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November 2014 Blog Posts (11)

Need Help!!

I have a Giant Revel 2. I used to ride it everyday. But about two months a go some freak stole the saddle and the seatpost. Since then I've been looking to buy the same. But everyone says they have saddle but don't have seatpost.

Can anyone help me? I miss riding my bike a lot:(

Added by Amit Rajkumar on November 25, 2014 at 8:25pm — 1 Comment

Cycling to Work.

Benighted

I'm called the Marquis de Chandivali. The office is in Chandivali and its not pretty. Cost cutting mandated by the VC's that fund us, and so we moved from the prestigious Prism at Mindspace, Malad to a run down old building at Chandivali. Therefore the name.

Anyways now that I have my title.....

Not Pretty

Getting to Chandivali from Bandra by road, especially by a ric, the poor man's set of wheels, isn't pretty, what…

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Added by Sumir Nagar on November 24, 2014 at 10:49pm — 1 Comment

93RD TO 99TH RECIPIENTS, PUNE TO RATNAGIRI CYCLOTHON.

16th Nov. Two recipients of bicycle and tricycle. Mukul Madhav Foundation and Bicycle Angels (Finolex and Ashok Leyland) Cyclothon 2014, Pune to Ratnagiri; Riding 50 kms a day; 1st Day at Pune. Vedant Hinduja donated a tricycle to a young adult who works at a pain factory; and Dr Ram Dhillon donated a bicycle to a young woman (a rescued sex-worker who has been helped to return to mainstream life.). Both arranged by Mukul Madhav Foundation.…

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Added by rakesh anand bakshi on November 23, 2014 at 10:54am — No Comments

93rd recipient. Fisherman. At Satara.

93rd recipient of livelihood bicycle: Kishan Jadhav.

Mukul Madhav Foundation and Bicycle Angels Cyclothon 2nd day. Pune to Shirwal 65 kms riding; bicycle donated to kishan jadhav by KS; kishan is 35 and a fisherman. He will use the bicycle to transport his children to school and to carry his fish basket to various markets around Shirwal.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/309043432570135/

Added by rakesh anand bakshi on November 18, 2014 at 1:17pm — No Comments

CYCLE THIEVING IN MUMBAI.

Ha Ha Ha Hee Hee Hee, the once "Poor Mans Vehicle" in Mumbai has now become a star attraction of thieves.How the times have changed in Mumbai  in the 21st century.Be careful of your cycle.

Read the link :- http://www.mid-day.com/articles/mumbai-cops-put-the-brakes-on-bicycle-thief-after-40-thefts-over-1-yr/15774155…

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Added by Rudolph.A.Furtado on November 18, 2014 at 11:16am — No Comments

92nd recipient - your life changes when you take responsibility of the life of others.

92nd recipient of help (livelihood bicycle) : ‘Your life begins to change the day you also take responsibility for the life of some others.’

Manoj Sahu. (18)

Tea seller.

Manoj is from Bihar. He is living in Mumbai since 4 years. He could not educate himself after the 7 std., because his father suffers from some kind of mental illness and could not provide adequately for his family thereafter.

Being the eldest child of the house, Manoj had to take the reins of the…

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Added by rakesh anand bakshi on November 15, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Getting Lifespycle started!

Hello folks, Lifepsycle is new to this cyclist group. We come to you with 6 years of independent bicycle touring experience, having travelled to most parts of India on bicycles. We specialize in unsupported tours, totally self-reliant carrying the required gear and equipment on our bicycles, in…

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Added by Lifepsycle on November 13, 2014 at 8:35pm — No Comments

PCMC to roll out ‘cycle day’ on Sundays

The Pimpri Chichwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC), in association with the Janwani, the social arm of the Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and agriculture, will observe the last Sunday of every month as ‘cycle day’ from 6am to 10am.

The first cycle day, named ‘tring tring day’, will be on November 30.

The initiative hopes to popularize the non-motorized transport and promote the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS). On November 30, a cycle rally has been planned from…

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Added by ADV VIKRAM SWARAN SINGH CHADHA on November 10, 2014 at 4:05pm — No Comments

Ashtavinayak on Bike

Hi friends,

Has any one of you tried Ashtavinayaka on bicycle? I want to cover once on my cycle from Pune, hence am curious to know if any one from Pune has tried it earlier, the route, experience so ar. 

Your comments, experiences, suggesions are most welcome. 

Added by Adwait Ainapure on November 10, 2014 at 10:43am — 2 Comments

91st - your footwear can reveal your story.

91st recipient of help (livelihood bicycle) :

 

“People can unknowingly tell us stories; revealed not by their lips, but by their footwear, even though they come and go in absolute silence.”

 

Datta Laxmax Sherekar (31)

 

Milk man and cobbler.

 

Datta is born and brought up at BDD Chawls, Worli.

A happy go lucky fellow, is what I thought of him on meeting him. His father was a cobbler and sold shoes, chappals, footwear for the…

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Added by rakesh anand bakshi on November 8, 2014 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

90th - In this city you may sleep hungry, not die hungry.

90th  recipient of help (livelihood bicycle) :  “Bambai will give you the work for which you thirst. In this city you may sleep-hungry, but not necessarily die-hungry!”

 

Shailendra Bagwe. (37)

 

Milkman and Electrician.

 

Shailendra works as a milkman from 5 am to 9am, and thereafter he freelances as an Electrician.

 

He is born and brought up in the BDD Chawls, Worli. (The BDD Chawls comprises of 121 buildings, part of a family of…

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Added by rakesh anand bakshi on November 1, 2014 at 6:56am — No Comments

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