• October 16, 2015
  • 18:37
  • Divja Circle till Gaspar Dias, Miramar

A cycling rally was held on 16th October 2015 with Cycling enthusiasts from across Goa led by Cycling Goa and the participants of the Goa International Mountain Bike Challenge (GIMBC) which started off at Divja Circle till Gaspar Dias, Miramar via various streets of Panaji City.

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Over 50 cyclists including participants of the GIMBC participated in the rally.

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The cycling group were welcomed by  Mayor, CCP, Shri. Shubham Chodankar;  Shri. Sidharth Kuncalienkar, MLA, Panaji and Shri. Sanjit Rodrigues, Commissioner, CCP in the presence of city leaders and citizens at Club Gaspar Dias, Miramar.

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On culmination of the cycle rally, the President of Cycling Goa, Bryan Soares accompanied by the cyclists and participants of GIMBC handed over a CYCLING PETITION (enclosed herewith) to the  Mayor, CCP, Shubham Chodankar and Sanjit Rodrigues, Commissioner, CCP in the presence of citizens and well wishers.

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The petition outlined the cycling community’s aspirations for a smart Panaji i.e. to make Panaji Cycle Friendly.

These include;

  1. Legislation to protect the interests of cyclist and ensure their safety
  2. Dedicated lanes for cyclists
  3. Share – a – bike kiosks to be set up in the city
  4. Safe parking of bicycles