Tag Archives: India

Online bike marketing in India

Last Friday, I watched and briefly participated in an online chat regarding the Bike Shops for Everyone report recently published by the League of American Bicyclists. Liz Cornish, who ran the League’s Women Bike program before becoming director of Baltimore’s bike advocacy organization this month, works to encourage the bike industry to reach out to read more »

Bike Party of Uttar Pradesh: The bicycle as a political symbol

General elections are taking place right now in India. News photos of political rallies where people wave bicycle flags caught my eye.

Kolkata India bans bikes

I was just going to tweet this link but there’s an especially annoying video popup, so I’ll summarize here and you can click through and read the full story for yourself if you would like. According to the International Business Times, police in Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, India have banned bicycles from most streets to read more »

Paagan – a Tamil movie about a boy and his bicycle

Paagan is a buddy film comedy about a boy, his bicycle, and his numerous get rich quick schemes. Like all South Indian “Kollywood” films, there’s music and dancing girls, too.

Hamid Ansari rides a bicycle

Mohammad Hamid Ansari is currently the Vice President of India.

Mumbai bicycle share open for business

V. Ramesh’s Bicycle Share Program near Mumbai has launched with 35 inaugural members using his FreMo bike share in Thane.