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Move on PEDALs..

Last month, I had noticed few stylish bicycles parked outside my office. In a few days, I have been noticing those cycles parked outside a nearby mall, at my society main gate and more other places. And last evening my husband took me on a cycle ride on the same cycle I have been noticing. What an experience it was! I would have been on cycle after many years but I had a completely refreshing experience of half an hour.

In Kolkata, this has been ventured by a gang of cycle ride lovers who did their fair part towards our mother earth by developing the idea of letting people ride bicycles for a certain period of short distance travel inside the city. The service is high tech also. It goes on with the support of an app that helps you locate and book your ride from one place to another. The cycles given for ride are equipped with GPS which can help you locate where a cycle is standing. It is similar to how we book an Ola or Uber cab for a ride.


These cycles are stylish and can do a lot more to add to your personal impression. There are three basic reasons that urge you take the Pedal ride;

The Noble sake: If you are a noble soul who wants to do his part for mother earth, you can take a cycle ride for a short distance that you can pedal instead of wasting money and fuel. While there is enough hoax about climate change and environmental pollution, people are more aware and more ready to switch to options like cycles. Even a single ride in a week would save a lot. You would save the environment at the same time keeping your fuel expense managed to better purpose.

The Health sake: Cycling is well-known fitness mantra we all know. Even after paying for a gym subscription we go and do cycling. But that is a closed room boring cycle ride I tell you. The morning or evening fresh air cycling is going to give you the fitness you have been craving for since long. Burn calories do activate your muscles and keep the approaching old age at a bay just with a regular cycle ride available now.

The Happiness sake: One little ride inside the society campus would remind you of your school days when you were young and of those moments you were learning to do stunts with a cycle show your friends or to impress someone. You might become a kid racing along with your friends while on your Pedal ride. It might remind you of 'JO JEETA WOHI SIKANDAR' if that was a movie of your adolescence period. IF nothing such happens, one thing for sure is that you are going to get rid of stress. As has been proved by researchers exercising keeps people stress free as it deviates their mind towards something else.


Such facility should be launched in more cities of the country soon and my smiling "thanks" to those who make this happen for us in Kolkata. Take your ride and find out how you become addicted to Pedals.

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