PARVAT BUDDIES: Cycling in the City on 22nd May 2016 (Sunday).


Hello there! When was the last time you rode a bicycle? Thinking of taking up bicycling once again? Bicycling is the one of the best cardio exercises with several health benefits. It is also an environment friendly activity. Join us as we combine the joy of cycling with a visit to some interesting places in Mumbai on a bright Sunday morning!


What to experience?

·         revisit childhood as you experience the simple joy of riding a cycle

·         get to know and explore some fascinating spots in the city like temples, churches, forts, hospitals etc

·         capture the beauty and diversity of the city in your camera

·         the joy of befriending like-minded souls



Terms & Conditions:

  1. This ride is open only for persons who are above 15 years of age. Original Identity Proof needs to be submitted at the start of the event which will be returned after the event is over.
  2. It is expected that the participant knows how to ride a cycle; so prior cycling experience will definitely be helpful.
  3. We reserve the right to change the location/duration of the ride. Any changes will be communicated to the registered participant at the earliest possible. No refund will be granted in such a case. No arguments will be entertained.
  4. We reserve the right to postpone/cancel the event due to unforeseen circumstances or if the group size is not met. Appropriate refund (after deducting cancellation charges, if any) will be granted in such a case.
  5. It will be the responsibility of every person to take due care of the bicycle and equipment provided to him/her. Any damage/loss to the cycle/equipment will be recoverable entirely from the respective participant.
  6. While we do our best to ensure that the participants get good quality cycles which are well-serviced and in proper running condition, breakdowns may happen due to several factors which are beyond our control. We always try our best to sort out any such issues during the ride, but in case of an irreparable breakdown of a cycle or a mid-way back out by the participant, the participant will have to bear the expense of transferring the cycle to the start point. No refund will be granted in such situations.
  7. An outdoor activity like cycling has some inherent risks attached to it. Every person will be solely responsible for his/her own safety and belongings. While we do our best to ensure a safe ride for all participants, we shall not be held responsible for any injury/accident/death to any participant during the event.



Some Info about the Ride:

Grade: Easy-Moderate.

Terrain: Mostly flat with some minor inclines.

Approximate Length of the Ride: 25-30 kms.

Event Duration: 5-6 hours.

Assembly: 0530hrs at Bandra on Sunday, 22nd May 2016 (Exact place and schedule will be communicated only to the participants who pay and register.)


Registration Process:

No. Of Seats: 10 cyclists only (First cum First Serve Basis).

Last Date for registrations & payment: 20th May 2016 (Friday).

Cost: Rs. 850/- (non-refundable)


Good quality Geared Cycle Rental (MTB/Hybrid), Helmets, 1 Veg. Breakfast, Refreshments during the ride, Basic First Aid, Guidance & Support.

Exclusions: any personal expenses, Lunch, packaged drinking water.


Registrations strictly by phone call only!


Your seat will be booked only when we receive complete participant details along with the confirmation (transaction id/screenshot) of the online payment. Please call on the below-mentioned number to know the Bank Details for Funds Transfer.


Merely clicking on ‘going’ will not be considered at all J


Some Rules:

Cycling is definitely a very joyful activity provided we all follow some discipline. One must follow these basic rules strictly so that the outing can be enjoyed in a safe way:

1] Cycling is an eco-friendly activity. As responsible citizens, it will be our duty to keep the city and its surroundings clean and free of garbage. One is expected to dump all empty bottles/wrappers/chewing gums/etc in his/her own bag. Cycling is a healthy habit. Smoking is strictly prohibited. Consumption of alcohol/drugs is also banned.

2] We ride together as a team. No deviations or back-outs during the ride. Ride in a line. No overtaking. This is not a race hence be patient and make sure you enjoy the journey as you pedal. No Headphones while riding. No Phones/Selfies while riding. Ride Safe, Be alert and follow traffic rules. Decision of leader will be final and binding on all riders.

3] Defacing/damaging historical monuments/temples and indulging in Graffiti is strongly discouraged. Observe silence and maintain decorum especially while visiting religious places. Respect the culture, customs and beliefs of the locality where you ride. While on the trail, care should be taken so as not to harm the natural surroundings including trees, plants and animals in any manner whatsoever. Even they feel the pain just as we humans do. Value Life!


Things you should carry (COMPULSORY):

1) Original Identity Proof.

2) Small Backpack.

3) Sport shoes.

4) Water (at least 2 litres).

5) Small plastic bag to dump wrappers etc.

6) Wear Bright coloured clothing (like Yellow, Green, Orange, Red, fluorescent etc).

    Clothing which allows you to stretch easily should be fine – but it should not be too loose.

    Cycling shorts (with padding) are recommended, but not compulsory. 3/4ths are allowed.

    Prefer full sleeves shirt (to protect against insects, thorns, sunburn)


Optional (recommended):

·                     Chocolates, Dry snacks, if required.

·                     Sunglasses, Sunscreen lotion.

·                     Buff or a Scarf (to use as a neckerchief or as a mask to cover face from pollution/heat etc.)

·                     Camera.

·                     Personal Medicines (for vomiting/headache etc).




v  It is important to be in good health and to have a basic level of physical fitness to ensure a happy time during the ride. Consult your doctor before joining the ride if you’re suffering from any ailment/injury.

v  Avoid Jeans/Belts/Sling bags as it is important to ride freely. Sleeveless tops are strictly NOT allowed.

v  Avoid bringing costly gadgets/devices and valuables like jewellery etc. Carry only sufficient cash.

v  Try to keep the weight of your bag as less as possible.

v  Wrap your belongings in plastic to protect them from dust and/or rains.

v  Lastly, leave a brief note about your cycling plan at home.

We hope you don’t miss this amazing opportunity. So come, let’s enjoy cycling together. Be there to experience it yourself!

For any queries, feel free to Contact us:

Parin H Shah (9869173138)


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