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Byke Workshop with BBC v2

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Byke Workshop with Bangalore Bikers Club

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  • Hi...

    We the members of Aachieve Academy have organised an event called “Cycle On Bangalore - A fight against Pollution”, a cycling trail, on January 16, 2011. Some of the big names have confirmed their presence for the event. A trail will be held which is open for the public. A participation of 500 members has been set as our target. We have also received a confirmation of 200 members..

    We will be cycling from Madhavan Ground to Vidhan Soudha via, Ashoka pillar, Double road, Kanteerava Stadium, Cubbon Park ands return. The event starts at 7AM.

    We request you to join us by participating in large numbers and help us spread the awareness of pollution to a wider extent. A responsible media will cover the event.
    We will look forward to your positive confirmation.

    For registrations and more information contact:
    Dimple – 9916602447 Vittal – 9611328858

    Online registrations can be done through this link -

    https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dFVQcmFEV0J0VzRlZnFFd1NVRkFtRkE6MQ

    Cycle on Bangalore


    Sukrita.K
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Byke Workshop with BBC v2

  1. 1. <ul>Byke Workshop with the Bangalore Byking Community </ul>
  2. 2. <ul>How Much??? </ul>Please switch off your mobiles or silence them and think about how much you spend on them.
  3. 3. <ul>Why the presentation? </ul>30 % of kids have respiratory issues!
  4. 4. <ul>With great powers comes... </ul><ul><ul><li>Global Warming and Climate Change
  5. 5. Escalating Obesity
  6. 6. Increasing
  7. 7. Congestion
  8. 8. on roads and
  9. 9. in chests! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We live in interesting times with great technology and... </li></ul></ul>The picture of the polar bear is not doctored!
  10. 10. <ul>Flabulous or Fabulous? </ul>Weight-loss programmes? Honey, do I look fat? Love handles? Old Clothes ? Foodie? Age?
  11. 11. <ul>Yogesh... </ul>March 1998: Weigh 85-90 Kilos Chain Smoker(A pack of 20 Marlboros on some days) Dec 31st 1998 : Went cold turkey Stopped smoking – put on weight. Switch form cigarette to sour cream Feb 2003: Weight 101KGs. Wife gets me into a crazy fitness routine/severe diet (only iceberg lettuce, tofu & dal) Jun 2003 : Weight 74kgs Jul/Aug 2008: Move to Bangalore. Fitness schedule gets thrown out of whack. Put on kgs - move up 82kgs Have discovered RFL and BBC since then....life feels normal again :-) It's been eleven years since I quit smoking . I feel like I have tons of stamina now!
  12. 12. Sriram <ul>And the award goes to... </ul>From 106 Kilos as a teenager to an athlete at 78 Kilos training for Endurance Sports!
  13. 13. <ul>It's not my problem! </ul>Imagine an ambulance amidst this with you and your loved ones. On an average a Bangalorean loses an hour in traffic each day! Check this presentation
  14. 14. Transport Mode share Bangalore   While 5600 BMTC buses transport about 40 lakh people daily, 20 lakh cars carry about 25 lakh people! <ul>Lies, damned lies and statistics! </ul>So much for Car Pooling ...
  15. 15. <ul>Need we say more? </ul>Mass Trasnport Solution
  16. 16. <ul>Reality Bytes! </ul>Watch the Story of Stuff And now - The Story of Carbon Credits! Ever wondered if/what/how we city dwellers contribute to the farmer suicides ?
  17. 17. <ul>A simple thing that you could do! </ul>Something as simple and powerful as the pigeon hole principle Paper Towels Save/Plant Trees! Bottled Water? No to meat Paper/Plastic Cups Go Vegetarian Electricity Zero Waste Mgmt
