Cycling is arguably one of the healthiest and funnest forms of exercise. Not only does it give your body some much-needed physical movement, but there’s also something liberating about zooming through the streets on a bike. It almost feels like flying. If you relate to the sentiment then let us tell you that India’s first multi-stage cycling race has finally reached Mumbai and it will be held at the Bandra-Worli Sea Link.
HindAyan: Multi-Stage Cycling Race At Bandra-Worli Sea Link
India’s first multi-stage cycling race, HindAyan, has finally reached Mumbai! On the 18th of February, 2023, which is a Saturday, local cyclists from Thane and Mumbai can join the event. It will take place on Mumbai’s iconic Bandra-Worli sea link.
The race will start from Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) to Marine Drive through the sea link. The cycling event recently received permission from the authorities to drive on the sea link. They can use the sea link from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM. The starting point will be TMC and the race will begin at about 7:00 AM from the starting point.
Registration And Other Details About The Event
Those who want to participate in the cycling event can register here. It is important to note that there is no registration fee for this event. It is completely free for anyone to join. However, registering beforehand is recommended.
The race started on the 5th of February from New Delhi from the National War Memorial. Since then, the race has continued through Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, and Surat, and then finally reached Thane on Thursday.
This Saturday, the race will continue from Thane to Marine Drive via the sea link. From here, it will continue to Vashi or Pune. The stretch of the race will start at 6 AM on the 19th of February, Sunday from the Nariman Point of the Marine Drive.
The telos behind this event is to introduce India to long-distance cycling. As of now, there aren’t many opportunities for cyclists and professionals to do this within the country. HindAyan aims to provide this new avenue to them.
Will you join the exciting event? Let us know in the comments below!
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