PUDUCHERRY, India—It is something that Narmada’s parents could have never afforded by themselves: a bicycle. But a new government scheme has made it possible for Narmada to have one. And in rural India that is no small matter; it enables her to go to school consistently, and offers an outlook for further education.
Hong Kong, SAR, as the date approaches the aniticpation increases. Yuen Woo Road, Shatin will stage the New World Cycling Charity Championship (organised by Cyclones Cycling Club) on the 23rd of September, 2012. Elite riders will complete 15 laps of the tight course, and with rides such as Wong Kam Po confirmed for the start line it promises to be an exciting race.
On the longest stage of the race in last week's Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, Lewis was part of a small group that built a lead of nearly 11 minutes and enjoyed more than 200 kilometers of freedom before being caught within sight of the finish line. While disappointed at that result, Lewis said it helped him build fitness for Colorado.
When cycling was the main mode of commuting for many, a brand that rode high among cyclists was Raleigh. Now, the 125-year-old Raleigh-England has come back to India.
Champion System General Manager Ed Beamon said the 201 kilometer race was a deceptively difficult stage with an early category three climb, a "hors categorie" climb that reached upwards of 3,700 meters, followed by a long, 129 km descent to the finish in Zhangye.
INDORE: Constables to sub-inspector in Madhya Pradesh still get bicycle repair allowance of Rs 50 per month. It is another matter that majority of them do not have bicycles having the wherewithal to own motorbikes or at least mopeds.
A driver of a white Lexus mowed down a group of cyclists killing five and injuring two in Shandong, China last week. According to Chinese website ChinaSmack.com, the 69-year-old driver was driving on the wrong side of traffic flow when he crashed into the group.
Proving that “It's more fun in the Philippines” SpiceRoads Cycle Tours has launched a 13-day bicycle tour that explores five islands in the Visayas group – Cebu, Bohol, Camiguin, Siquijor and Negros.
A Taiwanese man has decided to set out on a six-month bicycle journey around the globe, not just to see the world, but to let people know how much he loves his country.
Many Beijingers still remember the rows upon rows of bicycles for public rental that were left to rust on street corners following the 2008 Olympic Games. It had been hailed at the time of its launch before the games as an innovative scheme, although quickly proved to be unsustainable.