Mumbai cycle pe!!!
Hey Dhinchak mumbaikars here is the new big bang moments about the cyclothon that happened at BKC. The BSA Hercules India Cyclothon was scheduled on Sunday morning at the BKC. The cycling route of 60 km was cordoned off at 5 am to 10 am. this events had various lapse like the Dabur Nutrigo for amateurs, corporate ride for corporate and then the L.G. Ride which was flagged by our dance and comedy master Mr. Javed Jaffery and the Regional head of LG, Mr. Vishal Dutta
There were toddlers to seniors citizens who were a part of this great event. There were rides like junior ride, ceremonial ride by celebrities like Imran Khan supporting for the welfare of strays. Dignitries like Mr. Priya Dutt, Miss Earth 2010 Nicole Faria, F 1 racer Karun Chandok, MP Milind Deora who opened the lap. Leading his support to the initiative was our honorable Chief Minister, Prithviraj Chavan who inaugurated the MMRDA cycling track.
It was as if hundred and hundreds of mumbaikars poured into the tracks of BKC on a Dhinchak Sunday where people from all walks of like from a house-wife to a corporate and an amateurs cyclist to professional cyclist.
The first ride of the cyclothon, the Elite National Race was flagged off by Gajan Gallla, President Cycling Federation of Times of India. The total prize money for this race was 5 lakhs. The race saw a close finish with Amandeep from the Indian Railways winning first place with 28 points (Prize: Rs. 1.5 Lakhs) and Rakesh Kumar also from Indian Railways coming in second with 12 points (Prize: Rs. 80,000). Sachin Kumar from Delhi won the third place with 11 points (Prize: Rs. 60,000)