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Avon Cycles India Cyclothon- Kolkata 2012. Last day to register!

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After rocking Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Bengaluru, and Chennai its Kolkata’s turn to be rocked. The Avon Cycles India Cyclothon- Kolkata 2012 will take place tomorrow, on 18 March. Today is the last date for registration. You can register yourself by heading to the Khudiram Bose Anushilan Kendra, near Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata, between 10 AM to 7 PM.

There are four ride categories for the public (to participate in the elite ride, you need a CFI license):



Age Eligibility

Entry Fee

  National Elite Men

 50 km

18 years and above

N. A.

  Corporate Ride

18 km

18 years and above

Rs. 200

  Amateur Ride

18 km

18 years and above

Rs. 200

  NVD Solar Green Ride

9 km

14 years and above

Rs. 200

  Parle-G Junior Ride

 4.5 km

8 years to 13 years

Rs. 100

Route map:

There will be one loop of the above circuit for the Parle-G junior ride, NVD Solar Green Ride is 2 loops and the Corporate and Amateur Rides are 4 loops.

Registering for any of these categories will fetch you a goodie bag, a helmet and a T-Shirt. A limited number of cycles are available to rent for Rs 350, on a first come-first serve basis.

This is the first time an event like this has come to Kolkata. It’s a golden opportunity for cyclists in the city to come and participate in a celebration of cycling. The benefits of cycling are innumerable to begin with. For those living in metro cities, there is an even greater need to pursue cycling.

Here are a few articles about the need and scope of cycling in India’s metro cities, and especially in Kolkata:

Guide to No Cycling zones in Kolkata- 11 to 20 #CyKol

Cycling vs Running #CyKol

About No Cycling Zones in Kolkata #CyKol

Guide to No Cycling zones in Kolkata- 1 to 10 #CyKol

How cycling helps the society #CyKol

Joy of Cycling #CyKol

Cycling And Transport Caste System In India #CyKol

Cycles emerge from motor vehicles’ dust #CyKol

6 Tricks with BMX Bicycles #CyKol

3 Cycling experiments in Kolkata #CyKol

Scope for students to commute on rented cycles in Kolkata #CyKol

Evolution of cycling and devolution of cars’ usefulness #CyKol

Infographics to support cycling with increasing traffic in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolakta #CyKol

It’s time for Kolkata to cycle ahead #CyKol

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