  18. 18. <ul><ul><li>Save time
  19. 19. Save your body
  20. 20. Save your brain
  21. 21. Save the planet
  22. 22. Save Money </li></ul></ul><ul>5 Good Reasons </ul>“ Each morning I wake up torn between the desire to change the world and to enjoy it.” One can always enjoy it a little responsiby - Be an agent of Global Cooling! :)
  23. 23. An article on how some techies saved $3000 in a year Switching to byking! <ul>Saving the 'Buck' (Pun intended) </ul><ul><ul><li>Your average expense on:
  24. 24. Fuel per year
  25. 25. Medicines annually
  26. 26. The gym annually
  27. 27. Vehicle Maintenance </li></ul></ul>I spend my money on Bykes, Burgers, Pizza & Donuts! What about u?
  28. 28. <ul><ul><li>Bangalore traffic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>21 km in 55 mins ( Ravi )
  29. 29. 11 km in 30 mins ( Rohan )
  30. 30. 6 km in 12 mins ( Pramod )
  31. 31. 4 km in 15 mins ( Siva ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average: 22kms/hr (any other mode?) </li></ul></ul><ul>The Fast and NOT so Furious! :) </ul>( however fictitious the numbers may look, they are all accurate ) Look at the extensive study here done by Manoj. Another article here .
  32. 32. <ul><ul><li>Cycle Reacts faster to your reflexes.
  33. 33. Impact at 30-40 kmph
  34. 34. Accident Stats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pedestrian accidents: 44%
  35. 35. Cycle accidents : 5%
  36. 36. Source:MoU </li></ul></ul></ul><ul>How Safe? </ul>A detailed article – Is Cycling Safe on Indian Roads?
  37. 37. <ul>Be an organ donor, but not yet! </ul>Not everybody gets a second chance... Wear a helmet! <ul><ul><li>Do’s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Helmet - protect the peanut head – adds to visibility! :)
  38. 38. Lights - To make yourself more visible in the dark
  39. 39. Bright clothing - make a fashion statement
  40. 40. Get a good bicycle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dont’s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>violate the traffic rules ( use your brains not the mobile )
  41. 41. forget a bicycle is a vehicle too </li></ul></ul></ul>http://bicyclesafe.com/ Visit Bicycle Safe for some gr8 tips. Some tips @ BOTS Blog
  42. 42. <ul><ul><li>Cardio exercise comes for free – ur heart smiles...
  43. 43. No mental stress – what's that?
  44. 44. You feel good – gr8 actually!
  45. 45. Immunity – say good bye to medical bills!
  46. 46. Endorphin inducing ride to work makes you more alert
  47. 47. Ride home helps you wind down – sleep like a baby! :)
  48. 48. Chuck RSIs / Spondylitis / Arthritis out of ur dictionary!
  49. 49. The water intake shoots up which is good </li></ul></ul><ul>Fat se Fit Fatafat! </ul>Be a cardiac patient or a _possible_ road kill. The choice is ur's! An article on Bupa.
  50. 50. <ul><ul><li>Tired - Not as much as in your car (Stressed)
  51. 51. Stinky – Bath / Deo / Swim
  52. 52. Time - Commuting and Gyming at the same time. You actually save time
  53. 53. Rain - Mudguard or just enjoy it
  54. 54. Pollution – Pollution mask
  55. 55. Sun Tan/Burn – </li><ul><li>“ Mera complexion!” </li></ul><li>Mugging / Eve teasing – Chance to learn a new skill ;)
  56. 56. Traffic , congestion n safety
  57. 57. Fit - I am not fit enuf; let me get fit first!
  58. 58. The saddle is too tiny and my ... hurts! </li></ul></ul><ul>Issues? </ul>
  59. 59. <ul>Real Issues? </ul><ul><li>Parking </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of respect on the road </li></ul><ul><li>Social mindset towards a person on a bicycle </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of knowledge of what a good bicycle means
