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Fun, Fitness and Freedom ride

Posted by on Nov 22, 2012 in General | 0 comments

Fun, Fitness and Freedom ride

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.

Get on your bicycles, promote cycling!

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RAC-F wins special recognition!

Posted by on Nov 1, 2012 in General | 0 comments

RAC-F wins special recognition!

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 presenting the award to Murali HR and Sri Basavaraj Kabade

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.

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Mysore Dasara Bicycle Race 2012

Posted by on Oct 8, 2012 in General | 4 comments

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


Womens Race

• (2 Stage / 2 Day)

Day1  •From Mysore to  Kudige  •Distance:90 Km

Day2  •From Kudige to Mysore  •Distance : 90 Km

 

Prizes

 

• 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

Email: adyssmysore@gmail.com,

Murali HR, Advisor, Dasara Cycling.

Phone: 99450 66612

Email: murali@nammacycle.in

 

Download Invitation Mysore Dasara Bicycle Race 2012 Invite.

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Bicycle Friendly Streets Inauguaration Invite, 22 Sept,2012

Posted by on Sep 20, 2012 in General | 2 comments

Bicycle Friendly Streets Inauguaration Invite, 22 Sept,2012

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.


Highlights :
Minister will also highlight the Bicycle Plan for the entire city .

Chief Guest :
Sri R Ashoka
Honorable Deputy CM of Karnataka
Sri Vijay Kumar
MLA, Jayanagar.
D. Venkatesha Murthy, Worshipful Mayor, BBMP
Rajneesh Goel,Commissioner,BBMP

Date: 22 – Sept – 2012, Saturday.
Venue : Chandragupta Maurya Park, ( Shalini Grounds) ,10th main, 38th cross, Jayanagar 5th Block
Time : 9:30AM

Murali ,
Ride a Cycle Foundation.
99450- 66612
www.rideacycle.org

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Jayanagar – Bicycle Friendly Streets

Posted by on Sep 15, 2012 in General | 2 comments

Jayanagar – Bicycle Friendly Streets

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

Visit the gallery for more photos and posters.

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