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July 2016 Blog Posts (13)

Ek Umeed distributes 51 bicycles to students.

It is a part of project to hand over 5,000 bicycles to Zilla Parishad schools across the city.

City-based group ' Rk Umeed ' held its first event to distribute 51 bicycles to students of New English School, Ghotawade, in Mulshi taluka.

The function was attended by more than 350 students , local body representatives and Sarpanch Kaluram Godambe.

Ek Umeed aims to cater to the communicating requirements of school students studying in Zilla Parishad ( ZP ) schools across…


Added by ADV VIKRAM SWARAN SINGH CHADHA on July 31, 2016 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Froome takes his third crown.

Briton Chris Froome cemented his status as one of the greatest Tour de France riders when he secured his third title on Sunday after a three-week rocky ride.

Added by ADV VIKRAM SWARAN SINGH CHADHA on July 25, 2016 at 7:47am — No Comments

Pune: Cycle tracks in the city are anything but that.

Across the city, the lack of maintenance and general insensitivity towards cyclists have been the biggest roadblocks for cycling.

Tracks in a shambles big downer for cycling
Even as interest around cycling goes up, owing to the awareness and visits to other global centres, and as…

Added by ADV VIKRAM SWARAN SINGH CHADHA on July 23, 2016 at 7:37pm — No Comments

City cyclists complete Pune-Leh expedition.

Group of five citizens from Pune recently completed a cycling expedition of 2,731 kms from Pune-Leh-Khardung La.
Ulhas Joshi, an industrialist, Gayatri Joshi a Yoga teacher, Udayan Walvekar an MBA student, Sunil Chatekar, an IT professional, Arjun Doshi, an architect were part of the…

Added by ADV VIKRAM SWARAN SINGH CHADHA on July 23, 2016 at 7:24pm — No Comments


The Pune Municipal Corporation ( PMC) is in the process of drafting a Cycling Plan that could make the city a mirror image of the Danish capital, where the most popular and preffered means of transport is the humble bicycle.

Dedicated cycling tracks, parking spaces , rental services and more; are on cards.

Added by ADV VIKRAM SWARAN SINGH CHADHA on July 23, 2016 at 8:32am — No Comments

Step-by-Step Increment is the best approach!

Let’s consider this very typical scenario. You’ve chosen cycling for health & fitness and bought a brand new (costly) bicycle recently. On weekend, early in the morning, you start from home to pedal over 10-15 KMs. After finishing the targeted distance, you find some seasoned bicyclists (in attractive jerseys and having nicely shaped bodies) passing by you and you introduce yourself to them (this very normal among…


Added by Sachchidanand Swami on July 21, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Call to go back in time and make Pune a cycle city

Look around and you'll see many Mark Twains.

The celebrated author took to cycling to keep young when he was in his late 40s.

Over the years, leisure cycling has boomed in the city, with people bringing back the pedal-pushing trend from other places in the world.

With seniors of the city talk about cycling, however, they do it with nostalgia and vivid memories of Pune being a ' cycle city'.

Added by ADV VIKRAM SWARAN SINGH CHADHA on July 21, 2016 at 7:44am — No Comments

Pune-Baramati cycle race on July 23.

Pune to Baramati cycle race will be held on July 23 to mark the birthdya celebration of President of Maharashtra Olympic Association, Ajit Pawar.

The race is open for national level and state level cycling in men's and women's category.

Total Cash prize of Rs.4,91,000 is up for grabs.

The race will be conducted in the five categories.

Cash award of Rs.2,10,5000 and Rs.1,43,000 will be awarded to the winners of national level cyclist and to state level cyclists…


Added by ADV VIKRAM SWARAN SINGH CHADHA on July 19, 2016 at 3:35pm — No Comments

For city-based downhill mountain biker Ajay Padval, zooming up in the air with the bike and negotiating the slushy, gravelladen terrain is a casual affair.

He rides his bike over a crazy track, filled with rocks and obstacles, and easily gets past them. He jumps and flies up in the air, to get a speed boost to overpower his opponent and wins championships year after year. The 25-year-old downhill fanatic has claimed podium finishes at races held in Gujarat, Bangalore, Manali and Pune. He has also been a body double for actor…


Added by ADV VIKRAM SWARAN SINGH CHADHA on July 15, 2016 at 11:36pm — No Comments

पुणे शहरास ‘सायकल फ्रेंडली शहर’ करण्यात आपले योगदान द्या !

 पुणे ‘महानगरपालिका’ सायकल प्लॅन विकसित करत आहे. यासाठी सर्व नागरिक, सायकल स्वार,आणि हौशी सायकल स्वार यांच्या सूचना उपयुक्त ठरतील. आपल्या मौलिक सूचना देण्यासाठी पुढील मुद्यांचा जरूर विचार करावा. सायकलला पुन्हा एकदा लोकप्रिय वाहन करण्यासाठी काय करता येईल. सायकलला लोकप्रिय पर्याय करण्यामध्ये, रहिवासी समूह, शैक्षणिक संस्था, कार्यालये यांची पुणे महानगरपालिकेसोबत भागीदारी कशी…


Added by ADV VIKRAM SWARAN SINGH CHADHA on July 13, 2016 at 8:34pm — No Comments

On a record run, 17-year old autistic boy and father pedal to Delhi

Bharat and his father, Jaisinh, at India Gate in Delhi after fininishing the trip.

When 17-ear old Bharat Chavan, who is autistic, along with two other of Bal Kalyan Sanstha made it to the Limca Book of Records in 2014 for swimming continuously for 13 hours and 12 minutes in the Sanstha;s pool in the Pune city, Chavan was already weaving the dreams of anothe record.

On May 12 this year, Bharat hopped on on his bicycle and with his father Jaisinh in company, the duo…


Added by ADV VIKRAM SWARAN SINGH CHADHA on July 11, 2016 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Salman Khan, Shah Rukh and Aryan Khan ride their cycles Bandstand on Friday morning ...Then, go cycling through the streets of Bandra with Aryan following

The Khan dosts, Salman and Shah Rukh Khan, went viral on the internet early on Friday after the latter shared a selfie of them cycling down Bandstand, with SRK's son Aryan riding behind them.

Fans were happy to see the Bandra boys on a bike ride and not averse to being clicked.

While Sallu was casually dressed in tracks and a black tee and the Khan kid in grey sweats, the was Badshash looking like a corporate honcho in a white shirt, formal grey trousers and a matching…


Added by ADV VIKRAM SWARAN SINGH CHADHA on July 9, 2016 at 12:06am — No Comments

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