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July 2014 Blog Posts (17)

75th recipient - I want to donate my old bike to....

75th recipient of help (livelihood bicycle) : “I want to give my old bike to this fellow I know, he is a driver and his wife is always ill, they have lot of problems..”

Vikas Nirmal (34)

Dhobi (Laundry services, Ironing)

Vikas is the first recipient who told me, (in response to my question, ‘what will you do with your old bicycle if we give you a new one?’);

He replied – I want to give my old bike to this fellow I know, he is a driver and his wife is always ill,…


Added by rakesh anand bakshi on July 31, 2014 at 6:02pm — No Comments

THE NEED TO GET BY - ( Godavari Tour ) 700 km & 7 days

In quest of green fields, coconut farms, perennial rivers, innocent people and a sea I started on my bicycle in the merry month of June towards east. It was a Friday morning and I was still in bed instead of being on my BSA MACH 20 km away from home. In haste I sprung up realizing that all the 5 alarms set have deceived me. I was angry with my mother for…

Added by Sankrutyayan on July 28, 2014 at 7:51pm — 1 Comment

Sale: Latest 2014 Shimano Deore M615 Groupset 10 Speed

Weight: 2.3kg

Selling: INR 18000   Condition: New, Never Used

Use: For Hybrid or MTB.


- Deore Crankset Double FC-M615 Silver - 170mm 40-28T

- Includes bottom bracket SM-BB51 Hollowtech II


- CS-HG62-10 11-34T Alloy lock ring


- CN-HG54 HG-X 10-speed chain 116

Gear Shifters:

- Deore Gear…


Added by Prad on July 28, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Sunday Business Standard write up on Bicycle Angels July 2014


A cycle for everyone!

A Mumbai-based filmmaker's social initiative, Bicycle Angels, raises FUNDS to buy bicycles for people whose livelihood depends on them

By Ranjita Ganesan | Mumbai July 26, 2014.

Two years ago during a round of outdoor cycling in Bandra, Rakesh Bakshi had an experience that left him feeling small. The filmmaker had stopped for a…


Added by rakesh anand bakshi on July 27, 2014 at 11:21am — No Comments

74th recipient - I name him after Jesus... so that ...

74th recipient of our help (wheelchair) : “I have named him Messiah after our Lord Jesus Christ. I want Jesus to help my son live the best life he possibly can, within the condition and circumstances he has been given to us to rear.”


Messiah Milan Lobo (8)


Messiah has CP (Cerebral Palsy), he cannot walk, L , and cannot hold his head in one place, L ; so the back of his wheelchair will need additional support to help maintain his head…


Added by rakesh anand bakshi on July 26, 2014 at 3:25pm — No Comments

belgaum cyclist


belgaum has number of cyclists ,why dont we all come together and start riding,everyday evening rides from rpd corner at 6pm.

Added by Dipen on July 25, 2014 at 5:11pm — No Comments

73rd recipient - “After all my day long struggles, when my daughter runs to me.."

73rd recipient of help (livelihood bicycle): “After all my day long struggles, when I return home weary, hopeless, and my daughter runs to me and shouts excitedly “papa papa’, I am the happiest in those moments. So I feel the happiest, daily.” Amit Kumar Sahu (33) Sells Kulfi and Falooda (at a street corner, on a four-wheel-handcart.) Amit is from Bihar. He has two sisters and two brothers. His two sisters are married, and he and his brothers financed their weddings. Because his father lost…


Added by rakesh anand bakshi on July 23, 2014 at 8:39pm — No Comments

72nd recipient - Evil eye warder! (Nazar Battu)

72nd recipient of help (livelihood bicycle) :

‘Yes, I hand all my income to my wife. But there is nothing wrong in doing that, I feel. So what if we are poor, we have to respect our wives. See, only if she has money in her hands can she pay all the people we need to pay. Also, our wives run our lives, our homes. They must have money on them. Even though we are poor people our women deserve respect.’

