Cycling for a better planet
RTO, Karnataka and BSA Hercules are conducting a Anti pollution ride, from Kanteerva stadium to Kanteerva stadium via MG road, Ulsoor lake…
So We would like to take this opportunity to invite everyone to participate in this cause. BSA are providing T-shirts, Caps, Water, Electrol, Bananas, Breakfast, Police protection and Ambulance.
Just Bring your Bikes for fun & feast. No registration Fees or any other charges. No Dress code but if you come with TFN jersey, it would stand out and look awesome.
Contact 080-41530762 for more details.
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Earlier this week, Ride A Cycle Foundation (RAC-F), along with Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), Directorate of Urban Land Transport(DULT) and Gubbi Labs received special recognition at the 2nd edition of the Volvo Sustainable Mobility Award, for its efforts to promote cycling in Bangalore.
Notable among these efforts are the Bicycle Friendly Streets in Jayanagar that was launched on September 22nd and Namma Cycle – the bicycle sharing program currently on at the Indian Institute of Science campus.
BBMP implemented the Bicycle Friendly Streets in Jayanagar by creating 40km of cycling lanes, adding appropriate bicycle signage and building traffic calming infrastructure. The project report was created by Gubbli Labs under the instance of DULT.
Gubbi Labs provided technical expertise for both projects.
Mr. Ravi Venkatesan, Member of the Board at AB Volvo presented the award. Sri Basavaraj Kabade, Executive Engineer, BBMP and Murali HR, Project Director, RAC-F received the award on behalf of BBMP and RAC-F.
About the award
Every year The Embassy of Sweden celebrates the Nobel Prize via the Sweden-India Nobel Memorial Week during which Volvo Buses hosts the Volvo Nobel Memorial Seminar. This year, the focus of the seminar was to create greater awareness about the issues & concerns of all stakeholders towards creating a sustainable transport eco-system. The Volvo Sustainable Mobility Award was instituted by Volvo Buses in 2011 to support outstanding efforts in the area of sustainable transport in Indian cities.Read More
We are writing this post on behalf of Mysore Dasara Sports Committee. The District Administration is Promoting Cycling in a big way during Dasara. Dasara being the state festival attracts visitors from all over the globe. Hence we believe promoting cycling during Dasara is the best way to reach out to people.
In this regard we are organizing a Two Day/ Two Stage ‘National Level Bicycle Race ‘ on Oct 20, 2012. The race is from Mysore to Coorg , the route is designed keeping in mind the scenic attractiveness. The beauty of the locations is beyond expression. The Details of the event can be found in the poster. The route for this race passes through greenest dense forests of Karnataka.
Start Date: 20-Oct-2012
End Date: 21-Oct-2012
Venue: Mysore Palace (East Gate), Mysore
Mens Race (2 Stage / 2 Day)
•Day 1 • From Mysore to Coorg •Distance :130 Kms
•Day 2 •From Coorg to Mysore •Distance : 130 Kms
• (2 Stage / 2 Day)
•Day1 •From Mysore to Kudige •Distance:90 Km
•Day2 •From Kudige to Mysore •Distance : 90 Km
• I Prize – 50,000/-
• II Prize – 40,000/-
• III Prize – 30,000/-
• IV Prize – 25,000/-
• V Prize - 20,000/-
• VI Prize - 15,000/-
• VII Prize – 10,000/-
• VIII Prize– 8,000/-
• IX Prize – 5,000/-
• X Prize – 5,000/-
We request you to support the event by sending your respective teams. Registrations can be done by sending a Email with following details . Registration Form can be downloaded here . Please Confirm your participation at the earliest. Race briefing will be held on 19-Oct-2012.
Contact for further details:
Suresh, Assistant Director, Youth Services and Sports Department
Phone: 94808 86478
Murali HR, Advisor, Dasara Cycling.
Phone: 99450 66612
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We are happy to invite you to the Inauguration Function of the Jayanagar Bicycle Friendly Streets at Jayanagar. Get your bicycle and show your support for the cause of cycling. This is the first step to make cycling safer and easier.
Chief Guest :
Sri R Ashoka
Honorable Deputy CM of Karnataka
Sri Vijay Kumar
D. Venkatesha Murthy, Worshipful Mayor, BBMP
Date: 22 – Sept – 2012, Saturday.
Venue : Chandragupta Maurya Park, ( Shalini Grounds) ,10th main, 38th cross, Jayanagar 5th Block
Time : 9:30AM
Ride a Cycle Foundation.
Having a safe route to school has been in the making for the past 3 years. Last year, Gubbi Labs prepared a report on “Evolving Bicycle Friendly Street Network in Jayanagar, Bangalore” at the instance of Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT).
The proposal was accepted and has been finally realized by the sincere efforts of BBMP. The bicycle friendly streets will be dedicated to the people of Jayanagar on September 22nd.
RAC-F has planned for a week long campaign in schools and colleges of Jayanagar, inviting people to participate in this celebration of what promises to be the beginning of creating many more bicycle friendly localities in Bangalore.
Be there with your cycle.
When: 9:30 am on September 22nd
Where: Shalini Grounds, 38th Cross, 10th main, Jayanagar 5th Block
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This Sunday, cyclists will be in for a pleasant surprise at Lalbagh, South Gate – in the form of secure bicycle parking stations. This is the first of many such bicycle parking stations that we shall soon see in Jayanagar, Bangalore. The project would not have been possible without the support of Bharathi Cement who have sponsored the racks, and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) for providing the space for the racks. We have organized a small event and a ride to celebrate this event. Where: Lalbagh South Gate, Siddapura Road When: 8:30 am to 9:00 am, 10-July, Sunday Here’s the invitation. Come all and spread the word.Read More