sides of their feet.”…
Added by rakesh anand bakshi on January 24, 2015 at 6:08pm — No Comments
This will be my first cycling race. I am attempting to ride in Bengaluru on 1st MArch 2015. I am from Mumbai, what is the best way to transport the bike with me to Bengaluru?? Is air transport cheap and convenient ?? Please advice fellows.
Could anyone please let me know where in navi mumbai I could get "Car Bike Rack" that are used to carry bicycles on the trunk of the car.
Added by Kannan on January 20, 2015 at 10:33pm — No Comments
I've been cycling since Monday 29 Dec 2014. 28th Dec 2014 I got a new bike. I've been leaving early morning and it being winter sun usually hasn't come out until 7am. So have to do with the streetlights but some places no streetlights. So initially help of the headlight attached with bicycle, which isn't that bright but okay. Sometimes some surrounding lights like of some building gate light or some shop neon light or something like that, and most of the times the vehicles lights coming from…Continue
109th recipient of help (livelihood bicycle) : “Summer. She is very cruel to us. When our taps run dry, we seek out friends who will be kind enough to allow us to come over and wash our dirty linen.”
Anil Bhikale (34)
Milk delivery from 4 am, Newspaper delivery from 7 am, and security guard from 9 am.
Anil migrated to Mumbai five years ago, from near Kolhapur, and lives at Lower Parel in a room with another one to two dozen migrants like him. His family…Continue
Added by rakesh anand bakshi on January 17, 2015 at 10:44am — No Comments
110th recipient of help (livelihood bicycle) :
“Where hope used to dwell, there is now a hole in the world and within him, I felt. In which he is walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. Waking up from the slumber only to continue walking in the hole. No ladder, no elevator, no rope in sight leading the way out.”
Kamlesh Kumar Gupta (25)
Fruit delivery and Vegetables seller.
Kamlesh is from UP. His father and sister have some ‘mental’ problems,…Continue
Added by rakesh anand bakshi on January 17, 2015 at 10:19am — No Comments
We all need to give serious thought to alternate modes of transport, travel and commutation as we're facing a lot of issues related with health, energy, physical space and environment. Although most of us are drawn to or prefer fuel-powered vehicles, human-powered transport is still relevant and more important in today's world which is running out of…Continue
108th recipient of help (livelihood bicycle) :
“I am always riding or walking with two other people. Each of these walking or riding companions serves me as my two walk-the-talk teachers…”
Sitaram Pokle (62)
Dabbawala (delivers lunch)
(The official site of these amazing professionals, http://mumbaidabbawala.in/ ; The dabbawals have been serving Mumbai’s population since more than ONE HUNDRED…Continue
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