Shankar Pawar. (30’s) Profession : Evil eye-buster! (aka Nazar…


Added by rakesh anand bakshi on July 19, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

71st recipient - ‘Dignity and pride in your work, is in your hands, not in that of others.’

71st recipient of help (livelihood bicycle) : ‘Dignity and pride in your work, is in your hands, not in that of others.’


Mahandra Pratap Sahu (25)  - Fruit delivery.


Mahandra is a post graduate, in M.A., (in Ancient History and Civilizations). This was the first time, out of 70 recipients so far, we encountered a post graduate riding a livelihood bicycle to earn a living as a fruit delivery person!


I enquired about the efforts he has made so…


Added by rakesh anand bakshi on July 13, 2014 at 2:13pm — No Comments

commencement of journey

Am new here.i just had a TD on btwin 5.2 yellow 2013 at sportxs phoenix mall chennai. of course who could resist on buying such a bubbly girl, am not an exception. its been a week that i bought her for 23999 (with front mechanical disk brake-HAYES MX 5) with a side stand for 899 and got SP5 KEY GREY for free. have few plans on buying accessories,may be in a month. had few couple of km ride, she is so cute so far and does her shifting well and good, except few adjustment for front…


Added by Deepak Karikalan on July 11, 2014 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

70th recipient. 'Yasin got a brand new WC from us; and I, a brand new lesson.'

70th recipient of help (Wheelchair):  ‘Yasin gained a brand new wheelchair from us, post our meet; and I, a brand new lesson.’



Yasin Mohamed Hamdre. (17)



Yasin is studying in the 10th Std, at ADAPT, Bandra west. Yasmin has CP, cerebral Palsy. He lives in Bandra west.



He has one brother and two sisters, all are educated. His bother has passed his CA (Chartered Accountant) exams and is seeking a job. His mother was very…


Added by rakesh anand bakshi on July 9, 2014 at 8:51am — No Comments

A carry bag for firefox kompac

Hello Guys, can someone help me get a carry bag for firefox kompac...

Added by Prakrut mehta on July 6, 2014 at 9:26pm — 2 Comments

"Kross" Mountain Bikes online survey

Hello Friends, i am Sanjay, doing an online survey on behalf of "Kross" Mountain Bikes, Being a part of this survey, I need your views regarding our survey, If you can spare some time for this survey, your help will be highly appreciated.
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Added by Sanjay Yadav on July 5, 2014 at 1:02pm — 1 Comment

69th recipient of bicycle

69th recipient of livelihood bicycle:  ‘So for me my customers are God. All of them. All my customers are equally good. And all of them are equal like all Gods are.’



Anil Varma. (19)


Fruit delivery-man.


Anil approached me sometime last year, for a new bicycle in exchange of his old one. I had to refuse him, because his old bike’s frame was (broken) welded in two places, and we cannot possibly donate a broken-frame to anyone,…


Added by rakesh anand bakshi on July 5, 2014 at 9:19am — No Comments

Porsche Launches Three New Bikes

Porsche has launched its latest range of bikes, the Porsche Bike RX, Porsche Bike RS and Porsche Bike, which will be available from March 2014. The bikes don the typical Porsche design and are reminiscent of the silhouette cut by the sportscars produced in Zuffenhausen. [Source: Car News India @]

Featuring a 20-speed gear assembly supplied by Shimano and 27.5 inch wheels, the…


Added by Rahul Singh on July 4, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments


Hi Guys/Gals,
I wanna purchase my first road bike, I am smitten by Cannondale CAAD Series :P :x. Anyone willing to sell their bike 2nd hand or even just sell ur cannondale to me plzzzzz

My requirements

size: 49/51

preferred color combo: white&black&red / white&red&blue

location: bangalore

contact me here to initiate discussion plz

Added by Aditya Sathyan on July 2, 2014 at 4:25pm — 1 Comment


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Added by Longshine Global on July 2, 2014 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

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