First Day of Life cycle was celebrated with much passion and enthusiasm at PAU Cycling Velodrome on Sunday the 2nd March. Hundreds of city residents, including school children, parents and general public thronged at the venue to take part in various fun-filled activities.
Bikeathon is an effort initiated by i next –the leading compact daily of India, a classy product from Jagran Prakashan Limited to promote biking for good health, Bikeathon is organized every year in all i next cities. This is an interesting mix of a bicycle rally and a cross country mini marathon of sorts, rightly called as Bikeathon.
Bikeathon is not all about biking. Its main motto is to promote health and fitness consciousness amongst the masses through the environment friendly activity. The cycling enthusiasts throng the city with their bicycles and participate with alacrity in the popular annual fixture.
In 2008 more than 6000 bikers across 4 states had got together to celebrate the spirit of biking for good health. Taking a big leap, in 2012 it saw more than 40000 bikers joining the movement that's called Bikeathon. This year to the event is being tipped to be a great success.
Besides the rally, the event will see some inspiring musical performances from celebs at the venue to mark this Youth extravaganza. And not to forget surprise celebrity visit. A wholesome experience with a difference! Bikeathon is for those who consider themselves young at heart and it continues to reflect the philosophy of i next- Youth is the next big thing!
Godrej Eon Tour de India 2012 Presented By Hero Cycles is a multi-city event that gets people out of their homes and onto their cycles. It is a race involving 54 countries. It is about celebrities coming together for a cause, and about cities coming together to cycle. It is a zero carbon footprint event. And the beginning of the cycling revolution in India.
Hero Cycles has history of promoting all forms of sports which is not only limited to cycle events or sponsorships but otherwise also. Here’s the example of Hero Cycles sponsoring the youngest team in the world to climb the Mt. Everest.
At the age of 15 years and seven months, Raghav Joneja from Moradabad became the youngest Indian to scale the Mount Everest when he along with his five schoolmates summited the fifth highest peak in the world.
Raghav broke the record set by Manipur's Nameirakpam Chingkheinganba, at 16 years seven months and 11 days, surpassing Arjun Vajpai's feat by a week.
For an activity which lasted 3 months – Hero Cycles managed to reach out to 500 schools: 4,79,617 students in 10 cities - 10 (Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmadabad, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Coimbatore, Kanpur, Lucknow)
Cycling Federation Of India (CFI) presents The 33rd Senior and 20th Junior Asian Cycling Championships 2013.
Highly prestigious event with over 600 athletes from 35 countries participating.
Having hosted the 2005 Asian Cycling Championships in Ludhiana, this is the second coming of the Mega event and this time in the national capital, New Delhi