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Should I be cycling to work everyday?

Should I be cycling to work everyday?

Before I get to the ‘should’ let me answer if I ‘want’ to cycle to work. The unequivocal answer is yes. For me the reasons for cycling to work are many: I enjoy cycling. It is good for my health. I can create time from thin air if I cycle during my allocated commute time. If I don’t have to get up at 5:00 am to go out and ride, I can do other things at night: read some, party some… It saves me fuel and money.
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5 minute read | 1025 words


#cycling, #critical mass, #protest

Gurgaon critical mass cycling — a new beginning

Gurgaon critical mass cycling — a new beginning

After the excesses of the new-year partying, you’d expect that on a cold and windy Sunday morning people might want to stay tucked in a little bit longer. Perhaps spend a lazy Sunday morning at home. The last thing you’d expect is a large turn out for a ‘critical mass’ cycling event, on a biting early January morning. ‘Critical Mass’ is a cycling event organised in many cities across the world to draw attention to the fact that cycling is a good way to travel and that cyclist have an equal right to the road.
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3 minute read | 544 words


#cycling, #critical mass, #protest

Who cares about bicycles or about climate change?

Who cares about bicycles or about climate change?

Since Delhi climate bicycle ride was going to be only 11 kilometers and on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor, I thought it might be fun for my 10 year old child to participate in, and also get a taste of an environmental movement. When we reached the venue the first thing that crossed my mind was, where are the people? I knew we were just a little bit behind schedule, but the place looked totally deserted.
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3 minute read | 449 words


#cycling, #critical mass, #environment


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