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August 2014 Blog Posts (15)

Mounting video camera on cycle using homemade base

Parts You Need

one big Screw/nut which fits into your camera tripod groove

2 bolts

1 water pipe metal/plastic clip

Procedure

Fix the clip and nut on your cycle handlebar such a way that top portion of nut can be used to mount your camera. Clip and nut combination will help you to make…

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Added by Nitin Nikhare on August 31, 2014 at 4:55pm — No Comments

82nd recipient - To sell your soul is the easiest thing in the world

82nd recipient of help (livelihood bicycle) :  “To sell your soul is the easiest thing in the world. That's what probably everybody does every hour of his life. If I asked you to keep your soul - would you understand why that's much more harder?”

 

Ravindra Varke. (28)

 

Courier- letters, delivery boy.

 

Ravindra is from Kolhapur. He arrived in Mumbai in 2004 to earn a livelihood, because of his family’s poor financial circumstances. He…

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Added by rakesh anand bakshi on August 29, 2014 at 5:21pm — No Comments

WHICH CYCLE TO BUY---I AM CONFUSED WITH OPTIONS..

 hi guys 

 i am from bangalore and want to buy hardtail/mountain bike, i would be using it twice a week and would do around 20km per day.

my height is 5.10 and in seam length is 33. with this i was told to go for 19 or 21inch frame

after a couple of rounds to show room i have shortlisted few bikes, keeping my budget at around 25k

1) montra rock 1.1

2) Montra rock 2.1

3) firefox snipper D

4) Firefox hardtail maximus d

5) Raleigh…

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Added by Tharun on August 28, 2014 at 11:11pm — 3 Comments

Any Weekend Riders From Vasant Kunj Area

Any Week end Riders from in and around Vasant-Kunj New Delhi going to India Gate/ CP?

Added by ugen bhutia on August 28, 2014 at 8:04pm — 31 Comments

Carry your passion with safety and wherever you go

+ Mounts to sedan and hatchback 

+ Built with high strength steel and reinforced plastics 

+ Sandy black powder coated

+ Folds flat for compact size 

+ Full colored box package 

+ Full colored guide 

+ Limited lifetime warranty 

+ TUV certified

+ 3 bikes capacity 

+ 45 kgs weight restriction 

+ No tools…

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Added by Longshine Global on August 28, 2014 at 3:04pm — No Comments

81st recipient - Wasted is that moment that will not see the Light.

81st recipient of help (livelihood bicycle) :  “Wasted is that moment which will never see the light; wasted is beauty which will not have an admirer.”

 

Sohanlal Nirmal. (72)

 

Dhobi/Laundry services (Ironing)

 

I saw Sohanlal riding while I was on a walk. Though he seemed very old he rode sturdily, even though his old dilapidated bike seemed to be a few hours away from surrendering to her gross misfortune. I decided to stop him and chat…

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Added by rakesh anand bakshi on August 23, 2014 at 8:05pm — No Comments

80th recipient - “To ease another’s aches is to forget one’s own.”

80th recipient of help (livelihood bicycle) : “To ease another’s aches is to forget one’s own.”

Lalsingh Kharwad Rajput.

Milkman.

Lalsingh is from Udaipur district. He is the only child of his parents. This was the first instance I experienced where a recipient, out of the 80 so far, was the only child of his parents. Normally, most of the recipients have had 3 to 7 siblings! One had 9! :p

He mentioned his parents did not have any child after him because they were…

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Added by rakesh anand bakshi on August 20, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

79th recipient - ‘… I have reached so far solely on my own strengths, and by not thinking about my weaknesses, or my misfortunes

79th recipient of help (livelihood bicycle) :  ‘… I have reached so far solely on my own strengths, and by not thinking about my weaknesses, or my misfortunes since childhood.’

 

Nana Chokan (27)

 

Idli Sambhar Chatni Wada seller. (My favorite snack! ;) )

 

Nana lives at Dharavi, and belongs to Tamil Nadu. He could not speak a word of Hindi, so I had to call upon his cousin brother to become the translator between our different cultures. I…

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Added by rakesh anand bakshi on August 17, 2014 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Regarding Firefox Road Pro 2200

Hey everyone..! I have firefox roadpro 2200 and i m training on it from 8 months.

I want to know that if this bike could compete in a professional road cycling race or not ?

In my opinion, the bike is not to fast and also it is heavier than professional bikes, still if there is any chance or anybody is seen competiting in road races using this bike. Just tell me.

   thnx..!

Added by Gaurav Bhaati on August 14, 2014 at 11:33pm — 1 Comment

78th recipient - my poor little stomach could not digest what the rich ate

78th recipient of help (livelihood bicycle) : ‘… I guess my poor little stomach just could not digest what the rich could! …. I quickly left that job and saved myself!’ :p   

 

Shivdan Ramu Chaudhari. (42)

 

Milkman.

 

Shivdan is from Rajasthan, a village along the border of India and Pakistan. He describes it as – Hamare gaon ke paas bahot Hindi film ka shooting hota hai…. (Near my village many Hindi films, songs too, have been shot, like…

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Added by rakesh anand bakshi on August 14, 2014 at 1:22pm — No Comments

New Btwin Rockrider 5.1from snapdeal @11883/-

Today ordered Btwin Rockrider 5.1 from snapdeal @11883/- . expected to get delivered by 20th Aug 2014. I have used FIT15 coupon code. This is for my wife and kids. I have Montra rock 1.1 2014 model for myself. Hope to go out with family for ride very soon.

Added by Nitin Nikhare on August 11, 2014 at 8:04pm — No Comments

77th Recipient - I could do it without the support of lies. I did it with a friendship of truth alone.’

77th recipient of help (livelihood bicycle) :  - ‘…. . and that I could do it without the support of lies. I did it with a friendship of truth alone.’

 

Shameem Ahmed (62)

 

Bread and Biscuits seller.

 

Shameem lives at a Bakery in Nandi Cinema lane opposite Bandra Station west. He bicycles from Bandra to Null Bazar (South Mumbai) daily, to deliver the Pau and Biscuits. It must be around 20 Kms one way, I think. He has been in this…

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Added by rakesh anand bakshi on August 10, 2014 at 12:12pm — No Comments

My Bike going to kiss the Giant waves

Just Imagine the adrenalin rush !



your bike parked on edge of a sexy cliff and a giant 80 foot High tide comes and kisses your bike....

Coming soon more breathtaking pics of my bike…

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Added by Himanshu on August 9, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

SALE OF 24 GEAR SCOTT CYCLE

Selling my 24 gear Scott cycle in very good condition.  the bike comes with a pump attached, a lock and a helmet and a bottle holder. A quick wipe down with a wet cloth and the bike will look in new condition.  The purchase price was Rs. 35,000.  My asking price is Rs. 18,000.  If interested email me at kaush_par@yahoo.co.in.…

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Added by Kaushal Parikh on August 9, 2014 at 10:12am — 1 Comment

76th recipient - Dabbang Vijay Patil!

76th recipient of help (livelihood bicycle) :  “If I see an any accident occur at this spot, or any place where I happen to be walking or riding, I ALWAYS rush to the accident spot immediately!, to offer any help I possibly can, in my own humble capacity, to the victim/s, if any.”

 

Vijay Patil (70)

 

Professions, (Hold your breath!) : He Delivers Newspaper, and Milk; and works as a security guard, clerk, peon, ‘hamaal’ (coolie), and a street hawker in…

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Added by rakesh anand bakshi on August 6, 2014 at 12:17pm — No Comments

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