  60. 60. No cycle lanes – who needs them anyway? </li></ul>See some of the activities of RAC-F in this area
  61. 61. <ul>Some Famous Bykers </ul><ul><li>The CEO of Philips
  62. 62. & BIAL.
  63. 63. VP, Accenture, India
  64. 64. Founder of Cadem </li></ul><ul><li>CTO of Strand life Sciences
  65. 65. Many many more! :) </li></ul>Wright Brothers
  66. 66. <ul>We Recommend Hybrids for City Riding: </ul><ul><ul><li>BSA Hybrid 3200 + 1000
  67. 67. Hercules ACT 110 9800
  68. 68. Schwinn 12K, 15K, 18K
  69. 69. Trek 7. 1 19.5K
  70. 70. Trek 7100 21.2K
  71. 71. Merida Crossway 22K
  72. 72. Canondale Quick 5 24K
  73. 73. Kona Dew 24K </li></ul></ul><ul>You can find prices of some of the other bikes here . </ul><ul>Mera wala byke </ul>
  74. 74. <ul>What is the right size for me? </ul><ul>Your Height </ul>(foot, inches) <ul>Your Inseam Length (inches) </ul><ul>Bike Frame Size (inches) </ul><ul>Bike Frame Size </ul><ul>4'11&quot; - 5'3&quot; </ul><ul>25” - 27” </ul><ul>13” - 15” </ul><ul>S </ul><ul>5'3&quot; - 5'7&quot; </ul><ul>27&quot; - 29&quot; </ul><ul>15” - 17” </ul><ul>S / M </ul><ul>5'7&quot; - 5'11&quot; </ul><ul>29&quot; - 31&quot; </ul><ul>17” - 19” </ul><ul>M / L </ul><ul>5'11&quot; - 6'2&quot; </ul><ul>31&quot; - 33&quot; </ul><ul>19” - 21” </ul><ul>L </ul><ul>6'2&quot; - 6'4&quot; </ul><ul>33&quot; - 35&quot; </ul><ul>21” - 23” </ul><ul>XL </ul>Find the frame size you need using this frame size calculator . A more detailed sizing table is available here.
  75. 75. <ul>And the saddle height? </ul>You’ll be most efficient if your seat is the right height and your knees and balls of your feet are in line. Your knee is bent at around a 25 to 30 degree angle. Too low. It will make it harder to pedal. If you want to travel a long distance, it will soon become tiring. Too high. Your knee is locked. For step-by-step instructions, visit this site .
  76. 76. <ul>Byke Workshops </ul>Be an agent of change - Spread the Byke Flu - contagious just like a Smile ! :)
  77. 77. <ul>Byke Maintenance Workshops </ul>Byke Clinics to deal with the Byke Flu! :) << THEN BOTS , Decathlon Stores, etc. Doing workshops on basic maintenance - BMWs NOW >>
  78. 78. <ul>BOTS University </ul>Visit there happening blog !
  79. 79. <ul>Critical Mass </ul>Visit the blog
  80. 80. <ul>Do you have it in you? </ul>BBCh
  81. 81. <ul>BSA Tour oF Nilgiris </ul>“ The 900km+ bicycle ride called the Tour oF Nilgiris (TFN) is the longest organised bicycle ride in the country with the highest participation. A quick introduction to the TFN can be found in Wikipedia . Also, visit the site - www.tourofnilgiris.com
  82. 82. <ul><li>A very enthusiastic group of cyclists who are keen to promote cycling by conducting weekend Cycling Trails.
  83. 83. They also offer customized cycling tours and corporate group Trails.
  84. 84. Organized Trails to exotic locations like Chikamagalur, Coorg and Waynad so far and more to come.
  85. 85. There is more ! </li></ul><ul>Tandem Trails </ul>http://www.cyclingandmore.com/about.html http://www.cyclingandmore.com/about.html
  86. 86. <ul><li>http://bangalorebikersclub.com/ - a cool group to join
  87. 87. http://bicyclesafe.com/ - learn about bike safety
  88. 88. http://www.bikeszone.com/forum/ - a forum to discuss bikes
  89. 89. http://www.streetfilms.org/ - watch cool videos
  90. 90. http://rideacycle.org/ - a NGO promoting byking
  91. 91. http://www.bangalorebicyclechampionships.com/ - for race enthusiasts
  92. 92. http://notebook.bumsonthesaddle.com/ - a lot of useful information
  93. 93. http://www.tourofnilgiris.com/ - a 900+ km tour of the Blue Mountains
  94. 94. http://cyclerecycle.in/ - donate your old bike for a student </li></ul><ul>References </ul>
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